Convictions of two journalists, imprisoned in Egypt on the sketchiest of charges, were overturned last week by the president of Egypt, ending a controversy that drew international criticism. The president pardoned three Al Jazeera journalists who had been sentenced to three years in prison in Egypt because of their...
Love & Sex,
Love And Relationships,
Love And Sex,
Religion And Sexuality,
If I could sum up the era of my life in which I was discovering my sexuality in one word, that word would be: shame. Despite the personal nature of this story, I feel compelled to share it, because I fully believe that no young woman should have to experience such intense shame -- yet the sad truth is, most do.
Celebrity Real Names,
It's time for Facebook to finally step up and make a change, or admit that it's not truly interested in building a social network that champions diversity, safety, and creative expression. And if that's the case, it's time for us as users to walk away and build something new.
Allie LaForce's inane reporting on Saturday undermines women's efforts to be taken seriously as sports journalists and feeds harmful perceptions that female reporters have less to offer than their male counterparts when it comes to insight and analysis.
The selfie phenomenon has grown to epic proportions over the past few years. People of all ages feel the need to document every waking moment of their lives in photo. Having a night on the town with the girls at that swanky nightclub? Take a selfie.
Interfaith gatherings occur around the country, often in very simple and beautiful ways, but when we need to mobilize against bigotry, how well equipped are we? Where is our rapid response? Where is the determination to stand up every time someone uses religious identity as an excuse to hate?
Today, you're much better off building a smart system that can learn from the real world -- what actual listeners are most likely to like next -- and help you predict who and where the next Adele might be.
Programmatic advertising has been in the spotlight for the past two years. Now it is the integration of creativity and content into the "machine-driven"world of adtech that is essential says Bob Bejan, Global Creative Executive Director of AOL in this interview with Beet.TV Bejan, who joined AOL this summer from...
In a culture with so many mixed messages about our sexuality, we must ground ourselves to a core of value. Our bodies are not something to be objectified, but rather honored as sacred. We have been given our sexuality for good and not for manipulation or control.
Each new technology gives rise to a leader (or demagogue) who "gets" the new technology before anyone else. Kennedy understood television. What Trump understands, better than any other politician, is both television, a relatively old medium, and Twitter -- an entirely new medium.
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In between the lines of the glossy pages touched with the Kardashian spell, the Obamas have been blurred out for a family that has not used their stan-factor to offer any substantial social impact in this country.
Guns kill as many Americans every five weeks as did 9/11 -- yet Jeb Bush concludes after the Oregon massacre that nothing can or should be done. Lowry agrees while Reagan doesn't, citing his father. Then they debate Boehner, McCarthy, Planned Parenthood, Syria and Trump.
Kremlinologists are once again trying to divine Putin's motives. Is he truly out to recreate as much of the Soviet Union as he can?
Today's topics include: The 294th Mass Shooting in America This Year; Terrorist Attack on California Planned Parenthood; Huckabee Derps on Benghazi; the Next Speaker of the House is a Flaming Moron; and much more.
Al Mustaqbal Newspaper,
Al Sharq Radio,
It's a rough ride for one of Lebanon's media firms whose employees threatened strike action this week to protest 6-8 months of back pay, no viable alternative, and no light at the end of the tunnel.
In a press conference covering the brutal mass murders at Umpqua Community College in Oregon, Sheriff John Hanlin defiantly refused to mention the name of the perpetrator, Chris Harper Mercer, and encouraged the media to do the same. The media should reject the Sheriff's request.
The key question is: What are effective deterrents to the unnecessary or excessive use of force and unlawful killings by police? And what system can provide accountability for the victims and their families?
Eric Harris. Dylan Klebold, Adam Lanza. James Holmes. They're famous. Google their names and instantly retrieve pages of references, links, and related articles. Their victims don't have the same prominence. They're dead and gone.
The Washington Post just ran an attack on Bernie Sanders that distorts not only what he's saying and seeking but also the basic choices that lie before the nation.