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Facebook Is Ready To Replace TV News

The Huffington Post | Damon Beres | Posted 07.18.2016 | Technology

For some, scrolling through a Facebook News Feed is the modern day equivalent of clicking through television channels with a remote control. That ana...

Eric Garner's Daughter Says ABC News Silenced Her During Race Symposium With Obama

The Huffington Post | Lilly Workneh | Posted 07.15.2016 | Black Voices

The daughter of Eric Garner, the man who died two years ago after New York City police placed him in a chokehold, walked out of an ABC News taping of ...

The Winning Strategy for Hillary: Just Let Trump Be Trump

Andy Ostroy | Posted 06.06.2016 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

Trump simply cannot help himself. Like a child. Or an addict. Unfortunately for him, he is incredibly thin-skinned. He is super-sensitive. He cannot hear even the slightest challenge or criticism without coming out swinging like a ranting, raving, unhinged, emotional lunatic, which sends him careening off message.

Trump's Thin Skin

Joe Peyronnin | Posted 06.01.2016 | Politics
Joe Peyronnin

Memo to Donald J. Trump: your press tirades will not have chilling effect on the press. Reporters will continue to ask you tough questions, along with all the other candidates, because it is their job.

Homophobes and Transphobes Are Destroying America

Ace Robinson | Posted 05.17.2016 | Queer Voices
Ace Robinson

In the course of a day, nearly all LGBTQIA people in this country must be aware that their identity and even their sole existence may endanger their personal safety.

The Old News

Robert Julian | Posted 05.16.2016 | Media
Robert Julian

Once upon a time, network news programs placed important issues of the day under the microscopes of Walter Cronkite, Huntley and Brinkley, and Harry R...

Explaining The Trump / Republican Base Part 3: "Impact" of Journalists

Franklin T. Wilson, Ph.D. | Posted 04.26.2016 | Media
Franklin T. Wilson, Ph.D.

Photo courtesy of Adobe "The obscure we see eventually. The completely obvious, it seems, takes longer." Edward R. Murrow For those who are unfam...

Mayor's Office Accuses '60 Minutes' Of Not Telling Its Side Of Prison Story

The Huffington Post | Michael Calderone | Posted 04.19.2016 | Media

NEW YORK -- Near the end of a "60 Minutes" report Sunday addressing the mistreatment of inmates at Rikers Island, correspondent Bill Whitaker walked a...

The Staggering Numbers Behind the Media's Trump Obsession

Eric Boehlert | Posted 04.06.2016 | Media
Eric Boehlert

There's been lots of debate about whether the press "created" Trump's front-runner status via its obsessive (and often subservient) coverage. But it's also important to focus on the sheer tonnage of the Trump coverage and the wild inequity on display.

Emmy-Winning Iraq Polls May Have Been Tainted By Fabrication

The Huffington Post | Natalie Jackson | Posted 03.19.2016 | Politics

Public opinion polls in Iraq since 2003 have been crucial to understanding the war-torn country. ABC News relied on polls for reporting that was award...

Explaining The Trump / Republican Base Part 2: "I'm Not a Racist But" Society

Franklin T. Wilson, Ph.D. | Posted 03.10.2016 | Black Voices
Franklin T. Wilson, Ph.D.

If we were to be honest, we would describe Mr. Trump as a reflection of ourselves; not only of those who agree with his statements, both openly and behind closed doors, but of the apathy of those in all parties who know better and refuse to speak up.

Explaining The Trump/Republican Base Part 1: One Citizens Reflection

Franklin T. Wilson, Ph.D. | Posted 03.07.2016 | Politics
Franklin T. Wilson, Ph.D.

Take a moment to examine the numbers saved on your cell phone and your friends on Facebook. Think of who you have invited to your home for dinner or ...

American Voters Should Put an End to Political Dynasties

Daniel Wagner | Posted 03.15.2016 | Politics
Daniel Wagner

For some strange reason, many American citizens today seem to believe that because an individual may have come from a privileged background or a 'political' family, they should either have a right to attain elected office or will naturally do a better job than someone who isn't 'privileged' or part of a political dynasty.

Apple CEO Says Hacking iPhone Would Be 'Bad For America'

Reuters | Casey Williams | Posted 02.24.2016 | Technology

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Apple chief Tim Cook on Wednesday said that complying with a court order to help the FBI break into an iPhone belonging to one ...

Teresa Giudice Describes Life Behind Bars In First Post-Prison Interview

The Huffington Post | Cole Delbyck | Posted 02.09.2016 | Entertainment

Reality TV didn't prepare her for this. Its been almost two months since "Real Housewives of New Jersey" star Teresa Giudice was released from federa...

Intro Debacle at the GOP Debate. What Has Become of My Old Alma Mater ABC News?

Peter Lance | Posted 02.07.2016 | Media
Peter Lance

In December of 2002, when the legendary Roone Arledge passed away, I wrote a Counterpunch piece for the L.A. Times praising the man who not only set the gold standard for Olympics coverage, but gave us Monday Night Football and Wide World of Sports.

To Those Who Would Be Commander-in-Chief

Bob Woodruff | Posted 01.20.2016 | Politics
Bob Woodruff

As our nation's next commander-in-chief, you will not only inherit the care of 2.4 million active and reserve service members  --  as well as their 3 million family members --  you will assume the task of supporting 21 million veterans. What role should the government play in caring for our veterans?

'Green News Report' - December 22, 2015

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 12.22.2015 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: ABC News hosts a presidential debate, but climate change and energy aren'...

The Pressing Political Issue of Presidential Spouses

Bec Susan Gill | Posted 12.21.2015 | Politics
Bec Susan Gill

Just when I thought that one day, as a person with a vagina, I may (hypothetically-speaking), be able to become president... there was Saturday night's Democratic debate on ABC.

My Brush With Fame

Jamie Silverman | Posted 12.21.2015 | New York
Jamie Silverman

I was seated against a green screen and a female producer situated behind a camera proceeded to talk to me for two hours about my experiences in the wild world that is online dating.

Little Boy Blue and the Man on TV: The Coming-Out Story That Became Father-Son Bonding

Jaime Lubin | Posted 12.08.2015 | Books
Jaime Lubin

Kevin Newman believes nothing scares men more than vulnerability. "They haven't had a vocabulary that's safe," the veteran journalist says. "It's almo...

Internet Television -- an Anniversary

Victor Dorff | Posted 11.23.2015 | Media
Victor Dorff

On November 23, 1995, the ABC News overnight program World News Now, where I was a broadcast producer, was the first to stream television live over the internet.

Jamie Zimmerman's Life Lessons After Death

Lisa Khoury | Posted 10.30.2015 | Impact
Lisa Khoury

If we can take Jamie's death the way she took her father's, and try to be better people because of her, then maybe her premature death won't go in vain. Maybe she'll have accomplished exactly what she set out to do in the first place.

ABC's Martha Raddatz Destroys Bobby Jindal's ISIS Plan With Four Words

The Huffington Post | Judah Robinson | Posted 10.12.2015 | Media

ABC's Chief Global Affairs Correspondent Martha Raddatz, who knows a thing or two about foreign relations, schooled Republican presidential hopeful an...

Ben Carson Would Be OK With A Muslim President; Just Rewrite The Koran

The Huffington Post | Ali Watkins | Posted 09.27.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- 2016 Republican presidential contender and retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson dug in Sunday on recent comments that a Muslim should not be ...