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All the President’S Men

What Does the Source Say?

John P. David | Posted 03.17.2014 | Media
John P. David

If you are ever in a situation where you want to share sensitive information with a journalist, the most important rule (after calling a PR person to help you) is to set very clear ground rules about attribution before the conversation starts.

25 Great Movies for Our 'Historically Illiterate' Children

John Farr | Posted 04.04.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

If history itself is comprised of human stories, great movies can make those stories feel even more immediate, more human. With that in mind, here are twenty-five of my favorite historical films, and the subjects they cover.

The Graduate Turns 73: Dustin Hoffman's Top Ten Movies

John Farr | Posted 06.21.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

If you hear some young, unschooled person say, "Oh, Dustin Hoffman, he played Ben Stiller's kooky dad", point them towards the other memorable characters that more accurately reflect this performer's invaluable contribution to film.

Yemenis fight taboos, corruption with investigative journalism

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

Yemen is on an anti-corruption kick with journalists acquiring investigative skills and women slated to become the next Woodwards and Bernsteins, give...

Musings on Mauritanian Media

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

State-run Mauritanian radio and TV with programs in Arabic, French and several local languages have seen some improvements given their meager resources.