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A Silicon Valley Take on the News Industry: It's Time to Be Optimistic

David Chavern | Posted 01.19.2016 | Media
David Chavern

The news industry today is all about experimentation. In the face of great change and opportunity, news outlets are constantly developing fresh strategies, offerings and partnerships to further engage with audiences, communities and advertisers.

Belarusian Journalist Convicted Of 'Illegal' Reporting

AP | Judah Robinson | Posted 01.13.2016 | Media

MINSK, Belarus (AP) — A Belarusian journalist has been fined for freelancing for an exiled television channel under a new restrictive media law...

Gaza Journalist Says He Was Tortured In Hamas Jail

AP | Judah Robinson | Posted 01.13.2016 | Media

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Palestinian journalist Ayman al-Aloul frequently writes about the hardships of life in the Gaza Strip, and is one ...

Is Kenya at 50 Teetering on Failed Statehood?

Washington Osiro | Posted 11.19.2015 | World
Washington Osiro

At the risk of stating the obvious, there is a strong relationship between peace and stability on the one hand and strong/effective governance on the other.

Don't Worry, The Associated Press Knows Who Martin O'Malley Is

The Huffington Post | Jason Linkins | Posted 11.05.2015 | Media

Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley (D) isn't exactly setting the world of presidential politics on fire these days, but is he such a non-factor...

No Doubt About It: People Who Mislead the Public About Climate Change Are Deniers

Brant Olson | Posted 10.01.2015 | Green
Brant Olson

AP editors are right to advise against labeling the anti-science crowd skeptics. But they have done the journalistic world a disservice by giving those who reject mainstream science the "benefit of the doubt" (pun intended). We're sticking with deniers and we urge accuracy-minded editors to do the same.

Conversation With Court Sketch Artist Janet Hamlin

Michael Nirenberg | Posted 10.01.2015 | Arts
Michael Nirenberg

I met Janet Hamlin while freelancing on a TV show earlier this year. We both work as scenic artists and when I learned she is also a court sketch arti...

Skeptics Win Big. Deniers Win Small.

Mark Boslough | Posted 09.30.2015 | Media
Mark Boslough

The country and western song "Cleopatra, Queen of Denial" is simply making a universally-understood cultural reference and has nothing to do with the Holocaust.

Language Matters: Why It Is Important That the AP No Longer Calls Climate Change Deniers "Deniers"

Marvin Meadors | Posted 09.28.2015 | Green
Marvin Meadors

This evolution shows how Democrats have moved to the center on such policies as health care and climate change, while Republicans have moved farther and farther right to arrive at a complete dismissal of science, empiricism, and facts themselves.

Here Are A Few Things We Can Call Climate Change Deniers, Since AP Wants A New Term

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grim | Posted 09.23.2015 | Politics

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'Sexist' Tweet About Amal Clooney Prompts Outrage Online

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 08.31.2015 | Media

She’s a renowned human rights lawyer whose clients have included Wikileaks founder Julian Assange, former Ukrainian Prime Minister Yulia T...

Take A Look Behind The Scenes Of The Secret Service

The Huffington Post | Chris McGonigal | Posted 08.28.2015 | Politics

Though it's certainly had its scandals, the U.S. Secret Service still carries the huge responsibility of protecting U.S. presidents and their families...

Dow Closes Down 588 Points Amid Worries Of China Slowdown

AP | Jenny Che | Posted 08.25.2015 | Business

U.S. stocks slumped again Monday, with the Dow Jones industrial average plunging more than 1,000 points at one point in a sell-off...

Former Nuclear Safeguards Official Says AP's Iran Deal Document Looks Fake

The Huffington Post | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 08.21.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A veteran international nuclear official questioned the authenticity of a document The Associated Press relied upon for its controversi...

Why the IAEA Would Yield to Iran on Inspecting the Parchin Weapons Site

Yousaf Butt | Posted 08.20.2015 | World
Yousaf Butt

LONDON -- It's hard to be certain, but it may be because the IAEA's track record under its previous head of safeguards, Olli Heinonen, is marred by the botched analysis of the Syrian site at Al Kibar. The Iranians may be insisting on carrying out the Parchin inspections themselves to make sure they, too, are not wrongly accused by the IAEA.

10 New Reasons to Worry About the Iran Deal

David Harris | Posted 08.20.2015 | World
David Harris

Since the P5+1 deal with Iran -- the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) -- was announced on July 14, there has been much discussion and debate about it, with lots more undoubtedly to come.

Potentially Deal-Shattering Report About Iran Inspections Has Some Issues

The Huffington Post | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 08.20.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Associated Press reported Wednesday that future oversight of Parchin, an Iranian military site suspected of hosting past nuclea...

Government Says Food Companies Don't Have To Disclose GMOs

Associated Press | Suzy Strutner | Posted 07.24.2015 | Taste

WASHINGTON (AP) — Food companies would not have to disclose whether their products include genetically modified ingredients under legislation p...

AP Sues For Release Of Video Showing Cops Shooting Unarmed Man

AP | By BRIAN MELLEY | Posted 07.13.2015 | Media

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A federal judge said Monday he was inclined to rule in favor of news media companies seeking video of a fatal police shooting of ...

Teen Charged With Raping 7-Year-Old Girl On School Bus

The Associated Press | Posted 07.03.2015 | Crime

PORT TOWNSEND, Wash. (AP) — Officials say a 13-year-old boy attacked a 7-year-old girl on a Chimacum school bus and has been charged with three coun...

Greta Van Susteren Slams Associated Press For Political 'Bias'

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 06.23.2015 | Media

Fox News host Greta Van Susteren took The Associated Press to task Monday night for pictures they published showing Texas Sen. Ted Cruz with what appe...

Associated Press Addresses Photos Of Pistol Pointed At Ted Cruz's Head

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 06.23.2015 | Media

The Associated Press responded to criticism on Sunday over a photo published of Texas Sen. Ted Cruz (R), saying that the wire service had no intention...

Mackintosh Braun on Grey's Anatomy, Hall & Oates and a Beer Sesh with Larry David

Lauren Kruczyk | Posted 05.26.2015 | Entertainment
Lauren Kruczyk

Mackintosh Braun, a Portland-based "electro-pop" group composed of Ian Mackintosh and Ben Braun, are causing quite the stir. And not just in Portland. The band is growing their fan base in a big way. (This girl included!)

Evidence Shows Obama Did Not Divide The USA

John A. Tures | Posted 05.08.2015 | Politics
John A. Tures

Research on the exit polls from CNN after the 2004 election show an American electorate just as divided. And Obama hadn't even been sworn in as a United States Senator.

Superhero Kid Gives President Obama Super Awesome Fist Bump

The Huffington Post | Cameron Keady | Posted 05.12.2015 | Good News

Barack Obama taking off from his lawn in a helicopter is cool, but the kid superhero who sent him off might be cooler. On Saturday, 4-year-old Luc...