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Apple vs Samsung: The Battle for the Green Halo

Alison van Diggelen | Posted 06.25.2014 | Technology
Alison van Diggelen

Yesterday, I was invited to join the live BBC World Service show, Business Matters to discuss Apple's green manifesto and its rivalry with Samsung. I was interviewed by the BBC's talented Manuela Saragosa. Here's a transcript of the highlights.

Big News, Muggles!

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 04.23.2014 | TV

The hits just keep Rowling in for HBO. The premium cable network and BBC are now set to turn J.K. Rowling’s novel "The Casual Vacancy" into a thr...

Corporate America's No.1 Enemy? Itself

Nick Jefferson | Posted 06.10.2014 | Business
Nick Jefferson

At a time when the nation needs it most, it is, therefore, the corporations themselves, not the people within them, that stand as the single biggest barrier to greater creativity in the workplace.

BBC's Climate Change Coverage Draws Heavy Criticism

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 04.02.2014 | Media

The battle over the media's coverage of climate change isn't limited to the United States. There's a fight brewing about it across the pond too. The t...

American Media Brands Cast Web Over News in India

Preetam Kaushik | Posted 05.27.2014 | Media
Preetam Kaushik

The Indian news cycle has been operating at a feverish pitch of late. American media players are attempting to foray into the Indian market for online news, and results have been mixed so far.

BBC Issues Public Apology

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 03.05.2014 | Media

The BBC apologized for playing an audio clip of dogs howling, men yelling and a woman screaming over a report Monday about the Oscar Pistorius murder ...

Of Telexes, Typewriters and Old-Fashioned Journalism

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 04.17.2014 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

While I thoroughly enjoy blogging, tweeting and using all manner of light digital mobile devices, there was something endearing about the bulky equipment we had for turning out hard-hitting, solid journalism.

BBC Apologizes For Host Insanity At The Olympics

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 02.10.2014 | Media

The BBC was forced to apologize on Monday after some of its announcers got slightly carried away about British victories at the Olympics. And by "slig...

WATCH: This Crow Is The Smartest Bird You've Ever Seen

The Huffington Post | Isaac Saul | Posted 02.07.2014 | Green

Multi-step puzzles can be difficult for humans, but what if I told you there was a bird that could solve them on its own? In this BBC special, Dr....

BBC Welcomes In 'Year Of The Whores'

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 02.10.2014 | Media

We're pretty sure "whores" aren't a part of the Chinese zodiac, but the BBC begs to differ. A subtitle snafu last week accidentally confused "horse...

Doctor Who, Doc Martens and All: Capaldi's Costume

Anne Margaret Daniel | Posted 03.30.2014 | Entertainment
Anne Margaret Daniel

Matt Smith's professorial getup and bow tie and David Tennant's floppy coat, spectacles and "sand shoes," are things of the past.

iPhone Journalism

Michael Rosenblum | Posted 03.29.2014 | Media
Michael Rosenblum

The iPhone is not just a platform to watch Downton Abbey, but rather a node for content creation. It is a tool with which anyone, anywhere, any time can shoot a video news story, edit it and transmit it to a global audience for free.

WATCH: Bird Steals 'Egg Camera', Films Penguin Colony From Air

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 01.25.2014 | Green

A fascinating aerial perspective of a penguin colony has surfaced online recently from the most unlikely of videographers: a camera-snatching bird! ... Opens Its Doors To Native Advertising

Andy Plesser | Posted 03.24.2014 | Media
Andy Plesser

The BBC is known for its editorial integrity and, at least in the UK, its aversion to advertising. These facts would seem to make an embrace of the cu...

Profitability of Peaceful Productivity (Nonviolence)

Molly Alexander Darden | Posted 03.23.2014 | Business
Molly Alexander Darden

Is nonviolence a wuss thing? Not at all! It's a profit-producing vehicle for muscling up our American economy as we provide a safer, more stable environment in which our children can thrive.

BBC's Bowman: A Third of Digital Inventory in U.S. Sold Programmatically

Andy Plesser | Posted 03.19.2014 | Technology
Andy Plesser

The use of programmatic to sell display inventory for the has been dramatically rising, accounting for about a third of sales in the U.S., say...

NKorea, Meet 'The Teletubbies'

Posted 01.23.2014 | World

Though Dennis Rodman failed to singlehandedly transform the West's relationship with North Korea, another unlikely group of colorful 1990s "diplomats"...

Doctor Who Christmas Special Delivers Record Ratings

Aaron Sagers | Posted 03.04.2014 | Entertainment
Aaron Sagers

The 11th Doctor is out, but the ratings are in.


Reuters | Jim Finkle | Posted 02.28.2014 | Media

By Jim Finkle BOSTON (Reuters) - A hacker secretly took over a computer server at the BBC, Britain's public broadcaster, and then launc...

Kanye West Is Finally Getting What He Deserves

Azeem Khan | Posted 02.19.2014 | Entertainment
Azeem Khan

Kanye West is a larger-than-life figure, a self-proclaimed god, and according to him, the biggest rockstar on the planet. Whether or not you agree wit...

A War in Time of Peace: 'Don't Ever Wipe Tears Without Gloves' Revisited

Kevin Childs | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Kevin Childs

There's a modern postscript to Gardell's drama: Benjamin visits Rasmus' grave for the first time and learns that a year after Rasmus died his father also died, perhaps of remorse and his mother was condemned to live on another 20 lonely years.

Al Jazeera America: News We Need to See and Hear

Geri Spieler | Posted 02.16.2014 | Books
Geri Spieler

Al Jazeera came to the main stage during the Arab protests in 2011 known as the "Arab Spring." Broadcasting in English, the network was able to bring news of the unfolding events from regions no other network could access.

Media: Play Fair With Economic Reporting on Greece

Robert Naiman | Posted 02.15.2014 | Media
Robert Naiman

The Greek government is forecasting 0.6 percent economic growth in 2014, after six straight years of economic contraction. But the OECD doesn't agree with the Greek government's forecast of modest good news.

'Sherlock' Season 3 Is Back

Posted 11.29.2013 | TV

The Cumber Collective better be ready because "Sherlock" is back! The BBC's show starring Benedict Cumberbatch will return to the UK on New Year's Day...

Maureen Ryan

Building The Perfect Doctor | Maureen Ryan | Posted 11.21.2013 | TV

How do you build a character who lasts for 50 years and is beloved around the world? Simple: You don't mess with the Doctor. At least that's t...