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How Companies Use Facebook To Hire And Fire

The Huffington Post | James Sunshine | Posted 10.04.2011 | Business

In an increasingly digitized world, roughly 45 percent of employers now reportedly use social media sites like Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter to scre...

Lebanese Information Minister Urges Self-Censorship as Draft Media Law Languishes in Parliamentx

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 10.01.2011 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

Lebanon's information minister wants the media to exercise self-censorship to promote stability in a highly sectarian and politicized country despite ...

'Powhida' Mocks The Art Establishment

The Daily Beast | Posted 09.28.2011 | Arts

Last night, William Powhida looked set to be the most annoying artist on the scene right now. At the opening of his show at the posh Marlborough Galle...

We Are Still the World -- Mom Bloggers in Africa

Morra Aarons-Mele | Posted 09.24.2011 | Impact
Morra Aarons-Mele

A throng of celebs singing on stage about a problem far, far away won't cut it when most of us are concerned about the impact of high food prices on our own baskets.

Heat Wave Cooking: Making Dinner Without The Stove

Big Girls, Small Kitchen | Posted 09.18.2011 | Home
Big Girls, Small Kitchen

Here in Heat Wave New York, cooking and summer just don't go that well together. Added up, their heat can be just unbearable. With our small apartment...

Six Reasons Every Brand Should Blog

Paula Berg | Posted 09.10.2011 | Denver
Paula Berg

Despite the evidence in favor of blogging, many brands are reluctant to blog. While blogs can be a lot of work, they provide a foundation for information on the web and an owned platform for your social business.

California's New E-Commerce Tax: A Fashion Blogger's Foe

Style Section L.A. | Posted 09.06.2011 | Los Angeles
Style Section L.A.

From Style Section L.A. In case you haven't heard, online purchases are about to get pricier. Last Wednesday, Governor Jerry Brown signed off on legi...

Are TripAdvisor Critics Being Reimbursed For Good Reviews?

AOL Travel News | Posted 09.10.2011 | Travel

The content of the travel review site TripAdvisor is under scrutiny days after it came to light that several hotels were reimbursing visitors for posi...

Getting Big Press

Josh Tetrick | Posted 08.08.2011 | Impact
Josh Tetrick

Remember: Simple, personal, and genuine. And a little tenacity, especially in the world of impact and social good, goes a long, long way.

7 Sites You Should Be Wasting Time On Right Now

The Huffington Post | Christine Friar | Posted 08.08.2011 | Comedy

Another Wednesday is upon us, which means we're back with seven more sites for you to play on during your lunch break. With all of the Weiner-related ...

How To Use An eBook To Build Your Brand

Karen Leland | Posted 08.06.2011 | Business
Karen Leland

eBooks are now a viable way of building your brand and getting word out about your company and expertise

Gulf Governments Take to Social Media

Sultan Sooud Al-Qassemi | Posted 07.31.2011 | Technology
Sultan Sooud Al-Qassemi

In the past few months, the potential of social media outreach in the Gulf hasn't only been noticed and exploited by marketing firms but also by regional governments and officials.

Talking Sh*t about Sh*t My Students Write

Turnstyle | Posted 07.12.2011 | Education

Classroom quotes are being posted by teachers online. At a time when students enter institutions with increasingly limited resources, what are these sites bringing to the conversation about education?

VIDEO: With Deep Pockets, SB Nation is "Building a Great Media Company"

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.04.2013 | Media
Andy Plesser

With a fast-growing digital spports news business and investment backing from Accel Partners, Comcast, and Allen & Company, SB Nation is aiming to be a "great media company" in various content verticals, CEO Jim Bankoff tells Beet.TV in this interview.

A Baker's Dozen of Essential Blogs More Than Worth Your Time

Holly Cara Price | Posted 06.17.2011 | Arts
Holly Cara Price

Steve Young has been a writer for the David Letterman Show since 1990. One year ago he happened to glance out a window in the upstairs hallway and noticed a piece of petrified gum on the window ledge.

Saki Knafo

The Story Of Maikel Nabil Sanad: The Egyptian Blogger Jailed For Taking On The Military | Saki Knafo | Posted 06.15.2011 | World

Just three days after Hosni Mubarak stepped down, while the rest of Egypt celebrated, a 25-year-old blogger made a grim prediction: "I'm a dead man." ...

'A Nation Of Winklevosses': The 'Bunk' Lawsuit Against HuffPost

Slate Magazine | Jack Shafer | Posted 06.12.2011 | Media

Today, an unpaid contributor to the Huffington Post filed a $105 million suit against the website; its new owner, AOL; and co-founders Arianna Huffing...

Just Say No to Everyone But the Voices in Your Head

Melanie Benjamin | Posted 05.29.2011 | Home
Melanie Benjamin

Authors helping authors. That has a nice ring to it, doesn't it? Liberté, égalité, fraternité, and all that. We're all in this together. We ne...

Why You Should Hide Your Computer After A Split

Vicki Larson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Divorce
Vicki Larson

Divorce used to be a lot easier. Oh, not because of changes in divorce laws or family courts, but because the worst that could happen is that you'd ca...

Cultivating Contagion in the Social Media Sphere

Rishi Dave | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Rishi Dave

Direct conversations with your customers are incredibly powerful, but the seeming lack of control can be unnerving. So how can you engage at a meaningful level?

Interview with Ruben Quinones of Path Interactive

Ramon Nuez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Ramon Nuez

The Roadmap is a weekly show by founders Zev Mo Green and Ramon B. Nuez Jr., where they interview NYC-based companies and business leaders. They a...

On Michelle Rhee, Cyber Bullies and Teacher Pay

John Merrow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
John Merrow

Dear Friends, This is a big week for us at Learning Matters, because of the unofficial release of The Influence of Teachers. It has received some won...

The Rabbi Who Believes In Zeus: Why All Intuitions Of God Are Incomplete

Rabbi Alan Lurie | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Rabbi Alan Lurie

No, I don't think that there is a huge bearded guy dressed in a toga sitting in a palace on a mountain in the sky. I believe in Zeus in the same way that Parmenides, Pythagoras and Plato did.

The Writer, Unplugged

Melanie Benjamin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Melanie Benjamin

It is the crazy dilemma of the artist today: We must engage, but we also have to retreat, on occasion. But to do so feels luxurious, indulgent, even foolhardy -- when, really, it shouldn't.

How to Avoid Social Media Overload

Dorie Clark | Posted 04.21.2015 | Technology
Dorie Clark

Keeping up with social media is now a 24/7 pursuit. How do you fit social media into your schedule, and what are your strategies for avoiding social media overload?