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3 Reasons Why Consumers Don't Like Checkout Donations

Brady Josephson | Posted 03.27.2015 | Impact
Brady Josephson

It's not that surprising to see some survey data showing that people don't like "feeling pressured" to give while buying other items. What is interesting, however, are some of the reasons why people don't like to give at the till and what companies can do to increase the likelihood of donation and overall experience when giving.

Jian Ghomeshi Charged With Sexual Assault

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 11.26.2014 | Media

Former CBC radio host Jian Ghomeshi has been charged with four counts of sexual assault and one count of "overcome resistance -- choking," CBC News re...

Countering This Darkness With Light: Responding to the Jerusalem Synagogue Massacre

Rabbi Yonah Bookstein | Posted 01.24.2015 | Religion
Rabbi Yonah Bookstein

I spent too long on Twitter trying to get CBC News to apologize over the "Jerusalem Police fatally shoot 2 after apparent synagogue attack" headline on their website. Looking back, that time could have been spent much more productively.

Zach Carter

How Democrats Are Accidentally Helping The Koch Brothers | Zach Carter | Posted 06.10.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Over the past two years, House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-Va.) has repeatedly wrestled with factions of his own party as he tries to...

Zach Carter

How The Congressional Black Caucus Went To War With Itself Over Wall Street | Zach Carter | Posted 05.28.2014 | Politics

Gwen Moore does not seem like anybody's idea of a corporate stooge. The Milwaukee Democrat, a single mom who once survived on welfare, has sponsored e...

Keep Canada Weird: Host Jian Ghomeshi Brings Q to Portland

Logan Lynn | Posted 06.28.2014 | Entertainment
Logan Lynn

This past week Jian Ghomeshi flew to Portland for a live taping of Q at the historic Aladdin Theater with PDX locals Carrie Brownstein, Cheryl Strayed, Portia Sabin, Camas Davis, Daniel H. Wilson, Colin Meloy and The Thermals as guests, and I was invited to attend.

Where Is Digital Media Going? GlobalPost's Phil Balboni

Heidi Legg | Posted 04.15.2014 | Media
Heidi Legg

Disruption in media is happening at a record rate. One week it's BuzzFeed and then next it's VOX. It's hard to decipher how things will shake out. There is a deluge of content, and we can't keep up. Who is going to finish? Who will win?

Obama To Huddle With Congressional Black Caucus

AP | JOSH LEDERMAN | Posted 09.07.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama will meet Tuesday with black members of Congress about the economy and other issues. The White House says O...

Damned Media

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 09.06.2013 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

You're damned if you do, and damned if you don't in Egypt. The BBC's Jeremy Bowen was hit in the head and leg by birdshot while covering a demonstrat...

WATCH: Minor Pot Conviction Barred Man From Entering U.S.

HuffPost Live | Posted 04.09.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

There's a "moral turpitude" test in U.S. immigration law that prevents entry if as a foreigner, you've admitted to smoking pot ... and you could be ba...

The Two Freds

David Kleeman | Posted 02.18.2013 | Media
David Kleeman

For someone in my field, merely having my name in the same sentence as Mister Rogers is a heady, humbling experience. I'm too old to have grown up with him as a "television friend," but young enough that his work was seminal to my career choice.

CBC Brings Out the Big Guns This Winter

Denette Wilford | Posted 01.14.2013 | TV
Denette Wilford

Canadians, if you thought CBC's fall TV schedule was huge, things just got a whole lot bigger.

Leigh Owens

Congressional Black Caucus Unveils Plan To Combat Voter Suppression Laws | Leigh Owens | Posted 09.25.2012 | Black Voices

WASHINGTON -- The Congressional Black Caucus held a series of events throughout the country on Tuesday to educate communities on voter suppression law...

Annette Bourdeau

Kevin Zegers On 'Titanic: Blood & Steel' And His Jaunty Mustache | Annette Bourdeau | Posted 09.19.2012 | TV

Everybody knows the story of how the Titanic came to sink. But ever wonder what went into bringing the Ship of Dreams to fruition in the first place? ...

Canada Reaches Key Step With China

CBC | Posted 08.19.2012 | Business

Canada is set to announce it has completed an important step toward closer trade ties with China, CBC News has learned. Prime...

Why New Sports Show Is Offensive To Women

Lori Fradkin | Posted 07.24.2012 | Women
Lori Fradkin

"While The Women Watch" features commentary about sporting events from producer Lena Sutherland and holistic nutritionist Jules Mancuso, which according to their website includes "everything from interpreting the rules of the game to coaches in need of a makeover."

Annette Bourdeau

'Little Mosque On The Prairie': Saying Goodbye | Annette Bourdeau | Posted 03.30.2012 | TV

Zaib Shaikh and Sitara Hewitt, better known to "Little Mosque on the Prairie" fans as their alter egos Amaar Rashid and Rayyan Hamoudi, are reminiscin...

Life Is Wonderful, Life Is Strange, Life Is Hard

Kristina Groves | Posted 05.21.2012 | Sports
Kristina Groves

Back in the familiar surroundings and relative comforts of my own home, it's hard to imagine that the week I just had actually happened and that it wasn't a dream or some crazy trip to an alternate universe.

Jennifer Bendery

Whitney Houston Honored By Congressional Black Caucus | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 02.16.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Congressional Black Caucus will honor Whitney Houston with a resolution that will be sent to Houston's family in time for the late s...

PHOTOS: 7 Things To Watch On Harper's China Trip

CBC | Posted 04.04.2012 | Home

Prime Minister Stephen Harper leaves for China Monday with four cabinet ministers and seven MPs in tow. It will be his second visit to the...

Minister Volunteers Department For Deepest Cuts

CBC | Posted 03.28.2012 | Home

Canada's heritage minister says his own department will be cut first and perhaps deepest in order to give more money to arts groups durin...

NDP Tout Attack Plan For Battle With Harper

CBC | Posted 03.25.2012 | Home

Interim NDP Leader Nycole Turmel said Tuesday that her party plans to hold Prime Minister Stephen Harper's government to account on the u...

Men With Brooms: Requiem for an Obscure Canadian Sitcom

Morgan Glennon | Posted 03.06.2012 | TV
Morgan Glennon

Men With Brooms was a sweet little sitcom about a group of friends who hang out in a bar and form a curling team. You know curling, that sport we try to care about during the Winter Olympics.

Canadian TV: Have We Lost Our Identity?

Stephanie Earp | Posted 02.12.2012 | Canada
Stephanie Earp

Of the top 20 TV shows in Canada, 18 of them are American. In this rather bleak landscape, what is the future of Canadian television? Should we even bother producing TV anymore?

'This Hour Has 22 Minutes': Almost 20 And Still Funny

Stephanie Earp | Posted 02.12.2012 | Canada
Stephanie Earp

While most TV shows need to be taken out back and mercifully shot after about five seasons, sketch comedy has a longer lifespan, and 'This Hour Has 22 Minutes' demonstrates this perfectly.