Sam Branson, son of Richard, announced this week that anyone in the world can view his documentary for free for one month, not in movie theatres, but on his production company's branded YouTube channel.
Whether you're a liberal who supports a big government or a conservative who supports a small one, we all can agree that one of the quintessential roles of that government is to keep us safe--and that it can do that job better.
How do we get a comprehensive portrait of race and ethnicity matters, and all of the social, cultural, economic, political 'isms" embedded in that topic, by not examining a central group -- White Americans?
The awful news of Jacintha Saldanha's apparent suicide is tragic. However, to inflate the incident unrealistically, as if a harmless prank from two Australian radio disc jockeys was a causal effect and in so doing possibly ruin their careers, is an example of how the media blows things out of proportion.
Every fourth November is a big month for news, because the election occurs, and the results are debated for a couple of weeks, then Thanksgiving comes, and the rating numbers collapse.
With a stirring foreword by CNN's Sanjay Gupta, Love Isn't Supposed to Hurt forces a much needed dialogue about domestic abuse. Most importantly, it demonstrates that while no one is immune to domestic abuse, there is support and hope for its victims.
Me, I just want news I can trust. Sure, I'm not in the news industry, and have no idea how to fix the problem. However, maybe we can get a good start regarding what might be the worst of ethical abuses.
The sense of retail urgency appears to have subsided as a result of the current state of the economy and better educated shoppers. But if you are much braver than I am, use these tips to use for Black Friday Weekend.
Nate Silver is all about crunching numbers. Pinterest allows analysts to "crunch" photos.
I simply can't support a network that so egregiously emphasizes being first over being right. Not to mention that I've had about all the ridiculous zooming, circling and giant TV screens on TV that I can take.
The late Harry Cohn, who ran Columbia Pictures, famously said "Give the public what they want and they'll come out for it." The public must've wanted Obama for president, because last week they came out in favor of CNN and MSNBC, giving Fox News its worst week in a long time.
Investing responsibly and intelligently means paying attention to peer reviewed data and ignoring the pundits. Market returns are yours for the asking. The securities industry is hoping you won't ask.
Networks like CNN had a significant financial stake in portraying the election as neck-and-neck. There's nothing like ginning up viewers and ratings for the bottom line. Economic self-interest. Now that's the sort of cynicism that makes some sense to me.
Take a ride down YouTube's memory lane with the best news flubs, pop culture parodies, musical tributes, dug-up footage, and celebrity endorsements from one of the most revolutionary political events in American history.
In the past, I have based my forecasts on the number of FoxNews TV viewers as opposed to the the number viewing the MSNBC/CNN combination. But the influence of television has waned and we all know that the number of people getting their news online has surged.
Women deserve pay parity, not parody in comic binders. Study the candidates' voting records on issues important to working women and our families.