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Overcoming Barriers with Electronic Connectivity

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Jim Luce

Where we no longer must allocate the time and resources to go physically to all corners of the earth -- Facebook, Skype, our email takes us there.

Connectivity Is Key To Social Change

Jim Luce | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jim Luce

In the spring I travelled to Barcelona for the GSM Association's World Congress, with 49,000 participants spread between mobile phone-related 1,300 ve...

What's Wrong with America? Let Me List the Books....

Robert David Steele | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Robert David Steele

Sun Tzu writes that if you do not know your enemy, AND you do not know yourself, you are destined to fail. The United States of America is not a Repu...

Towards A Just Communications System: Pacifica Radio and the Never-Ending Battle

Tracy Rosenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Tracy Rosenberg

I often hear, as a Pacifica Foundation board member that terrestrial radio in general and Pacifica radio in particular, is irrelevant. I would make t...

Democrats Must Act Quickly and Decisively to Regain Messaging Edge

Rich Robinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Rich Robinson

Obama's team and the Democratic leadership have committed the communications Cardinal Sin: allowing the opposition to define and control the debate.

9/11 Reflection: Let Us Not Waste The Limited Number of Hours We Have Left

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Jim Luce

9/11 brings back haunting memories. Having buried by brother and mother almost back-to-back just before 9/11, losing all three of my life-long mentor...

DK Matai | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
DK Matai

Editor's Note: This post has been removed from the Huffington Post....

Institutional Change Requires Funerals

Colin Delany | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Colin Delany

Originally published on Epolitics.com At dinner the other night, a friend and I ended up talking about ways to drag one of the more hierarchical and ...

Be Careful What You Wish For

Hunter Cutting | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Hunter Cutting

A new poll out today on health care reform illustrates the blow-back from years of anti-government framing, by both conservatives and progressives. I...

A Global Golden Age for Broadband

Ramon Nuez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Ramon Nuez

The economic and social impacts of broadband are clear but the solutions are not so clear. I believe that every country needs a National Broadband Plan which will address each countries needs.

Looking For Journalism In All The Wrong Places

Tracy Rosenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Tracy Rosenberg

The news is full of the lack of news. Everywhere pundits, commentators, and academics mourn the death of the crusading journalism of the fourth estate...

Whose Internet Is It?

Tracy Rosenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Tracy Rosenberg

First, we had the Supreme Court affirming the free speech rights of corporations. Now we have the DC Court of Appeals telling us Comcast owns the Int...

Converging Worlds? New Media, Social Media, Journalism, Communications, Marketing

Kety Esquivel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Kety Esquivel

Yesterday, I caught up with an old school mate of mine. She is a brand manager at P&G. As we talked about the work that each of us is doing these da...

Marvell's Nafea Bshara Talks about Broadband

Ramon Nuez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Ramon Nuez

Marvell CTO Nafea Bshara says lack of ISP competition coupled with the lack of government support may reduce broadband speed in the U.S..

The Transformation of American Youth: From Teenager to Teenagent

Marian Salzman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Marian Salzman

Would it be an exaggeration to say teenagers are running popular culture? We don't think so. And, if anything, we're willing to up the bet. Take a loo...

WPP Turns 25

Sir Martin Sorrell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Sir Martin Sorrell

We're delighted to be celebrating our 25th anniversary, but since it's difficult to digitize silver, certainly by voice, we turned to somebody who has followed the company virtually since its inception.

Net Neutrality and the Third Way

Tracy Rosenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Tracy Rosenberg

Thank you Mr. Genachowski, but speaking for myself, I'd wish you'd gone for the whole enchilada. While the regulators may forbear, I'm not so sure those you regulate will be quite so forbearing.

Geeks Rule: Why Media Ownership Still Matters

Tracy Rosenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Tracy Rosenberg

After years of clearly destructive consolidation and lawsuits, the FCC will hold a public hearing next week to debate modifying the existing anti-trust regulations for print and broadcast outlets. Does any of this matter any more?

International Women's Day: We Are Stronger, But Are We Significant?

Marcia Reynolds | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Marcia Reynolds

Women today have been taught to be strong and overcome our fears about vocalizing our desires and needs. We were not necessarily taught the best ways to do this.

How to Find a Job in Denver Public Relations

Ef Rodriguez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Ef Rodriguez

If you don't want to find a job, that's your business. But if you'd like to get some Denver cheddar, here are some things to avoid -- all of which I observed in the past few weeks.

What Team Obama Can Learn From Google's Superbowl Ad

Eddie Reeves | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Eddie Reeves

Google's "Parisian Love" ad packed an emotional punch not with histrionics, but by reminding its target audience that Google's vaunted search engine is an indispensable enabler of modern life.

In Praise of Silence

Ann Medlock | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Ann Medlock

I'm taking a stand for fewer communications, for timeout for reflection and maybe even a little research before we all hit the Post/Send/Publish buttons. The result could well be more signal and less noise.

Obama Should Hold Press Conference Soon

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Obama has spent less than an hour in front of the media since his last formal primetime press conference back in July. He needs to hold another -- both for the public's sake and for his own.

Hey! You! Get Off Of My Cloud!

Stanley Bing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Stanley Bing

It is my understanding that by the time we get to Web 4.0 everything we do will be up in the cloud. All our writing, our spreadsheets, our photos, our...

Surviving the Media Circus, Without Becoming the Clown

Barry Levinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Barry Levinson

Communication -- the ability to connect and manipulate -- is perhaps the most interesting part of politics we can observe, and the most frightening.