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Transparency Trumps Sugar: the New Nutrition Label and the Fight Against Obesity

William Dietz | Posted 07.06.2016 | College
William Dietz

Could it be we’re entering a sugar awareness Zeitgeist? That is, are we awakening to the abundance of sugar in the American diet and the toll it can...

Alejandro González Iñárritu On Donald Trump And Immigration At The DGA Awards

Vulture | Tanisha Ramirez | Posted 02.08.2016 | Latino Voices

Alejandro González Iñárritu nabbed the Directors Guild Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement on The Revenant yesterday, bringing him one st...

The 2015-2020 Dietary Guidelines Puzzle

Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D. | Posted 01.12.2016 | Healthy Living
Ayala Laufer-Cahana, M.D.

A more straightforward and less puzzling way to tip Americans towards limiting added sugar would have been to provide a recommendation such as: "choose drinks that contain no added sugars (most of the time)" and "eat sweets and desserts infrequently."

Arclight Cinemas Shine a Light on Women in Entertainment

Xaque Gruber | Posted 11.03.2015 | Los Angeles
Xaque Gruber

Created and hosted by ArcLight's Executive Vice President Gretchen McCourt, the Women In Entertainment Summit will feature keynotes by Academy Award winner Geena Davis, founder of the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media, and Women In Film President Cathy Schulman.

Samantha Lachman

These Democrats Could Be The Party's Ticket To A Comeback

HuffingtonPost.com | Samantha Lachman | Posted 11.18.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- After the Republican Party took control of the Senate, strengthened its House majority, picked up a host of state legislative chambers a...

Samantha Lachman

Democratic Gubernatorial Candidates Had A Very, Very Bad Night

HuffingtonPost.com | Samantha Lachman | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republicans had been predicted to take control of the Senate Tuesday evening, but Democrats hoped to do better in gubernatorial races. ...

Outside Groups On Pace To Shatter Records In Gubernatorial Races

Center for Public Integrity | Ben Wieder | Posted 06.11.2014 | Politics

By Ben Wieder, Center for Public Integrity This story was originally published by The Center for Public Integrity, which is a nonprofit, nonpartisa...

Martin Scorsese Gets Huge Boost From Directors Guild Awards

The Huffington Post | Matthew Jacobs | Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment

The Directors Guild of America announced the five finalists for its top film award of the year on Tuesday afternoon. The DGA's nominations are often a...

Movie review: Grudge Match

Marshall Fine | Posted 02.23.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Unfortunately, the script for this film is never sharp or savvy enough to counteract both the ick factor -- two grandfathers beating each other up in boxing trunks -- and just the simple lackluster quality of it all.

Large Appliance Attacks on Directors: Michael Bay Just the Latest

Dan Mirvish | Posted 01.23.2014 | Entertainment
Dan Mirvish

Though rare, the incident is far from the only case of large appliances being used to attack film directors.

ASCAP Workshop: Chatting With Richard Bellis, Matthew Margeson, Michael Bearden and Joe Trapanese, Plus Exclusives by The Grahams and Sweet Relief's Victoria Williams

Mike Ragogna | Posted 10.07.2013 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

"Our participants come to the Workshop at a critical point in their careers. We identify them just before they launch and provide a training ground for them to hone the skills they will need to succeed. Think of it as a finishing school." - ASCAP's Jennifer Harmon

DGA Elects First Black, Openly Gay President

Posted 06.26.2013 | Entertainment

Just a few days before the Supreme Court made strides in the fight for gay rights, the entertainment industry offered up another milestone in its lead...

Ben Affleck Has More Sweet Words For Jennifer Garner

Posted 02.04.2013 | Celebrity

In the unlikely event you needed further proof that Ben Affleck and Jennifer Garner are the most precious celebrity couple alive, Affleck made sure to...

Bryan Cranston's Latest Honor ... For 'Modern Family'?

EW | Posted 01.09.2013 | TV

Today, the Directors Guild of America announced its nominees for TV and commercials. Some of the shows involved are predictable ("Homeland," "Mad Men,...

Tom Barrett Invites President Obama To Wisconsin Fish Fry

Posted 06.01.2012 | Politics

MILWAUKEE -- Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett plans to continue aggressively criticizing Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) Thursday night when the men meet f...

Sam Stein

Democratic Governors Warn Obama Campaign To Avoid Focusing On Social Issues

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 02.28.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Some of the nation's top Democratic governors are urging party leadership to avoid getting consumed by social issues, even as focusing o...

Sam Stein

Obama Administration Congratulates Voters For Overturning SB 5

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 01.08.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The extent to which Ohio Gov. John Kasich's collective bargaining measure has been a national issue has always been a bit murky. But wit...

Sam Stein

Democratic Governors Association Joins Fight For Anti-Union Law Repeal With Checkbook

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 12.27.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Banking on a backlash to the anti-union campaigns spearheaded by Republican governors, the Democratic Governors Association announced on...

What Is the Future of Hispanic Filmmaking?

Daniel Cubias | Posted 10.10.2011 | Latino Voices
Daniel Cubias

The current ranks of Latino filmmakers are thin, and that influences what kinds of stories get told in American cinema. More important, it has an impact on how Hispanic culture is portrayed -- if it is portrayed at all.

Piracy: (Some of) the Short and Long of It

Ted Hope | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Ted Hope

When it comes to protecting artists' rights, piracy is a serious issue, but free access to a public good (i.e. the internet) is a greater one. We can not look at short-term solutions with long-term repercussions.

DGA Board Approves Tentative Deal

Jonathan Handel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jonathan Handel

The deal, which provides for 2% annual pay increases and a one-time 1.5% boost in pension and health, will soon go to the membership for ratification,...

DGA and Studios Reach Tentative Deal

Jonathan Handel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jonathan Handel

However, union will not release details until Wednesday board meeting. Details: The Hollywood Reporter. ------------------------------ Watch for my ...

DGA-AMPTP Talks Start

Jonathan Handel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jonathan Handel

A press blackout is in effect as up to two to three weeks of talks start. Details: The Hollywood Reporter. ------------------------------- Watch for...

SAG/AFTRA and DGA Schedule Details Emerge

Jonathan Handel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jonathan Handel

Timing of ballots and negotiations disclosed. Details in my Hollywood Reporter piece. ------------------------------- Watch for my new book "Hollyw...

Fox News Wins the 2010 Election

Karl Frisch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Karl Frisch

Fox News did more than just about anyone to weaken President Obama, peel off Senate seats and wrestle control of the House from Democrats.