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Polls: The Opiate of the Pundits

Joseph Blady, M.D. | Posted 12.26.2012 | Media
Joseph Blady, M.D.

How much of a leap is it to suppose that telling people who's winning the week before the election makes the well-known bandwagon effect influence those who struggle with their polling decisions?

SourceFed's Joe Bereta on Engaging YouTube Journalism and Unbiased Reporting (VIDEO)

Shira Lazar | Posted 11.25.2012 | Media
Shira Lazar

Joe dishes his best advice on how to tackle unbiased reporting, fully engage with viewers over controversial issues and find the most entertaining and emotional ways to present stories -- all on YouTube.

Contrasts and Contradictions At The Democratic Convention

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 11.06.2012 | Politics
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Photo Credit: Youth Radio By Malachi Segers You can’t spend much time at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina this wee...

Election 2012: What We Can't Talk About

Terry Newell | Posted 10.13.2012 | Politics
Terry Newell

You know a relationship is in trouble when the serious issues that confront it are the very ones people can't, or won't, talk about. Welcome to the American electorate in 2012.

11 Things All Good Divorce Lawyers Need To Know

Henry Gornbein | Posted 07.23.2012 | Divorce
Henry Gornbein

People often become totally irrational during a divorce.

HLN's Jane Velez-Mitchell Is Still an Addict and Has "Issues" With John Edwards

Tanya Young Williams | Posted 07.19.2012 | Entertainment
Tanya Young Williams

Velez-Mitchell's balanced, yet, "no-holds bar" style attracts a loyal audience. She has an obsession for, and an addiction to making a real and measurable impact in the world. She is addicted to the notion that she can always do more.

Love and Sex

Jennifer Hamady | Posted 04.15.2012 | Healthy Living
Jennifer Hamady

This Valentine's Day, look into the eyes and heart of your partner. Look into their hopes and dreams, and see within them the desires and determination that you also hold dear. See too the very same hurts and fears that you have been dealing with.

Meet Michela Alioto-Pier

Aaron Sankin | Posted 12.10.2011 | San Francisco

Michela Alitoto-Pier Born: San Francisco, CA, 1968 Current Gig: Former San Francisco Supervisor Why should we vote for you? As a member of ...

National Academies of Sciences: Student Graduate Research Program on Public Sector Aviation Issues

Iris Mack | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
Iris Mack

For graduate students who share my love of aviation, please consider applying for the Graduate Research Award Program on Public Sector Aviation Issues.

How IBM's Jeopardy Computer Is Dumb

Stephen Baker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Stephen Baker

Just when you think you have IBM's Watson figured out, it'll surprise you with a response -- either stunningly on target or laughably wrong -- and you'll wonder: How did it come up with that?

On the Issues from Abortion to War & Peace

Robert David Steele | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert David Steele

I want to put this somewhat intellectual blog posting into perspective. Below is a quote from Matt Taibbi's new book, Griftopia-Bubble Machines, Vamp...

I Would Welcome President Obama to North Carolina

Elaine Marshall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Elaine Marshall

I would love to see President Obama come to North Carolina to discuss the issues and talk about what he is doing to try and fix the economy.

Health Care: Hard Murmurs

Bob Franken | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bob Franken

Forgive the self-indulgent self-flagellation, but it's time to own up. I was wrong. I was one of the many Washington Lemmings who had abandoned any ...

Is Theater More Relevant Than Ever?

Julia Moulden | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Julia Moulden

We want to learn and share our thoughts and feelings with others. When I discovered a theatre company that wants plays to be more than mere diversions for a docile audience, I whooped with joy.

Should You Marry that Rude, Stinky, Creepy Person Since You're Not Perfect Either?

Bella DePaulo | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Bella DePaulo

Once upon a time, a reporter for a major magazine declared, in all seriousness, that women should just get married already - even if it means settling...

Here's My Take #2: The Top Three Issues for the Next Administration Are...

Jennifer Bogut | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jennifer Bogut

Here's My Take #2 - Your Top Three Issues...the results and comments

Here's My Take #3: Here's What I think The Next Administration Should Do In Its First 100 Days...

Jennifer Bogut | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jennifer Bogut

The results of the third in the "Here's My Take" series, where we pose a question and get YOUR take on it. The issue we worked on in this post was "Your Administration: The First 100 Days".

Here's My Take #3: In The First 100 Days, What Should The Next President Do?

Jennifer Bogut | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jennifer Bogut

QUESTION: How would you shape the first 100 days of the next administration? What issues would you want tackled first and how would you want them handled?

Here's My Take: Your Top Three Issues

Jennifer Bogut | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jennifer Bogut

"Here's My Take" gives you an opportunity to present your view, opinion, or choice in a way that blog comment sections and op-eds don't permit. It's a new format!

Anger After The Debate

Jane Devin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jane Devin

I am angry. Disgusted. Disappointed. Nevertheless, I will vote for hope, even if scant and waning, because the alternative is just too frightening to consider.

Before the Next Debate: Reach People Who Don't Know the Real McCain

Robert Greenwald | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Greenwald

I was in a deep conversation with some Brave New Films supporters recently. They were enthusiastic about the value of our videos in spreading the tru...

It's the Democracy, Stupid: Campaigns of McCain and Palin Show How They Would Govern

Mitchell Bard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mitchell Bard

The disconnect between McCain's words and his actions, all in an effort to distort his record, is the central approach to his campaign. And it smells a lot like the last eight years of Bush.

It's Singles Week - Someone Tell Newsweek There Are 100 Million of Us and We Vote

Bella DePaulo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Bella DePaulo

This week, September 21-27, is National Singles Week. If you think it is unnecessary to do a bit of consciousness-raising about people who are single ...

Biden Travels to St. Louis

Cindy Letchworth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Cindy Letchworth

The ability to rationalize nearly kept me from meeting history in person. Luckily, I was able to overcome myself and in a flurry of activity made it just in time.

"I Just Think I'm Gonna Barf."

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

"Oh, I just think I'm gonna barf...."-- Marge Gunderson (Francis McDormand), from Fargo I open today with that Fargo quote for many reasons. The fi...