Since when does one have to know what's in someones "heart" to identify their actions or statements as racist? What better indicator of the contents of the heart than the actions one takes and the words one speaks?
A few years into my journalism career, I became friends with a fellow reporter. When you're young in the business, small town newsrooms are makeshift college campuses, everyone living on next to nothing paychecks, far from home, pooling their resources for cheap beer and pizza at whomever's apartment has enough chairs.
Truth is, just as in 1899, journalism and content marketing need each other. As investigative journalists tell some of the most important stories of our time, the publication they work for is often cash-strapped, underpaying those journalists, and too busy or blind to break free from its antiquated ways of distribution--maybe sending truly brilliant content out a few times via their social media channels and calling it "a strategy."
Lyme is today's greatest medical mystery, and for any journalist with investigative instincts and an interest in uncovering the truth, the Lyme story is only beginning to be told.
Recently, thinker and writer C. JoyBell C. interviewed me about transhumanism and my growing 2016 US Presidential campaign.
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Our world is changing--in many ways for the better. Poverty and child mortality rates are declining, increasing numbers of primary age children attend school, and world leaders are taking collective action to counter climate change.
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It's no surprise that Colorado Republican kingmaker Larry Mizel is a co-chair of today's $10,000-per-couple lunch for GOP presidential candidate Donal...
Further encouraging services of public interest and duty, the group are pressing to ensure the BBC acts in favour of the public, not profit and to consider secure and transparent long-term sources of funding. Of equal importance to the coalition and of great public interest is for the government to implement Lord Justice Leveson's proposals in full.
From Anderson Cooper to John Oliver, it's become fashionable of late -- even in mainstream media circles -- to laud those daring enough to combine journalism with activism. That's good news -- but it wasn't always that way
Journalists take a lot of hits these days, but we're all glad they're out there asking questions.
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While it's been proven that driverless cars can indeed function without a person behind the wheel, another question comes to mind: What other human tasks are capable of being replaced by technology?
It is natural to feel helpless and upset when we turn to the news for information. We live in a world where tragedy is frequent and suffering is far from nonexistent. Reading stories about the refugee crisis, domestic violence, environmental disasters, decimating animal populations and gun violence in our own country is emotionally taxing.
Donald Trump's treatment of journalists and the press isn't just offensive or rude or political theater. It is dangerous - and that is true whether or not "the media" is popular with the voting public.