She was born Betty Joan Perske in the Bronx in 1924 to two Jewish immigrants. She was immortalized as "Lauren Bacall" for her smoky voice, come-hither looks, flirtatious wit.
In his latest article for The Intercept, Glenn Greenwald takes a highly critical look at a story by NPR's counterterrorism correspondent, Dina Temple-Raston, which aired on Morning Edition earlier this month.
Beyond its well-maintained public image, Santa Barbara, California (aka the American Riviera) is a working class town whose local economy includes a large service sector where some 38.0 percent of the population is Latino.
History appears to be repeating itself in the Islamic Republic. Whenever many Iranians believe that there will be more socio-political, individual as well as socio-economic freedoms in the country, due to the rule of a moderate or reformist president, the domestic crack down and human rights violation in the Islamic Republic mount up.
The 24th Annual AAJA (Asian American Journalists Association) Convention and Career Fair will be held in Washington D.C. from Aug. 13-16. Here are 10 Things you should know about it.
My husband doesn't look like Zac Efron. But he looks like Prince Charming to me. And he does the dishes. And brings me a cup of tea every night.
Ace Atkins has written 15 books over the past 15 years. He published his first novel, Crossroad Blues, at age 27, becoming a full-time novelist at age 30.
Most journalists are aware that they won't have a story to fall onto their laps like Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward did. However, the little victories count.
This post was originally published on Cisco's Technology News Site. Advances in technology mean advances in all forms of communication, which mea...
The way James Brown saw it, the hardships in his life -- born in a shotgun shack in the woods, abandoned by his mother, spending days as a child picking cotton under the hot sun, troubles with the law, substance abuse issues, the betrayal of friends and business associates -- were not disadvantages, but rather, sacred consecrations.
If you don't have the opportunity or bandwidth to write, request to sit down with a journalist -- completely independent of any other agenda. Ask them what their day is like, what their job entails, what makes a good story for them and so on.
As a journalist dedicated to reporting on animal issues, nearly all of them are brimming with news-worthy elements: poverty, climate change, land-ownership issues, gender imbalance, rural plight, global trade, corruption, and blatant abuse of power.
Online stories often have an eternal shelf life that holds no geographical boundaries. The more that traditional media and brands collectively embrace this new normal, the more these challenges will become opportunities for us all.
Let's address the elephant in the newsroom: a Muslim woman with a headscarf. Yes, I am a news reporter. And yes, I keep this scarf on my head while reporting (though not always this particular scarf). There has yet to be a Muslim woman who wears the hijab anchoring American news in any commercial market. Needless to say I wanted (and still want) to fill the gap.
We no longer have news; instead, we have trends. And, one thing we can be sure of -- what is trending today, no matter how earth-shattering or horrifi...
We should have 100 Ayman Mohyedin's out there -- people of any background who are willing to tell the stories that are not being told simply because it's the right thing to do. What better aspiration could we guide our young people towards than that?