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Honduras Human Rights Abuses Worse One Year After President Lobo Took Office

Bill Quigley | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Bill Quigley

Gross violations of human rights directed against activists, opposition leaders and journalists reveal a government that is far removed from democracy and a nation that is far from reconciling.

Two Lenses are Better than One - Twin Video review

Jonathan Handel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Jonathan Handel

Overall rating: As a fun toy: A As a vlogger/journalists' tool: A- The Good: Useful tool and fun, clever toy The Bad: Standard def; "Me" image is ...

For Those Who Love to Hate the New York Times

Geri Spieler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Geri Spieler

It is difficult to sort out how much of Gray Lady Down is personal or an objective assessment of the New York Times by William McGowan.

The Great Urban Hack -- Not so Lazy Sunday

Ben Berkowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Ben Berkowitz

Today, 50-plus journos, entrepreneurs and geeks are working under similar time constraints for the social benefit of New Yorkers.

Inside a Reporter's Mind -- A Scary Place

Jonathan Bernstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jonathan Bernstein

Believe it or not, reporters would probably find it as scary to be in your mind as you would to be in theirs. The catch is that they're paid to be in yours and will do their best to get there.

Controversial Sexy Gift for Putin and the Future of Russian Journalism

Oleg Kozlovsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Oleg Kozlovsky

Putin got an unusual gift from several students of Moscow State University's Department of Journalism. Twelve soon-to-be journalists in sexy lingerie posed for a calendar entitled "Happy Birthday, Mr. Putin!"

Journalists and Presidents, Working Together

David Vognar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
David Vognar

The relationship between the press and government has always been unequal. Most journalists take dictation from government more than they grill it.

Shining A Light On The U.S. Foster Care System (VIDEO)

C-SPAN | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Huffington Post blogger Daniel Heimpel, founder and project director of Fostering Media Connections, was interviewed on "C-SPAN's Washington Journal" ...

Media Must Remember Its Duty in the Face of a Threat

Stephen Montemayor | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Stephen Montemayor

A chief victory of Mexican drug cartels has been the silencing of its country's presses. Yes, the criminals have bought a paper's freedom by burying another employee of El Diario.

Around the World With No Luggage? How About 17 Countries (Six Weeks) With Only One Pair of Underwear?

Sue Frause | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Sue Frause

I opted for ExOfficio's Give-N-Go brand ($18), although I'm not sure about the tag that accompanied them...

The Worst Massacre You've Never Heard Of

Bob Dietz | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Bob Dietz

Can the Philippines end the reign of terror against journalists? Can they safely do their critically important work - maintaining the balance of power between a government and its people?

Wild Experimentation in San Francisco's Local News Scene

Christin Evans | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Christin Evans

In San Francisco, hyperlocal sites have sprouted in all compass directions with terrific reporting of local neighborhood news.

Upcoming Changes for Newsweek

Spencer Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Spencer Green

A return to hard-hitting investigative journalism: Fareed Zakaria on "Which clouds are prettiest?" Inception team goes inside every sleeping American's head, plants message: "Weekly news magazines are more relevant than ever."

For Middle East Media, Can Peace Be the Message?

Kiyotaka Akasaka | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Kiyotaka Akasaka

For me, a seminar we organized in Lisbon last month for Israeli and Palestinian journalists was a powerful reminder of the value of bringing actual, real life people together.

Tonight's Big Story: Is It Newswordy?

Rick Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Rick Horowitz

"This guy's trying to make history -- blow the cover off the war in Afghanistan and all that -- and he's going around calling himself 'WikiLeaks'?! He ought to be embarrassed!"

Journalists As First Responders

Robert Weller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Robert Weller

How does a reporter square that with the fact that today's communications, and the spread of terrorism, may result in them becoming what amounts to the first responders to a disaster?

Mistweeted: The Firing of Octavia Nasr

Chez Pazienza | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Chez Pazienza

I don't think that when the true feelings of any newsperson somehow slip out into the realm of the public, the journalist is now spoiled and has "lost credibility." That's just nonsense.

Ten Journalist Murder Cases To Solve

Committe To Protect Journalists | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

In the Philippines, political clan members slaughter more than 30 news media workers and dump their bodies in mass graves. In Sri Lanka, a prominent e...

Vietnam -- Still at War Thirty-Five Years Later

Thomas A. Bass | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Thomas A. Bass

The continuing Vietnam war is a battle over memory, history, and truth, and the stakes are still high.

Muslims & Non-Muslims Hear about Terrorist Threat, Solutions at Harvard Club

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jim Luce

An accomplished and diverse group of people -- Muslim and non-Muslim -- who share a common concern about growing extremism and the threat it poses to ...

Iran Cranks Up Its Crackdown on Culture

Virginia M. Moncrieff | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Virginia M. Moncrieff

The attack on culture in Iran has been steadily growing since last year. Before his jailing, film director Jafar Panahi had given extensive interviews about how he avoided the Culture Ministry.

HuffPost Readers Ask Jere Van Dyk Their Questions About Afghan War, Being Kidnapped By Taliban

Huffington Post and Big Think | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Tuesday, June 29th, Big Think will interview Jere Van Dyk, the author and American journalist who was captured and held by the Taliban for 45 days in ...

Jon Stewart Deserves Pulitzer for Defense of Helen Thomas

Mike Green | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Green

In the wake of Ms. Thomas' abrupt resignation, media don't seem too concerned with the monumental issues pertaining to the challenges facing both Israel and the Palestinians that she raised.

International Crisis Group Calls Congo Government a Failure and Warns of Anarchy

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Georgianne Nienaber

The International Crisis Group's latest report, "Congo: A Stalled Democratic Agenda," scrutinizes the four year presidency of Joseph Kabila, calls it a failure, and warns that DRC risks anarchy without democracy and institutional reform.

Black box

Yvette Kantrow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Yvette Kantrow

I'm feeling a little bleary-eyed these days, and it's not just from staring at my computer screen to read the usual menu of news stories and blogs and...