Sir Richard Branson has never been afraid to tackle big, thorny business problems or large, complex social issues. One of his latest challenges: Ending the war on drugs, combines both of them.
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Privateer Holdings, a Seattle-based private equity firm, is making a very big ,and what looks to be a very smart, investment as Canada's national medi...
Yes, social media abstracts and collates human voices where other media forms can humanize and deepen them. It can also spread those voices across the globe in ways no other medium can.
Belva Davis, who hosted KQED's This Week in Northern California for almost 20 years, explains why she admires PBS Newshour's anchors Judy Woodruff and Gwen Ifill; and why journalists need both curiosity and passion to create a successful career.
Hey, the folks at California Report did a report on volunteering, and mentioned some real experience involving craigslist that I figure I'm proud of:
Michael Krasny has probably interviewed more famous and celebrated authors than anyone, ever. Amazingly, he's done it on a sharply devalued medium, radio.
First published 1/27/10 in calbuzz.com:
Calbuzz.com: PXP goes viral: After AP picked up* our story last week on the once-secret offshore oil drill...
With state budgets under attack, we in the arts are bracing for a familiar song: whether or not to fund arts in the schools.
Is it possible that the future of real journalism is in the form of a non-profit entity?
As we are reminded again this week: you don't get in trouble in D.C. for lying, covering up and stonewalling, but you catch hell for telling the truth-- even if it's the least-surprising truth ever.
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