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What Is Competency-Based Education, and Why Does It Matter?

Julian L. Alssid | Posted 10.26.2014 | Education
Julian L. Alssid

The curricula for competency-based programs as a whole are purpose-built to prepare students for industry and careers as they evolve

The Death or Birth of the News?

Nick Turse | Posted 10.26.2014 | Media
Nick Turse

I thought I was witnessing the end of an era, the death of an institution. It turned out that, 10 years ago, I actually was witnessing the end of an era while living through the formative stages of another.

Diversity in Media: Internships

Cierra Lockett | Posted 06.25.2014 | Black Voices
Cierra Lockett

There are many programs that offer great opportunities for diverse college students to succeed in media, and they have fostered meaningful learning experiences for young professionals for years now.

Crash the Gate: What the Class of 2014 Needs to Know About the New Route to Success

Marian Salzman | Posted 04.08.2014 | Business
Marian Salzman

Personal networks will replace corporate hierarchies and recruiters, so invest in friends and fans. Treat your relationships as long-term investments .

Yoga and Filmmaking Combine to Change the Lives of Women in India

Kino MacGregor | Posted 06.29.2013 | Impact
Kino MacGregor

In LA, many people work in the media industry and do yoga, but few connect the two passions. Kayoko Mitsumatsu, founder of Yoga Gives Back, married her two interests in film and yoga with a powerful vision to empower the women of India through micro-loan and education financing.

Watch: Arianna Talks Success, Failure, And Sleep

Huff TV | Posted 05.14.2013 | Business
Huff TV

Arianna discussed the rise of HuffPost, her successes and failures, and her interest in sleep in the second part of a CNN profile (watch part one here...

On Piracy and Privacy

Greg Goldberg | Posted 04.11.2012 | Technology
Greg Goldberg

When Google institutes a privacy overhaul in March, what are 350 million Gmail users to do? In the battle against SOPA/PIPA, Internet users got a glimpse of how powerful the participation industry has become.

News for all the People: An Unflattering Portrait of Race and American Media

Art Brodsky | Posted 01.03.2012 | Books
Art Brodsky

These are the stories that seldom get told in the sweep of media history in this country. While books are written about the Hearst dynasty, or the Medills and Pattersons, press barons of their time, an entire vital chapter history has largely been given short shrift, until now.

WATCH: Tamron Hall On Being A Reporter

Posted 10.03.2011 | Black Voices

Breaking down the color barrier in various industries seems to be a common thread among many African American professionals. For MSNBC news anchor Tam...

The Virtual Breadline

Tom Davis | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tom Davis

The Internet was supposed to make their lives better. Instead, it has taken away their job. Now, ironically, they use the Internet as their vehicle to vent, request and even beg and plead.

Media Companies Hiring Again

The New York Observer | John Koblin | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

After what's been an endless year for the city's ink-stained wretches, there's something thawing besides our grim winter: the job market. For the past...

Audiences Don't Pay for Content

Mark McLaughlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Mark McLaughlin

The media industry needs to get healthy but we won't get there if we think about the Internet as the reason that consumers have stopped paying for content.

ABC News: Does Diane Sawyer Get a Flip Camera?

Michael Wolff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael Wolff

Along with the great and convulsive changes that have come to the news business these last few years, here's another big one: The ABC network has anno...

A Little Progress at the Chicago Media Future Conference

Ryan Blitstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Ryan Blitstein

It's 2009, and the people in the room are relatively sophisticated -- don't waste their time asking five people to define "what news is."

Prof. Schumpeter Comes to Hollywood

Chris Albrecht and John Penney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Chris Albrecht and John Penney

Dr. Joseph Schumpeter will never be the subject of a Hollywood-style biopic, but his ideas on the rise and fall of industries form the basis for the script the media business finds itself following today.