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T.J. Holmes: Don't Sleep, I'm A Free Agent!

Posted 05.10.2013 | Black Voices

Eight months after the debut of his BET late night news-satire series, “Don’t Sleep,” T.J. Holmes has officially announced that he's completely ...

Michael Calderone

Howard Kurtz's Connection To Little-Known Website Raises Questions

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 05.05.2013 | Media

NEW YORK -- Howard Kurtz, the Washington bureau chief for The Daily Beast and Newsweek, has been regularly contributing to, and heavily promoting, a l...

MSNBC Guest Asks: Why Isn't Bush On Trial For War Crimes?

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 04.29.2013 | Media

Is former President George W. Bush a war criminal? That was the question posed by MSNBC guest Dave Zirin during an episode of "Melissa Harris-Perry...

Gerry Smith

Companies That Get Hacked Should Be Fined, Regulator Says

HuffingtonPost.com | Gerry Smith | Posted 04.25.2013 | Technology

In the wake of a brief stock market crash caused by hackers sending out a false tweet from the Associated Press' Twitter account, companies who fail t...

Michael Calderone

New York Times Rumored To Be Courting Atlantic's Editor

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 04.25.2013 | Media

NEW YORK -- New York Times executive editor Jill Abramson recently met with Atlantic Editor-in-Chief James Bennet and discussed the possibility of him...

A New Threat of Idiocratic Terrorism?

William Bradley | Posted 06.24.2013 | World
William Bradley

If the Boston bombing was terrorism, as Tsarnaev claims, it looks like an especially boneheaded form of terrorism. Let's call it idiocratic terrorism. That's an adaptation of the title of the cult 2006 film Idiocracy, a satire about a dystopic future in which pretty much everyone is an idiot.

Gerry Smith

Syrian Hacker Collective Takes Responsibility For AP Twitter Hack

HuffingtonPost.com | Gerry Smith | Posted 04.23.2013 | Technology

A hacker group calling itself the Syrian Electronic Army took credit for hacking the Twitter account of the Associated Press Tuesday and sending out a...

Jason Linkins

Col Allan Apologizes For New York Post's Terrible Boston Coverage ... Or Does He?

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 04.20.2013 | Media

If you found in your copy of Friday morning's New York Post a letter from the paper's editor-in-chief, Col Allan, expressing "regret" over the Post's ...

Unnerved by the Uncertainty of Complexity: The Boston Bombings

William Bradley | Posted 06.19.2013 | World
William Bradley

Even before the wild overnight developments in the Boston bombings -- Russians, Chechens, the Caucuses (sic), Kyrgy-what? -- it was clear that we are culturally unprepared for the complexity of the Boston bombings.

Michael Calderone

The New York Post Stands By Boston Marathon Story

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 04.18.2013 | Media

NEW YORK -– For the second time this week, the New York Post came under fire for its Boston bombing coverage after publishing a photo Thursday of tw...

Michael Calderone

Reporters Ran Boston Marathon, Then Covered Tragedy

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 04.16.2013 | Media

When New York Times reporter John Eligon got out the shower on Monday afternoon, he saw a text message from a friend asking if he was okay. Eligon had...

Bill O'Reilly and Glenn Beck: Champions of Gay Rights?

Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Michelangelo Signorile

O'Reilly surely is quite cognizant of keeping his ratings high as he sees support for gay marriage rise rapidly in the polls. But if the debate over marriage equality now needs to move into the Fox News audience, it's certainly not a bad thing to have O'Reilly taking on the anti-equality crowd.

Michael Calderone

Magazine Profile Fuels Anthony Weiner Speculation

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 04.11.2013 | Media

NEW YORK –- When the former New York congressman Anthony Weiner left his apartment Wednesday afternoon, reporters were outside waiting. “So I ...

The Impact of Digital Storytelling: An Interview with Wunderman New York's Nick Moore

Derek Smith | Posted 06.09.2013 | Media
Derek Smith

Successful storytelling in today's complicated digital landscape is a marketer's biggest challenge and opportunity. I had the opportunity to interview Nick Moore, EVP Chief Creative Officer of Wunderman New York, who shared with me the importance of digital storytelling.

Michael Calderone

Mother Jones' David Corn Lands Another Secret Tape Scoop

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 04.10.2013 | Media

NEW YORK –- Mother Jones Washington bureau chief David Corn, who won a prestigious Polk Award for obtaining the full video documenting presidential ...

Michael Calderone

BuzzFeed Poaches Politico Reporter To Cover Congress

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 04.09.2013 | Media

NEW YORK –- BuzzFeed, the online news site that burst onto the political scene during the 2012 election, is beefing up Washington coverage and has h...

Michael Calderone

Former 'Crossfire' Stars Hope CNN Brings Show Back

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 04.09.2013 | Media

NEW YORK -– As news broke Friday afternoon that CNN executives were considering bringing back "Crossfire", the conversation on Twitter quickly turne...

How Smart Glasses Are Impacting Digital Storytelling

Derek Smith | Posted 06.08.2013 | Technology
Derek Smith

It is clear that in 2013, the emergence of smart glasses is having a dramatic impact on the digital storytelling experience. I had the unique opportunity to interview Brian Ballard, the CEO of APX-Labs, who is focused on building software that brings smart glasses to life.

Michael Calderone

Politico Puts Flagship Web Show On Hold To Retool

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 04.03.2013 | Media

Politico has quietly placed its thrice-weekly web show “Politico Live” on hold while retooling the format, perhaps to a weekly show featuring its ...

Michael Calderone

Can Journalism Be Taught In North Korea?

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 04.01.2013 | Media

NEW YORK -- On Saturday morning, The New York Times ran a front-page photo of a mass rally in Pyongyang, one of few recent images to originate from t...

Michael Calderone

National Journal Poaches Editor From Politico

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 03.29.2013 | Media

NEW YORK -- In fall 2010, National Journal tried ramping up its Web presence following the success of Politico, a high-metabolism outlet that launch...

Fox News Hosts Say Government Should Fund White House Tour Instead Of Sex Ed

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 03.30.2013 | Media

Who needs sex education classes when you could have an entire century of White House tours? Discussing the government's dispensing of funding Frida...

Michael Calderone

Digital Ad Network Files For Bankruptcy

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 03.29.2013 | Media

NEW YORK -- CommonSense Media, a digital advertising network co-founded by film producer and Firedoglake publisher Jane Hamsher, has filed for bankrup...

Michael Calderone

Washington Post Withholds High-Ranking CIA Official's Name

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 03.27.2013 | Media

NEW YORK –- The Washington Post revealed Wednesday in a front-page story that a woman currently running the clandestine service had signed off on a ...

Surrender of Warlord Ntaganda Will Not Change Life for Millions of Congolese

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.25.2013 | World
Georgianne Nienaber

Discontent and violence is everywhere in Congo, but the narrative is extremely complicated, the demands and the names of militias require spreadsheets to understand, and no reporters want to venture deep into rebel territories to investigate the unrest.