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Magazine Launches Were Up In 2014, But So Were Closures

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 12.18.2014 | Media

All things considered, 2014 proved to be a pretty decent year for the magazine industry. Though 99 outlets folded this year, 190 new magazines als...

Extraordinary Power Exists Within Ordinary People, And The World Should Know It

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 10.20.2014 | Media

A person doesn't need money, power or status to be able to make a positive impact on the world. When 17-year-old Malala Yousafzai won the Nobel Pea...

Here's a Media Insight: the Experts Are Clueless

Robert Marich | Posted 08.26.2014 | Media
Robert Marich

In 1977, a reputable media researcher speaking to a convention of theater owners predicted that competition from the then-embryonic cable TV business would wipe out U.S. cinema by the mid-1980s. What happened?

What A Week!

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 10.06.2013 | Media

With the sale of the Washington Post to Jeff Bezos--and the sale of the Boston Globe to Red Sox owner John Henry--the feeling that Something Big Was H...

Scaling Up The Huffington Post -- Lessons to Ease the Millennials' Growing Pains

Pro Journo | Posted 04.27.2013 | Impact
Pro Journo

Fellow Student Reporter Tim Lehmann and I sat down with The Huffington Post's founder, Ms. Arianna Huffington, at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. What can we learn from The Huffington Post in terms of scaling up our model?

Old (Media) Habits Die Hard

Jeff Pollack | Posted 06.13.2011 | Media
Jeff Pollack

It's clear that even as consumers enjoy better and faster access to more and more options, traditional media usage still dominates in many sectors.

TV: More Mea Culpas than a Confessional

Greg Evans | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Greg Evans

I spot a trend. Suddenly my TV set has more mea culpas than a confessional. Comedies admit they're not funny and never really were. Networks retreat from the stratagems they'd promised would be revolutionary.

Midwest Editors Shifting On Gay Marriage

Dan Treul | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Dan Treul

In another signal, perhaps, that the country is ready for change, newspapers across the Midwest showed either even-handedness or excitement for an issue that only years ago was considered taboo.