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The Jon Stewart Problem

Keith Gaby | Posted 06.29.2016 | Green
Keith Gaby

The heart of the progressive point of view is the idea that government has a role to play in solving some of our toughest problems. The private sector...

Confronting the Whitewashing Of Disability: Interview with #DisabilityTooWhite Creator Vilissa Thompson

Sarah Blahovec | Posted 06.28.2016 | Black Voices
Sarah Blahovec

A new hashtag campaign has been making waves in the disability community and facilitating dialogue about how we see disability. #DisabilityTooWhite

Reclaiming The UK Media

Jyoti Mann | Posted 06.27.2016 | Media
Jyoti Mann

Further encouraging services of public interest and duty, the group are pressing to ensure the BBC acts in favour of the public, not profit and to consider secure and transparent long-term sources of funding. Of equal importance to the coalition and of great public interest is for the government to implement Lord Justice Leveson's proposals in full.

A Tale Of Two Front Pages

Stanley Fish | Posted 06.27.2016 | Media
Stanley Fish

The day after the Orlando massacre, the New York Daily News and the New York Post ran front-page headlines that couldn't be more different.

Millennials Paving The Way: Tiffany Pham Has Built An Award-Winning Digital Platform For Women

Yasamin Beitollahi | Posted 06.26.2016 | Technology
Yasamin Beitollahi

This is the seventh post in my series, Millennials Paving The Way, highlighting today's brightest Millennials who are empowering future generations to become change makers.

The Complexities Of Thai Buddhism

Nicholas Liusuwan | Posted 06.23.2016 | Religion
Nicholas Liusuwan

Thailand is often referred to as "The Land of Buddhism", the best country in the world for those looking to study the teachings of the Buddha, at least the Theravada branch of the teachings. Thailand's reputation as the center of Buddhism is well renowned, with numerous people from all over the world often times coming to Thailand and even learning Thai so that they can study Buddhism there.

What The Media Gets Wrong About Mental Illness

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 06.22.2016 | Healthy Living

It's time to start treating people with mental illness with the compassion they deserve. One key to doing so? Stop perpetuating myths about mental hea...

Cristiano Ronaldo Throws Reporter's Mic Into Lake, Finally Makes A Shot

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 06.22.2016 | Sports

Was it something he said? On Wednesday, Portugal soccer team captain Cristiano Ronaldo grabbed a reporter's microphone and threw it into a lake just b...

Moths To The Media Trumped-Up Flame

Cylvia Hayes | Posted 06.22.2016 | Media
Cylvia Hayes

There is little difference in the style of coverage and tone between sports talk shows on ESPN and political analyses on CNN or FOX. It's all about having a set opinion, defending it bombastically, talking over one another and getting the last word in.

Grace, Frankie and the Ultimate Destruction of Life as we Know It

Jason Shulman | Posted 06.21.2016 | Media
Jason Shulman

Two stories caught my eye recently, both in the New York Times. The first was a piece on show-binging: indulging in our newly-found ability to watch an entire season's of a show in one or two sittings.

For Belly Laughs, Hispanics Turn To 'El Chavo'

Court Stroud | Posted 06.21.2016 | Media
Court Stroud

Sitcom is the most popular Spanish-language comedy in the U.S. and worldwide. This article is part of an ongoing Media Life series entitled "Catch...

The Big Problem With Mainstream Media and Body Image

Zac Thompson | Posted 06.30.2016 | HuffPost Live 321
Zac Thompson

We spend our lives striving to achieve the perfection we see in the media but maybe we should start taking more stock in ourselves.

Targeting Billennials? Target Elders Too.

Court Stroud | Posted 06.20.2016 | Business
Court Stroud

Decision-making is often a collective effort, even if one party believes it owns the process.

Innovation in News Media World Report 2016: A Roadmap

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 06.18.2016 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

"Daring to Print." So headlines Eric Fottorino, Editor of Le 1, and former editor of French daily Le Monde, in his foreword to what has become a ref...

Silver Bells: Moving On From The Workplace I Loved

Pete Wilgoren | Posted 06.17.2016 | Media
Pete Wilgoren

The final chapter in my career with the company arrived unceremoniously in four very average cardboard boxes. The belongings were well cared for and meticulously cataloged on labels but I really didn't want to look. After sixteen years with the company, I knew what the boxes contained.

Mass Karma

Robert Koehler | Posted 06.16.2016 | Politics
Robert Koehler

This won't be the last. Half a week into the Orlando tragedy, this reality remains pretty much unacknowledged, as cause-seekers focus on security and...

Stop Glorifying Killers and Terrorists!

L.E. Kalikow | Posted 06.14.2016 | Media
L.E. Kalikow

Killers and terrorists often revel in publicity. Why does the public need to know the names of every sicko that shoots someone or plants a bomb? Grant...

Helping Parents Help Children in Traumatic Times

Marianne Kuzujanakis M.D. M.P.H. | Posted 06.14.2016 | Parents
Marianne Kuzujanakis M.D. M.P.H.

Article originally appears HERE at SENG (Supporting Emotional Needs of the Gifted) Again the world grieves from another act of outrageous violence a...

The American News License Never Expires

Mark Silva | Posted 06.14.2016 | Media
Mark Silva

There is nothing like the attempted denial of a fundamental right in a free society to ensure that this right will be exercised to its fullest. If "yes" was ever intended to ingratiate a news reporter, in a bid for good press, "no" is a sure guarantee that you won't like what you read.

Doing Good Is Good Business

Jennifer Risi | Posted 06.13.2016 | Business
Jennifer Risi

You may remember Ogilvy's advertising campaign for Nationwide at the Super Bowl, which focused on reducing preventable accidents at home. It was one o...

5 Things I Learned From Syrian Refugees In Jordan

Michelle Abou-Raad | Posted 06.11.2016 | World
Michelle Abou-Raad

Urban refugees don't always make it onto the news, but they are suffering immensely. Over 650,000 Syrian refugees are living in Jordan and the majority lives in unfinished apartments and dilapidated buildings in the cities.

They're Just Like Us

Anthony Hatcher | Posted 06.09.2016 | Religion
Anthony Hatcher

One of the most important lessons I took from this experience was that religion does have so many positive things about it.

No, Bernie Sanders Shouldn't Concede. He Can Still Win, Despite What Media Says.

H. A. Goodman | Posted 06.09.2016 | Politics
H. A. Goodman

It might seem blasphemous to many loyal Democrats, but once the media firestorm creates a new narrative, Bernie Sanders will easily surpass Clinton to become nominee.

PR Lessons Everyone Can Learn From the Cincinnati Zoo Incident

Richard Lorenzen | Posted 06.08.2016 | Business
Richard Lorenzen

Earlier this month when a young boy fell into a gorilla enclosure at the Cincinnati Zoo, concerned citizens from all over the world started weighing i...

A Sublime Gem Across the Pond, Part Two

Wyatt O'Brian Evans | Posted 06.08.2016 | Queer Voices
Wyatt O'Brian Evans

"I think all writers should know their craft and write beyond life in their immediate area. America isn't the center of the world. I'd like to read mo...