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How the Egyptian Press Views the Yemen War

Michael Sharnoff | Posted 06.29.2015 | World
Michael Sharnoff

Egypt has demonstrated that it is ready to combat terrorism by taking a very assertive stance against Islamic State and by joining the Saudi-led coalition in Yemen. What does this mean for Egypt and how does it view conflict in Yemen, Iranian influence and relations with Washington?

Q&A: Should I Friend or Follow My Teen on Social Media?

Common Sense Media | Posted 06.28.2015 | Parents
Common Sense Media

You can ask, but don't insist on it. Some families are connected on social media and it works for them. Some teens don't want their parents seeing everything on their pages (and will block you from seeing things, which kind of defeats the purpose of being friends). Following your teens online opens up a can of worms, and you'll have to figure out how to negotiate that new relationship.

Media Complicit in Problems Plaguing the Police

Kathleen Frydl | Posted 06.28.2015 | Media
Kathleen Frydl

Across a diverse set and on a growing number of streets across America, police have lost credibility. In some neighborhoods like mine, this amounts to mere dissatisfaction; in others, policing as an institution lacks legitimacy. Much work must be undertaken to restore trust, but none of it will happen if the media insist upon undermining their credibility as well.

5 Reasons Why You Need to Get Media Training

Catriona Pollard | Posted 06.27.2015 | Business
Catriona Pollard

If you want to get more media coverage it's essential you're seen and heard in the media on a regular basis.

Oz, to Ozymandias: Science, Soundbites, Symptoms and Systemic Disease

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 06.27.2015 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

Enough already about Dr. Oz. Whichever side you happen to be on, we might collectively acknowledge that much of the noise being made about what is, at...

Kids Must Be Our Nation's Top Priority

Jim Steyer | Posted 06.26.2015 | Impact
Jim Steyer

As we all know, kids don't sit in corporate boardrooms and don't have the votes or economic power to make their voices heard. Yet, their success in life is absolutely essential to our nation's future. And when we stand up for all kids, we stand up for the best interests of our own kids

Cal State Fullerton Student Newspaper Calls Out School Officials for Media Silence, Stonewalling & Rudeness

Dan Reimold | Posted 06.24.2015 | College
Dan Reimold

The main image accompanying a new editorial in The Daily Titan at California State University, Fullerton depicts a massive, seemingly impenetrable red brick wall with the words "CSUF ADMINISTRATION" scrawled across it.

How Can the Bruce Jenner Interview Help Us Better Serve Our Audience

Eden Lane | Posted 06.23.2015 | Media
Eden Lane

Newsrooms are always looking for stories their audiences will find interesting, and the idea of a celebrity they have known for decades revealing they are transgender is attention-getting. Can it be told without resorting to sensationalism?

Funny Girl Gig: Cecily Strong Fourth Female Entertainer At White House Correspondents' Dinner

Beverly Wettenstein | Posted 06.20.2015 | Women
Beverly Wettenstein

Saturday Night Live comedian Cecily Strong, 31, is the fourth female featured solo entertainer at the White House Correspondents' Association Dinner, on Saturday, April 25. Considered one of the top gigs in the comedy business, the annual roast of the president and politicians is considered Washington's equivalent to the Oscars and called the "Nerd Prom."

An Afternoon With Barbara Walters

Patrick Daniel | Posted 06.20.2015 | Media
Patrick Daniel

A good interview is memorable. It makes you leave your own world and enter that of another person. It makes you understand the reality of that person. A good interview also has a good reporter that shows curiosity.

What We Can Learn From Britt McHenry

Shelly Palmer | Posted 06.20.2015 | Technology
Shelly Palmer

How would you feel if you were in Britt McHenry's situation? Would you be mad? Feel helpless? Lash out like she did? Personally, I find her choice of words very distasteful and I can't defend her or them. But this episode is important. It puts us all on notice.

Pick a Body Part You Love Between Your Neck and Knees

Michelle Cove | Posted 06.17.2015 | Parents
Michelle Cove

Girls pick up on our every sigh when we try on jeans that are snug, every groan when we don't like how our dress fits. And they hate hearing our disparaging remarks. It makes them feel sad because they love us. Our comments also normalizing the act of trash-talking our bodies.

Free Authoritative Journalism Must Be Upheld In Iraq

Luay Al Khatteeb | Posted 06.17.2015 | Politics
Luay Al Khatteeb

Many journalists lost their lives as they pursued their noble profession that often placed them in harm's way every time their reporting caused some discomfort for a political or militant group.

My Worst Career Move

Jon Raj | Posted 06.16.2015 | Small Business
Jon Raj

As a student of both marketing and digital advertising, that November I felt a sea change about to happen. Digital was being infused into all types of advertising and data was becoming more and more important.

Gabriel Arana

This GIF Perfectly Illustrates Dumb Election Coverage | Gabriel Arana | Posted 05.24.2015 | Media

The video of reporters chasing Hillary's Clinton's van -- dubbed the "Scooby van" -- is a perfect representation of election coverage: gobs of reporte...

Are You Ready For Your Close-up?

Stampp Corbin | Posted 06.15.2015 | Gay Voices
Stampp Corbin

With the ongoing incidents concerning inappropriate police shootings, the call for body cameras is getting increasingly louder. So loud that scores of police departments across the nation have already implemented or begun implementation of the technology.

Sixty Years in Journalism: Advice to the Class of 2015 -- and 2019

Irv Chapman | Posted 06.15.2015 | Media
Irv Chapman

In the early days of the American Republic, news media, meaning newspapers and pamphlets, proliferated. They were highly partisan, often nasty, and not necessarily wedded to the truth.

Optimal Human Nutrition? There, There...

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 06.15.2015 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

The Council of Directors of the True Health Coalition is already, only weeks after its formation, home to nearly 150 leading experts from nearly 20 countries, rallying around the same basic principles of healthy eating.

What the Media Can Learn From the Airline Industry

Joshua Macht | Posted 06.15.2015 | Media
Joshua Macht

Airlines have taken a fundamentally different approach to the market. Rather than continue to battle one another to the bottom with discount pricing, the industry is now widely practicing what's called "capacity discipline." They have effectively curbed supply in order to fuel demand, and it's working. But how doesthis relate to the publishing industry?

Essence Recognizes Five Trailblazers In One Badass Cover

The Huffington Post | Lilly Workneh | Posted 04.14.2015 | Black Voices

Yes! Essence magazine is marking a big milestone in May -- and to honor the event, they’ve dedicated the cover of their upcoming issue to five we...

3 Key Lessons That Have the Potential to Change the World! - An Exclusive Interview With Carol Thompson Cole, Venture Philanthropy Partners CEO

George Sifakis | Posted 06.13.2015 | Impact
George Sifakis

Our goal is to make sure every young person in the National Capital Region has the opportunity to realize his or her dreams and aspirations.

Should Editors Bother With Fact Checking? Or, Newsweek Publishes Hatchet-Job Attack on #Wind Power.

A. Siegel | Posted 06.13.2015 | Green
A. Siegel

Newsweek's editors have done a disservice to their readers with the publication of Randy Simmons' broadside attack on wind power. Simmons argues, in short, that government subsidy of wind power (such as the production tax credit, or PTC) is counterproductive and too costly.

Generation X -- Talented, Adventurous, Innovative and Resilient

Elwood D. Watson | Posted 06.10.2015 | Impact
Elwood D. Watson

Recently, I led a roundtable panel with several fellow Gen X scholars/professors at an academic conference entitled "Generation X Turns 50." The discussions were funny, lively, engaging, candid, inspirational and very informative. In short, we kept it real! It was a pleasure to be part of such a vibrant discussion.

The Shock We Encountered at Jerusalem's Wailing Wall

Phil Cooke, Ph.D. | Posted 06.09.2015 | Education
Phil Cooke, Ph.D.

The world has changed. The question is -- has that really impacted the way we do business, engage in politics, share our faith, offer assistance, create educational programs, and more?

The 'Diversity' of Emojis

Allison Underhill | Posted 06.10.2015 | Technology
Allison Underhill

After receiving a lot of heat for not representing different ethnicities in its emojis, Apple FINALLY released iOS 8.3, which includes a keyboard with 300 new racial diverse emojis. Now our emojis are actually representative of the skin tones and races of people across the globe.