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Salon's Cary Tennis on the Future of Print Journalism

Salon | Cary Tennis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

I spent the last four and a half years studying print journalism in college and watching vacantly as the newspaper/magazine industry crumbled before m...

Michael Jackson and the Dawn of Global India

Vamsee Juluri | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Vamsee Juluri

Rock may have smashed the iron curtain, but it was just the moonwalk that did it for India.

Target Women: Charm School

Sarah Haskins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Sarah Haskins

They have taken the women from "Rock of Love Bus" and "Real Chance At Love" and put them in a house together to learn the finer arts of charm. Also, to get sh*t-faced and bitch slap each other.

"Avoid Marriage," Advises Atlantic Writer

Bella DePaulo | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Bella DePaulo

Who is happier and psychologically stronger - people who got married and then got unmarried, or people who stayed single? The answer, in just about every study I've ever reviewed, is people who have stayed single.

Michael Jackson and the Media (Hello! What Happened to Iran?)

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Marcia G. Yerman

The watershed image of loss for me of the past week was not the "King of Pop." It was the picture of Neda Agha Soltan looking squarely into the camera, for what may have been a passport photo.

A Fellow Gary Native and Ex-Motown Recording Artist Remembers the King of Pop

Eric Deggans | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Eric Deggans

My life and Michael Jackson's have run along somewhat parallel lines for years, back to our earliest days growing up in the shadow of steel mills in Gary.

Think Again: Who Jails Journalists?

Eric Alterman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Eric Alterman

At least 36 journalists are being held captive in Iran, 26 of whom were arrested after the presidential election.

Michael Jackson vs. The News

Mark Morford | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mark Morford

Do you want to even compare? Do you dare even try? Don't you already know the outcome? Of course you do. You already know which kind of event...

The Meanings of MSM

Bob Franken | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Read More: Msm, Media, Media News
Bob Franken

It's easy to get confused. Until bloggers started disparaging "Mainstream Media," I always thought "MSM" was a gay guy thing in the personals. One ca...

Report From Hell - One of a Series

Earl Pomerantz | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Earl Pomerantz

For the next half hour, I was ping-ponged between the department where people told me I needed my account reinstated and the department where people refused to reinstate it.

The Media's Double Standard On Showing Neda's Death

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Chris Weigant

Either show us the Neda video uncensored, or don't show the poster. You can't really have this one both ways. The American public can either handle this image or we can't. Decide, and be consistent.

Iran: Media Loves a Revolution

Michael Wolff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael Wolff

More than murder, corruption, war, scandal, it's revolution that the media adores.

Discovering America

Frankie Martin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Frankie Martin

In every country that we visited, the idea that Americans harbored negative opinions of Muslims was named as the "number one threat to the Muslim world" in surveys we distributed.


Yvette Kantrow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Yvette Kantrow

Maybe it's just me, but I'm getting tired of the media telling me what I need and don't need. Time's Cheapskate blog is just the latest manifestation of this trend

CNN Praises a Dictator

Sanjeev Bery | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Sanjeev Bery

Somehow, is bestowing positive coverage upon the Shah and his son without once acknowledging the repressive practices of the Shah's regime.

An Exclusive Interview with a Pro-Ahmadinejad Cleric in Qom, Iran

Ali A. Rizvi | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ali A. Rizvi

A recurring theme in many of the cleric's answers is his very strong belief that "foreign" Western powers, particularly England, are behind the current unrest in Tehran

Would Allen Ginsberg Like Twitter?

Marissa Moss | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Marissa Moss

First thought, best thought. Improvisational jazz, poetry slams and music jams, Ginsberg, Kerouac. First thought, best thought. Holy hell. Is that Twitter?

Iran Elections: Quit Turning Your Twitter Avatars Green and Do Something

Kase Wickman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Kase Wickman

One click is too easy. One click is not one life saved, one dollar donated, not one ounce of difference made. One click is nothing at all.

Daily Show, Pundits Shouldn't Dismiss Twitter's Vital Role in Iran Coverage

Michael C. Moynihan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael C. Moynihan

For every Internet epiphenomenon promoted by the blond automatons of cable news there exists an army of pundits offering a cynical, countervailing view.

CNN, Please Stop!

Parvez Sharma | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Parvez Sharma

Just a few thoughts on the cable news media here in the US (and the delightful possibility of its extinction after the dust settles on all of this).

Twitter Can't Cure Cancer! But the Right Pro-Am Mix is the Future of Journalism

Phil Bronstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Phil Bronstein

Look, Twitter can't cure cancer. But it's certainly part of the genetic makeup of a future vaccine to combat the transitional disease affecting professional journalism.

Reaching Out to Turkmenistan

Farid Tuhbatullin | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Farid Tuhbatullin

Turkmenistan remains one of the most repressive countries in the world. It needs to fully break with the repressive practices of the Niazov era, and its international partners need to say so.

I Am Holden Caulfield

Michael Wolff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael Wolff

The best client you could have if you are an intellectual property lawyer is JD Salinger. The second best is JK Rowling.

CNN's Navarrette Gets Iran Wrong

Sanjeev Bery | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Sanjeev Bery

While tempting, the calls to get tougher with the Iranian government fail to consider the legacy of 25 years of U.S. intervention against Iranian democracy.

The Face of the LGBT Movement and the Mainstream Media: Tackling the Diversity Problem

Pam Spaulding | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Pam Spaulding

What I believe hurts our case a bit, from a PR (and strategic) perspective, is that we've seen few LGBT people of color on-air as the movement faces off against the first black President and his administration.