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Keeping It Real in Trump's America

Cas Mudde | Posted 11.11.2016 | Education
Cas Mudde

As an educator, parent, and public intellectual I have an obligation to provide an accurate assessment of the possible future, which neither ignores nor exaggerates the dangers.

If We Want A Civil America, Teachers Must Take The Lead

Stuart Muszynski | Posted 11.09.2016 | Politics
Stuart Muszynski

We ought to be encouraging teachers to teach values --embracing the good that America represents in its grandest ideals -- and to empower our children to spread them before it's too late.

The Ongoing Rude, Crude, Sexist, Callous And Odious Behavior Of Donald Trump

Elwood D. Watson | Posted 11.08.2016 | Politics
Elwood D. Watson

Just when you thought that this political season could not get anymore bizarre, it sure did. The past several days has had much of the political estab...

What The Candidates Need To Know About Blacks And Money

Stacey Tisdale | Posted 11.08.2016 | Black Voices
Stacey Tisdale

The next time you hear someone collectively ask the black community "What do you have to lose?" please tell that person the answer: $1.2 trillion.

10 Bay Area Media Training Experts For The Speaking Challenged GirlBoss

Nancy Laws | Posted 11.08.2016 | Business
Nancy Laws

The first time I had to speak publicly was a whirlwind interview with my local news station. I had never done an interview before, at least not one th...


Paula Gordon | Posted 11.08.2016 | Politics
Paula Gordon

Fear of clowns is known as coulrophobia. The prefix 'coulro' comes from the ancient Greek word for 'one who goes on stilts.' Early in the appallingly...

Female Radicalization: Media Analysis

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 11.07.2016 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

Why do young people, including girls and women, turn radical and what role does the Internet play in their radicalization? Lebanese sociologist Mona ...

Podcasters! Use PR To Find New Listeners

Catriona Pollard | Posted 11.05.2016 | Business
Catriona Pollard

Podcasts are one of the fastest growing media platforms. In 2015 Apple announced it had reached 1 billion podcast subscriptions, spread across 250,000...

'Green News Report' - November 3, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 11.10.2016 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: President Obama suggests re-routing the controversial Dakota Access pipel...

Tribal vs. Team Leadership: Trump, Hillary & You

Robert Hall | Posted 11.03.2016 | Business
Robert Hall

Team or tribe -- we are hard-wired for groups. They offer belonging, safety and help to accomplish big things we could not do alone.

Donald Trump's Phony Outrage Could Get Journalists Seriously Hurt

The Huffington Post | Michael Calderone | Posted 11.05.2016 | Media

GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump recklessly singled out NBC News correspondent Katy Tur on Wednesday afternoon during a recurring riff about how...

Destroying The Alpha Don

Bill Shireman | Posted 11.01.2016 | Politics
Bill Shireman

To Republicans like me who can't support our nominee, the case against Trump is obvious. He lacks the calm judgment and even temperament needed for leading a great nation. He appeals to our worst instincts, our fears, bigotries and prejudices.

It's A Man's World When It Comes To Climate Change

Dr. Cara Augustenborg | Posted 11.01.2016 | Green
Dr. Cara Augustenborg

Without a concerted effort to include more women in media portrayals of climate change, we fail to apply the lesson that inclusivity is an essential ingredient to winning the fight on climate action.

James Comey's Sins of Omission

Susan Bordo | Posted 10.31.2016 | Politics
Susan Bordo

Amidst the controversy about James Comey's most recent breach of FBI protocol, we've lost sight of the fact that James Comey's conduct has been distur...

4 Debates -- No Climate Change Question

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 10.31.2016 | Green
Marcia G. Yerman

Another debate, same scenario. At least the ninety minutes generated two Twitter hashtags that made me laugh (#TrumpBookReport and #ImANastyWoman). T...

How To Get Journalists To Call You

Catriona Pollard | Posted 10.28.2016 | Business
Catriona Pollard

The goal is to get to that stage where journalists call you for comment on a story that relates to your personal brand. It takes time and a lot of pitching to achieve that, but all that effort is worth it when a week does not go by where you're doing an interview with a journalist who calls you directly.

Will Architect Of Trump's 'Rigged Media' Rants Denounce Threats Against Journalists?

Terry Krepel | Posted 10.27.2016 | Media
Terry Krepel

Trump himself is mainly responsible for inspiring this ugly behavior by his supporters. But hatred of the media has been the right-wing Media Research Center's core belief for decades.

Puppet Masters of Media Propaganda, Banking and War Profiteering, Tactical Diversions and False Flag Deceptions, Boogieman Terrorists, Police Brutality Against It's Citizens, The Big Picture of Global Politics and Change We Must To Live Again

Steve Robertson | Posted 10.26.2016 | Politics
Steve Robertson

Part I Puppet Masters of Media Propaganda In this day and age of vast amounts of news and media that bombard and compete for public attention fewer a...

The Media War Between India And Pakistan

Haroon Khalid | Posted 10.26.2016 | Media
Haroon Khalid

At a time when Indians and Pakistanis - politicians, sportsmen, entertainers, media persons and regular civilians - are hurling abuses at each other, ...

Hollywood and VR: Baby Steps, If Not a Bear Hug

Seth Schachner | Posted 10.26.2016 | Media
Seth Schachner

Virtual reality is touted daily as the next big thing, VR events are springing up across the country, and Sony's first PlayStation VR has just launche...

Empowering Initiatives Create Girl Power

New York Women in Film & Television | Posted 10.25.2016 | Black Voices
New York Women in Film & Television

In order for our daughters around the world to gain access to careers in science, medicine and engineering, girls and women need to be exposed to many more positive media images that open their eyes to the world of possibility.

Third Parties in America: When Will the Media Become Democratic?

Mitchell J. Rabin | Posted 10.24.2016 | Politics
Mitchell J. Rabin

The lockdown on 3rd Party candidates and Democracy is further exemplified by the concession of the Presidential debates by the League of Women Voters to the Commission on Presidential Debates.

The Case for Common Narratives around Climate Change

Sparknews | Posted 10.23.2016 | Green

The media plays a vital role in shaping our understanding of truths. Their high-quality, fact-checked information and analysis enables narratives to e...

Russia Media Engage in Disinformation Outside the Country, But Can't Fool Their Own People

Armine Sahakyan | Posted 10.21.2016 | World
Armine Sahakyan

Image: The Kremlin. Everybody knows that Russia has mounted a wide-ranging disinformation campaign against the West, using propaganda veh...

Trump And Media's Stanford Experiment

Merima Trako | Posted 10.20.2016 | Politics
Merima Trako

Most people don't know who Philip Zimbardo is. I learned about him when I accidentally stumbled on a book that briefly mentioned the famous Stanford P...