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Explaining The Trump / Republican Base Part 2: "I'm Not a Racist But" Society

Franklin T. Wilson, Ph.D. | Posted 03.10.2016 | Black Voices
Franklin T. Wilson, Ph.D.

If we were to be honest, we would describe Mr. Trump as a reflection of ourselves; not only of those who agree with his statements, both openly and behind closed doors, but of the apathy of those in all parties who know better and refuse to speak up.

Explaining The Trump/Republican Base Part 1: One Citizens Reflection

Franklin T. Wilson, Ph.D. | Posted 03.07.2016 | Politics
Franklin T. Wilson, Ph.D.

Take a moment to examine the numbers saved on your cell phone and your friends on Facebook. Think of who you have invited to your home for dinner or ...

Islamic State Leaders Boasted About Russian Jet Crash, U.S. Officials Say

Reuters | Annum Masroor | Posted 11.06.2015 | World

WASHINGTON, Nov 6 (Reuters) - Communications between Islamic State leaders in Raqqa, Syria, and persons in the Sinai Peninsula included boasts about t...

Brian Williams Debuts On MSNBC Sept. 22

The Huffington Post | Andy Campbell | Posted 09.10.2015 | Media

Scorned former NBC news anchor Brian Williams will soon be back on the air. He'll join sister network MSNBC on Sept. 22, as a breaking news and specia...

MSNBC Will Once Again Look Like NBC News As Sweeping Changes Are Expected

The Huffington Post | Michael Calderone | Posted 07.23.2015 | Media

NEW YORK -- Chuck Todd never wanted to give up “The Daily Rundown,” his weekday morning politics show on MSNBC. But when Todd was handed the reins...

The Delightful Result Of One Boy's Limited Screen Time

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 07.20.2015 | Parents

When Nicole Neely realized the hold technology had on her 12-year-old son Tyler, she decided to do something about it. In a segment that aired last we...

Rachel Dolezal and Brian Williams

Mike Smith | Posted 06.19.2016 | Media
Mike Smith


Larry King: 'I Wouldn't Discount' Rumors Of Brian Williams Moving To CNN

HuffPost Live | Kira Brekke | Posted 04.28.2015 | Media

Broadcast veteran Larry King gave strong predictions to HuffPost Live on Tuesday about the potential career outcomes of ousted "NBC Nightly News" anch...

NBC Management Completely Uninvolved In Brian Williams Apology, Says Vanity Fair Writer

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 04.10.2015 | Media

Suspended "NBC Nightly News" anchor and managing editor Brian Williams found his career in shambles after it was revealed he lied multiple times about...

ABC News' David Muir Finally Addresses Brian Williams Scandal

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 04.09.2015 | Media

ABC's "World News Tonight" anchor David Muir was named to The Hollywood Reporter's list of 35 Most Powerful People in New York Media 2015 on Wednesday...

Gabriel Sherman: Brian Williams Proved Anchors Shouldn't Have Full Editorial Control

HuffPost Live | Chris Branch | Posted 03.09.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

In a thorough New York magazine piece published Sunday, Gabriel Sherman detailed how bad things had gotten at NBC before the Brian Williams saga got o...

42 Percent Of Voters Want Brian Williams Back In The Anchor Chair

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 03.10.2015 | Media

Brian Williams may be down, but he's not out. While the embattled "NBC Nightly News" anchor serves a six-month suspension for fabricating his repo...

Defending Brian Williams (Sort Of)

Eric Mink | Posted 05.05.2015 | Media
Eric Mink

NBCUniversal's news operations, which appear to be headed for another round of senior management restructuring, surely need the resolution of the Williams situation to be accepted as credible, fair and appropriate. The only shot the network has at that is to ensure the decision is fact-driven, not frenzy-driven.

Anchors Away

Charles Kolb | Posted 05.02.2015 | Media
Charles Kolb

Our main network news programs can do better. They do not need celebrity anchors -- they need better content. Low-information news programs beget low-information citizens. Rather than dumb down the evening news, why not expand it with more in-depth coverage of the most important domestic and international stories?

Lent: Living God's Grace

Grace Ji-Sun Kim | Posted 04.19.2015 | Religion
Grace Ji-Sun Kim

We live in an age where people fact check everything we say and do. If we exaggerate or embellish, people are quick to point it out and we are summarily kicked to the curb.

Thoughts on Brian and Bob and David

David Westin | Posted 04.18.2015 | Media
David Westin

Last week, the news profession lost three of its leading lights -- Bob Simon and David Carr to sudden and unexpected death and Brian Williams to a six-month suspension. In our shock and sadness we are drawn to ask ourselves some serious questions about the state of the news media today.

Brian Williams - The Last Celebrity News Anchor

Robbie Vorhaus | Posted 04.14.2015 | Media
Robbie Vorhaus

Gone are the days of Cronkite, Rather, Brokaw, Jennings, Sawyer, and now Williams. Mark your calendars: Tuesday, February 10, 2015, ended the era of the celebrity, legacy news anchor.

Can Brian Williams' Career Recover After Six-Month Suspension?

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 02.12.2015 | Media

Now that "NBC Nightly News" anchor and managing editor Brian Williams has been suspended for six months without pay following an admission that he lie...

Fact Checking Brian Williams

Mike Smith | Posted 04.13.2015 | Media
Mike Smith

Has that been fact checked?

REPORT: NBC Investigating Brian Williams' Expense Accounts

New York Magazine | Posted 02.11.2015 | Media

Forty seven minutes after the Nightly News — without Brian Williams — ended its broadcast tonight, NBC News president Deborah Turness issued the v...

Gabriel Arana

Is Brian Williams' Career Over? | Gabriel Arana | Posted 02.27.2015 | Media

In another era, embattled "NBC Nightly News" anchor Brian Williams would not have lied about his helicopter coming under RPG fire during the 2003 inva...

Lester Holt Explains Where Brian Williams Is

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 02.10.2015 | Media

Lester Holt took a minute during NBC's "Nightly News" on Monday night to explain to viewers why the show's regular anchor, Brian Williams, wasn't on t...

Brian Williams and the Credibility Question

JD Gershbein | Posted 04.11.2015 | Media
JD Gershbein

Williams' behavior is an unfortunate statement on the extremes to which humans will self-fortify to compensate for an inadequacy or fill a void.

Twitter Trolls Embattled 'Nightly News' Anchor With #BrianWilliamsMisremembers

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 02.09.2015 | Media

While the media has been piling on NBC's Brian Williams ever since news broke that he had fabricated a story about coming under RPG fire during the Ir...

Former ABC News President: Industry Partly To Blame For Brian Williams Fiasco

HuffPost Live | Chris Branch | Posted 02.09.2015 | Media

In a HuffPost Live interview Monday, former ABC News president David Westin laid blame on both Brian Williams for his lying mess and on the television...