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eBook vs. Print: Why Did We Post This Photo?

Huffington Post | Amy Hertz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Our News Editor, Marcus Barum, took this picture on the New York City subway, the F train. It wasn't staged--he snapped it with his iPhone on the way ...

Taliban YouTube Channel: Group Creates YouTube Channel To Spread Propaganda (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The enemy in Afghanistan has discovered YouTube. CNN's Fareed Zakaria briefly reported on the Taliban's foray into new media during his show on Su...

My Declaration of Disconnection

Daniel Sieberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Daniel Sieberg

I'm Daniel Sieberg. I'm a recovering social network addict. And my life is not a status update.

Braving New Trails to the Web and Beyond with Screenwriter Aaron Mendelsohn

Jeffrey Berman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Jeffrey Berman

During the recent Writers Strike, Aaron brought together a group of top writers from Hollywood to launch Virtual Artists, Inc., a writer-owned studio that produces sponsor-supported "water cooler" entertainment for the Web.

HuffPost Game Changers: Who Is The Ultimate Game Changer In Sports?

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

(VOTING IS NOW CLOSED) HuffPost's Game Changers celebrates 100 innovators, visionaries, and leaders in 10 categories who are harnessing the power o...

The Rightroots: Are They 2010's X Factor?

Ted Johnson, Maegan Carberry, Teresa Valdez Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ted Johnson, Maegan Carberry, Teresa Valdez Klein

Republicans were supposedly leaps and bounds behind at that time of the election, but after a year's worth of execution on the part of both parties, it now looks like the space could be anyone's to own.

Is Journalism Going Through Its Own Reformation?

Alexander Howard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Alexander Howard

The traditional "high priests of journalism" -- newspaper and magazine editors -- controlled what was covered. No more, or at least not in online news.

Moving the Needle

Nathan Bransford | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Nathan Bransford

Editors want to take authors to the next level or make a splash with a debut. Publishers want to gain traction with new electronic formats. Sales and marketing teams want to make a splash. Everyone is desperate for a hit.

Rebiblican Stealth Strategy Loses Big in Washington State, Wins Big on East Coast. Why?

Valerie Tarico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Valerie Tarico

When Rebiblicans (Republicans) pose as moderates and change agents, they have just exposed soft tissue.

Is "Social Media" Really Changing the World?

Jared Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jared Cohen

The term "social media" has become obsolete in a world where technology has become a critical tool for connecting people to other individuals, entities and actual resources be they financial, medical, or judicial.

Tucker Carlson Launches 'The Daily Caller'

The Daily Caller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

From Tucker Carlson's welcome letter at The Daily Caller: Welcome to the Daily Caller. Editors' letters have a well-deserved reputation for undue le...

Apple iSlate a Game-Changer for TV, Publishers?

Bob Wells | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Bob Wells

The prospect of a handy, beautifully designed, and personal all-media player plus notebook computer will prove irresistible. It will become the ever-present companion to the media-addicted.

The Irrelevancy of Network News

Judith Ellis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Judith Ellis

Arianna was right to question the networks about their "balloon boy" coverage. Does anybody really wonder why old media is becoming more irrelevant, while new media continues to pave a new path?

Happy News Year

Rory O'Connor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Rory O'Connor

Join me in bidding farewell to the Aughts. It was a decade of disruption and decay, of death (newspapers) and birth (new forms of journalism).

My Friend Christina and the Downfall of Newspapers

James Boyce | Posted 10.07.2009 | Media
James Boyce

So now, here's a real journalist, with real credentials, who had the audacity to go into the real Iowa last year, now writing for a real ... online news site.

Real Journalism and the Road Ahead

Vivian Norris | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Vivian Norris

The first thing you do in a war is control and take out your enemy's communication system. Our news has been taken over by entertainment, propaganda and massive corporations. We need to to take back the media.

HuffPost Game Changers: Your Picks for the Ultimate 10

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Arianna Huffington

It's time to reveal your picks for the Ultimate Game Changer in Entertainment, Politics, Media, Green, Style, Business, Philanthropy, Sports, Wellness and Technology. There are more than a few surprises. READ MORE Memo to Warren Buffett: Put Down the Pom-Poms and Tell Us the Truth About the Economy Difficult times need wise men to tell difficult truths. And, for many years, Warren Buffett has done just that. So it was deeply distressing to hear him joining in the economic victory lap the Obama administration is taking. READ MORE WATCH: Arianna Discusses Glenn Beck, the "Fearmonger-in-Chief," on Countdown

But Does Twittering Really Sell Books?

Debbie Stier | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Debbie Stier

Gary Vaynerchuk built his brand using these free tools (Facebook, Twitter, Ustream, Tumblr, etc.) and he used the tools that he wrote about in the book to succeed with the book itself.

More HuffPost Game Changers: Sports and Business

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Arianna Huffington

Look over the slideshows we've put together, then vote for the Ultimate Game Changer in Sports and Business. READ MORE How About a Little Coverage of the Millions of At-Risk Kids Not Trapped in a Balloon (or Hiding in the Attic)? WATCH: Arianna Discusses Balloon Boy, Rush Limbaugh, and More on Jay Leno WATCH: Arianna Discusses the Challenges for Women as They Rise in the Workforce on AC 360 WATCH: Arianna Discusses the War in Afghanistan on The Situation Room WATCH: Arianna Discusses Media Coverage of Balloon Boy on CNN WATCH: Arianna Discusses Executive Compensation, Dick Cheney on Morning Joe

Tucker Carlson's Daily Caller Launches with a Dash of Sex, a Dearth of Original Content

Colin Delany | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Colin Delany

Tucker Carlson's The Daily Caller officially launched this week, taking its place alongside Politico, HuffingtonPost, Slate, Salon and a host of internet publications fighting for political eyeballs and online ad revenue.

NPR Gets in News Staff's Facebook

Bill Lichtenstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Bill Lichtenstein

One has to wonder just what the editors at NPR will say if they are asked, "Is it OK to post a link to last night's Jon Stewart rant or to Frank Rich's recent editorial on my Facebook page?"

The Decade of Living Stupidly

Kirk Cheyfitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Kirk Cheyfitz

The call to incorporate so-called "social media" as a critical component of news delivery is the newest and most powerful idea in a perceptive new paper written by two veterans of the how-will-journalism-survive debates.

Standing On The Edge Of The Future: The New Media In Copenhagen

Katherine Goldstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Katherine Goldstein

As the postmortems pour in I want to focus on the story behind the story: how new media, grassroots activists, and citizen journalists worked together in inspired ways to get the Copenhagen story out.

More HuffPost Game Changers: Politics and Style

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Arianna Huffington

Look over the slideshows we've put together giving you the rundown of who we picked, why we picked them, and how they are changing the game. Then vote for the Ultimate Game Changer.

Online Communities: The Kindness of Strangers

Dr. Jim Taylor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Dr. Jim Taylor

What pervades these online communities is a deep feeling of altruism from their members. There's just too much give and not enough take to see it any other way.