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What Do Women Want? What I Learned at Blogher

Lee Woodruff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Lee Woodruff

I arrived at the BlogHer conference in Chicago unsure of exactly what I would find. Would I be the person who didn't speak the language? Didn't get the jokes?

A Forgotten Kitchen Debate and American Public Diplomacy

John Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
John Brown

Though its tools of persuasion have changed, US public diplomacy is above all about human beings connecting rather than a government "pushing a message" on a "target audience." Description FAIL

Jake Brewer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jake Brewer

Read as stated, this description leads one to believe that the U.S. government spent nearly $1.2M for 2 pounds of ham ...sliced.

How The Huffington Post Can Pay Its Bloggers

Michelle Haimoff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michelle Haimoff

As brilliant of a strategy as hiring legions of unpaid writers is, there is a catch. Eventually, the only writers that will write for free are writers that can afford to write for free.

Behind the Scenes of the Global Web Series

Reporters Uncensored | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Reporters Uncensored

There are unfortunately too many international issues that the MSM does not cover

The Health Reform Debate -- Myths vs. Facts

Jason Rosenbaum | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jason Rosenbaum

While it once seemed like our biggest battle was over whether we are going to get a strong public health insurance option as part of reform, that question has now joined a host of others in the debate.

Being Undermined by National News

Judith Ellis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Judith Ellis

I will not subscribe to the Washington Post. But how can we come together as citizens of our great democracy and make them feel the impact of their action?

Unmasking Your Power

Stephen Funk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Stephen Funk

60 young organizers chosen for a crash course in utilizing new media for progressive campaigning will be tested today in an interactive online mock campaign.

Progressives Just Get It: The New Organizing Institute's Mock Campaign Election Supersizes DC Politics

Katie Naranjo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Katie Naranjo

Young progressive organizers from across the United States join the New Organizing Institute's BootCamp to learn and engage their peers in the newest wave of campaigning -- new media.

Jingoism Isn't Journalism: Why I Don't Trust CNN & Corporate Media to Cover Iran

Linda Milazzo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Linda Milazzo

Old media, and specifically CNN, are learning the difficult lesson that with or without their vast resources and state of the art studios, the Iranians' stories will be told. And they'll be told to tens of millions more viewers than cable and satellite programs tend to reach.

AOL Joins the Internet Party

Jarvis Coffin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jarvis Coffin

Un-encumbered by the weighty media assets of Time Warner, AOL has discovered the joys of smallness online, and the ability to publish freely according to the range of human interests and emotions.

All-You-Can-Consume Media, One Byte At A Time

Aileen Kwun | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Aileen Kwun

While checking my morning emails and going about my usual business a few days ago, I received a frightening alert: my Gmail account was reaching near capacity.

The Hybrid Media Takeover: LIVE from the #140conf

Maegan Carberry | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Maegan Carberry

The definitive moment came during a fascinating, uproarious clusterf*ck-of-a-panel hijacked by two of the Twitter community's favorite narcissists, Robert Scoble and Rick Sanchez.

Our President in Cairo: Muslims Listened. Did America?

Lorelei Kelly | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Lorelei Kelly

We need to step back, take a deep breath and realize that we are at a turning point -- where all of our middle east relationships converge.

Top "10" Green Twitter Tweeters (Who You Should Follow)

Waylon Lewis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Waylon Lewis

Just three active months on Twitter later, I've gained 4,900 followers -- and, more importantly, Twitter is among my web site's top ten traffic sources.

New Media Moguls: Trust and Twitter Can Save Journalism

Ari Melber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Ari Melber

Nick Denton made Twitter sound like a competitive edge, noting that smart young journalists on his staff have swapped RSS feeds for Twitter to see stories and trends moving in real time.

Gillette: Genital Shaving Video

The Huffington Post | Ryan McCarthy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

In its latest ad campaign, Gillette's reaching out to a new market: aspiring body shavers. AdAge passes along Gillette's "How To Shave Your Groin" You...

Journalists, Your Tears Have Meaning

Andrew Sargus Klein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Andrew Sargus Klein

Web 2.0 technology is inexorably bettering our political culture.

TV's Fuzzy Future: Traditional Tube Is Being Squeezed Out Of The Picture

Washington Post | Paul Farhi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Danny Ledonne rarely misses "The Daily Show." He's a frequent viewer of its cable TV cousin, "The Colbert Report," too. And for additional political s...

Why I Don't Twitter

Jared Seeger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jared Seeger

The reason I don't like Twitter is because it's redundant. Churning out 140-character updates on the relative quality of your lunch does not warrant its own site.

Content Producers of the World...Unite!

Keith Blanchard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Keith Blanchard

Why is the media page on the Huffington Post orange? Maybe because we're on permanent Serious Threat alert.

Shift Happens: Hollywood and Silicon Valley Bring It OnHollywood

Alexia Tsotsis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Alexia Tsotsis

It's high time Los Angeles and Silicon Valley broke out the peace pipe, an opportunity that presented itself at this week's AlwaysOn OnHollywood conference.

Arianna Testifies About The Future Of Journalism Before Senate Subcommittee On Communications

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Huff TV

Arianna testified about the future of journalism and newspapers before the Senate Commerce Communications subcommittee on Wednesday. John Kerry, the s...

Global Viewpoint Network Interviews Arianna On The Role Of New Media

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Global Viewpoint Network editor Nathan Gardels interviewed Arianna on how new media is changing the face of journalism. When asked if we have reached ...

Drudge, Swine Flu, & Audience Envy

Ashley Rindsberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Ashley Rindsberg

According to Michael Wolff, the Drudge Report is a long-gone bygone, little more than the "leftover" tatters of transitional late 1990s media.