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HuffPost + AOL: The First Year in Numbers

Arianna Huffington | Posted 04.03.2012 | Media
Arianna Huffington

As amazing as this last year has been for the AOL Huffington Post Media Group, we have even bigger plans moving ahead: more sections, more international editions, more original reporting, more ways of making the site -- and the stories we cover -- social.

"Occupy Wall Screen": A Renowned French Media Artist Takes On Wall Street (VIDEO)

Michael Kurcfeld | Posted 03.31.2012 | Arts
Michael Kurcfeld

2012-01-31-worldskinBBBBBB.jpg French media artist Maurice Benayoun is probably France's most cutting-edge artist.

Turning Your Passion Into Your Position: Social Media for the New Job Market

Ryan Holmes | Posted 03.28.2012 | Business
Ryan Holmes

A social media skill set is valuable to anyone entering the job market or looking for career advancement. But is everyone who uses Twitter or Facebook a pro? Not even close.

2012 Elections: View From the Cloud

Lauren DeLisa | Posted 03.26.2012 | Politics
Lauren DeLisa

Voters across the country are beginning to participate in a trend that could make for one of the most informed constituencies ever: storing video content on the Cloud.

After Media Success, a Young Salafi Movement Looks to Politics

Maurice Chammah | Posted 03.04.2012 | World
Maurice Chammah

As tensions grew over the past year, Salafyo Costa emerged as a media darling, the open-minded, smiling face of the Salafi movement, as well as a leader in dialogue between different segments of Egyptian society.

Journalism Needs Plenty of Tintins to Invigorate Field

Sara-Ellen Amster, Ph.D. | Posted 03.02.2012 | Media
Sara-Ellen Amster, Ph.D.

The future of journalism is incredibly strong and filled with opportunity, even as the news and publishing industries undergo reinvention online.

New Media: The Mind Behind Booth At The End

Bill_Robinson | Posted 02.13.2012 | Entertainment

In just five, short 23-minute episodes of Booth, CK Kubasic has accomplished something writers such as Charles Dickens took decades to establish.

Techno-Affect: Feeling in the Age of New Media

Darnell L. Moore | Posted 02.11.2012 | Technology
Darnell L. Moore

Am I the only person who has ever shockingly discovered -- without ever having set out to do so -- that I had been defriended by a Facebook acquaintance or blocked by a Tweep?

NYC Ballet's Programming Challenge: A World-Class Ballet Company Without World-Class Access

Kristin Sloan | Posted 01.30.2012 | Arts
Kristin Sloan

While there are many hurdles to cross before digital media can become a fluid and revenue-generating component of the company's operations, there is much more NYBC could and should be doing in this space.

New Media And Islam

Nidhal Guessoum | Posted 01.08.2012 | Religion
Nidhal Guessoum

New digital tools are having a significant impact on the social and religious lives of people. And parents, schools and religious institutions are trying to cope.

WATCH: Join the "Occupy Your Block" Sidewalk Chalk Campaign

Ben Zolno | Posted 01.08.2012 | Politics
Ben Zolno

The Outreach Group at Occupy Wall Street NYC has an idea inspired by this story of unity between strangers using the original social media: chalk. It...

WATCH: Your Fake Digital Self

Posted 01.01.2012 | Arts

It's all too easy to tweak ourselves online. Changing to become closer to the way we wish others perceived us, only the most flattering pictures, fals...

How To #endmalaria With Social Media

Melinda Gates | Posted 12.17.2011 | Impact
Melinda Gates

2011-10-17-Screenshot20111017at2.57.48PM.jpgWe're seeing great promise using communications technologies in malaria endemic countries.

Fox News' Michael Jackson Trial App: More Like An Ad Than News

Leo C. Wolinsky | Posted 12.08.2011 | Home
Leo C. Wolinsky

The fragile wall that separates news gathering from advertising sales is there to assure the independence and credibility of the information. But it's been gradually disintegrating for some time.

Does Occupy Wall Street Make Mainstream American Media Irrelevant?

David Nassar | Posted 12.06.2011 | Media
David Nassar

Telling a story that no one is sure has an audience is risky. If mainstream American media doesn't want to tell it, the man/woman on the street will

The "Gridlock" Story: Why Media Balance Is Broken

Spencer Critchley | Posted 12.05.2011 | Politics
Spencer Critchley

In order for the mainstream media to claim that their version of balance reflects the moderate middle, they're forced to ignore the actual moderate middle.

WATCH: Video Sculpture: 'For Those Who Wait'

VernissageTV | Posted 12.02.2011 | Arts

Gabriel Barcia-Colombo is a New Media artist based in New York City. For the DUMBO Arts Festival 2011 he created an audio-visual installation that con...

Social Media and the Arab Spring: What Have We Learned?

Raymond Schillinger | Posted 11.20.2011 | World
Raymond Schillinger

As the ongoing tumult throughout the Middle East enters a sort of adolescence, the true role of social media in the revolutions is undergoing a necessary closer inspection.

An Earthquake For Digital Media in Latin America

Pablo Mancini | Posted 11.07.2011 | Latino Voices
Pablo Mancini

The Latin American digital media industry is dangerously resting on the laurels earned in a period where competition was low or, in some cases, nonexistent. 

People Of Color Drive YouTube's Growth

ColorLines | Posted 10.03.2011 | Black Voices

Black and Latino users are the most active video consumers online, according to a report released on Tuesday by the Pew Internet & American Life Proje...

A Time for Stories About Heroes

Gail Vida Hamburg | Posted 10.02.2011 | World
Gail Vida Hamburg

In the wake of the Oslo explosions and the massacre on Utoyo island, we have learned so much, too much, about the protagonist of the whole tragedy. But what of those who were at the scene unharmed themselves but who helped those who were?

From DSK to BSkyB: Media Takeaways From the Latest Round of Scandals

Arianna Huffington | Posted 09.19.2011 | Media
Arianna Huffington

It's worth noting that the media organization at the center of the phone hacking scandal unfolding in the UK isn't some new media upstart or unsupervised blogger of the sort the traditional media are always wringing their hands over.

WATCH: Arianna Discusses Journalism At The National Press Club

Huff TV | Posted 09.14.2011 | Media
Huff TV

Arianna and AOL CEO Tim Armstrong appeared at the National Press Club on Friday to discuss journalism and where they see the business going in the fut...

Future of Film: Movies and the Joy of Being Alone Together

Tribeca | Posted 09.13.2011 | Entertainment

This dichotomy between private and public in movie-watching has become more charged these days, its poles even more, well, polarized.

Temporary Trances: An Interview With GIF Artist Rick Silva

Posted 09.10.2011 | Arts

Via Beautiful/Decay. There's no question that GIFs have had a long history on the Internet. We've been accidentally stumbling upon them for as long a...