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.
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.
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.
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?
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.