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Donald Trump Poop Bags, My Cartoonist Dad And Me: Rethinking How We Pick Up After Dogs

Anna Jane Grossman | Posted 07.20.2016 | Green
Anna Jane Grossman

In the 1970s in New York City, dog poo was a whole to do. A campaign to clean up the streets of excrement began when Fran Lee, an Upper West Side activist, started drawing attention to a purported link between feces on sidewalks and child blindness.

The Double Vision of Blind Faith

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 04.29.2016 | Healthy Living
Jane Simon, M.D.

Faith is blind when we believe in something unseen without any or sufficient evidence. Underlying many of our actions is our belief that it will lead ...

Denver Post Deceives Subscribers with Stealth Fees

Jason Salzman | Posted 04.21.2016 | Denver
Jason Salzman

The Denver Post is shortening the length of subscriptions with a deceptive tactic, allowing the newspaper to collect more money by forcing subscribers...

"Al Arabiya" Chops Beirut Bureau

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 04.01.2016 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

It wasn't an April Fools' joke. The ax fell hard today on the Beirut bureau of Saudi-owned Al Arabiya and Al Hadath satellite news channels: total clo...

Will Lebanese Papers Become Extinct?

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 03.17.2016 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

The ax is falling fast on Lebanese journalists as word of newspapers going fully online or facing shutdown spread this week amid a sea of political, f...

Leo, Oscar and Egyptian Media

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 03.08.2016 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

You must feel sorry for the Egyptian reporter on International Women's Day whose questions to Leonardo DiCaprio about his first Oscar earned her international infamy for a shoddy job of journalism.

'Denver Post' Editor Wants Your Questions and Corrections

Jason Salzman | Posted 02.18.2016 | Denver
Jason Salzman

If I were in charge of a newspaper like The Denver Post, as part of my survival strategy, I'd do everything I could to try to explain to readers how much thought and effort goes into producing the news.

Help! The Association VP Doesn't Know Electronic Media

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 02.05.2016 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

That's the Lebanese daily Al-Akhbar's headline for an article on the country's Press Syndicate that hosted this week's launch of a media ethics charte...

Brazilian Cartoonist Carlos Latuff Takes Aim Globally

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 01.16.2016 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

He punches hard, he's opinionated, his commentary is biting, his cartoons are thought provoking, and he doesn't regret being a magnet for nasty criticism. He is Brazilian cartoonist Carlos Latuff who doesn't mince words or hold back on stirring up people, in his country and across continents.

Cartoons, Terrorism, Sexism and Backlash

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 01.09.2016 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

What is it about cartoons and caricatures that riles politicians, religious figures, business fat cats, authorities and people of different stripes?

Social Media's Ethics Quandary Probed in Qatar

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 11.02.2015 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

Ethics and how to keep offending content in check are a recurring issue Arab Gulf states take very seriously and that detractors say is an impingement on their personal freedom. There are ample examples of what turns off print and online content consumers.

Print Isn't Dead, And This Artist Can Prove It

The Huffington Post | Maddie Crum | Posted 10.29.2015 | Arts

Every morning, Myriam Dion takes a walk to a nearby newsstand. She buys a newspaper and reads it cover-to-cover. Then, she proceeds to cut it up. A yo...

There's a Reason They Call It a Paper

Charlie Carillo | Posted 09.29.2015 | New York
Charlie Carillo

I probably shouldn't do this, but I'm going to let you in on a secret about the newspaper game: Reporters are childish people. And God bless them for that trait, because it's what sustains that sense of wonder the best ones never lose.

Magazines Thrive, Still Surprise

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 06.29.2015 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

Can print magazines survive, thrive and surprise, what with all the existing online, digital and mobile fare? Absolutely, say media industry experts, adding that those who have declared magazines' demise are off-track.

Man Writes Hilariously Civilized Letter To Newspaper Thief

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 03.25.2015 | Media

Newspaper thieves, you better hope your victim is as civilized as Richard Nagler. After more than a decade of having his Wall Street Journal stolen...

5 Things I Learned From Steve McQueen

Rick Penn-Kraus | Posted 05.18.2015 | Entertainment
Rick Penn-Kraus

This Tuesday would have been actor Steve McQueen's 85th birthday. I met McQueen in 1979 as a high school student in Los Angeles, and learned some valuable lessons that day.

J-Schools Must Include Safety Courses in Curricula

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 04.04.2015 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

Both IFJ and UNESCO have been quite active in promoting the topic and have published guidebooks on how journalists can protect themselves in various scenarios that spell trouble. It's the belief that "an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure."

Your Grandparents Were Right About The Best Way To Clean Glass

2013-02-21-grandparentslogo.jpg | LaToya Monah | Posted 01.29.2015 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Grandparents.com Claim: Newspapers are an effective way to wipe glass windows clean, sans streaks. It’s True! Our grandparents we...

Je suis Charlie

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 03.10.2015 | World
Sidonie Sawyer

Twenty five years later, I am still in the U.S. I return each summer to the city that I love. I still feel the frustration in Parisians souls. People are scared, people are fed up. Yes, it is a beautiful city and will always be.

'World Press Trends 2014' Debunks Newspapers' Death

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 02.04.2015 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

"Each day, more than half the world's adult population read a daily newspaper: 2.5 billion in print and more than 800 million in digital form," according to the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA).

Images and Media Ethics: How Much, How Far?

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 01.03.2015 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

What is it about pictures that prompts journalists, activists, and social media users to take liberties with people's privacy, lives and destinies, and be sloppy in what they publish?

Sniff, Sniff

Lynda Freeman | Posted 10.21.2014 | Good News
Lynda Freeman

I looked toward the source of the irritating sound. A woman, who was busy listening to something on her laptop, earphones clamped to her head, sat in the chair beside me. I hope she has a tissue, I thought. I hope she blows her nose.

On Being a Foreign Correspondent

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 09.04.2014 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

Rachele Kanigel's "10 Tips for Training the Next Generation of Foreign Correspondents" immediately drew my attention but her headline didn't quite mat...

GASP: Ads On Magazine Covers!

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 05.23.2014 | Media

What might go unnoticed to most readers in the latest edition of Time is actually a significant moment in magazine history. Take a closer look:...

Crisis of Self-Government

William E. White | Posted 10.08.2013 | Politics
William E. White

Today, We the People are losing confidence in our institutions. But the treasure of American self-government is too precious to take for granted, and far too precious to discard.