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What Qualities Make a Good Film Critic?

Quora | Posted 02.03.2017 | Entertainment

What qualities are necessary to be a film critic? originally appeared on Quora - the place to gain and share knowledge, empowering people to learn fro...

Day One: Welcome To Soviet America

Martin Luz | Posted 01.23.2017 | Politics
Martin Luz

Within hours of his taking office, The Leader and his minions were lying about the size of His crowds, and chastising the press for not being sufficiently deferential to their new ruler.

The Media's Existential Crisis

Andy Ostroy | Posted 01.19.2017 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

What happens next will determine whether the media survives the Trump era and continues to play a central role in American politics and daily life, or if it limps away a sad broken footnote in the most bizarre, divisive administration in history.

An Accidental Look Back: Pundits, The Press, And Trump

Aaron Harber | Posted 12.09.2016 | Politics
Aaron Harber

The Party supposedly headed for "extinction" won the Presidency, kept control of both the U.S. Senate and the U.S. House, gained control of 33 out of 50 governorships, and won control of both chambers of the legislatures in 32 states (with Democrats controlling both chambers in only 5 states).

From $0 to $16k in 1 Week: 5 Tips from a 19-Year-Old Dominating the PR Space

George Beall | Posted 10.02.2016 | Business
George Beall

You've heard of Millennials being labeled as "self-absorbed" "entitled" or even "lazy". The stereotype is all too real and the majority of the older f...

Maureen Dowd Perfectly Summed Up Trump's Relationship With The Press

The Huffington Post | Zahara Hill | Posted 10.02.2016 | Media

New York Times columnist and author Maureen Dowd isn’t holding her tongue about the peculiarities of the 2016 election. Dowd explained to HuffPost L...

Custody Battle Haunts Arab Woman Journalist

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 09.10.2016 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

Veteran journalist Rula Amin is no stranger to tough assignments in conflict zones, but she never imagined having to dodge legal bullets to retain cus...

Funding Nonprofit Journalism? Be Transparent And Do No Harm

Craig Newmark | Posted 07.12.2016 | Media
Craig Newmark

The American Press Institute, who support a vibrant and democratic free press, recently released some really good work on the ethics of funding of nonprofit journalism, with specific recommendations to come.

Dan Rather Responds To Trump's 'Vicious' Rant Against The Press

The Huffington Post | Jenna Amatulli | Posted 06.02.2016 | Politics

"I felt a shudder down my spine yesterday watching Donald Trump's fusilade against the press." So begins the seven-paragraph Facebook post written by ...

Trump Wants Journalists Thanking Him Instead of Asking Questions

The Huffington Post | Michael Calderone | Posted 09.14.2016 | Media

NEW YORK ― Donald Trump repeatedly attacked the “dishonest” press on Tuesday for pressing him to explain where the nearly $6 million he claimed ...

How to Handle Media Rejection

Richard Lorenzen | Posted 05.13.2016 | Business
Richard Lorenzen

No matter how much time you have spent creating a plan, honing the perfect launch strategy and fine-tuning your press releases, there are many busines...

A Holistic Approach To Press Freedom In Jordan

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 05.12.2016 | Home
Daoud Kuttab

The celebration of Press Freedom Day by Jordan's UNESCO office by means of a debate on this year's theme of access to information revealed the gap that exists between Jordan's public position and the reality.

3 More Ways to Get Media Coverage for Free on HARO

John Rampton | Posted 05.09.2016 | Business
John Rampton

It can be frustrating to constantly attempt to answer queries on HARO and never get quotes or receive any type of media coverage. At times, it can fee...

Keep a Close Watch on the Panama Papers, the Biggest, Most Damning Data Leak in the History of Journalism

Auditi Guha | Posted 04.14.2016 | Home
Auditi Guha

There is no doubt that this is going to be an enormous, gigantic, gargantuan deal in months to come as the documents reveal how one firm helped the one percent launder money, dodge sanctions and evade tax with help from accountants, lawyers, banks and trusts.

No One's Asking Trump About Allegations Against Campaign Manager

The Huffington Post | Michael Calderone | Posted 03.17.2016 | Media

Since former Breitbart News reporter Michelle Fields filed a police report Friday alleging that Donald Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski assaul...

Some Arab spring gains rolled back in Jordan

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 03.12.2017 | Home
Daoud Kuttab

The Independent Federation of Unions in Jordan wanted to hold an event March 8th to celebrate International Women's Day. A hotel hall was booked and...

Jailed Journalists In Turkey Say Arrest Aimed At Gagging Press

Reuters | Judah Robinson | Posted 01.13.2017 | Media

Two jailed Turkish editors, accused of spying and helping a terrorist group, have told Reuters in a faxed message from prison that their arrest was de...

China Imposes New Restrictions On Terrorism Reporting

Associated Press | Gabriel Arana | Posted 12.28.2015 | Media

BEIJING (AP) — China said Monday it would impose new restrictions on media reports about domestic terrorism, as it continued to deride a French jour...

D-I-Y Public Relations for the Older Entrepreneur

Janice Celeste | Posted 12.17.2016 | Business
Janice Celeste

Older entrepreneurs have an ace card when it comes to public relations. They have developed contacts and resources over the years to makes it easier to get the word out about their businesses to colleagues. Word of mouth is still king but today it's often done over social media and that's where a lot of older entrepreneurs fall short.

Thank You Kobe

David Ongchoco | Posted 12.01.2016 | Sports
David Ongchoco

It's crazy how players like Kobe Bryant are able to bring people together even half-way across the globe. I'll admit that I'm not the biggest Kobe or Laker fan (at least not as big as my dad is) but every time I read about Kobe, I am inspired to get better at my craft; it's hard not to be.

Turkish Opposition Leader Speaks Out Against Media Crackdown

AP | Judah Robinson | Posted 01.12.2017 | Media

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's main opposition leader has joined the chorus of anger at a crackdown on media critical of the government, accusing th...

Return to Detaining Journalists in Jordan

Daoud Kuttab | Posted 11.04.2016 | Home
Daoud Kuttab

The government, which has made slow but important progress in guaranteeing media freedoms, took a turn backwards.

Slow News Day??? Why Yes, It Is. Thanks For Asking.

The Huffington Post | Maxwell Strachan | Posted 08.25.2015 | Comedy

Journalists receive lots of interesting questions in the comments section of our stories, and we sure do appreciate them. After all, they help us thin...

The Vanity -- Real Talk with Frontman Alex Dugan

Lauren Kruczyk | Posted 07.21.2016 | Entertainment
Lauren Kruczyk

Meet The Vanity, a band that recently broke into Austin's competitive music scene and is tearing it up with their raw talent.

Get Exposure for Your Online Startup Using These 5 Resources

Jonathan Long | Posted 07.08.2016 | Business
Jonathan Long

Startups fail all of the time and a horrible service or product isn't always the reason why. Lack of exposure can kill even the best idea -- simply because nobody knows it exists.