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Rachel Sklar

24 Pieces From 2013 That Every Woman (And Man) Should Read

The Huffington Post | Emma Gray and Lori Leibovich | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women

Thought-provoking, hilarious, heart-wrenching writing by women was everywhere this year -- despite some suggestions to the contrary. So for the second...

Power Your Progress

Women & Co | Posted 12.03.2013 | Women
Women & Co

Rachel Sklar's biggest career regret was not asking for a raise she deserved. When she consulted a colleague on whether or not to ask for a raise during a bad economy, he told her not to -- that she was "lucky to have a job at all."

7 Pieces Of Career Advice To Follow Right Now

The Huffington Post | Nina Bahadur | Posted 09.18.2013 | Women

What do the founder of a blow-dry company, a social media entrepreneur and the VP of Business Development, Sponsorship & Media Sales at the NFL have i...

How A 17-Year-Old Girl Won a Hackathon -- And What It Means for Women in Tech

Eliot Van Buskirk | Posted 07.14.2013 | Technology
Eliot Van Buskirk

The question of how to interest more women in technology fields is one of the most important questions facing us today, for many reasons.

How I Leaned In And Left My Law Job To Become A Writer

Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.19.2013 | Women
Rachel Sklar

I packed up my office. I received my last paycheck. At my goodbye party, numerous drunken lawyers wished me well and told me how lucky I was. And brave. (Is it brave if you don't yet realize just how hard it is to be broke?)

Social Media and the New Political Landscape

92nd Street Y | Posted 12.23.2012 | Media
92nd Street Y

On Sunday, October 21st, Buzzfeed.com's Ben Smith moderated a panel on social media and the new political landscape featuring New York Times Media Reporter Brian Stelter, Changetheratio.com founder Rachel Sklar and journalism legend Dan Rather.

Lemon Water And Naps: Rachel Sklar's Pick-Me-Ups Revealed At Oasis

Posted 08.29.2012 | Healthy Living

Rachel Sklar, cofounder of TheLi.st, self-proclaimed massage-junkie and former editor at HuffPost, never seeks balance on purpose. But, as she told us...

Guy Adams on Being Suspended From Twitter and #NBCFail (VIDEO)

Shira Lazar | Posted 10.02.2012 | Media
Shira Lazar

Journalists will continue to speculate upon the back room dealings that went down between Twitter and NBC, but Adams doesn't regret his original action.

You vs. Meryl Streep: Confronting Barriers as a Public Speaker

Ekaterina Walter | Posted 08.18.2012 | Women
Ekaterina Walter

No matter how fantastic or compelling their expertise, I hear many women say: "My expertise is incomplete. I'm not good enough. I don't know enough." Here's how to change that attitude.

Women at Work: Sound Bytes, Statistics of Women Who Lead (Infographic)

Women 2.0 | Posted 06.09.2012 | Technology
Women 2.0

There is still a disparity in earnings and leadership titles across genders, but there are more outspoken advocates of professional women than ever before.

Interview: White House's Dan Pfeiffer on How Twitter Pressured Congress to Act on Debt Ceiling Bill

Shira Lazar | Posted 10.04.2011 | Technology
Shira Lazar

On Friday, President Obama urged citizens to tweet their congressmen and women using the hashtag "#compromise." In the 48 hours after the president's call to action, the hashtag was used more than 22 thousand times, and reached an estimated 36 million users.

"It's Like My Heart Has Sciatica": Love And Heartbreak In 6-Word Memoirs (PHOTOS)

Larry Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Larry Smith

The oft-quoted Tolstoy line "All happy families are alike; each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way" seems to hold true in matters of the heart a...

Howard Dean as John the Baptist and Other Big Ideas at the Little Idea

Andrea Chalupa | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Andrea Chalupa

Ari Berman does a wonderful thing in his new book Herding Donkeys -- he investigates how common sense usurped power in Washington.

Jason Linkins

ADL's Ground Zero Mosque Opposition Prompts Pushback

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Last week, the entire brain-enabled world was dumbfounded when the Anti-Defamation League, breaking with its stated traditions of being against defama...

Entrepreneurs: Not Who You Think They Are

Morra Aarons-Mele | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Morra Aarons-Mele

If I say "entrepreneur," whose image flashes into your head? The obsession with venture capital funded entrepreneurship, the big exit, the genius nerd working 24-7 on code is misplaced, and it's really holding women back.

Rachel Sklar Finds Absence Makes Her Fonder of Blackberry

Tanya Schevitz | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tanya Schevitz

Rachel Sklar, editor-at-large at Mediaite, was the most recent person to take our Sabbath Manifesto "Unplug Challenge," connecting to life without technology for 24 hours during a weekend in May.

Is the Medium the Message? Discrimination and the Medium

Kimberly Butler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Kimberly Butler

In 1964, media analyst Marshall McLuhan suggested that a given medium was more important than its message. In 2009, I sat down with Dan Rather, Gerald...

Twestival! Goofy Name, Great Cause

Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Rachel Sklar

Tomorrow night in over 175 cities worldwide, Twestival 2010 will kick off in a global chain of parties fueled entirely by social media, with 100% of ticket sales going to Concern Worldwide.

Is the Medium the Message? Sanitization of the Medium

Kimberly Butler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Kimberly Butler

In 1964, media analyst Marshall McLuhan suggested that a given medium was more important than its message. In 2009, I sat down with Dan Rather, Gerald...

Magazines Are Up and iPadding Around

Jarvis Coffin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jarvis Coffin

By itself is was going to be worth saying something about the panel discussion at the SXSW conference in Austin titled, "Could the iPad have saved Gou...

Is the Medium the Message? The Dehumanization of the Medium

Kimberly Butler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Kimberly Butler

In 1964, media analyst Marshall McLuhan suggested that a given medium was more important than its message. In 2009, I sat down with Dan Rather, Gerald...

Is the Medium the Message? The Politicalization of the Medium

Kimberly Butler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Kimberly Butler

In 2009, I sat down with Dan Rather, Geraldo Rivera, Tim Zagat, Amy Goodman, Stephen Cannell, and many others to see what they had to say about the changing face of our news media.

Is the Medium the Message? The New Media News

Kimberly Butler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Kimberly Butler

In 1964, media analyst Marshall McLuhan suggested that a given medium was more important than its message. In 2009, I sat down with Dan Rather, Gerald...

Is the Medium the Message? The New Media Watchdogs

Kimberly Butler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Kimberly Butler

In 1964, media analyst Marshall McLuhan suggested that a given medium was more important than its message. In 2009, I sat down with Dan Rather, Gerald...

Is the Medium the Message? Trivialization of the Medium

Kimberly Butler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Kimberly Butler

In 1964, media analyst Marshall McLuhan suggested that a given medium was more important than its message. In 2009, I sat down with Dan Rather, Gerald...