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MTV's Bold MLK Day Move Will Be One You Won't Want To Miss

The Huffington Post | Lilly Workneh | Posted 01.19.2015 | Black Voices

On Monday, MTV will air twelve hours of programming in black and white -- and no, this is no accidental glitch. The television network will kick o...

How MTV Uses Its Connection to Kids to Push Social Change

Rachael Chong | Posted 07.29.2013 | Impact
Rachael Chong

In between monitoring unannounced celebrity cameos at the VMAs and overseeing the creation of the next hit TV show, Stephen Friedman, MTV's president,...

MTV's $10,000 Challenge: Build Technology That Ends Human Slavery

Posted 02.01.2012 | Impact

These days, technology has the capacity to change everything -- and mtvU is hoping the end of human slavery is within that reach. MTV's 24-hour col...

Exhibition Spotlight: 'Engagement,' A Photo-Op With Prince William

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

WHO: Jennifer Rubell WHAT: 'Engagement', an interactive sculptural installation and a series of accompanying paintings. WHEN: Opening on February 7 ...

Goldman Sachs: Spinning Gold

Janet Tavakoli | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Janet Tavakoli

Goldman Sachs claims great risk management skills, while it shirks responsibility for its role in the near collapse of the U.S. economy. The former is a myth, and the latter is a dodge.

Treasury Cover-Up of Goldman's Role in AIG Crisis?

Janet Tavakoli | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Janet Tavakoli

Goldman paid mega bonuses in past years subsidized by selling hot air. Now it proposes to again pay billions in bonuses based on earnings made possible by taxpayer dollars.

Goldman Sachs Alumni With Government Ties

Felix Salmon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

With Jon Corzine losing the governorship of New Jersey yesterday, it was yet another bad day for former heads of Goldman Sachs. It's worth running dow...

Stephen Friedman, New York Fed Chair, Resigns

Reuters | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Stephen Friedman, chairman of the New York Federal Reserve's board of directors, resigned on Thursday amid questions about stock purchases in his form...

Cashing in on 'Government Sachs'

Robert Scheer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Robert Scheer

We are so inured to tales of business corruption that even a devastating exposé in The Wall Street Journal no longer shocks us.

GOP Senator Shelby Calls NY Fed Chief's Goldman Ties "Deeply Disturbing"

Wall Street Journal | JON HILSENRATH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The ranking Republican on the Senate Banking Committee called it "deeply disturbing" that Stephen Friedman, who is chairman of the Federal Reserve Ban...

Stephen Friedman, New York Fed Chairman: His Ties to Goldman Raise Questions

Wall Street Journal | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The Federal Reserve Bank of New York shaped Washington's response to the financial crisis late last year, which buoyed Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and ot...