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Ted Turner

10 Inspiring New Year's Resolutions From My Conversations With Jane Goodall

Kristi York Wooten | Posted 12.29.2014 | Green
Kristi York Wooten

The world-famous environmentalist and animal rights crusader - who's spent more than half her life working with chimpanzees - has a surprisingly sharp wit and a fiercely sensitive side.

Unearthing Ted Turner: Last Stand Is a Fascinating Read

Marc Bekoff | Posted 12.22.2014 | Books
Marc Bekoff

Award-winning writer Todd Wilkinson, author of Last Stand: Ted Turner's Quest to Save a Troubled Planet, has written a critically acclaimed book that delves deep into the green psyche of the controversial legendary American, Ted Turner.

David vs. Goliath?

White Ribbon Alliance | Posted 01.07.2015 | Impact
White Ribbon Alliance

We hope that we can all fully recognize and support the hard work by citizen and civil society leaders which is still very much needed to ensure these promises truly make a difference.

A Call To Man Up: The Next Conversation on Gender Equality

Mark W. Guay | Posted 11.25.2014 | Impact
Mark W. Guay

Nested in the hills of the Hudson Valley, a group of men took the stage to talk about what it means to be a man. The conversation continued throughout the weekend and was the first time men were invited to the annual conference Women and Power.

CNN: The Cratering News Network

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 11.18.2014 | Business
Reese Schonfeld

It's time for Time Warner CEO Jeff Bewkes, Turner CEO John Martin, and CNN President Jeff Zucker, to find their way out of this mess.

Christina Wilkie

Internal Memo Recommends Major Global Charities Adopt New Outreach Strategy

HuffingtonPost.com | Christina Wilkie | Posted 09.03.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- As the international community considers the next round of development goals to address some of the world's most critical challenges, mo...

At the American Renewable Energy Day Summit, a Call to Accelerate Solutions

Anna Shen | Posted 10.07.2014 | Green
Anna Shen

Can we truly speed up the world's transition to clean tech? Can America's splintered right and left find common ground on the climate debate? What is the best way forward for America to achieve energy security? Can the green sector really create jobs and economic opportunity?

Ted Turner Rushed To Hospital

Reuters | Posted 05.07.2014 | Media

(Adds no comment from hospital, paragraph 4) By Walter Bianchi and Jorge Otaola BUENOS AIRES, March 7 (Reuters) - Philan...

Land: They're Not Making Any More of It

Anita Verma | Posted 04.23.2014 | Business
Anita Verma

There is an upswing for raw land. As demand for housing grows, demand for land grows. It's a simple fact of economics and American ingenuity.

Metanoia, Ted Turner, and Eco-Capitalism

Brooke Williams | Posted 04.01.2014 | Books
Brooke Williams

Metanoia. The word can mean a "profound, usually spiritual transformation; or simply a change of mind. All of which made sense to me while reading Last Stand, Ted Turner's Quest to Save a Troubled Planet.

What Do Ted Turner, Erin Brockovich and Rufus Wainwright Have in Common?

Kristi York Wooten | Posted 03.19.2014 | Impact
Kristi York Wooten

Each year in Atlanta, the cable-mogul-turned-rancher and his daughter Laura Turner Seydel gather a crew of celebs who are as crazy about saving the environment as they are -- all in the name of Captain Planet.

Ted Turner's Best Investment

Monica Gray | Posted 01.25.2014 | Impact
Monica Gray

The UNF has drawn high-profile advocates from around the world -- ranging from former presidents and business leaders to media professionals and A-list celebrities, who gather at the annual Global Leadership Dinner in New York.

The End of Broadcast TV

David Mager | Posted 01.23.2014 | Media
David Mager

For those of you who watched some of the recent YouTube Music Video Awards, you witnessed a historic moment. The beginning of the end of broadcast TV.

Cowboy Culture on Ted Turner's Ranch

Judith Fein | Posted 01.23.2014 | Travel
Judith Fein

Photos by Paul Ross A month ago, if you mentioned "hunting" to me, I would turn blue, as though my oxygen supply had been cut off. Guns? Shooting inn...

The 2016 Presidential Election Just May Be Determined by Reddit

Eric Yaverbaum | Posted 01.23.2014 | Technology
Eric Yaverbaum

When even the government can no longer be trusted to tell the truth, where can Americans go to find out what's important and what should be covered?

First Nighter: "Massive Attack V Adam Curtis" Explains Today's World But Not Really

David Finkle | Posted 11.29.2013 | Arts
David Finkle

Within minutes of Massive Attack V Adam Curtis beginning at the Park Avenue Armory, where it plays through Friday (October 4), I suspected it was goin...

A Better World With Ted Turner's Money

Ladan Rafii | Posted 11.02.2013 | World
Ladan Rafii

A better world means having a better UN -- one that's healthy, dynamic and vibrant enough to tackle the many global challenges we face.

Aaron Sorkin, George Clooney, Al Jazeera America and the Future of News

Brent Budowsky | Posted 10.23.2013 | Media
Brent Budowsky

To continue the discussion about the future of news from my recent column "Citizen Bezos": Al Jazeera America is now on air with promises to offer in-...

For Summer Read, Meet Ted Turner, the Pathfinding 'Eco-Capitalist-Humanitarian'

Todd Wilkinson | Posted 09.22.2013 | Green
Todd Wilkinson

If Turner is anything, he's a Bull Moose, whose values track closely with Theodore Roosevelt who was as equally suspicious of unregulated big companies as he was of unscrutinized big government.

Crossfired

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 08.27.2013 | Media
Reese Schonfeld

I wish them all the best. God knows CNN needs a winner, and all of us need a newsier, better CNN. After all, I got fired for creating the show.

New Book Claims Jane Fonda's Marriage To Ted Turner 'Ate Her Alive'

Posted 04.08.2013 | Divorce

In her new memoir, Jane Fonda's adopted daughter, Mary Williams, opens up about her mother's failed marriage to Ted Turner. In The Lost Daughter, W...

RENEWED

Posted 04.01.2013 | Comedy

Conan O'Brien's TBS contract has been renewed through November 2015, the cable channel announced Monday. The comedian has hosted "Conan" on the Tur...

GOP Candidate Splits From Family With Congressional Run

AP | BRUCE SMITH | Posted 03.25.2013 | Politics

MOUNT PLEASANT, S.C. — Teddy Turner inherited his love of sailing from his father, media magnate Ted Turner. But there is less of a family resem...

What a Green 2013 Means for the Planet

Kristi York Wooten | Posted 03.12.2013 | Green
Kristi York Wooten

Did you know that just $100 can fund a water-quality test in a stream or river and $500 can provide an inner-city school with plants and tools for an organic vegetable garden? Even smaller amounts can be very meaningful to local recycling or cleanup projects in your community.

Hey CNN: Why Not Ted Turner?

Craig Crawford | Posted 11.26.2012 | Media
Craig Crawford

Ted Turner deserves a shot at restoring the place to its best glory days, which just so happens to have been when he was in charge.