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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...

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.

18 College Dropouts Who Made It Big

The Huffington Post | Sahaj Kholi | Posted 06.20.2012 | College

Sometimes finishing college, even when you're just a few credits or even a couple weeks away, seems hopeless. That doesn't mean the good life is impos...

Mike Ryan

Jane Fonda Talks 'The Newsroom,' Ted Turner & More

HuffingtonPost.com | Mike Ryan | Posted 06.20.2012 | TV

Recently, The Huffington Post joined Jane Fonda for lunch in Midtown Manhattan to talk about a wide range of topics, one of which was the upcoming HBO...

Ted Turner: 'I Wanted CNN To Be Like The New York Times'

politico.com | DYLAN BYERS | | Posted 07.04.2012 | Media

"The emphasis should be on - hard news," Turner, who launched the network in 1980, told CNN's Piers Morgan in an interview that will air tonight. "I w...

C-SPAN Is America

Brent Budowsky | Posted 05.21.2012 | Media
Brent Budowsky

While our politics have become a shouting match of pander and slander, name-calling and talking points, celebrity media and instant misanalysis, C-SPAN shines as an exemplar of what a free press in a free nation should be.

Jane Fonda: 'I Knew I Would Die Married And Rich, But Not Whole'

The Huffington Post | Lucy Blodgett | Posted 01.18.2012 | Divorce

Jane Fonda was featured on Oprah's Master Class Sunday, where she revealed how her divorce shaped her as a person. The 74-year-old legend recalled...

Jane Fonda Talks Michael Jackson And Ted Turner On 'Rosie'

Posted 02.11.2012 | TV

On "The Rosie Show" (Weeknights, 7PM ET on OWN), Jane Fonda said that she didn't have to prepare at all for her role in "Monster-in-Law." Instead, she...

WATCH: Ted Turner Visits Conan In NYC, Berates 'Bong-Jockey' Audience

Posted 01.03.2012 | Comedy

"Zip it, Tilda," may be the greatest thing anyone has ever shouted at Conan O'Brien. Will Forte did a surprise drop-in as Ted Turner on Conan's New...

Global Leaders Speak At Social Good Summit (Photos)

Gary He | Posted 11.28.2011 | New York
Gary He

Last week, as world leaders arrived in NYC for the UN General Assembly and Clinton Global Initiative, another conference was taking place with a focus on using innovation and technology to solve the world's greatest challenges.

Ted Turner Rips Rupert Murdoch

Posted 11.20.2011 | Media

Ted Turner took some shots at his longtime rival Rupert Murdoch during an interview with Bloomberg on Tuesday. Turner spoke about the phone hacking...

Is "High-Def" Technology Ruining the Look of Classic Films?

John Farr | Posted 05.31.2013 | Entertainment
John Farr

This 63-year-old feature looked almost as if it had been shot last week. I was intensely aware of Moira Shearer's heavy make-up and could literally see Anton Walbrook's pores. It was fascinating, hypnotic, but also more than a little distracting.

Jane Fonda: The Private Life Of A Public Woman: 600 Pages Of What Feels Like The Whole Story

Jesse Kornbluth | Posted 10.29.2011 | Books
Jesse Kornbluth

Google "Jane Fonda hate site" and you get 10 million results. She's a 73-year-old actress who had her last box office hit thirty years ago. So why is she hated?

Christina Wilkie

Obama Meets With Wealthiest Two Americans On The Giving Pledge

HuffingtonPost.com | Christina Wilkie | Posted 09.17.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Obama will host the nation's two wealthiest private citizens, Warren Buffett and Bill Gates, at the White House on Monday to r...

EXPELLED From College

Posted 08.23.2011 | College

With all of the furor surrounding entrepreneur-run college drop-out programs, HuffPost College decided to take a look at some famous college expulsio...

The Real Motivation Behind Going Public in Philanthropy

Suzanne Skees | Posted 07.31.2011 | Impact
Suzanne Skees

For Warren Buffet and me, giving feels really good, because the truth is, we receive more than the supposed recipient. This thing we call "love of humankind," philanthropy, infuses our whole being with love of self.

Matt Sledge

Ted Turner Says Coal, Oil Industries Need 'A Good A** Kicking'

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 07.24.2011 | Green

ANAHEIM, C.A. -- Philanthropist and CNN founder Ted Turner has turned his sights to renewable energy -- and he had some fighting words for the wind in...

Who Is Xiuhtezcatl and Why Is He Marching?

Alexia Parks | Posted 07.13.2011 | Impact
Alexia Parks

A 10-year-old Aztec boy named Xiuhtezcatl is inspiring thousands of youth who are linking up around the world and marching together to protect the environment.