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Guardian News & Media To Cut Costs By 20%

The Guardian | Judah Robinson | Posted 01.13.2017 | Media

Guardian News & Media, the publisher of the Guardian, is to cut running costs by 20% – a little over £50m – in a bid to break even within three y...

Maternal Monday -- What Was Your Moment of Obligation?

Toyin Ojora-Saraki | Posted 01.18.2017 | Impact
Toyin Ojora-Saraki

As we embark on 2016 and the beginning of the Sustainable Development Goals, I would like to express my gratitude to all our partners and participants since we started in 2004 as a small NGO with the aim of ending deaths in childbirth in Nigeria.

Alanis Morissette's Advice Column Is All We Really Want

The Huffington Post | Hilary Hanson | Posted 01.09.2016 | Entertainment

Don’t let this be the good advice that you just didn’t take. Starting Jan. 16, Alanis Morissette will be helping readers deal with their angst via...

How The Media Is Lambasting Saudi Arabia For Executing 47 Prisoners

The Huffington Post | Willa Frej | Posted 01.04.2017 | Media

Major Western news publications are not mincing words when it comes to Saudi Arabia's decision to execute 47 prisoners over the weekend, including pro...

Four Years After the London Riots, The Turner Prize Is for Those Who DAres to Have a Fresh Look at the Magna Carta

Rodrigo Cañete | Posted 12.29.2016 | Arts
Rodrigo Cañete

When the London-based collective Assemble were named winners of the 31st Turner Prize, the UK media did not really know what to do with it.

Guardian US Taps Former MSNBC Exec Richard Wolffe For 2016 Team

The Huffington Post | Gabriel Arana | Posted 12.15.2015 | Media

The Guardian US has hired prominent British-American journalist and commentator Richard Wolffe as a columnist helping to cover the 2016 election. Wol...

David Miranda In Fresh Challenge Over Heathrow Detention

The Guardian | Judah Robinson | Posted 01.13.2017 | Media

David Miranda, the partner of the former Guardian journalist Glenn Greenwald, has launched a fresh appeal challenging the legality of his detention un...

We Must Strive Towards Justice

Hector Villagra | Posted 12.04.2016 | Politics
Hector Villagra

My friends, the answer is clear. We cannot remain coldly silent and ignore what's happening. We all bear responsibility for what the police do. Our society gives police tremendous power over people's lives. They act in our name. When they kill, they act in our name.

The Next Chapter

Indra Heerkens | Posted 11.24.2016 | New York
Indra Heerkens

Last week I had the privilege of participating in a circle of events in New York City that the DOEN Foundation, the company I work for, is involved w...

BBC Sport And Online News To Be Cut As Red Button Services Face Axe

The Guardian | Judah Robinson | Posted 11.18.2015 | Media

Spending on athletics and minority sports is to be cut by the BBC, with its Red Button services also facing the axe, as the corporation aims to save ...

GQ Publisher In Contempt Of Court With Phone-Hacking Article

The Guardian | Judah Robinson | Posted 11.18.2015 | Media

The publisher of GQ magazine has been found guilty of contempt of court over a “very seriously prejudicial” article about the phone-hacking trial ...

Guardian Cuts Staff After 'Difficult' Year

Politico | Gabriel Arana | Posted 10.16.2015 | Media

The Guardian is preparing for steep editorial cuts after a slowdown in advertising sales. Job losses are highly likely, insiders at the media company ...

The iPhone as a Weapon

Michael Rosenblum | Posted 10.15.2016 | Media
Michael Rosenblum

Political power no longer really flows from the barrel of a gun. Today, it flows from a video screen. Fortunately, you have one of the world's most powerful weapons in your pocket already. All you need to do is learn how to shoot (and edit).

Headlines, the TSA, the Scientist and Me

Paula Gordon | Posted 10.09.2016 | Politics
Paula Gordon

Contrary to the scare headlines, the TSA's SPOT method is working and there's data* to support that conclusion. Whence the headlines? The tests of TSA's effectiveness were themselves ineffective. Dr. Ekman elaborated.

Henning Mankell: Theatre Resembles Life

Louisiana Channel | Posted 10.05.2016 | Arts
Louisiana Channel

Since the very beginning of his career, Henning Mankell (born 1948) has taken an immense interest in theatre. As long ago as in the 1970s, he worked with Swedish theaters, writing and staging plays.

Desperately Seeking Trustworthy News

Craig Newmark | Posted 08.04.2016 | Media
Craig Newmark

Maybe I'm desperate for trustworthy news and progress in that direction, but possibly good news surfaced recently that I missed on first reading. Firs...

As Magazines Go To Video

Michael Rosenblum | Posted 08.03.2016 | Media
Michael Rosenblum

If you want to have a successful newspaper or magazine or political campaign or online store, for that matter, you have to be able to communicate in video. Video literacy is as essential to the arrival of the Internet and smartphones as print literacy was to the arrival of the printing press 500 years ago.

'Gay Girl In Damascus' Hoax Highlights Failure To Vet Sources

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 07.30.2015 | Media

After it was revealed in 2011 that 40-year-old Tom MacMaster was the man claiming to be lesbian blogger Amina Arraf, who wrote the "A Gay Girl In Dama...

Guardian US Votes Unanimously To Unionize

The Huffington Post | Michael Calderone | Posted 07.30.2015 | Media

NEW YORK – The staff of the Guardian US voted unanimously Wednesday to unionize under the News Media Guild, an action that comes amid a spate of lab...

Israelis Stage 'Sleep-In' To Save Palestinian Village

Van Winkle's | Posted 07.21.2016 | Politics
Van Winkle's

Does a "sleep-in" have the power to make a difference in the Middle East? One group of Israelis think so. This week, Israeli peace activists began a sleep-in protest in the Palestinian village of Khirbet Susiya to prevent the Israeli army from demolishing it, as reported by The Independent.

'My Hijab Has Nothing To Do With Oppression. It's A Feminist Statement'

The Huffington Post | Nina Friend | Posted 06.24.2015 | Women

Not all Muslim women cover their bodies. Not all Muslim women who do are forced to do so. Like freelance writer Hanna Yusuf, who chooses to wear a hij...

Innovations in Newspapers = Newsroom Mindset Changes

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 06.13.2016 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

That mobile is the new buzzword is no surprise. News and content consumers want their regular fixes on the go, everywhere, all the time, and newspapers are having a hard time keeping up. So the Innovations report offers papers the following advice to jump on the mobile train before it leaves the station.

YouTube Star Fights to End Revenge Porn (VIDEO)

Shira Lazar | Posted 06.04.2016 | Politics
Shira Lazar

YouTube fans know Chrissy Chambers as one half of the singing duo BriaAndChrissy, whose music and comedy-themed channel has racked up an impressive 350,000 subscribers.

All Journalists Must Learn Video -- Says AFP Chief

Michael Rosenblum | Posted 06.04.2016 | Media
Michael Rosenblum

For more than 25 years we have been preaching the doctrine of video literacy for all journalists, of all stripes. In a digital world, there is no difference whatsoever between print and video (or stills for that matter). It is all digital news gathering and processing.

African Americans Killed By Cops Are Twice As Likely to Have Been Unarmed As Whites

Ian Reifowitz | Posted 06.04.2016 | Black Voices
Ian Reifowitz

This is a complicated piece of data, but it reveals something relatively simple. An unarmed black or brown person in America is much more likely to be killed by a police officer than an unarmed white person.