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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.

Today's Newsrooms = Robo-Journalism, Games, Apps, Gender Equality

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 06.03.2016 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

The "see-Ma, no-hands" automated reporting movement has been used by AP, Bloomberg and Thomson-Reuters in crunching numbers -- business figures and sports scores -- as well as turning out formulaic stories.

A Solution to the Brian Williams Dilemma?

Michael Rosenblum | Posted 06.01.2016 | Media
Michael Rosenblum

What does Brian do? Does he keep all of the money, or does he rescue the poor family from a life on the street? It's a good premise for a show. But that's just the start!

(VIDEO) Guardian Labs Mulls Off-Site Branded Content via Programmatic

Andy Plesser | Posted 05.28.2016 | Media
Andy Plesser

LONDON -- So far, The Guardian division that produces branded content for marketers has published that content only on The Guardian's own properties....

Facebook Is Going To Publish Full Stories On Your News Feed

Reuters | Posted 05.12.2016 | Technology

(Reuters) - Facebook Inc tied up with nine news publishers to launch "Instant Articles" that will let them publish articles directly to the social net...

Is Bill Gates The Secret Weapon To Fighting Climate Change?

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 05.07.2015 | Media

As journalists, we dutifully report on what's going wrong, from scandals and corruption to natural disasters and social problems. But far too often th...

Sustainability: A Matter of Soul

Isabel Rimanoczy, Ed.D. | Posted 06.30.2015 | Green
Isabel Rimanoczy, Ed.D.

As a faculty member of the W. Huizenga Business School, I was recently invited to contribute to a paper edited by Prof. Frank Cavico about orientation for new graduate students.

These Couples Are Choosing An Alternative To Divorce

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 04.15.2015 | Media

As journalists, we dutifully report on what's going wrong, from scandals and corruption to natural disasters and social problems. But far too often th...

The Professional Journalists vs. The Video

Michael Rosenblum | Posted 06.09.2015 | Media
Michael Rosenblum

Is this how 'journalism' happens most of the time - a press release or a statement of fact by the police or the US Military or the Government suddenly becomes the truth, via the 'professional journalist'?

(VIDEO) CNN, the Economist, Financial Times, Reuters, the Guardian Join Programmatic "Coop" powered by the Rubicon Project, Jay Sears explains

Andy Plesser | Posted 05.30.2015 | Media
Andy Plesser

AUSTIN -- Earlier in March, The Guardian announced it was leading a coalition including CNN International, the Economist the Financial Times and Re...

Katharine Viner Is Next Editor-In-Chief Of The Guardian

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 03.20.2015 | Media

Katharine Viner has been selected as the next editor-in-chief of Guardian, the media company announced Friday. Viner, currently the editor in chief...

(VIDEO) Publishers' Pangea Alliance Taps Rubicon To Pool Programmatic Inventory

Andy Plesser | Posted 05.19.2015 | Media
Andy Plesser

LONDON -- News publishers traditionally like to keep hold of their own ad sales operations, selling advertisers on their own unique contextual propert...

Brits Think We're Nuts for Believing Our Health System Is Better Than Theirs

Wendell Potter | Posted 04.25.2015 | Politics
Wendell Potter

When I was an industry PR guy, I was part of a never-ending effort to defame the NHS, usually by citing a few anecdotes about Brits who claimed to endure long waits for needed care. The industry's propaganda got little resistance from the media or the American public.

Chelsea Manning To Join The Guardian U.S. As Contributing Writer

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 02.10.2015 | Media

The Guardian U.S. has hired Chelsea Manning as a contributing opinion writer covering war, gender and freedom of information, Katharine Viner, the pub...

150 Reasons Why We Have Not Yet Reached Peak Beard

Ron Suresha | Posted 03.16.2015 | Style
Ron Suresha

Any cursory scan of cable TV programming will demonstrate that there is no evidence that consumers and the ad agencies that love them are suffering from beard or mustache fatigue.

They're Not All the Same: Labels and Stereotypes Fail to Recognize Religious Diversity

Michael Zimmerman, Ph.D. | Posted 03.04.2015 | Religion
Michael Zimmerman, Ph.D.

Here's a critical and simple point to keep in mind: as difficult as it may be for some to accept, not all religious individuals believe the same thin...

Whisper Under Fire After Report Alleges 'Anonymous' Social Network Tracks Users

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 10.16.2014 | Media

A new report by the Guardian states Whisper, the "anonymous" secret-sharing social network, might not be so anonymous. Whisper, however, says the alle...

IMF Report--Europe Is Becoming Japan

Harlan Green | Posted 12.09.2014 | Business
Harlan Green

The International Monetary Fund doesn't want to say it outright, but its latest World Economic Outlook shows more stagnation of the European and Japanese economies, and the possibility of a third EU recession since 2008.

The Future of Getting Lost

Mark Fallows | Posted 11.23.2014 | Healthy Living
Mark Fallows

As controllers of technology, individually and collectively, we must balance technological connection with disconnection, have the discipline to lose ourselves in our unconscious minds, and have the focus to listen to our souls.

Robin Williams: Drugs, Depression and Laughter

Reef Karim, D.O. | Posted 10.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Reef Karim, D.O.

Personally, I was deeply effected by Robin Williams passing. I grew up with him. He was a part of my childhood and adult life. I, like may others, will really miss his spirit and his talent. He made me laugh and helped me realize the power of comedy and laughter in my personal and professional life. I truly believe that "Laughter is the best medicine." And our world just lost some really good medicine.

Slaves to Soccer: At World Cup, Workers Lose

Sam Maron | Posted 10.05.2014 | World
Sam Maron

By glorifying the world's worst human rights offenders and endorsing them to host public displays for an international audience, we help countries like Qatar keep the profitable business of slave-keeping alive.

On The Future of Wagnerism, Part 3: Beckmesser, Kissinger and the Klinghoffer Controversy

Lawrence D. Mass, M.D. | Posted 09.17.2014 | Arts
Lawrence D. Mass, M.D.

Playing out before us is the Wagner situation redux. In anticipation of the Metropolitan Opera's new production of The Death of Klinghoffer.

Influence Peddling and Inequality in London: Nobody Expects a Monty Python Fourth of July

Michael Winship | Posted 09.15.2014 | Politics
Michael Winship

In the face of heavy opposition from the moneyed classes on either shore, both the United States and the United Kingdom are desperately in need of campaign finance reform. No joke.

Google Is Removing Negative Coverage Of Powerful People From Its Search Results

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 07.04.2014 | Media

The implementation of the European Union's so-called "right to be forgotten" policy is already having a worrying impact on the media, with at least tw...

Why the US Record on Free Press Won't Inspire Cairo

Sarah Harvard | Posted 08.31.2014 | Politics
Sarah Harvard

The Obama administration's statements about the three Al Jazeera journalists are encouraging and ring true to the needs of both the Egyptian and the American people, but it's unsure whether they are in the right position to point their finger just yet.