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5 Immediate Benefits Of Health Reform

TIME | Kate Pickert | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Add confusion to the list of emotions Americans are feeling about the new health-reform law. ... Many of the significant changes on the way -- l...

Goldman Sachs: Too Big For Jail?

Don McNay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Don McNay

Just because the SEC filed a lawsuit, it doesn't mean they will win. Goldman Sachs could easily prevail. Before we start breaking out the champagne, let's look at what is actually going on.

Columbine and the End of Journalism: A Daily Blog Series, Part II

Jeff Kass | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Jeff Kass

The lesson on this Columbine anniversary may not come from the shootings themselves, but rather how the media has covered the shootings since the ten-year anniversary last year.

Father Time: Dave Brubeck Plays the Blue Note

Tony Sachs | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tony Sachs

Going to see Brubeck's late show at the Blue Note on a Saturday night feels, in 2010, almost as improbable as going to the ballpark to catch Mickey Mantle, or attending a lecture by Alexander Hamilton.

The Perils of a Plastic Society

Carol Smaldino | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Carol Smaldino

Our dependency on plastic is not purely physical; it is the word used for surgery of many of those most of us envy. And sadly it is a word that describes many of us, certainly in how we deal on the outside.

New York Times Does Not Understand Main Street

Don McNay | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Don McNay

Reporting that Main Street was complicit in the financial meltdown is like blaming a murder victim for being in the wrong place at the wrong time.

Fake Meat: Scientists Closer To Vegetarian Chicken

The Huffington Post | Joe Daly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Time magazine reports on a team of scientists from the University of Missouri who may have finally cracked the code on vegetarian chicken. Though fak...

Joel Stein Gets "Off the Grid" in Time

Tanya Schevitz | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tanya Schevitz

Time magazine columnist Joel Stein was the first person to take our Sabbath Manifesto "Unplug Challenge," going "off the grid" for 24 hours last weekend.

Memo to Media -- iPad Won't Save News Industry

Jose Antonio Vargas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Jose Antonio Vargas

We're living in a transition stage -- a very exciting time in which the "me" in "media" continually and more effectively flexes its muscles. The media's resurrection depends on its understanding of that reality. Not on the shiny, new iPad.

Lloyd Blankfein: Time Man Of The Year

Simon Johnson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Simon Johnson

In a surprise announcement earlier this morning, Time Magazine brought forward its annual "Man of the Year" award - and conferred this honor on Lloyd Blankfein, CEO of Goldman Sachs.

Gitmo Detainees Collecting Food Donations For Haiti, Says Lawyer

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Gitmo detainees have been collecting unopened containers of food and beverages to give to victims of Haiti's earthquake, according to a lawyer for one...

What Happened to the Father of the Pill? Whitewashed Out of History...

Heidi Kingstone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Heidi Kingstone

For the last 50 years Carl Djerassi has been known as the father of "the pill." So I was surprised to see that nowhere in Time's cover story on the pill was there any mention of Djerassi.

Glenn Beck: "Historian" for a Troubled America

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Joseph A. Palermo

Beck's shtick is a backhanded nod to the relevance of history as a discipline and to historians not only as educators, but also as the keepers of the nation's myths.

Give Megan Fox's Transformers Money To Artists Who Deserve It

Lee Stranahan | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Lee Stranahan

It's time for the studios to take care of the people who are making them money. It's time to stop underpaying the hard working talent that drives profits and overpaying the spoiled and irrelevant.

Animal Ovations: 24th Genesis Awards Winners

Wayne Pacelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Wayne Pacelle

At The Humane Society, our mission statement is "Celebrating Animals, Confronting Cruelty," but a corollary principle is celebrating people who do remarkable things for animals. The Genesis Awards is built around that idea.

Changing Lives: A Market Woman's Dream

Jane Wales | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Jane Wales

Perhaps the powerful story that came out of Time Magazine's list of the world's most influential people is that of Chen Shu-chu, a market woman from Taiwan, who saves her meager salary to support orphans and to build a library in her school.

Education Reform: Back to the Future?

Nancy Cronk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Nancy Cronk

Education reformers sometimes point to the "radical" seventies as a time when education seemed aimless. I remember it as a time when teachers were trusted to use their best judgment.

Why News is Too Important to Be Left to Journalists

Kirk Cheyfitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Kirk Cheyfitz

As the media business fractures under the enormous pressure of changing technology and culture, it is critical to focus on how to include as many voices as possible in telling the stories that matter most.

TIME Promotes Nancy Gibbs, Michael Elliott To Top Ranks

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

TIME magazine has elevated two of its longstanding employees to its top ranks. International Editor Michael Elliott has been named deputy managing ed...

'Time': 10 Ideas For The Next 10 Years

TIME | Andres Martinez Wednesday, Mar. 10, 2010 | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

In 1941, prior to the U.S.'s entry into World War II, the co-founder of this magazine, Henry Luce, penned an essay in LIFE that exhorted "unhappy" Ame...

Unnecessary Comparisons: Haiti and Chile

Martha St Jean | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Martha St Jean

Let us not quibble over the numbers of lives lost, buildings ruined or the amount of time it will take to reconstruct, but rather stand in solidarity with those who mourn.

Harvard Press Was Right to Reject "The Case for Marriage"

Bella DePaulo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Bella DePaulo

I have news for Stanley Kurtz: The Case for Marriage was second rate and not worth publishing.

The Shared Experience: Big Events on Radio and TV

Kate Kelly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Kate Kelly

Part of the pleasure of watching events like the Super Bowl or the Olympics is the fact that we can share the experience with others. We compare notes...

Barton Gellman Joins TIME Magazine From Washington Post

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Pulitzer-Prize winning journalist Barton Gellman is joining TIME magazine as a contributing Editor-at-Large. Gellman joins the magazine from the Wash...

Who Will Get Out the Vote for Democrats in 2010?

Thomas de Zengotita | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Thomas de Zengotita

Will all the "persons of the year" who made Obamamania happen get out and work long hours to stem the reactionary tide in 2010? If they do, it will have to be for the cause. The story won't be about them any more.