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Best Buy, 'Serial' and the Era of Outrage

Scott Russell | Posted 02.15.2015 | Media
Scott Russell

Best Buy was already a part of the Serial world by sheer chance -- they just chose to acknowledge that connection with a tongue in cheek. The only self-interest that the company can be seen to be pursuing here is relevance, which by no means translates directly into profit.

The Last Time You Saw a Congresswoman Naked on Twitter Was Never

Susanna Quinn | Posted 10.02.2013 | Women
Susanna Quinn

I'm not suggesting for a moment that women are less capable than men of wrongdoing. But it is rather evident that women in politics seem vastly less inclined actually to fall victim to the temptations of sin.

Making the Case for Anthony Weiner

Andy Ostroy | Posted 06.11.2013 | Politics
Andy Ostroy

The other Democrats in the race, including front runner and City Council Speaker Christine Quinn, are respectable, decent, well-credentialed people. But are they the bright lights of the big city?

WATCH: Chávez's Daughter Has A Thing For U.S. Dollar Bills

Posted 01.25.2012 | Latino Voices

A picture of a 14-year old girl flashing a handful of dollar bills? No big deal. A picture of Hugo Chavez's 14-year old daughter flashing a handful of...

Weiner Takes Unusual Route Post-Twitter Scandal

New York Times | By LAURA M. HOLSON | Posted 01.05.2012 | Politics

On Halloween night at the Sky Rink at Chelsea Piers, a small group of men huddled around a television set while changing into their hockey uniforms, s...

Democrats Choose Candidate For Weiner's Old Seat

Forest Hills, NY Patch | Posted 09.06.2011 | Politics

According to published reports at New York 1 and the New York Times, Assemblyman David Weprin has been chosen by the Queens County Democrats to run fo...

Reading the Pictures: Media's Weiner Pictures: Who's Getting Dirty Now?

Michael Shaw | Posted 08.08.2011 | Media
Michael Shaw

2011-06-08-pulll.pngWhat's bothersome about the Anthony Weiner story is that the pictures seem to be serving the media's own interests more than the public's.

The Worst Twitter FAILS Blamed On Interns And Aides

The Huffington Post | Catharine Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Twitter can be a powerful tool for politicians, brands and individuals with a message to share. During the 2008 presidential election, @BarackObama he...