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Leave Our Bodies Alone

Rachel Hawkins | Posted 02.14.2017 | Women
Rachel Hawkins

If there's one thing the media have become obsessed with over the last decade or so then it is weight. More specifically; women's weight. I've lost c...

What Do You Mean You Don't Want Kids?

Rachel Hawkins | Posted 09.12.2016 | Women
Rachel Hawkins

Having a child is a choice not an obligation. Just because someone was born into this world as a woman it does not automatically mean they have to reproduce.

Digital Didn't Kill Traditional Media

Jennifer Risi | Posted 05.24.2016 | Media
Jennifer Risi

The source for information remains crucial, and earned stories in traditional news sources are the most trusted. People are still skeptical of visible involvement of a brand in content. Earned media cannot be bought or owned, it is "earned" organically.

Days Before the Brussels Attacks, This Muslim Leader Issued a Call for Peace and Justice

Atif Rashid | Posted 03.28.2016 | World
Atif Rashid

We can be as careful at our airports, train stations and public buildings as we like but until we stop handing our enemies the means to attack us, the situation will only continue to be exasperated.

CBS Films Should Show Some 'Pride' in Lesbians and Gays

Asher Huey | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Asher Huey

To CBS Films: We are the gays and lesbians and we have supported you by seeing the film, talking about it, and sharing the message with out friends. Now it's time for you to act like the miners at the end of the film. Because of our solidarity, show some solidarity towards us: Fix the cover.

Post Perception

Jocelyn Jeffery | Posted 02.15.2015 | Media
Jocelyn Jeffery

Remi Paringaux, co-founder of creative agency Meri Media and Post, the first iPad-only fashion magazine, discusses photography, issues with advertisers and the future of fashion and print media in an increasingly digital world.

Climate Change - Through the Looking Glass

David Saddington | Posted 12.05.2014 | Green
David Saddington

The public communication of climate change has been so heavily based within science that we have now come to a strange place indeed. We are able to look at changes occurring to the Earth in a completely objective way.

Climate Change, Media, Psychology & the Denial of Death

Mitchell J. Rabin | Posted 06.10.2014 | Green
Mitchell J. Rabin

On the standard, commercial television channels we hear about extreme weather virtually every single day. Droughts in the southwest hardly seen since...

Five Lessons to Be Learned From International TV

Omri Marcus | Posted 04.14.2014 | Media
Omri Marcus

After quite a few years of attending TV markets, I can honestly say -- it's great fun. You learn a lot during the meetings at the stands and some of t...

In Times of Pain, Illness, Suffering, and Dying, 'That Which Is Shareable Is Bearable'

BJ Gallagher | Posted 03.18.2014 | Media
BJ Gallagher

As writers themselves, you'd think that the Kellers would appreciate the power of writing as a process for understanding life and coming to terms with painful experiences. Writing is a powerful way of connecting with others. Writing helps us reach inward -- and upward -- to find the holy, the numinous, the transcendent.

Daily Mail Expanding Again

Reuters | Posted 01.27.2014 | Media

* Daily Mail plans to launch Australia news site next year * The Guardian launched Australia site six months ago * Press...

NY Times: 'British Press Freedom Under Threat'

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Media

The New York Times editorial board stuck up for its colleagues across the pond on Friday, in an editorial titled "British Press Freedom Under Threat."...

Illinois Governor Pat Quinn Must Pardon Randy Steidl Now

David A. Love | Posted 01.23.2014 | Crime
David A. Love

The miscarriages of justice plaguing Randy's case provide us with clear reasons as to why the death penalty is a problem. In essence, Randy Steidl was framed by the police and the prosecutors.

Critics Miss Irony in Royal Baby Comment

Victoria Arbiter | Posted 09.25.2013 | Media
Victoria Arbiter

To address when I commented -- with deliberate irony -- how "brilliant a royal Kate is" [for having a boy], perhaps I should share the historical context that some appear to have missed, where many a royal wife suffered at the hands of her husband for not producing a male heir.

U.S. Death Row Survivors Are One For Ten

David A. Love | Posted 06.26.2013 | Crime
David A. Love

In the past four decades, 142 men and women were liberated from death row because they were innocent.

What the Story of Summly Really Tells Us About the Future of News

Matt Kelly | Posted 05.26.2013 | Media
Matt Kelly

Any one of Britain's newspaper groups could have developed a Summly killer back in 2005 when Nick D'Aloisio developed his idea. They had the audiences, the understanding, the marketing power. God knows they had the incentive. But they didn't do it. I didn't do it. Why?

Murdoch Attacks UK Press Deal

Reuters | Posted 05.21.2013 | Media

By Andrew Osborn LONDON, March 21 (Reuters) - Media mogul Rupert Murdoch sharply criticised British Prime Minister David Cameron on T...

Politicians Seal Deal On New Regulator For British Press

Reuters | Posted 05.18.2013 | Media

LONDON, March 18 (Reuters) - Britain's three main political parties struck a compromise deal on a new regulatory system for the country's newspapers...

UK Paper Plunged Into Controversy Over Horrific Column

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 03.16.2013 | Media

British newspaper The Observer found itself embroiled in controversy on Monday after it was forced to withdraw an incendiary op-ed about transgender p...

UK PM Tells Press To Act On Leveson Report Quickly

Reuters | Posted 02.03.2013 | Media

* Cameron puts pressure on editors in a meeting * He has spoken out against statutory regulation * Newspapers urged to s...

Media Outlets Criticize Leveson Report

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 01.30.2013 | Media

The Leveson Report's recommendation of legislation to back a new press regulator in Britain has been met with a largely frosty reception in media circ...

Leveson Report Published

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 11.29.2012 | Media

The long-awaited report from the Leveson Inquiry into the ethics and practices of the scandal-scarred British media was published on Thursday. In t...

Leveson Report Delivered To British PM

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 01.28.2013 | Media

British Prime Minister David Cameron has officially received a copy of the hotly awaited Leveson Report, Downing Street told the BBC Wednesday. The...

The Many Questions Surrounding The Leveson Report

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 01.26.2013 | Media

With the Leveson Inquiry into the ethics of the British media set to release its report this Thursday, all eyes are on what the report will say and ho...

What the Viewers Demand -- and TV Still Struggles to Provide

Omri Marcus | Posted 11.17.2012 | TV
Omri Marcus

TV has stopped treating its consumers as "viewers" and has started treating them as "witnesses" and at times, active witnesses.