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Writing and Reading: Powerful, Liberating and Potentially Dangerous Tools -- Why it Is Important to Educate Ourselves

Christopher Molaro | Posted 04.16.2014 | College
Christopher Molaro

We live in an era where information is becoming more and more available. That is a great thing -- most of the time. It can be very powerful and libera...

Brianna Elliott

Which Cable News Network Covers Climate Change Most Accurately? | Brianna Elliott | Posted 04.07.2014 | Green

It is no secret that TV news coverage of climate change is far from perfect, even with outlets generally devoting very little time to the issue. And a...

Good Grief, TV News-- It's About Time!

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 04.04.2014 | Media

Geez, TV news-- it's about time! In a one-hour documentary on Sunday, Ann Curry will be reporting on an angle of climate change that is scarcely fo...

Michael Calderone

Cable News' Shameful Handling Of Major Climate Change Report | Michael Calderone | Posted 04.01.2014 | Media

NEW YORK -– The New York Times led Monday’s paper with an ominous headline potentially affecting everyone on Earth: “Panel’s Warning On Climat...

How News Can Make You Happy

Melody Moezzi | Posted 03.27.2014 | Media
Melody Moezzi

I hear it all the time, from doctors, teachers, lawyers, hairdressers, accountants, you name it: "I don't follow the news. It's too depressing." While I understand the sentiment, I find its consequences far more depressing than even the gloomiest of newscasts.

Cable News Ramps Up Coverage Of Malaysian Plane Disappearance

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 03.18.2014 | Media

On Tuesday morning, Vladimir Putin signed documents to make Crimea an official part of Russia. Wherever one stood on the complex questions surrounding...

CNN Is Making These Anchors Fight To Replace Piers Morgan

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 03.17.2014 | Media

CNN is going to put four anchors in the ring and see who emerges as the victor in the quest to find a replacement for Piers Morgan. Morgan's show i...

CNN Is Seriously On The Defensive

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 03.13.2014 | Media

CNN has found itself once again on the defensive about its round-the-clock coverage of a news story with seemingly little news in it. But this time, i...

Ronan Farrow Does Not Speak for My Generation

Zach Simon | Posted 03.10.2014 | Media
Zach Simon

The show is, in every way, fashioned from the very cloth Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert have spent their careers assiduously shredding.

CNN Setting Up A Huge Battle

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 03.07.2014 | Media

CNN is setting up a battle of the anchors to see who will replace Piers Morgan in the network's coveted 9 PM slot. Morgan's show, whose premature e...

HLN Is Introducing Some...Interesting New Shows

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 02.19.2014 | Media

HLN is in the midst of a wholesale rebranding, and, on Wednesday, the network unveiled a slate of new shows that, while they don't exactly put the "ne...

WATCH: Larry King's Biggest Regret

HuffPost Live | Ishita Singh | Posted 01.29.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

News legend Larry King joined HuffPost Live on Wednesday to talk about his departure from CNN after 25 years as the host of Larry King Live, and the c...

No Way to Make a Career

Lowell Peterson | Posted 03.29.2014 | Media
Lowell Peterson

Welcome to the world of freelance employment. Welcome to the world of work without unions, without collective bargaining, without any industry-wide standards of employment or compensation or benefits.

Amazon Working On Potential TV Killer: Report

Reuters | Posted 03.23.2014 | Technology

Jan 21 (Reuters) - Inc is in the early stages of developing a pay-TV streaming service with live programming, according to...

Do YOU Know Who This Man Is?

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 01.23.2014 | Media

Need proof that nightly news viewership is on a downward spiral? 53 percent of Americans surveyed by Pew Research Center in August could not identify ...

A&E to Replace Duck Dynasty With Schmuck Dynasty

David Fagin | Posted 03.01.2014 | Comedy
David Fagin

Recognizing they're throwing away over $80 million in revenue, executives quickly scrambled to find another show to take the Robertson family's place. That show is Schmuck Dynasty.

Dave Jamieson

D.C. Elite 'Would Be Shocked' By Chaffeurs' Claims | Dave Jamieson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Working for Sunny's Executive Sedan Service, Ishaku Atam and his friends have chauffeured some of the biggest political figures of our t...

CNN Ratings, 11 Months Into the Year It's Still Fox and the Fogies

Reese Schonfeld | Posted 02.16.2014 | Media
Reese Schonfeld

In the demos you get paid for Fox had 297,000 while the combine had 532,000. Fox News continues to dominate the fogies while MSNBC, CNN and Headline garner the middle aged.

A Rough Year For Cable News

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 12.17.2013 | Media

Cable news had an off year in 2013. Sure, there were all the lineup changes, personnel scandals, outrageous commentary and controversial programmin...

Al Jazeera Cuts Critical Deal With Time Warner

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 12.24.2013 | Media

Al Jazeera America has made a crucial deal with Time Warner Cable, the network announced on Thursday. Time Warner had previously declined to carry ...

This Song Will Get Stuck In Your Head

Posted 12.22.2013 | Comedy

It's easy to rail against the blowhards of cable news as a viewer, right? Conan O'Brien wants us to remember that nobody is more patient than the talk...


The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 12.15.2013 | Media

When Megyn Kelly got partially beaten by MSNBC in the ratings on the first night of her new show, the network celebrated. When Kelly surged so far ahe...

GASP! Lots Of Fox News Viewers Watch MSNBC Too

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 12.11.2013 | Media

Cable news is the real king of television--and a lot of people watch more than one network, according to a new Pew Study. TV remains the dominant w...

Why Won't Bill O'Reilly Debate Me?

Robert Reich | Posted 11.24.2013 | Media
Robert Reich


'We're In An Abusive Relationship With CNN'

Posted 09.18.2013 | Comedy

The tragic shooting at the Washington Navy Yard offered cable news networks yet another opportunity for around-the-clock speculation, resulting in wha...