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CBS News Relaunches Website

www.mediabistro.com | Posted 11.28.2012 | Media

CBS News has quietly relaunched CBSNews.com....

WATCH: Student Asks Obama If He 'Knows Justin Bieber'

| Posted 12.19.2011 | Home

President Obama stopped at a high school in Virginia on Tuesday to talk about his job plan and... Justin Bieber? Watch the above video from CBS News ...

Mugglenet Founder: Harry Potter Is a "Gateway Drug for Reading"

Shira Lazar | Posted 09.14.2011 | Entertainment
Shira Lazar

Emerson Spartz, the creator of Mugglenet -- the most popular Harry Potter fansite around -- joined my show, What's Trending, this week to discuss the end of the Harry Potter era and what the future holds for Potter fans around the world.

Incubus Innovates Album Release With Digital Headquarters

Shira Lazar | Posted 09.07.2011 | Entertainment
Shira Lazar

I recently caught up with Incubus to discuss their new album and how they're using a mix of online tools to bring their creativity and engagement with fans to another level.

Weird Al Yankovic: "Twitter and YouTube Basically Saved My Album"

Shira Lazar | Posted 09.01.2011 | Entertainment
Shira Lazar

This week, I spoke to "Weird Al" Yankovic, who made waves this week with his Lady Gaga spoof, "Perform This Way." The single is off of his long-delayed album, Alpocolypse.

3D Fatigue? Avatar Producer Jon Landau Says This Is Only the Beginning

Shira Lazar | Posted 08.27.2011 | Entertainment
Shira Lazar

If you're sick of high movie prices due to 3D movies, sorry, it's only going to get worse. During our Real Time Conversation on the What's Trending live show, Avatar producer Jon Landau said that 3D isn't over: It's just beginning.

Algorithms and the Filter Bubble Ruining Your Online Experience?

Shira Lazar | Posted 08.01.2011 | Technology
Shira Lazar

The bubble keeps things that you have indicated interest in through clicking links, viewing friends, putting movies in your queue, reading news stories, etc. in the forefront of search results and advertising.

Is It Okay to Say Gay? Devon Hicks Protests Tennessee Bill

Shira Lazar | Posted 07.25.2011 | Education
Shira Lazar

Seventeen-year old gay rights advocate Devon Hicks spoke out against Tennessee's "Don't Say Gay" bill. The bill would effectively ban talk about homosexuality in middle and elementary schools.

Digital Love Letter "I Hope This Gets to You" Reaches Long Distance Girlfriend

Shira Lazar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Shira Lazar

After uploading the video to YouTube, the Los Angeles based editor/director wanted to see how long it would take to get to his girlfriend online without being sent directly to her.

Andrew Breitbart Opens Up About O'Keefe and Sherrod (VIDEO)

Shira Lazar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Shira Lazar

Andrew Brietbart is known for being a lightning rod for controversy. The conservative blogger and founder is never one to pull punches on divisive political topics ranging from Shirley Sherrod to James O'Keefe.

BP Antagonist '@BPGlobalPR' Reveals Identity (VIDEO)

Shira Lazar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Shira Lazar

British Petroleum protest group @bpglobalpr became an instant Internet sensation when they took on BP this past May during the Gulf oil spill. I spoke to the man behind it all.

Arianna Joins Katie Couric's Live Webcast To Discuss Obama's First 100 Days

Huff TV | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Huff TV

Tonight Arianna joins Katie Couric's live webcast on CBSNews.com, directly following President Obama's First 100 Days press conference. The Atlantic'...

CBSNews.com Joins With Digg

Silicon Alley Insider | Michael Learmonth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

CBSNews.com became the latest big-media site to link up with Digg, the news site that allows users to rate stories and video from the biggest MSM mono...

HuffPost Names CBSNews Chief To CEO Position

New York Times | Bill Carter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The Huffington Post, a news Web site, plans to announce today the appointment of a new chief executive, Betsy Morgan, who will leave her job as the ge...