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For Freelancers, Growing Opportunity and Risk

Andrew Lam | Posted 08.27.2014 | Media
Andrew Lam

The recent beheading of freelance journalist James Foley (pictured above) by militants from the Islamic State highlights the growing dangers that freelance reporters covering conflict zones face.

Who Is Tyler Oakley and Why Do His Videos Command Larger Audiences Than Many TV Shows?

Ed Martin | Posted 04.21.2014 | Media
Ed Martin

I can't help but wonder, where these people will be 10 years from now? Is it possible for the videos these people are making to be expanded into longer formats? Or would that be the kiss of death?

Using Skyfall to Fight Back Against Kim Jong-un

James Jones | Posted 03.16.2014 | World
James Jones

While making Secret State of North Korea for the investigative journalism series FRONTLINE, we found a group of defectors who are risking their lives once again to fight back against the regime of Kim Jong-un.

The Summers of Our Discontent

Jim Worth | Posted 12.24.2013 | Politics
Jim Worth

Obama's expected nomination of Summers was a perfect example of that critical flaw. Repeated appointments of inadequate individuals with questionable résumés -- whether out of loyalty or cronyism -- leaves the government vulnerable to recurrent failure.

Sasha Belenky

Football's Concussion Crisis, Why There Aren't More Women In Science & More Must-Reads

HuffingtonPost.com | Sasha Belenky | Posted 10.11.2013 | Politics

1. Football's Concussion Crisis This week, Frontline aired "League of Denial," its highly anticipated investigation into the connection between...

High School Football: Can It Be Safe?

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 12.10.2013 | Parents
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

At a time when the NFL is coming under pressure for ignoring evidence that links football to chronic brain damage, Youth Radio's special coverage ex...

Does Your School Protect Your Head? Players Talk

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 12.10.2013 | San Francisco
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

Part of Youth Radio's special coverage on the risks of high school football, this audio slideshow features football players from Castro Valley High Sc...

Public Miseducation: WGBH and David Koch

D. R. Tucker | Posted 12.10.2013 | Media
D. R. Tucker

When David Koch joined the WGBH Board of Trustees, the extent of this enterprise was not known to the general public. But now, the facts are in, and the political science is as settled as the climate science.

Pro Football's Unsportsmanlike Conduct

Bill Moyers | Posted 11.17.2013 | Politics
Bill Moyers

When players are no longer insured by the league and find themselves unable to afford private insurance for their enduring afflictions, taxpayers -- all of us -- will be the ones to pay, through Medicaid and Social Security disability.

ESPN's Massive Conflict of Interest

Jonathan Weiler | Posted 10.24.2013 | Sports
Jonathan Weiler

To a significant extent, ESPN has always been in la-la land about its ability to do news reporting while it also hocks the products its supposed to be covering evenhandedly. But the NFL concussion story may well prove to be the most serious blow to its self-image yet.

Report: NFL Pressured ESPN To Quit Head-Injury Project

The New York Times | Posted 10.23.2013 | Sports

Pressure from the National Football League led to ESPN's decision on Thursday to pull out of an investigative project with "Frontline" regarding head ...

TBTF, TBTJ: Too Big to Exist

Mike Lux | Posted 04.10.2013 | Politics
Mike Lux

I remain troubled by the fact that fundamental economic issues seem to be the last thing on anybody's minds in D.C. And looming over these economic problems is the elephant in the room: these Too Big To Fail, and apparently Too Big To Jail, Wall Street financial conglomerates.

By Their Responses, Ye Shall Know Them

William K. Black | Posted 03.30.2013 | Business
William K. Black

Recent scandals have shown that the Justice Department is ruthless, even lethal, at using threats to prosecute such releases of information in a manner that brings great disgrace onto the prosecutors' special ethical duty to always seek "justice."

The OCC's Tragic Response to the Frontline Expose: The Untouchables

William K. Black | Posted 03.28.2013 | Business
William K. Black

The Frontline documentary begins the process of explaining what we have been saying for years -- neither the Bush nor the Obama administration has been willing to conduct a real investigation of the elite banksters whose frauds made them wealthy and drove the financial crisis and the Great Recession.

WATCH: 'Frontline' Producer Previews Wall Street Fraud Investigation

HuffPost Live | John Stephens | Posted 01.22.2013 | HuffPost Live 321

Martin Smith, producer of the new PBS Frontline episode, "The Untouchables," joined HuffPost Live Tuesday to discuss his investigation into the lack o...

Are Charter Schools Good For Kids? Michelle Rhee Advisor Argues Yes

Joy Resmovits | Posted 03.11.2013 | Education
Joy Resmovits

Several sources suggested that the move spoke to a broader change in StudentsFirst: a group once extremely self-conscious about its positioning as a bipartisan organization is now more interested in being purist and ideological in implementing its ideas.

Behind Frontline's Michelle Rhee Documentary

| Alexander Russo | Posted 01.08.2013 | Education

This piece comes to us courtesy of This Week In Education. How fascinating to wake up and find out that Adell Cothorne (pictured), the Noyes Elemen...

'Green News Report' - November 13, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 01.13.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY...

Hurricane Sandy Re-Politicizes Climate Change

Anne Zeiser | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Anne Zeiser

For the last several presidential elections, climate change has been an integral part of the dialogue. The topic's frame has evolved from the greenhouse effect to global warming to climate change, but it's been a significant theme. Not this time.

'Green News Report' - November 1, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 01.01.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY...

'Green News Report' - October 30, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 12.30.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY...

'Green News Report' - October 30, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 12.30.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY...

'Green News Report' - October 30, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 12.30.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY...

'Green News Report' - October 25, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 12.25.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY...

'Green News Report' - October 23, 2012

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 12.23.2012 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app!. IN TODAY...