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Obama, Putin and Ukraine: No Charge of the Light Brigade But A Big Unnecessary Crisis

William Bradley | Posted 03.20.2014 | Politics
William Bradley

Even though Putin lectured Obama at length, after forcing him to come to his dacha outside Moscow, about Russia's concerns, with a very special emphasis on Ukraine, the reality that the administration had to deal not with a nice ally and potential buddy but a tough guy with very clearly defined limits did not sink in.

WATCH: New Graham Cracker Ad Celebrates Every Family

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 03.12.2014 | Media

Honey Maid is coming off as one smart cookie. The graham cracker brand has released an ad that shows real-life modern families in all their diverse...

All Forms of Communication Have Collapsed

Lori Day | Posted 03.05.2014 | Media
Lori Day

When your work depends on communication with other human beings, like mine does, this is the worst problem ever. Try to think of a worse problem if you want, but you can't.

Too Often, American Justice Is Injustice

Michael Shammas | Posted 04.14.2014 | College
Michael Shammas

Our state of affairs goes against a pinnacle of American justice, equality before law, facilitating everything from war crimes, to torture, to domestic spying, to a predatory, ravenous Wall Street that feeds on the middle class with impunity.

RNC Boycotting MSNBC Over 'Petty & Demeaning' Tweet

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 01.30.2014 | Politics

Republican National Committee chairman Reince Priebus vowed Thursday that he and other RNC officials will boycott MSNBC until the network's president ...

Quick! Somebody Feed This Bear Some Yogurt!

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 01.28.2014 | Media

Bob Dylan and a grizzly bear have just fired a salvo in the Super Bowl's Greek yogurt war. Chobani unveiled its first-ever Super Bowl ad Tuesday, f...

The Shape of Things To Come: Hillary a Lock, Jerry Brown for President?

William Bradley | Posted 03.26.2014 | Politics
William Bradley

This is the year in which impressions about the slow-paced economic recovery will solidify into a partial frame for the next presidential campaign.

Dinesh D'Souza Indicted For Campaign Finance Fraud

Reuters | Posted 01.24.2014 | Politics

BY JONATHAN STEMPEL an 23 (Reuters) - Dinesh D'Souza, a conservative commentator and best-selling author, has been indicted by a federal grand jury...

WATCH: Yellow M&M Gets In The Groove For Super Bowl

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 01.23.2014 | Media

M&M's is betting $4 million on Yellow for the Super Bowl. On Thursday, the candy brand tipped its hand on the content of its Super Bowl ad entry, r...

Is it Possible to Find Truth in News?

Linda Durnell | Posted 03.25.2014 | Media
Linda Durnell

The duty of our news media is to bring to the audience impartial news, representing the real nature of the event and presenting it without introducing bias or partiality. Today, the political polarization using these sources has never been greater.

America's Most Clueless Media Reporter Steps In It -- Again!

www.theatlantic.com | Posted 01.08.2014 | Media

Here is the machinery of racism—the privilege of being oblivious to questions, of never having to grapple with the everywhere. ...

Romney Accepts MSNBC Host's Apology

Reuters | Posted 03.07.2014 | Politics

By Margaret Chadbourn WASHINGTON, Jan 5 (Reuters) - Former U.S. Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney said on Sunday he is rea...

Are Black TV Shows and Films Encouraging More Racially Sensitive Advertising?

Lande Yoosuf | Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment
Lande Yoosuf

The media is undergoing an interesting transformation lately. Almost daily, I'm reading articles from websites such as Shadow and Act, The Hollywood R...

Palin Cancels NBC Interview After MSNBC Host's Gross Remarks

Posted 11.21.2013 | Politics

BY DAVID BAUDER, THE ASSOCIATED PRESS NEW YORK (AP) — Sarah Palin has cancelled a planned interview with NBC's Matt Lauer at her home in Alaska i...

The Iranian Deal: Now You See It (Or Do You?), Now You Don't

William Bradley | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
William Bradley

There's still a fair amount of mystery around the West's much ballyhooed almost deal with Iran on its hotly disputed nuclear program. Like, what was the deal? And why did it suddenly stall?

What Do Tuesday's Elections Mean? (If Anything)

William Bradley | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
William Bradley

After an anti-climactic election day which turned out mostly as anticipated going into the elections, it's time for the quadrennial exercise in over-analysis in search of national import from the races for New Jersey governor, Virginia governor, and New York mayor.

Sam Stein

New York Post Suffers Major Legal Setback

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 10.30.2013 | Media

In a setback for the New York Post, a district judge on Tuesday dismissed an effort to dispatch a lawsuit from a former employee alleging that she was...

Homeland Is Back With a New Index of Our Post-9/11 Unease and Dysfunction

William Bradley | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
William Bradley

All of a sudden, in a rush -- though not so spectacular a Rush as the outstanding racing drama which went wide across the U.S. over the weekend -- Homeland is on a dramatically new course. Not just different, not a return to Season 1, as most of the characters are in very different places, but new.

Mad Men Moves, Emmy Blues

William Bradley | Posted 11.23.2013 | Entertainment
William Bradley

Even though Mad Men has just struggled through a second straight Emmy Awards show with no wins, the show that is co-owner of the record for most Emmy Best Drama wins has some recent changes that should make its final season something to remember.

Jimmy Lloyd: Building Music and Media From the Grassroots Up

Jaime Lubin | Posted 11.20.2013 | Media
Jaime Lubin

Often touted as "Inside the Actors Studio for songwriters," JLSS is in fact a totally unique enterprise, based around the concept that good music with meaningful lyrics will ultimately build a community.

The X-Files Moment Comes Again (XF at 20)

William Bradley | Posted 11.16.2013 | Politics
William Bradley

The X-Files, like the conspiracy thrillers of the '70s, worked because there was a general atmosphere of paranoia and mistrust engendered by real-world events. What should be obvious now is that we live in a culture in which a show like The X-Files would flourish once again.

Miss America Meets Bollywood: Democracy and the Promise of Popular Culture

Vamsee Juluri | Posted 11.16.2013 | World
Vamsee Juluri

Amidst the celebrations (and the wholly unnecessary controversies) about the crowning of Nina Davuluri as Miss America, we should not forget that events like beauty contests and talent shows often function as an informal mirror to the voices of the people in a democratic culture.

Journalism in a New Era

Elizabeth Filippouli | Posted 11.04.2013 | Media
Elizabeth Filippouli

Innovation has always been a key factor for company growth. But never as important as now, with the internet disrupting so many old habits and well established business models.

Jason Linkins

Welcome To 'This Town,' Sally Quinn!

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 08.29.2013 | Politics

Yesterday, the pointless Howard Kurtz published a pointless item on a Washington, D.C. yoga instructor named Pari Bradlee. There was no reason for him...

In Which Mode Is Obama at His Worst, Ultra-PC or Anti-PC?

William Bradley | Posted 10.25.2013 | Politics
William Bradley

One of the oddest aspects of Barack Obama's presidency is its sometimes quite strange mix of the ultra-politically correct and the anti-politically correct. They've led to some of the most crashingly boneheaded things this White House has done.