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Michael Calderone

Will Justice Department Target The New York Times?

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 05.15.2013 | Media

NEW YORK –- When Attorney General Eric Holder took reporters' questions Tuesday afternoon, several asked about the Justice Department’s sweeping ...

Jason Linkins

Hillary Clinton's Policy On This Is Stunningly Correct

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 11.11.2013 | Politics

Wondering why former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton never went on a Sunday morning political chit-chat show to talk about the goings-on in Benghaz...

Jason Linkins

CNN's Wolf Blitzer Can Totally Understand Why The Government Might Want To Snoop On The Press

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.13.2013 | Politics

The news today is that the Justice Department "secretly obtained two months of telephone records of reporters and editors for The Associated Press," i...

Brennan Williams

Former CNN News Anchor Opens Up On Life After BET

HuffingtonPost.com | Brennan Williams | Posted 05.21.2013 | Black Voices

Earlier this month BET confirmed the cancellation of their late night news-satire series, “Don’t Sleep,” resulting in the network ending their r...

Michael Calderone

Newseum Reverses Decision To Honor Palestinian Journalists

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 05.13.2013 | Media

NEW YORK -– The Newseum announced Monday that it will not honor two cameramen killed while working for Hamas-run Al-Aqsa TV, reversing a Friday deci...

Michael Calderone

Newseum Will Honor Slain Hamas-Linked Journalists

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 05.10.2013 | Media

NEW YORK -- The Newseum announced Friday that it will continue with plans to honor two Hamas-linked Palestinian journalists killed during Israeli airs...

Hackers Plan 'Day To Remember' With Attacks On Banks, Government Agencies (UPDATE)

The Huffington Post | Gerry Smith | Posted 05.07.2013 | Technology

A collective of hacker groups plans to attack the websites of major government agencies and banks on Tuesday to protest American foreign policy. Fo...

T.J. Holmes: Don't Sleep, I'm A Free Agent!

Posted 05.10.2013 | Black Voices

Eight months after the debut of his BET late night news-satire series, “Don’t Sleep,” T.J. Holmes has officially announced that he's completely ...

Michael Calderone

Howard Kurtz's Connection To Little-Known Website Raises Questions

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 05.05.2013 | Media

NEW YORK -- Howard Kurtz, the Washington bureau chief for The Daily Beast and Newsweek, has been regularly contributing to, and heavily promoting, a l...

MSNBC Guest Asks: Why Isn't Bush On Trial For War Crimes?

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 04.29.2013 | Media

Is former President George W. Bush a war criminal? That was the question posed by MSNBC guest Dave Zirin during an episode of "Melissa Harris-Perry...

Gerry Smith

Companies That Get Hacked Should Be Fined, Regulator Says

HuffingtonPost.com | Gerry Smith | Posted 04.25.2013 | Technology

In the wake of a brief stock market crash caused by hackers sending out a false tweet from the Associated Press' Twitter account, companies who fail t...

Michael Calderone

New York Times Rumored To Be Courting Atlantic's Editor

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 04.25.2013 | Media

NEW YORK -- New York Times executive editor Jill Abramson recently met with Atlantic Editor-in-Chief James Bennet and discussed the possibility of him...

A New Threat of Idiocratic Terrorism?

William Bradley | Posted 06.24.2013 | World
William Bradley

If the Boston bombing was terrorism, as Tsarnaev claims, it looks like an especially boneheaded form of terrorism. Let's call it idiocratic terrorism. That's an adaptation of the title of the cult 2006 film Idiocracy, a satire about a dystopic future in which pretty much everyone is an idiot.

Gerry Smith

Syrian Hacker Collective Takes Responsibility For AP Twitter Hack

HuffingtonPost.com | Gerry Smith | Posted 04.23.2013 | Technology

A hacker group calling itself the Syrian Electronic Army took credit for hacking the Twitter account of the Associated Press Tuesday and sending out a...

Jason Linkins

Col Allan Apologizes For New York Post's Terrible Boston Coverage ... Or Does He?

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 04.20.2013 | Media

If you found in your copy of Friday morning's New York Post a letter from the paper's editor-in-chief, Col Allan, expressing "regret" over the Post's ...

Unnerved by the Uncertainty of Complexity: The Boston Bombings

William Bradley | Posted 06.19.2013 | World
William Bradley

Even before the wild overnight developments in the Boston bombings -- Russians, Chechens, the Caucuses (sic), Kyrgy-what? -- it was clear that we are culturally unprepared for the complexity of the Boston bombings.

Michael Calderone

The New York Post Stands By Boston Marathon Story

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 04.18.2013 | Media

NEW YORK -– For the second time this week, the New York Post came under fire for its Boston bombing coverage after publishing a photo Thursday of tw...

Michael Calderone

Reporters Ran Boston Marathon, Then Covered Tragedy

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 04.16.2013 | Media

When New York Times reporter John Eligon got out the shower on Monday afternoon, he saw a text message from a friend asking if he was okay. Eligon had...

Bill O'Reilly and Glenn Beck: Champions of Gay Rights?

Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 06.11.2013 | Gay Voices
Michelangelo Signorile

O'Reilly surely is quite cognizant of keeping his ratings high as he sees support for gay marriage rise rapidly in the polls. But if the debate over marriage equality now needs to move into the Fox News audience, it's certainly not a bad thing to have O'Reilly taking on the anti-equality crowd.

Michael Calderone

Magazine Profile Fuels Anthony Weiner Speculation

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 04.11.2013 | Media

NEW YORK –- When the former New York congressman Anthony Weiner left his apartment Wednesday afternoon, reporters were outside waiting. “So I ...

The Impact of Digital Storytelling: An Interview with Wunderman New York's Nick Moore

Derek Smith | Posted 06.09.2013 | Media
Derek Smith

Successful storytelling in today's complicated digital landscape is a marketer's biggest challenge and opportunity. I had the opportunity to interview Nick Moore, EVP Chief Creative Officer of Wunderman New York, who shared with me the importance of digital storytelling.

Michael Calderone

Mother Jones' David Corn Lands Another Secret Tape Scoop

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 04.10.2013 | Media

NEW YORK –- Mother Jones Washington bureau chief David Corn, who won a prestigious Polk Award for obtaining the full video documenting presidential ...

Michael Calderone

BuzzFeed Poaches Politico Reporter To Cover Congress

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 04.09.2013 | Media

NEW YORK –- BuzzFeed, the online news site that burst onto the political scene during the 2012 election, is beefing up Washington coverage and has h...

Michael Calderone

Former 'Crossfire' Stars Hope CNN Brings Show Back

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 04.09.2013 | Media

NEW YORK -– As news broke Friday afternoon that CNN executives were considering bringing back "Crossfire", the conversation on Twitter quickly turne...

How Smart Glasses Are Impacting Digital Storytelling

Derek Smith | Posted 06.08.2013 | Technology
Derek Smith

It is clear that in 2013, the emergence of smart glasses is having a dramatic impact on the digital storytelling experience. I had the unique opportunity to interview Brian Ballard, the CEO of APX-Labs, who is focused on building software that brings smart glasses to life.