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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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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.

Michael Calderone

Politico Puts Flagship Web Show On Hold To Retool | Michael Calderone | Posted 04.03.2013 | Media

Politico has quietly placed its thrice-weekly web show “Politico Live” on hold while retooling the format, perhaps to a weekly show featuring its ...

Michael Calderone

Can Journalism Be Taught In North Korea? | Michael Calderone | Posted 04.01.2013 | Media

NEW YORK -- On Saturday morning, The New York Times ran a front-page photo of a mass rally in Pyongyang, one of few recent images to originate from t...

Michael Calderone

National Journal Poaches Editor From Politico | Michael Calderone | Posted 03.29.2013 | Media

NEW YORK -- In fall 2010, National Journal tried ramping up its Web presence following the success of Politico, a high-metabolism outlet that launch...

Fox News Hosts Say Government Should Fund White House Tour Instead Of Sex Ed

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 03.30.2013 | Media

Who needs sex education classes when you could have an entire century of White House tours? Discussing the government's dispensing of funding Frida...

Michael Calderone

Digital Ad Network Files For Bankruptcy | Michael Calderone | Posted 03.29.2013 | Media

NEW YORK -- CommonSense Media, a digital advertising network co-founded by film producer and Firedoglake publisher Jane Hamsher, has filed for bankrup...

Michael Calderone

Washington Post Withholds High-Ranking CIA Official's Name | Michael Calderone | Posted 03.27.2013 | Media

NEW YORK –- The Washington Post revealed Wednesday in a front-page story that a woman currently running the clandestine service had signed off on a ...

Surrender of Warlord Ntaganda Will Not Change Life for Millions of Congolese

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.25.2013 | World
Georgianne Nienaber

Discontent and violence is everywhere in Congo, but the narrative is extremely complicated, the demands and the names of militias require spreadsheets to understand, and no reporters want to venture deep into rebel territories to investigate the unrest.

Michael Calderone

Washington Post Defends Killing Critical Iraq Media Article | Michael Calderone | Posted 03.24.2013 | Media

NEW YORK -- Greg Mitchell, author of a recently updated book on media mistakes during the run-up to the Iraq War, So Wrong For So Long, revealed Satur...

Michael Calderone

Daily Caller Denies Paying Lawyer To Smear Sen. Menendez | Michael Calderone | Posted 03.22.2013 | Media

NEW YORK -– The Daily Caller's editor-in-chief, Tucker Carlson, denied Friday that his news site paid Dominican lawyer Melanio Figueroa to find wome...

Jake Tapper: Iraq Media Failure ‘Incredibly Influential’ On Me

Michael Calderone | Posted 05.19.2013 | Media
Michael Calderone

CNN host Jake Tapper reflects on how the media's failure during the run-up to war in Iraq influenced him as a journalist.

Michael Calderone

Iraq Media Failure Can Happen Again | Michael Calderone | Posted 03.19.2013 | Media

NEW YORK –- Since “Mission Accomplished” proved to be anything but, the media has done plenty of hand-wringing and soul-searching over the run-u...

Terrorist Linked To Daniel Pearl Murder Arrested In Pakistan

The Huffington Post | Meredith Bennett-Smith | Posted 03.19.2013 | Media

Authorities in Karachi, Pakistan, have arrested a high-ranking Sunni militant allegedly involved in the brutal slaying of Wall Street Journal journali...

Gerry Smith

Matthew Keys Suspended By Reuters After Being Charged In Connection With Anonymous Hack | Gerry Smith | Posted 03.15.2013 | Technology

Matthew Keys, a 26-year-old social media editor who has been charged with helping Anonymous attack the website of his former employer, has been suspen...

Gerry Smith

Indicted Reuters Journalist Boasted Of Infiltrating Anonymous | Gerry Smith | Posted 03.14.2013 | Technology

Matthew Keys, a 26-year-old Reuters social media editor who has been charged with helping Anonymous attack the website of his former employer, often b...

Michael Calderone

Jake Tapper: New CNN Show Competes Against Everyone In Media | Michael Calderone | Posted 03.14.2013 | Media

NEW YORK –- As white smoke signaled the selection of a new pope Wednesday, Jake Tapper’s executive producer informed him they’d have to blow up ...

Michael Calderone

The Right's Most Unorthodox Magazine Seizes The Moment | Michael Calderone | Posted 03.12.2013 | Media

NEW YORK -- After Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) spent 13 hours last week questioning the Obama administration’s drone policy, including the legal rationale...

Michael Calderone

News Outlets Investigated Menendez Claims -- And Passed | Michael Calderone | Posted 03.09.2013 | Media

NEW YORK -– Two veteran New Jersey political reporters were approached by operatives with prostitution allegations against Sen. Robert Menendez (D-N...

Michael Calderone

Tucker Carlson Sounds Off On 'Dying' Media | Michael Calderone | Posted 03.07.2013 | Media

NEW YORK -- When I recently sat down with Tucker Carlson for an article on conservative journalism, the Daily Caller editor-in-chief pushed back on qu...