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How Your Personality Dictates Your Interest In Politics

Tijana Milosevic | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Tijana Milosevic

Why do some people embark on a news hunt the moment they open their eyelids in the morning, while others get the news only if it eventually gets them, when it dons the front page of virtually every media outlet available?

A Town Hall in Your Pocket, A Smartphone With a Front Row Seat

Rep. John Garamendi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Rep. John Garamendi

I'm honored to continue in this tradition by becoming the first Member of Congress to host a live mobile video town hall -- or as Josh Richman at the Oakland Tribune coined it, "Garamendi on the Go."

Breaking News! Journalists Stink at Covering Their Own Controversies!

Michael Koretzky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael Koretzky

Over the past few weeks, some journalists have skewered the Society of Professional Journalists for its decision to stop awarding a journalism award named after a controversial journalist.

How to Avoid Social Media Overload

Dorie Clark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Dorie Clark

Keeping up with social media is now a 24/7 pursuit. How do you fit social media into your schedule, and what are your strategies for avoiding social media overload?

The Gravity of Pharaohs

Adel Iskandar | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Adel Iskandar

It should be drastically clear to anyone who once courted the Cairo felons that they must abandon ship now or risk losing any semblance of dignity.

New Media and Iran's Revolutionary Impulse

Adel Iskandar | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Adel Iskandar

With much of the population in the country having been raised under the Islamic Republic's counter-hegemonic ideology, subverting authority may become engrained in a manner that does not give the regime and its clerics immunity.

"Thank You, Al Jazeera"

Philip Seib | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Philip Seib

Information is the sustenance of revolution. In the Arab world, Al Jazeera's credibility is such that governments must appraise its influence carefully.

Booya! Latest Wall Street Innovation -- Twitter Trading

Mary Bottari | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Mary Bottari

In an era of inexplicable flash crashes, reckless commodity speculation on gas prices and "too big to fail" taxpayer guarantees backstopping much of this activity, do we really need to be trading based on Tweets?

The Next Big Media Battle: Publishers vs. Ad Agencies

Kirk Cheyfitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Kirk Cheyfitz

The media business has been in chaos for a decade, and there's more coming.

The News Doesn't Sleep -- Except on Weekends

Harry Shearer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Harry Shearer

News organizations have lately opted to hire fewer reporters, and to cut newsrooms' Saturday staffs. As NPR and Reuters issued erroneous reports of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords' death this weekend, the downside of such cuts seems clear.

Holy Farewell, Brenda! Peanuts and Changing of the Comics Cosmos

David Crumm | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
David Crumm

t might seem that comics themselves are dying, but the truth is that comics are alive and well. In fact, they are conquering global culture. What's more: Comics increasingly are the home of our spiritual imagination.

Museums 2.0: What Happens When Great Art Meets New Media?

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Arianna Huffington

Museums deliver what has become increasingly rare in our world: the opportunity to disconnect from our hyper-connected lives, and the possibility of wonder.

Wisdom 2.0 Panel Explores The Power Of New Media For Inner And Outer Transformation

Alison Rose Levy | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Alison Rose Levy

What are the actual up- and downsides of social media's impact on spiritual awareness, compassion, authentic interconnection and social transformation?

Time Warner CEO Calls Netflix Bid A 'Measly Little Offer'

The Hollywood Reporter | Georg Szalai | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Time Warner chairman and CEO Jeff Bewkes predicted Monday that entertainment companies will in the future limit program deals with such low-priced onl...

HuffPost's Greatest Person Of The Day: Ben Berkowitz, Co-Founder Of SeeClickFix

The Huffington Post | Dominique Fenton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Today we're featuring Ben Berkowitz, co-founder of, a website that is revolutionizing the way we report problems of infrastructure in ...

Pessimism Porn

Anis Shivani | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Anis Shivani

Chris Hedges's new book, The Death of the Liberal Class (Nation Books, November, 2010) exemplifies the limits of the liberal elite in critiquing itsel...

Choice and the Changing Face of Media

David Helfenbein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
David Helfenbein

Could you sit through an hour-long radio news program today? I could. But only if it came with either (a) a DVR or (b) an online summary.

The Blogger Battle in Sports Goes to a New Level...

Joe Favorito | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Joe Favorito

If a blogger acts professional and does their homework, then companies may respect them. But if you are interested in blogging about sports, that is probably less true.

A Love Letter to Print

Michael Mattis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael Mattis

Even though I'm an online guy, newspapers have always held a fascination for me. Even with shorter news cycles and their lack of clickable links, newspapers have some advantages that the digital space sometimes lacks.

A Facebook Death

David Helfenbein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
David Helfenbein

You never know what to do when someone you know in the real world who is also on Facebook passes away. Sometimes you post on their wall in memory of ...

PHOTOS: 31 Technology Startups That Could Change The World

World Economic Forum Technology Pioneers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
World Economic Forum Technology Pioneers

The Technology Pioneers programme is the World Economic Forum's way of identifying startups from around the world that are involved in the design and ...


Greg Selkoe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Greg Selkoe

Some of you know I am launching a youth oriented entertainment cable network in 2011...Karmaloop TV I thought you might l...

So Where Did All the Hope and Change Go?

Dan Beckmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dan Beckmann

The feeling of "we're all in this together" is what I miss more than anything about the Obama campaign. It was a tall order, the hopes and dreams of a nation, to be placed on one person. That's because it was never really about him.

What Happened in New Jersey: A Tragedy in New Media

David Helfenbein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
David Helfenbein

I'm a firm believer in the benefits of social media. But this is not to say that social media does not have its issues. Take three young adults in New Jersey and three social media platforms and I think you all know what I mean.

Asking the Most Difficult Questions About Interactive Media

David Verklin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
David Verklin

If new technology allows viewers to pick and choose the news segments they want to watch, what will be the impact on foreign news, for example, which is much less popular than domestic news?