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Go Plant Your Magazine!

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 04.14.2014 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

Go plant your magazine! That's right. Belgian magazine Humo embedded flower seeds in one of its editions, telling readers to simply bury the page in ...

The Top Young Latinos in American Newsrooms

Pablo Manriquez | Posted 01.23.2014 | Latino Voices
Pablo Manriquez

So much is changing so fast in Latino media. What began with the launch of FOX News Latino in 2011 created a booming new ethnic media market, as Huffington Post, NBC, CNN, ESPN, and others quickly followed suit.

"Bezaubern" Zurich on a Short Business Trip

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 08.27.2011 | Travel
Magda Abu-Fadil

Feasting my eyes on hand-made Swiss chocolate while on a business trip to Zurich was sheer nirvana. We're talking serious chocolate, the kind made fresh daily by hand in front of admiring aficionados.

It's Time for the Media to Integrate the Race Beat

Dori J. Maynard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Dori J. Maynard

Whatever the initial rationale behind "mainstream media" leaving white people out of the race beat, recent events argue that it's time to reexamine that decision.

Chicago News Blogs Have Put Enough Skin in the Game

Sally Duros | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Sally Duros

For nearly two decades, newspapers have been challenged to evolve into knowledge-based organizations capable of adapting to the innovations of the Web. Instead of progressing, they've been traded as chits in a greedy money-grab game by short-sighted media conglomerates.

How To Fell the News Media

Libby Mitchell | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Libby Mitchell

There is a secret weapon that could be utilized to bring down every news organization in the world. Brilliant in simplicity, relatively easy to make, ...

Why Chain-Smoking Boozehounds Make The Best Journalists

Slate | Jack Shafer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Every profession needs what academics call an "occupational mythology" to sustain it, a set of personal and social dramas, arrangements, and devices, ...