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Salon CEO Calls For 'American Spring'

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 11.26.2011 | Media

NEW YORK -- David Talbot has seen Salon go through several iterations since founding the site in 1995. He was Salon’s editor-in-chief for a decade a...

I'm Not Leaving Salon!

Joan Walsh | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Joan Walsh

You've probably heard the news: I'm stepping down from editorial management at Salon. But I'm certainly not leaving -- too many headlines used that shorthand to say I'm giving up my editing job.

Mahmoud's Media Minions

Amb. Marc Ginsberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Amb. Marc Ginsberg

For some inexplicable reason, Mahmoud's latest charm offensive seems to be captivating some in the media who are caught up in his, umm, let's say, "witchcraft."

Does Post-Katrina New Orleans Fit the TV Screen?

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Danny Groner

If Treme outwardly sent a strong message about New Orleans after Katrina, the Real World tries more implicitly to convey the "wet blanket over the Mardi Gras frivolity."

Salon.com Partners With Barnes & Noble Reviews For Shared Content

Business Wire | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Barnes & Noble, Inc. (NYSE: BKS - News), the world's largest bookseller, today announced that its website, BN.COM, will expand its reach via a content...

The CTA Pink Line: Why Does The Color Pink So Problematic?

Salon.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

In 2006, the Chicago Transit Authority added a new rail line to its color-coded system and held an essay contest for schoolchildren to determine which...

Stupak: Win Or Lose, We Need Culture Change

Aspen Baker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Aspen Baker

We must recognize that we are a nation deep in conflict, and instead of trying to win with politics, we must work towards building peace. We need to change the conversation about abortion.

Modern Family Follows Dysfunctional TV Family Path

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Danny Groner

There's a longstanding precedent in place for TV shows that carry the term "Family" in their headers. Television writers have long played up the hostile, bitter and even violent side to families as a way to offset expectations.

Paglia: 'Birthers' Aren't Racist, And They Have A Point

washingtonindependent.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Camille Paglia, the lone Salon.com columnist who can count on her ramblings getting regular links from The Drudge Report, appeared on NPR's "On Point"...

The Moral of My Abortion Story

Aspen Baker | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Aspen Baker

It's a shame that so many pro-choice people want to shut down any conversation about abortion's morality, or ethics, because when they do, they shut down women.

Can Women Change The Course Of History In Iran?

Dr. Judith Rich | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Judith Rich

Writing my doctoral dissertation on "The Future of Feminism: Where Do We Go From Here?" in 1995, I never imagined the answer to that question would be found in the streets of Tehran.

Women in the Media: A Night of Recognition

Marcia G. Yerman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Marcia G. Yerman

The Women's Media Center was packed with women active in old and new media, advocacy, and culture.

If He Brings The Chocolate Body Frosting, Is Dessert On Me?

Diane Tucker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Diane Tucker

But for me, the big shocker was discovering body frosting at my corner Rite-Aid drug store. Who knew mainstream America was so sensual?

Don't Get Fooled Again: How To Spot An Internet Hoax

Diane Tucker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Diane Tucker

Today we know there's no such person as Martin Eisenstadt. He was nothing but a hoax. The truth was established way back in June, thanks to good sleuthing by a blogger.

Asian Women: Rape And Hate Crimes

Jaemin Kim | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Jaemin Kim

Reducing Asian women into a sexual object is not funny, it is not flattering. It is perilous. We can see this when Asian women are subject to race-targeted sexual violence.

Now Up For Auction: One Virginity

Carey Polis | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Carey Polis

By selling her virginity, Natalie Dylan is proving an already obvious point: virginity is still considered something of value, money aside.

Both Campaigns Use Ghost Writers, But Only One Uses Them to Manipulate Readers

Chuck Lasker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Chuck Lasker

Obama's Ghost Writer Guild helps his supporters put their own thoughts into words, while McCain's ghost writers help McCain supporters lie to the media.

The Myth of Hillary Clinton and the Angry White Women

Lester Feder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lester Feder

Once we stop viewing the Democratic contest through the identity-politics lens, former Clinton-supporters favoring McCain over Obama isn't all that surprising.

WayUnacceptableTV

Giulia Rozzi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Giulia Rozzi

As a stand-up comedian, I have a good sense of humor. But I'm damn certain that Damon Wayans' site's Abortion Man video is sick and sad.

Lipstick Jungle Reviews: Living In The Shadow Of A Hit Series

Huffington Post | Dipayan Gupta | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

With the official 'Sex and the City' movie coming out this May and two shows vying to claim it's place on television, 2008 seems like the fabled year ...