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Time Person of the Year

Why Pope Francis Is a Model CEO

Terry Connelly | Posted 03.10.2014 | Business
Terry Connelly

He may be the first Pontiff to merit a Harvard Business School case study in 21st Century executive leadership. Consider the situation he inherited when he took office.

The Pope's Runner-Up... the Secretary?

Jeffrey Laurenti | Posted 02.22.2014 | World
Jeffrey Laurenti

Incomprehensibly, John Kerry was not on Time's short list. The U.S. secretary of state may not deal with cosmic truths, but by any secular standard Kerry has, in one short year, justifiably laid claim to the blessings the gospels promise to peacemakers.

A New Christmas Brings to the Vatican Fisherman's Shoes Instead of Red Slippers

Ken Atchity | Posted 02.22.2014 | Religion
Ken Atchity

Both popes face the daunting task of restoring confidence in a religious institution rocked with scandal both sexual and financial. Can he restore the faith of fallen-away Catholics like myself, who could no longer bear the dichotomy between institutionalism and morality?

2013 Person of the Year: Edward Snowden | Acronym TV

Dennis Trainor | Posted 02.19.2014 | Politics
Dennis Trainor

It is with pride that I announce the Acronym TV person of the year is Edward Snowden. Edward Snowden opened up a Pandora's box that cannot be closed.

Kim Bellware

Meet The Artist Behind The Pope's 'TIME' Portrait | Kim Bellware | Posted 12.16.2013 | Chicago

As media watchers waited to see who would be chosen as TIME Magazine's 2013 person of the year last week, artist Jason Seiler -- known for his hyper-r...

The Week to Week News Quiz for 12/13/13

John Zipperer | Posted 02.12.2014 | San Francisco
John Zipperer

Is it the season of peace in Washington? Take the Week to Week news quiz and see how much you know about the week's peaceful events.

This Same-Sex Love Story Is One For The Ages

Posted 01.23.2014 | Weddings

Edith Windsor -- the Defense of Marriage Act plaintiff -- has had a big year. In June 2013, the Supreme Court ruled in her favor, declaring DOMA u...

This Says So Much About Why We Need To Pay Attention

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 12.12.2013 | Comedy

TIME Magazine just named Pope Francis its Person of the Year. In other words, TIME Magazine did not award that title to Rob Ford, Anthony Weiner, Kris...

Why Pope Francis Is Time Magazine's Person of the Year

Paul Brandeis Raushenbush | Posted 02.10.2014 | Religion
Paul Brandeis Raushenbush

Lapsed Catholic, atheist and people of other religions have all declared themselves a fan of this Pope. And, as a Baptist minister so have I. Pope Francis is the religious figure that the world has been waiting for.


The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 01.25.2014 | Media

Pope Francis has been named Time magazine's Person of the Year for 2013. Time's managing editor Nancy Gibbs revealed the magazine's decision on NBC...

Time Reveals Finalists For Person Of The Year

Posted 02.08.2014 | Media

Time magazine unveiled its top ten finalists for the Person of the Year on Monday's "Today." Time is often accused of pandering to safe or middlebr...

Notorious Tongue Wagger Miley Cyrus Leads TIME's Person Of The Year Readers Poll

Posted 11.30.2013 | Celebrity

Congratulations social media, millenials and pop culture enthusiasts, you did it. You've put Miley Cyrus in the lead for TIME magazine's Person of the...

Why So Many Religious Leaders Made The Cover of Time

The Huffington Post | Paul Brandeis Raushenbush | Posted 10.18.2013 | Religion

If one were to gauge influence by the number of Time Magazine covers, Pope John Paul II is the most important religious figure in the publication's hi...

A Remarkable Year for Transgender Civil Rights

Dana Beyer | Posted 02.26.2013 | Gay Voices
Dana Beyer

The "baker's dozen" of 2012 -- the most incredible 13 months in transgender (as well as LGBT) civil rights history, began on Dec 6, 2011, with two remarkable events.

TIME's Person of the Year: Why Not Malala?

Joanne Bamberger | Posted 02.20.2013 | Media
Joanne Bamberger

A magazine cover isn't the be all or end all in anyone's noteworthy story. But given that so many people ignore that violence against women and girls is accepted on many levels, putting the face of a girl who's managed to survive it could go a long way to force them to acknowledge the reality.

Sarah Palin Mocks Time Magazine, Self

The Huffington Post | Arthur Delaney | Posted 12.20.2012 | Politics

Fox News contributor and former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin (R) on Wednesday evening mocked Time magazine's decision to name President Barack Obama the pe...

Obama Is TIME'S Person Of The Year, But Where Are The Women?

The Huffington Post | Emma Gray | Posted 12.19.2012 | Women

President Barack Obama was named TIME's 2012 person of the year on December 19th. After a year of intense campaigning and re-election, then dealing wi...

Obama: Time's Person Of The Year

Posted 12.19.2012 | Media

President Barack Obama has been named Time's Person of the Year. Managing editor Richard Stengel unveiled the magazine's choice on Wednesday's "To...

Time Readers Choose Their Person Of The Year

Posted 02.12.2013 | Media

The readers of Time have selected North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as their pick for the magazine's annual "Person of the Year." Time, while acknowl...

'I am Malala': TIME's Person Of The Year?

Alayna Ahmad-Benson | Posted 01.30.2013 | Religion
Alayna Ahmad-Benson

Hopefully, Malala will become TIME's Person of the Year and her inspiration will be a focus for increased educational opportunities for girls in Muslim countries and other emerging democracies.


Posted 11.30.2012 | Media

Rush Limbaugh laid into Time magazine for considering Sandra Fluke for its annual Person of the Year issue. Earlier this week, Time put out a list ...

Could Pussy Riot Be TIME's Person Of The Year?

Posted 11.28.2012 | Entertainment

Past winners of TIME Magazine's Person of the Year award have included Mahatma Gandhi, Winston Churchill, John F. Kennedy, and, in 2006, simply "You."...

Time Magazine 2012 Person Of The Year Leaves Out Latinos

The Huffington Post | Roque Planas | Posted 11.27.2012 | Latino Voices

This year Latinos helped swing a presidential election, spoke at prime time spots during both party conventions, and emerged as one of the most covete...

Time Magazine Previews Candidates For Person Of The Year

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 11.27.2012 | Media

Time magazine previewed some candidates ahead of its annual Person of the Year issue. The magazine named "The Protester" the 2011 person of the yea...

The LGBTQ Community Needs to Be Its Own 'Person of the Year'

Natasha Dillon | Posted 03.12.2012 | Gay Voices
Natasha Dillon

So now we are all the 99 percent (well, 99 percent of us are). That seems like a pretty broad umbrella to align myself with, especially when a majority of the other people who fall under that umbrella do not support, let alone fight for, my equality.