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The Ten-Second Race to Content Nirvana

Lee Traupel | Posted 08.06.2014 | Business
Lee Traupel

Great content is gonna resonate with the reader or fall flat in about ten second, like a great Sam Cooke song -- your in love and humming along or your not.

Climate Change, Media, Psychology & the Denial of Death

Mitchell J. Rabin | Posted 06.10.2014 | Green
Mitchell J. Rabin

On the standard, commercial television channels we hear about extreme weather virtually every single day. Droughts in the southwest hardly seen since...

Five Lessons to Be Learned From International TV

Omri Marcus | Posted 04.14.2014 | Media
Omri Marcus

After quite a few years of attending TV markets, I can honestly say -- it's great fun. You learn a lot during the meetings at the stands and some of t...

In Times of Pain, Illness, Suffering, and Dying, 'That Which Is Shareable Is Bearable'

BJ Gallagher | Posted 03.18.2014 | Media
BJ Gallagher

As writers themselves, you'd think that the Kellers would appreciate the power of writing as a process for understanding life and coming to terms with painful experiences. Writing is a powerful way of connecting with others. Writing helps us reach inward -- and upward -- to find the holy, the numinous, the transcendent.

Daily Mail Expanding Again

Reuters | Posted 01.27.2014 | Media

* Daily Mail plans to launch Australia news site next year * The Guardian launched Australia site six months ago * Press...

NY Times: 'British Press Freedom Under Threat'

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Media

The New York Times editorial board stuck up for its colleagues across the pond on Friday, in an editorial titled "British Press Freedom Under Threat."...

Illinois Governor Pat Quinn Must Pardon Randy Steidl Now

David A. Love | Posted 01.23.2014 | Crime
David A. Love

The miscarriages of justice plaguing Randy's case provide us with clear reasons as to why the death penalty is a problem. In essence, Randy Steidl was framed by the police and the prosecutors.

Major Battle Brewing Over UK Press Regulation

AP | By RAPHAEL SATTER | Posted 12.08.2013 | Media

LONDON (AP) — British officials have endorsed a plan to impose a government-backed watchdog on the country's scandal-scarred media, a minister annou...

Critics Miss Irony in Royal Baby Comment

Victoria Arbiter | Posted 09.25.2013 | Media
Victoria Arbiter

To address when I commented -- with deliberate irony -- how "brilliant a royal Kate is" [for having a boy], perhaps I should share the historical context that some appear to have missed, where many a royal wife suffered at the hands of her husband for not producing a male heir.

U.S. Death Row Survivors Are One For Ten

David A. Love | Posted 06.26.2013 | Crime
David A. Love

In the past four decades, 142 men and women were liberated from death row because they were innocent.

What the Story of Summly Really Tells Us About the Future of News

Matt Kelly | Posted 05.26.2013 | Media
Matt Kelly

Any one of Britain's newspaper groups could have developed a Summly killer back in 2005 when Nick D'Aloisio developed his idea. They had the audiences, the understanding, the marketing power. God knows they had the incentive. But they didn't do it. I didn't do it. Why?

Murdoch Attacks UK Press Deal

Reuters | Posted 05.21.2013 | Media

By Andrew Osborn LONDON, March 21 (Reuters) - Media mogul Rupert Murdoch sharply criticised British Prime Minister David Cameron on T...

Not So Fast: Newspapers Balk At UK Press Deal

AP | By RAPHAEL SATTER | Posted 05.19.2013 | Media

LONDON (AP) — Britain's politicians have finally struck a deal to regulate their country's press. Whether the press will allow itself to be regulate...

Politicians Seal Deal On New Regulator For British Press

Reuters | Posted 05.18.2013 | Media

LONDON, March 18 (Reuters) - Britain's three main political parties struck a compromise deal on a new regulatory system for the country's newspapers...

UK Press Regulation Talks Break Down

AP | RAPHAEL SATTER | Posted 05.14.2013 | Media

LONDON — British Prime Minister David Cameron said Thursday he would champion self-regulation for Britain's scandal-tainted press, bucking a key...

UK Paper Plunged Into Controversy Over Horrific Column

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 03.16.2013 | Media

British newspaper The Observer found itself embroiled in controversy on Monday after it was forced to withdraw an incendiary op-ed about transgender p...

UK PM Tells Press To Act On Leveson Report Quickly

Reuters | Posted 02.03.2013 | Media

* Cameron puts pressure on editors in a meeting * He has spoken out against statutory regulation * Newspapers urged to s...

Media Outlets Criticize Leveson Report

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 01.30.2013 | Media

The Leveson Report's recommendation of legislation to back a new press regulator in Britain has been met with a largely frosty reception in media circ...

Leveson Report Published

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 11.29.2012 | Media

The long-awaited report from the Leveson Inquiry into the ethics and practices of the scandal-scarred British media was published on Thursday. In t...

Leveson Report Set To Be Published

AP | By JILL LAWLESS | Posted 01.28.2013 | Media

LONDON (AP) — Britain's unruly newspapers should be regulated by an independent body dominated by non-journalists with the power to levy steep fines...

Leveson Report Delivered To British PM

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 01.28.2013 | Media

British Prime Minister David Cameron has officially received a copy of the hotly awaited Leveson Report, Downing Street told the BBC Wednesday. The...

The Many Questions Surrounding The Leveson Report

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 01.26.2013 | Media

With the Leveson Inquiry into the ethics of the British media set to release its report this Thursday, all eyes are on what the report will say and ho...

BBC In Crisis As Horrific Sex Abuse Scandal Widens

AP | JILL LAWLESS | Posted 12.13.2012 | Media

LONDON (AP) — The BBC is struggling to contain a crisis sparked by allegations of serial sexual abuse against the late Jimmy Savile, a longtime chil...

Palace Won't Complain Over Naked Prince Harry Photos

AP | Posted 11.28.2012 | Media

LONDON (AP) — Royal officials say they won't complain to Britain's press watchdog about naked pictures of Prince Harry partying in Las Vegas that ap...

What the Viewers Demand -- and TV Still Struggles to Provide

Omri Marcus | Posted 11.17.2012 | TV
Omri Marcus

TV has stopped treating its consumers as "viewers" and has started treating them as "witnesses" and at times, active witnesses.