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The Journalist As Professional: Are There Limits To Dis-interestedness?
Dr. Howard Gardner
Howard Gardner is the John H. and Elisabeth A. Hobbs Professor...
A test of ‘disinterestedness’ is the reaction of those who consume the news.
3 Insider Tricks To Successfully Pitch To The Media
Director of Australian PR and social media agency, CP Communic...
Aim to create a story that evokes a connection with the readers rather than just providing factual information. When writing
Fuck the News
Award-winning comic, actress, author, creative coach, and soci...
The news is overwhelming and we are not evolutionarily developed to take in this amount of information about that many people suffering. So when it's too much, I'm just going to look at what's right in front of me: my kid, my veggie burger, my guitar.
Hillary Surges, Reince Priebus Escalates GOP War on Women, Americans Demand Jobs
Rather than focusing on political tactics and news cycle spin, we focus on creating jobs. The Clintons have a brilliant job-creating (and deficit-reducing) record from the years of the Clinton presidency and can play an extraordinary role in generating new ideas.
Win the Conversation
Chairman, Generation Investment Management and The Climate Rea...
Between blogs, social media, 24-hour cable news and endless propaganda campaigns from political organizations, making your message stand out is difficult. In his fascinating new book,
, Joe Romm from Climate Progress lays out the keys.
With Political Information, a Modern Embarrassment of Riches
Kerry '04 and Obama '08 staffer, PhD fellow at USC
With information as abundant and instantaneous as it is, what's valuable nowadays is the ability to distill that information and interpret it.
The Magazine Industry: Non-News Is Good News
"PRINT is dead" was a common refrain a couple of years ago. The costly print advertisements that kept magazines and newspapers
Is the Media's ADD Hurting Our Country?
So, here we are: a world of commentators, Tweeters, bloggers, and citizens with one of the most powerful tools developed in the history of mankind (the Internet) at our fingertips, literally, but how do we plan to use it? And, what is our collective responsibility?
C-SPAN Is America
While our politics have become a shouting match of pander and slander, name-calling and talking points, celebrity media and instant misanalysis, C-SPAN shines as an exemplar of what a free press in a free nation should be.
, Bob Ryan and News' Need for Speed
The landscape has definitely shifted in sportswriting, and probably in newsgathering overall. As some writers have adjusted to the new rules, requirements and technology, others have resisted the evolution.
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How Obama Can Win Big
What is not appreciated by most commentators, who are consumed by hourly news cycles and insider punditry about political
On Brain Blur
CEO, Havas PR North America
The pace at which we work now is beyond warp speed, and the window in which to look ahead for PR -- and all disciplines -- is closing so fast that many of us are finding ourselves with fingers caught in the frame.
Bachmann Denies Picking Descartes as Running Mate
Satirist and aspiring satyrist
"Rene won't say anything until he can prove it, meaning that he'll pretty much always miss the news cycle. Let me tell you, if I had waited until I had facts to support everything I've said I'd never be where I am today."
The Biggest Crime in the Anthony Weiner Scandal
Host of the Bob & Chez Show, Writer for Salon.com
The worst non-crime crime committed by Anthony Weiner is that he's successfully fed a dangerous Mobius Loop involving the news media and those of us who consume its mostly nonsensical content.
There Is Good News... If You Look For It
Mike Robbins is the author of three books, Focus on the Good S...
If we pay much attention to the media, it's easy to get the impression that life is really scary, dangerous, and there are lots of terrible things happening all over the place.
"Not a Big Fan of TV": Is an Organic Information Revolution on the Horizon?
Founder and Strategy Director @ Sightful (www.sightful.io), fa...
I've been noticing a trend in conversations with consumers. There's a growing awareness that our media diets are killing us, and an accompanying resistance to do anything about it.
A Week Away Without Chris Matthews
Marcia G. Yerman
Writer on women's issues, human rights, environment and culture
I spent a week away without Chris Matthews. When I came back, everything was the same. Except me.
Get Your War On: Dominating the News Cycle (VIDEO)
The Get Your War On guys have an honest and frank discussion about the role of media in our lives.
Amusing Ourselves to Death -- How to Waste Our Last (Obama) Chance
Frank Schaeffer is a New York Times bestselling author of more...
President Obama is a serious man trying to rescue a frivolous trivialized nation with the attention span of an inebriated jellyfish.
Friday Talking Points  -- Why McCain Is Losing, And Why Democrats Shouldn't Say So
Chris Weigant is a political commentator.
And then he meekly ended this string of embarrassments by announcing that he would, after all, attend the first debate. [Public
The Outrage Campaign
Author, "Tasty: The Art and Science of What We Eat"
The McCain campaign is violating what were considered immutable political laws, and it amounts to a giant and risky bet that those laws are no longer operative.
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