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Homeland Is Not a Series is a quick, interesting, quirky and insightful look at what has come to be known as "The Homeland Incident," showing now on Field of Vision.
Today, we are at crossroads, not only in American politics but in American minds, of our view of Iran. Do we forgive the transgressions of the past and forget the chants of Death bestowed upon the Great Satan, whose citizen were marched on television blindfolded and branded spies; or do we refuse to see a population that is consistently asking for less Islam in their government and more freedoms akin to the democracy we implement here at home?
MUMBAI -- The Foundation for Ecological Security in India has transformed denuded hillsides and valleys into healthier, biodiverse environments with opportunities for families to expand their livelihoods. This could be just the beginning of bigger things to come.
First Look Media is going through yet another messy break up with one of its journalists. Though Silverstein appears to have
Writing about the boss is always dicey. News outlets have never been good about reporting on themselves due to obvious bias
Why, when it comes to applying their vast talents and even vaster bank accounts to the Gordian Knot of journalism, do Internet pioneers revert back to the old school model?
After eight months working with the company, former Rolling Stone columnist Matt Taibbi raised several questions with regard
Taibbi, who joined from Rolling Stone in February to build a satirical site focused on politics and Wall Street, left First
The Omidyars, through Humanity United, have already supported more than $50 million in anti-slavery efforts over the past
John Cook, editor-in-chief of The Intercept, the Omidyar-backed site co-founded by journalists Glenn Greenwald, Laura Poitras
Matt Taibbi, the star magazine writer hired earlier this year to start a satirical website for billionaire Pierre Omidyar's
When I wrote five years ago that the San Jose Mercury News was in trouble, I had no idea what trouble was. The peril for the paper of Silicon Valley has certainly intensified since then.
We might ask whether media matters when it comes to bringing clarity and light to complex issues of building social justice in society. Does it help? Or hurt? Do sensational stories elicit solutions that work?
When you dig down, it's pretty clear why these investment leaders would flock to off-grid solar. With rock-solid economics, an enormous addressable market, and eye-popping growth rates, the opportunity is immense.
The end may be near for one of the most widely watched experiments in local journalism. But for someone who has been watching the Digital First story play out in New Haven for the past five years, what happened today was more a disappointment than a surprise.
More than just about any other philanthropists, Pierre and Pam Omidyar have blurred the lines between their non-profit giving
What better way to respond to the evidence of government overreach and criminality in the spying by the NSA and other agencies than to try to change the subject by smearing the people who are funding the reporting on it to us? This latest round of the media battle should not be surprising. In fact, it's all too predictable.
Longtime Rolling Stone journalist Matt Taibbi announced on Wednesday night that he is leaving the magazine to launch his
Disruption in media is happening at a record rate. One week it's BuzzFeed and then next it's VOX. It's hard to decipher how things will shake out. There is a deluge of content, and we can't keep up. Who is going to finish? Who will win?
The first digital venture co-led by Glenn Greenwald is now live. In a blog post on the site, Greenwald, Scahill and Poitras