How Movies Move You: The Power of a Story

Spotlight illuminates the unique power of journalism to expose societal scandals.

Hillary Is Still The Frontrunner

Tuesday’s debate shows that despite all the media claims to the contrary Hillary Clinton is still easily winning the contest for the Democratic presidential nomination.

Bill Maher: Is ISIS a Real Threat to the US or a Fool’s Errand?

Are we repeating a failed foreign policy and wasting immense resources (blood and treasure) better spent on challenges of Climate Change, Unemployment, Income Inequality, Education,Economic Growth…?

1,071 Murdered Since 1992: More Must be Done to Protect Journalists Like James Foley

Media organisations have a responsibility to look after their staff – too many journalists are being killed for doing their jobs.

What The Press Has Really Lost

Our national news coverage is probably better than ever, but our local news is falling apart.

Five New Year’s Resolutions For The Political Media

Forget losing weight, let’s try and get the political media to do a better job in 2014.

Cool Deed of the Day: The Chicago Tribune Bought the Boston Globe Lunch (PHOTO)

We all know the Globe had a rough week. The Tribune decided to do something nice about it.

Iris: The Story of a Polio Mother

The story of a boy from Hardscrabble, Illinois, and his courageous mother.

Incarcerated Youth Write the Stories of Their Lives

A writing and mentoring program in Los Angeles for incarcerated and formerly incarcerated youth is changing their lives from the inside out.

Trust Me, I’m Lying: Interview With Ryan Holiday

Media guru Ryan Holiday exploits the chinks inherent in the armor of the news-gathering process, and the fourth estate fights back. Chuck Ross interviews a self-admitted media manipulator.

Role Reversal

The stay-at-home dad is becoming more common … and that’s a good thing.

The 10 at 10

Fidel Castro has been out of power since 2006, the President of Guatemala gets a divorce, and a Spanish basketball announcer loses his mind.