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How the Axact Scandal Changed Pakistan's Media

Nobody resigns in Pakistan. People generally blame others for their failures. When reporters asked a former railway minister after a big train accident if he would resign from his job, "why should I resign?" he asked, "I was not theShow More Summary

Media Ethics: Whose Standards?

It bears repeating: media ethics aren't a one-off endeavor and shouldn't be a priority only when trouble brews. The topic came up repeatedly during the Arab Media Forum in Dubai. Arab Media Forum ethics panel (Abu-Fadil) A panel entitled...Show More Summary

The Pakistani Friends and the Foes of the New York Times

There are rare occasions when the launching of a new media company makes top headlines on other news organizations. For example, in 2013 when Al-Jazeera announced the launching of a channel from the United States after purchasing Al Gore's Current TV for $500 million, big U.S. Show More Summary

Don't Hold Your Breadth

A couple recent events have gotten me thinking about diversity in children's TV content: Last week, I had dinner with a longtime friend who is a partner in a top-shelf arts media production company. We first met over 20 years ago when...Show More Summary

YouTubers Top the OnePoll Online Video Barometer as Most Trusted Source of Information For Consumers in the UK

The UK is now a nation that fully embraces the online video revolution. That is the reality portrayed by the UK Online Video Barometer, a survey ran independently by OnePoll. We questioned consumers across the UK to discover more about...Show More Summary

Scott Walker and the GOP Turning First Amendment Rights Upside Down

And how, if Republicans have their way, it may get even worse... originally posted at It's been an entire year since the First Amendment suffered a gigantic blow as a result of the 2012 Scott Walker recall campaign in Wisconsin, though it's one that very few Americans above and beyond astute Brad Blog readers, even know about. Show More Summary

What Exactly Does a News Anchor Do During Their Work Day?

What exactly does a news anchor or a weatherperson do with their work day?: originally appeared on Quora: The best answer to any question. Ask a question, get a great answer. Learn from experts and access insider knowledge. You can follow...Show More Summary

Selfie World

Captured imaginations We have the pleasure of living in Midtown Manhattan. This also means we have the misfortune of living a few blocks from Times Square. Normally, we try and avoid Times Square at all costs - even if it means walking...Show More Summary

What's It Like to Do a Radio Interview?

A friend asked me what it's like to be on the radio a few days ago, and my short answer was, "It's fun." It's more complicated than this, of course, so I thought I might use a few pixels here to explain what it's like to speak into a...Show More Summary

Cartoonists Are Under Fire

The New York City-based Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) has come out with a new report that deals with the challenges faced by cartoonists across the globe. In light of the attack on French satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo lastShow More Summary

Anchored to Their Looks

CNN's Michelle Kosinski is an uncommonly good looking correspondent in an arena where photogenic appearance means a lot. Lonnie Quinn, who does the weather for WCBS in New York, is also an example of a reporter with exceptional looks;...Show More Summary

Al Jazeera: Management Style Echoes Country-of-Origin

The Al Jazeera TV news organization that began in Qatar missed a great opportunity when it started Al Jazeera America (AJAM), using the cable channel it bought from ex-Vice President Al Gore's Current TV. It had already parlayed itself...Show More Summary

Note to the Republican Candidates Who Don't Make the Initial Top 10! Here Is an Idea!

I just read in the New York Times about Fox News Channel's Republican debate rule: "The sprawling field of Republican presidential hopefuls will be abruptly winnowed down to as few as 10 -- at least for debating purposes -- when theShow More Summary

(VIDEO) comScore Readies Measurement Tool for Connected TV's

Responding to a dramatic increase in video consumption on connected TV's, comScore is readying a measurement tool to tabulate views on the devices and will roll it out this year in the U.S., says Serge Matta, CEO in this video interview with Beet.TV. Show More Summary

Spin Fail as Clinton Foundation Keeps Books Firmly Shut

Earlier this month, I was in Marrakech to cover the Clinton Global Initiative schmoozefest and make up my mind about whether the Clinton Foundation is as sinister as its critics make it out to be. Between raids on the (excellent) buffet...Show More Summary

(VIDEO) DailyMail's Steinberg: The Threat to News is the Media Agencies

It's not porn, it's not file sharing, yet many media agencies equate news with these unsavory categories -- and they are keeping their distance and limiting ad spend. The threat to news is not the lack of journalists, it's the way news...Show More Summary

Stephanopoulos Incident Feeds False Republican Myth That The Media Is Liberally Biased

The recent disclosure that ABC News' anchorman George Stephanopoulos had donated $75,000 to the charitable Clinton Foundation shows the importance of conflicts of interest rules for journalists. Unfortunately, it also feeds the false...Show More Summary

The Stephanopoulos Verdict: Nothing Less Than Williams Got

Today's question before the court (of public opinion) involves network news anchors Brian Williams and George Stephanopoulos. Is one's crime against media credibility and public trust worse than the other's? Williams embellished (many...Show More Summary

How To Save A Fortune in the TV News Business - The UK Shows The Way

The University webcast on Youtube A different way of looking at the British elections... Although it is still two years away, America is gearing up for its Presidential election. With Hillary having already raised more than a reported...Show More Summary

The Revenge of Declan Walsh

A New York Times story that has exposed the alleged involvement of a Pakistani IT company, which is planning to launch "Pakistan's largest media infrastructure", in a multimillion fake degree scam, has caused an earthquake in the country's media. Show More Summary

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