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Chris Hedges And Robert Scheer Assess The Merits Of A Life Of Virtue In A World For Careerists

In this week’s episode of “Scheer Intelligence” on KCRW, Truthdig Editor in Chief Robert Scheer speaks with Truthdig columnist Chris Hedges about the rewards of Hedges’ unorthodox career as a minister and journalist covering the disintegration...Show More Summary

(VIDEO) Auto Firms Get 4x ROI From Addressable TV Ads, Experian Says

The possibility to target individual viewers ad households, through the medium that, previously, reached only mass audiences, is slowly emerging. So-called "addressable" TV is today deployed in roughly 45m to 50m US homes, accordingShow More Summary

Trouble in Rio de Janeiro

By now every casual sports fan in the world has heard about the so-called "swimmer scandal" that occurred at the Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games. Briefly, very briefly, this is what happened (or may have happened, or is said to have happened, or very possibly didn't happen). Olympic champion Ryan Lochte and three other U.S. Show More Summary

Move Over TV Ad Giants, Digital Video Is Taking Over The Kingdom

(This post is co-authored with Pau Suris, advertising filmmaker under the moniker "Pensacola" and video innovator specialized in Millennials and the Z Generation.) It's about time we accept it: our media landscape is changing faster than a marketing campaign can. Show More Summary

Documentaries Make An Impact Through Artistry As Much As Advocacy

"What's your call to action?" This was one of the first questions asked of us when it was announced that our film Swim Team was chosen for this year's IFP Documentary Completion Lab. It's a familiar question for sure. Somewhere along...Show More Summary

Imperium: Shining a Light On Extremism

Once in an article about photojournalism surrounding the white pride movement and the work of photojournalist Anthony Karen, I began with the following quotes from Oscar Wilde: "The truth is rarely pure and never simple" and "Man is least himself when he talks in his own person. Show More Summary

A Letter To Nicholas Kristof Of The New York Times

Dear Nicholas, Many world events have inspired me since my very childhood. The political upheavals in the South East Asia, the Presidential elections in the United States and the civil war in my own country have shaped by a passion for...Show More Summary

We Need To Discuss Nate Parker's Past Rape Charge

I don't need to give you a run down on Nate Parker, but for the five people uninformed of his current cultural relevancy: Parker co-wrote, produced, directed, and stars in The Birth of A Nation, a biography of Nat Turner, an infamous enslaved worker and preacher, who led a massive slave revolt in 1831. Show More Summary

Sport and Society for Arete -- Olympic Contradictions

There are times when I think that the Olympics should be wiped off the sports calendar once and for all. Then when the games begin I flip into reverse and find myself watching the performances and admiring the high level of skill on display. The athletes come in all shapes and sizes and represent a wide swath of humanity from across the globe. Show More Summary

What We're Losing with the Cancellation of Comedy Central's 'Nightly Show'

Just twelve weeks before the presidential elections, Comedy Central pulled the plug on one of its two Black-hosted, late-night daily comedy programs, The Nightly Show with Larry Wilmore. The reason: It "hasn't resonated." In an interview...Show More Summary

So You Want To Be A Successful Blogger? Get In Line

Let me guess you are sick and tired of going on Facebook only to be bombarded by repeat shared posts from that girl from High School who is suddenly an avid DIY-er/blogger. I feel you. So you switch to Instagram and find something far worse. Show More Summary

Trump Attacks Media In Misguided Effort To Save Himself

Poor Donald Trump. He's obviously the victim of a vast media-led conspiracy. Who is he kidding by attacking the press? His main opponent is not Hillary Clinton as he claims, and it is not the news media by a long shot. It is himself. I thought I still lived in the United States under a pluralistic democracy and free elections. Show More Summary

Trump Is Self-Sabotaging His Campaign Because He Never Really Wanted The Job In The First Place

Friends, Donald Trump never actually wanted to be president of the United States. I know this for a fact. I'm not going to say how I know it. I'm not saying that Trump and I shared the same agent or lawyer or stylist or, if we did, that that would have anything to do with anything. Show More Summary

I Am What’s Wrong With America

This post originally appeared on Medium. On Friday, I went on TV and called for empathy for supporters of Donald Trump. Forget the candidate for a second, I said. Let us ask what kind of pain is throbbing in those precincts most drawn to his theme of destructive renewal. Show More Summary

My Own Personal Olympics

Competitive journalism In 1988. I was working as a producer for CBS News, and in that year I got sent to Seoul to cover the 1988 Olympics. As NBC owned the venue, we had to find 'other stories' to shoot to fill the news hole and keep content coming in. That year, there were student riots in the streets of Seoul (God only know over what. Show More Summary

Trust, Suspicion, and Facebook

In this insanely torn world of tissue-thin politics and corporate come-ons, how is a person to stay open-hearted and not shut down in armored protection? In our world of virtual "friendship", the lines of trust and propriety are fluid...Show More Summary

Trade, Truth, and Trump

Donald Trump seems to have driven a substantial portion of the media into a frenzy with his anti-trade rhetoric. While much of what Trump says is wrong, and his solutions are at best ill-defined, the response in the press has largely...Show More Summary

Right-Wing Org Tries To Raise Money Off My Blog

This may be a first for me -- the Media Research Center is using something I wrote to raise money. On Aug. 12 MRC Action's David Martin sent out an email complaining that "Huffington Post is now attacking the Media Research Center'sShow More Summary

'Fractured Lands', Part 1: How We Are Kept Divided And Distracted From Looking Squarely At Iraq

Just recently the owner of a gelateria (a store for Italian ice cream) in the city of Bari was telling me how a crime fraught city center had been revived. He told of two separate mayors, each from different political parties, who had been leaders in implementing the changes. Show More Summary

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