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Je Suis Charlie -- I am Charlie

"I am Charlie." This is the new rallying cry of many who stand up for press freedom and who support the French people. France did not deserve the ruthless, deadly attack on the satirical magazine "Charlie Hebdo." Journalists and political...Show More Summary

Jeb Bush: 'Respect' My Opposition to Your Civil Rights Because 'Religious Liberty'

Once again many in the media have fallen for GOP strategists' attempts to make a candidate seem moderate -- "soften" and "softening" seem to be the words of choice for CNN and others -- while he's not changed his hardcore right-wingShow More Summary

'We Survive by Living... Deliberately!' Meet Yemeni Female Blogger: Afrah Nasser

"If she can do it; then I can too," that is what she told herself. She was sweeping the floor of the apartment, where she lives with her mother and sister in Sana'a, Yemen. But as she often did, she turned on the TV on German Deutsche Welle channel. Show More Summary

It Gets Boring: NPR Features Same Old Ex-Gay Story

I heard it on NPR: "Attracted to Men, Pastor Feels Called to Marriage with a Woman." I have heard this story before, many times before. This was my story too. I spent nearly 20 years disgusted with pesky, relentless, unwanted attractions to other men. Show More Summary

There's a whole world of news out there!

I've tried something new on Facebook; I'm following a bunch of news organizations, you know, local newspapers and tv stations. It's an interesting perspective of what's going on in the world (I have a couple of British publications on...Show More Summary

Less Invisible: LGBT Images in Latino Media in 2014

At GLAAD we're often asked how LGBT equality is doing in Latino USA and in Spanish-speaking countries. The answer isn't simple, not a thumbs up or thumbs down. It's instead complex, just like the world in which we live. We've seen many setbacks and there's a lot of work to do, but we've also seen some hard-fought wins. Show More Summary

Predictions, Predilections, Prophecies, Punditry...and Future Babble

How do you end one year and begin another without the onslaught of future gazing by the experts who know.... There was a time when looking forward was a function of truly challenging imaginations: Leonardo DaVinci imagining flight -Show More Summary

Every Time Conservatives Mention Benghazi in 2015, Liberals Should Remind Them of September 11, 2001

Conservatives are the Harry Houdinis of foreign policy. These Apple Pie loving and God fearing escape artists will always free themselves from their failure to prevent 9/11; despite the chains of broken lives, debt, and counterinsurgency wars that followed the terror attacks under their watch. Show More Summary

Ed Kleinbard Calls Out 'Dynamic Scoring'

There are many strong, substantive reasons to be worried about the use of "dynamic scoring" by the new Republican Congress. As Ed Kleinbard tells it in Saturday's NYT, the new majority is instructing the official scorekeepers of theShow More Summary

Why Jeffrey Sterling Deserves Support as a CIA Whistleblower

The trial of former CIA officer Jeffrey Sterling, set to begin in mid-January, is shaping up as a major battle in the U.S. government's siege against whistleblowing. With its use of the Espionage Act to intimidate and prosecute people...Show More Summary

The Fox Tax

On TV, the local Fox affiliate ran breathless ads accusing Dish Network of some sort of crime because it took Fox off its satellite feeds. Somewhere someone jacked up fees and Dish didn't like it -- so Dish pulled the plug on Fox News...Show More Summary

A Year, Or Five: Looking Back And Looking Ahead With Moxie Media

At Moxie we're known for creating and popularizing two hashtags that describe our work and passion with precision: #futureisdigital and my personal favorite, #futureisfemale. On the first day of a new year, as we look back with gratitude...Show More Summary

On the Fragility of Ideologues.

So, yesterday, seized by some weird desire to actually reach out and engage to the folks on the other side of the aisle, I ventured over to and entered a comment or two on a post by Blogger Moe Lane. Lane was making a rather...Show More Summary

Promoting Press Freedom -- U.S. Spends Over $100 Million Per Year

The First Amendment of the Constitution of the United States guarantees freedom of expression by prohibiting Congress from restricting the press or the rights of individuals to speak freely. Today, the U.S. Government spends more than...Show More Summary

(VIDEO) Slate Publisher Sees 'Huge Business' Potential In Podcasts

CHICAGO -- For many, it is a forgotten medium that never quite fulfilled its promise. But podcast publishers who have done well tend to have done really well. Webzine Slate, a veteran talk podcast show producer, had six million downloads...Show More Summary

(VIDEO) Ad Tech Won't Kill The Media Agency: Videology's Castree

Brands that previously let their ad agencies get on with the business of advertising are increasingly using available new technology platforms do do some of the work themselves. So is the very existence of the media agency under threat?...Show More Summary

Topsy-Turvy Theological Acts

We did not have to squint or wear spectacles to sight this top-of-the-front-page Chicago Tribune headline on Christmas past (four days ago!), "Tithing in Reverse." If something in the world is going the wrong way, putting or viewing it in reverse can be a good option. Show More Summary

We Did Not Start This Fire

I hesitated to write about the December 20 murder of two New York City policemen. I needed more information, to see how political events played out, time to think, and as Cardinal Timothy Dolan so eloquently stated in his homily theShow More Summary

Investigative Reporter Alissa Figueroa Exposes Stunning Flaws in Veterans' Benefits System

Reporter Alissa Figueroa had not been producing puff pieces. Her reports for Fusion (an ABC News/Univision joint venture) had spotlighted California communities with contaminated water and examined holes in America's gun regulations....Show More Summary

WATCH: What You Need to Know About Florida's Gay-Marriage Mess

Something big's going to happen in Florida next week, we just don't know what yet. The Supreme Court is going to examine multiple marriage cases in early January. And new polling shows support for marriage higher than ever. A federal judge says that Florida's marriage ban is unconstitutional. Show More Summary

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