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GM’s Warren, Michigan, Tech Center achieves National Historic Landmark status

1 hour agoVehicles / Cars :

The Design Center, part of the Tech Center campus. Photo courtesy General Motors Media Archive. It is, in a word, massive, spreading across 25 primary buildings set on 330 acres of land with a 22-acre lake at its center. Served by 11 miles of road and joined underground by 1.1 miles of tunnels, General Motors’ […]

Can Germany ever escape its past?

[youtube:LzfXgOYNcpY] The Wilson Center's Peter Gumbel looks at the social media reaction to Germany's 7-1 World Cup defeat of Brazil and concludes that, when it comes to Germany, 'the usual rules of political correctness don’t apply': For...Show More Summary

Taking Rape Victims Seriously

There’s been some media discussion recently about how poorly colleges tend to handle rape allegations… … In the center of this philosophical, and administrative, debate are the universities, which need to protect students, including innocent boys who may not look innocent, as in the Duke lacrosse case. Show More Summary

Using the Boxee Remote With A PC

12 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Hack a Day

When it was first announced in 2010, the Boxee remote was a stroke of genius. Not because it controlled the BoxeeBox, the set-top media center PC, mind you. It was impressive because the reverse side of the remote had a small qwerty keyboard, just the thing for searching menus loaded up with movies and TV shows and entering URLs. Show More Summary

Dallas Stars Troll Fans Wearing Other Teams’ Jerseys at the American Airlines Center (Pics)

20 hours agoSports : Total Pro Sports

The Dallas Stars may not win the Stanley Cup this year, but their social media department is clearly the best in the NHL. Back in 2013, when the folks running the Dallas Cowboys official Twitter feed went out of their way to insult the NHL, the folks running the Stars official Twitter feed fired back […]

Conservative Media Rush To Politicize First Case Of Ebola In U.S.

Conservative media began politicizing the first case of Ebola virus diagnosed in the United States almost immediately, speculating as to whether the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) could be trusted to contain the virus considering its ties to the Obama administration and about Obama's own role in the diagnosis. Show More Summary

The Message On Ebola: Don't Panic

23 hours agoNews : The Two-Way

Following the first confirmed case of an Ebola patient diagnosed with the disease after reaching U.S. soil, the Centers for Disease Control and the news media caution against an overreaction.

Why did the CDC try to embargo Ebola news?

Good morning. Here are 10 media stories. Why did the CDC place an embargo on Ebola news? The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced the first case of Ebola in the U.S. Tuesday. (CDC) | The rollout didn’t follow the CDC’s schedule, though. Show More Summary

New Research Erases Global Warming from Pacific Northwest

Paul C. "Chip" Knappenberger and Patrick J. Michaels Global Science Report is a feature from the Center for the Study of Science, where we highlight one or two important new items in the scientific literature or the popular media. For...Show More Summary

Miles Teller Promotes 'Whiplash' Alongside Girlfriend Keleigh Sperry

Miles Teller gets all suited up for the Cinema Society & Brooks Brothers screening of his new movie Whiplash held at the Paley Center For Media on Monday (September 29) in New York City. The 27-year-old actor was joined at the screening by his co-star J.K. Simmons, as well as Girls actress Zosia Mamet. That [...]

Bradley Beal says Wizards have best backcourt in NBA

Here’s the Washington Post blog reporting from Monday’s Wizards Media Day: “I think we’re definitely the best back court in the league,” Beal declared at his team’s Media Day at Verizon Center Monday. “Just in terms of what we’re capable of doing, the confidence that we have in that. At the same time we got to prove it.” Beal [...]

TV highlights: ‘Selfie’ and ‘Manhattan Love Story’ premiere on ABC

SERIES PREMIERE: The romantic comedy “Selfie” (ABC at 8 p.m.), which is reviewed by TV critic Hank Stuever, centers around Eliza Dooley (played by “Doctor Who’s” Karen Gillan), a self-professed social media obsessive who has a sudden revelation: Being friended is not the same as having actual friends. Show More Summary

Syracuse Cuts Ribbon on Upgrades At S.I. Newhouse School

CBS News VP Chris Licht now has a TV news control room named for him. It’s one of the new control rooms at Syracuse University’s new Dick Clark Studios and Alan Gerry Center for Media Innovation. The $18 million upgrade at the S.I. Newhouse...Show More Summary

Social Scoreboard: Week of September 22

Social TV hit “Scandal” topped social media last week thanks to its Season 4 premiere. The show, centering around Olivia Pope’s expert damage control for scandal-clad clients—and affair with U.S. President Fitzgerald Grant—drew 718,000...Show More Summary

Sizing up the Comcast Media Center

Comcast's Media Center in Centennial, Colo., just outside Denver, has emerged as one of the largest facilities for shooting, producing, originating, uplinking and storing high-definition video for cable television.

Group show centered around artists grappling with the new visual form of digital media on view at gallery nine5

4 days agoArts : Artdaily

gallery nine5 is presenting Graphic, a group show centered around artists grappling with the new visual form of digital media, for its fall season opener. In engaging new and mid-career artists attempting to materialize the impact of...Show More Summary

Stacey Dash Bashes Hollywood ‘Hypocrites’ [Video]

Actress Stacey Dash dished on what she called Hollywood hypocrisy during a brief speech at the Media Research Center’s awards ceremony. You’ll recall that back in October 2012, when the Clueless star and 2008 Obama voter originally tweeted...Show More Summary

International Center of Photography announces new Collections Center and Media Lab at Mana Contemporary

5 days agoArts : Artdaily

The International Center of Photography and Mana Contemporary announce an exciting new partnership. In January 2015, ICP will open a 15,000 square foot, state-of-the-art collections facility and media lab at Mana Contemporary. The space...Show More Summary

"Transparent" and the transition in transgender media depictions

5 days agoOdd : Boing Boing

Amazon's comedy-drama centered on the experiences of a trans person is an imperfect step forward, says Andrea James Read the rest

The Collection of Evidence for a Low Climate Sensitivity Continues to Grow

Patrick J. Michaels and Paul C. "Chip" Knappenberger Global Science Report is a feature from the Center for the Study of Science, where we highlight one or two important new items in the scientific literature or the popular media. For...Show More Summary

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