They’re Off and Running

By Lee H. Hamilton The presidential election is 16 months away, but already we’re smack in the middle of the usual media scrum of campaign coverage, prognostication, and strategizing by many of us who have nothing much to do with the real campaigns. I’ve
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Number of International Journalists Killed Rises in 2014

Photo: American journalist James Foley, shown here in a May 2011 photo, was killed by ISIL militants in Syria. This story was originally published on the Voice of America website on December 23. Washington — A press freedom group says at least 60 journalists have been killed in 2014 while on (more...)

What Our Country Needs From the Press?

By Lee H. Hamilton These days, the scandal involving long wait times at VA hospitals can feel like some made-in-Washington spectacle generated by politicians looking for headlines. But it isn’t. It had its genesis in a late-April report on CNN that as many as 40 veterans may have died waiting for (more...)

Facebook Has Acquired Messenger Service WhatsApp

Facebook has acquired the mobile messenger service WhatsApp for $19 billion. The company will pay $4 billion in cash and the remaining $12 billion in Facebook shares. It calls for an additional $3 billion in restricted stock units to be granted to WhatsApp founders and employees that (more...)

Russian Exchange Journalists Share Impressions of America

By Paula Thomson Staff Writer American and Russian journalists recently explored each others worlds in a professional exchange program supported by both nations. From October 28 to November 20, a dozen young Russian journalists participated in the second U.S.-Russia Young Professional Journalist Exchange Program. The Russian journalists spent three weeks (more...)

Planning Terrorist Actions With the Media As a Major Consideration

By Gabriel Weimann Gabriel Weimann, Ph.D., is a professor of communications at Haifa University, Israel, and the School of International Studies at The American University, Washington, D.C. His paper is based on his forthcoming study, The Psychology of Mass-Mediated Terrorism, supported by the U.S. Institute of Peace, (more...)

Russian Journalists Try “American-Style” Media Jobs

By Jane Morse Staff Writer In the first program of its kind, a dozen Russian journalists got a firsthand look at how American news organizations operate during an exchange program that put them in jobs working for news outlets across the United States. For four weeks — from November 26 (more...)

Media Furniture by Pulaski

Tangerine by Pulaski Furniture is fresh and special in ways  that are meaningful to the market segment.

The  name Tangerine is something bold  and graphic that served as a metaphor for a fresh approach toward  the collection’s exclusive features.

The unique needs that were  uncovered were the (more...)

Journalist Exchanges Promised from U.S.-Russia Conference

Journalist Exchanges Promised from U.S.-Russia Conference

Building on the Obama administration’s efforts to improve relations between the United States and Russia, a group of prominent media leaders from the two nations have come up with their own ideas to confront stereotypes and increase mutual understanding. The executives, representing leading U.S. and Russian media (more...)

Philadelphia For Independent Filmmakers

In last years, Philadelphia has ranked as one of the top cities for independent filmmakers, ahead of Los Angeles. Reasons? Helpful film office, affordable living, and a diverse city full of interesting locations. Philadelphia is a major cultural center for music, theater, dance, fine arts and media, with 19 television stations, sound (more...)

U.S. to Host World Press Freedom Day 2011

The United States is pleased to announce that it will host UNESCO’s World Press Freedom Day event in 2011, from May 1 - May 3 in Washington, D.C. UNESCO is the only UN agency with the mandate to promote freedom of expression and its corollary, freedom (more...)

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