It's no secret that media companies frequently harbor some sort of bias, political or otherwise. In the last decade, people have come to rely on user-powered social networks to deliver unfiltered news from their networks. But as Facebook moves from content distributor to content curator, will they too fall into the bias trap?
The Cuban People Are Not Our Enemies – Todos Somos Americanos - Part 5
From the ashes of the suspended campaigns of Ted Cruz and John Kasich (and those of the 19 candidates before them) emerged the triumphant Donald Trump. The celebration however, was short as the victory made evident how deep the fracture in the Republican Party runs.
Virtual reality allows for movies to become much more than what we've known for a long time. Some film-makers are already trying to find news ways of telling stories, with varying amounts of success.
On Monday May 3rd experts in education gathered at the Digital Hollywood Conference to speak about how education can be transformed using media, entertainment and technology. The esteemed panel included Don Levy, Shirin Laor-Raz Salemnia, and Hall Davidson.
Drugs don't discriminate; whether legally or illegally obtained. The beloved musician/performer Prince is apparently the latest victim of opiates.
The Cuban People Are Not Our Enemies – Todos Somos Americanos - Part 3
Here's a preview of the next Digital Hollywood conference, which will take place in Brentwood. Virtual reality, deals, over-the-top television, women entrepreneurs, music videos -- if you are into the digital scene, you will find it all here.
Lift the Blockade! The Cuban People Are Not Our Enemies – Todos Somos Americanos - Part 2
There’s hope for improvement in Cuba-US relations in the wake of US President Barack Obama meeting in Habana with Cuban President Raul Castro recently.
The Golden State Warriors have captured the attention of the nation as the best team in the NBA, and they possess a number of characteristics that are likely to stir interest for many years to come.
Mitt Romney has been positioning himself as the anti-Trump hero of the Republican Primary. In the event of a brokered nominating convention, Romney can emerge as the compromise candidate who can unite the party.
Dr. Sherie Zander (Author, Communication Magic with Men) talks to Heidi about me...
A three-way race invites a constitutional crisis, according to Bruce Ackerman in today's LA Times. In his article, posted here, Ackerman points out several possibly negative consequences of a presidential race that gets decided in the House of Representatives.
Many are praying for Donald Trump to go away, not least of all many in the GOP establishment. Yet his popularity surprises no one — angry white-nationalists have long been courted by the GOP, and now that they're center stage, Republicans have no one to blame but themselves.
Cruz needs a win. Trump needs a big win. Rubio is pretty sure he's already won. And Jeb Bush finds his comfort zone. Yes, the comfort zone that comes from knowing you're going to lose, but could it be enough to turn his campaign around?
Is it too much to ask that the Big Game be close?
Ladies, get ready because I am going to teach you a thing or two.
Need a reason to visit LA? I have 10!
Artificial Intelligence can change the way we live and interact, but no one fully understands its capabilities.
I just filed my taxes so excuse the potentially outrage-laden rant that follows. What do my taxes have to do with the Super Bowl? I'm glad you asked.
In the twenty-first century, we all live life through our phones. We get emails every day, our planners are on our phones, we receive texts and phone calls, not to mention using Snapchat (I’m very guilty of that), Facebook, Instagram, and other social media.
A brief look into the match-ups we will see this weekend as the NFL Playoffs continue.
Uber employs thousands of drivers as independent contractors, but the company sees a future where drivers will not be necessary anymore.
Monopoly currently released their Star Wars: The Force Awakens version of their popular board game. The problem is they left out the most important character of their new franchise, heroine Rey (played by newcomer Daisy Ridley). We examine gender nominative roles that may prove the reason why Rey was left out on purpose.
George R.R. Martin may never complete the Song of Ice and Fire series - the structural odds are against him.
Every politician nowadays seems to be complaining that they aren't receiving "fair" air time or "evenly" distributed speaking time during debates. The solution is simple; become more relevant and be someone worth talking about. The rest will take care of itself.
With injuries and mediocre football plaguing the league, the Cardinals are separating themselves from the league.
With the arrival of Donald Trump's extremism, will the Republican Party evolve away from "Reaganism", or will there be an emergence of a 3rd major political party that will shake up American politics forever?
I'm not gonna survive the wait for my favorite shows to start again in Janurary
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The need for a worldwide coalition against ISIS is needed now more than ever. ISIS has been wrongly stigmatized as an "American" problem, but is actually a world problem. The United States, her allies, and Russia need to all participate in this war... not just in support, but on the front lines. This isn't a problem that will just go away if leaders around the world dig their heads in the sand. We need to act soon, or the fate of the world will become more bleak.
Netflix unveils Cary Joji Fukunaga's sobering world of a child caught in the cross hairs of a horrific war in his homeland. The film tells the story of a child surviving the exploitation of child soldiers in Africa.
Redistricting has poisoned our political system with unaccountable representatives from manipulated districts
In Indonesia, majority Muslims have forced the closure of 10 Christian churches.after violence.
Coverage of a recently published study suggesting a link between cancer development and antioxidant supplements appears to evade a key word in the discovery. Fruits and vegetables are not the culprits.
The rich European countries are bickering over the financial and logistic cost of accommodating an alarming number of refugees from Syria, while Russia is asserting its military prowess. The millions of refugees are missing in the so-called big picture
When CNN’s Anderson Cooper pointedly asked Hillary Clinton if she’s a progressive or a moderate, she said, “I’m a progressive, but I’m a progressive who likes to get things done.” Bernie Sanders’ reported $1.3 millon worth of donations following the debate demonstrates how that “but” rang hollow to hard-core progressives.
The five Democratic candidates take the stage in Las Vegas in their first debate of the 2016 election cycle.