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The Leonard Lopate Show

Heroin Use Is On the Rise, But New Treatments Are Being Ignored

Tuesday, February 03, 2015

Heroin addiction programs are failing addicts in Kentucky. There is a new drug that provides an alternative to the controversial methadone detox method, but few doctors are using it.

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New Tech City

New Tech City: Arianna Huffington Unplugged

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

As founder, chair and president of The Huffington Post, Arianna Huffington champions a fast-paced, news cycle and has shaped our digital culture. But she says our round-the-clock schedules aren't working.

+ New Tech City: The Newsroom of the Future

+ Panel: How Tech is Changing the Way Women Work

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New Tech City

New Tech City: The Newsroom of the Future

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Newsrooms are still trying to figure out how to make the kind of money online that they once made during the heyday of print.  Some like BuzzFeed have found one answer, "content advertising."

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Operavore

How Michael Kaiser Manages: A Conversation with the President of the Kennedy Center

Friday, March 15, 2013

Michael M. Kaiser, president of the Kennedy Center in Washington DC, sits down with Fred Plotkin to talk about the challenges facing the performing arts world -- and how to turn around faltering arts organizations.

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The Empire

Cuomo receives award at HuffPo's 'Occupy SoHo'

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Update: Photo slideshow added at the bottom.

Occupy Wall St protesters outside the awards ceremony (Colby Hamilton / WNYC)

It was supposed to be a celebratory evening for Governor Andrew Cuomo. The liberal news site The Huffington Post was presenting the governor with its 2011 "Game Changer of the Year" award for his successful campaign to legalize same-sex marriage in New York.

Magazine cover celebrities and newsmakers lined up for pictures on the carpet at the entrance. Glasses of champagne were handed out to hundreds on hand celebrating the governor and 99 other leaders' work on various social, political and business fronts.

During his remarks, Cuomo spoke out against the death penalty, up for a woman's right to choose, and about the inevitable future of legalized same-sex marriage "from coast to coast."

But the other 99 -- the Occupy Wall Street "99 percent" protesters who'd shown up outside -- had a different set of talking point. The crowd of about 150 was mostly young, grungy and remarkably disciplined. They made up chants decrying the governor's support for hydrofracking and refusal to extend taxes on upper income earners.

After some initial back-and-forth with the police, the protesters agreed to move their picket across the street. They were violating a permit the Huffington Post party organizers had for use of the sidewalk.

Shortly after Cuomo's remarks some mid-level celebrity in sequence and high-heels ran into the middle of the street. A gaggle of dutiful photographers followed, flashes blowing. Traffic was forced to stop for the impromptu photo shoot.

The protesters, dimly lit by the cameras, continued to protest the governor who'd already left out the back.

Check out a photo slideshow of the event after the jump.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

David Carr on Tech Conflicts of Interest

Tuesday, September 13, 2011

David Carr, media columnist for the business section of the New York Times, discusses the departure of Michael Arrington from TechCrunch and AOL, the ethical fine line in tech journalism, and where niche websites fit into the larger media landscape.

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It's A Free Blog

Arianna Huffington's Political Tap Dance

Thursday, April 07, 2011

WNYC

I stopped by Borders the other day, and picked up a book I had been meaning to read called 'The Political Brain', by Drew Weston. In the introduction to the book, Weston talks about an experiment he did in the run up to the 2004 election. Openly partisan test subjects were shown glaring examples where a politician made contradictory statements, and asked to rate how contradictory they thought those statements were.

Unsurprisingly, the subjects that were of the same variety of partisan as the politician in question were significantly more likely to explain away their unethical behavior, with the mirror opposite being the case with the figure on the other side of the aisle.

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It's A Free Blog

Will the Left Lose the Huffington Post?

Tuesday, February 08, 2011

If “The Social Network” walks away with Oscars this year, ushering in a series of Hollywood blockbusters about online powerhouses, we can expect the fictionalized feature about The Huffington Post to be one of the most entertaining. It already had the charismatic and eccentric protagonist, the roster of celebrity cameos and the upstart start-up mentality. It’s had its share of controversy including recent lawsuits alleging that members of the founding team have been written out of the script. It’s had skeptics questioning how it balances its roles as hub of original journalism, platform for progressive punditry, and nexus of entertainment “news” – and whether the “firing” of an unpaid contributor, who used journalist credentials for an act of labor protest, signaled a shift in its brand.

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It's A Free Country ®

Who Benefits from the HuffPost and AOL Merger?

Monday, February 07, 2011

WNYC
I'm a big believer in brands. Arianna is a big brand and she's become an even bigger brand. And Glenn's obviously a big brand today. There couldn't be a better deal for both companies. It's an acceleration of everything that Tim [Armstrong, AOL CEO] has said he wanted to do.

— Betsy Morgan, President of Glenn Beck's The Blaze and former CEO of The Huffington Post on the Brian Lehrer Show.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

HuffPo+AOL=?

Monday, February 07, 2011

AOL is set to acquire the Huffington Post and make Arianna Huffington head of all editorial content for the company. Jeff Jarvis, Author of the blog BuzzMachine and professor at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism, Ana Marie Cox, GQ Washington Correspondent and founder of the Wonkette blog, and Betsy Morgan, former CEO of The Huffington Post and current President of The Blaze, discuss what this move means for the the future of the liberal online community, and the media landscape in general.

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Transportation Nation

Christie Skeptical of Global Warming

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Governor Chris Christie, who recently killed the nation's largest transit project, the ARC tunnel, says "more science" is needed to convince him that humans cause global warming.  The Huffington Post has the full transcript of his remarks, and an update from Christie's press office.  Christie has become a darling of  Republicans this fall, winning the Tea Party straw poll for President, though he recently told "Meet the Press, there is "absolutely" no chance he'll run for President in 2012, but as for 2016 "I''ll need a job, you know"? -- Andrea Bernstein, Transportation Nation

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