Meenal Vamburkar
Meenal Vamburkar

PETA Buys XXX Website, Uses Sasha Grey 'Porn' Pics: Typical Absurd PR For PETA

PETA, in its latest publicity stunt, took their message online to an ".xxx" domain.

Can Warren Buffett Save Newspapers?

Having formerly lamented about the "declining" industry, the billionaire investor announced a deal to buy 63 newspapers.
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What Kony 2012 Part II Still Doesn't Address: The West Cannot 'Save' Africa

Invisible Children's follow-up video is much more grounded in facts. But it’s still problematic, by insisting that Western outside saviors will solve the problems in Uganda.

Rick Santorum Claims of Liberal Media Bias Are Exaggerated

Saying the media has a liberal bias is an over-generalization and it can serve as an easy scapegoat. Black-and-white conclusions are easy, but don’t accurately portray reality.

MSNBC and Fox News: How Cable News Defines the National Discourse

Partisan networks are framing the conversation, defining the limits of "liberal" and "conservative." Step outside the boundaries, and the reaction won't be pretty.
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Kony 2012 Raises Awareness, But Simplifies the Solution

Oversimplified, sensational videos grab millions of viewers, but more informative albeit less entertaining ones are more productive. That's Kony's conundrum.

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Washington Post Investigation Reveals Complete Lack of Transparency Surrounding Congressional Earmarks

A new investigation by the Washington Post says 33 members of Congress have directed more than $300 million in earmarks near their own property.

Will the Facebook IPO Be a Hit?

As many recent tech IPOs have fallen flat, all eyes are on the highly anticipated move from Facebook, which will have one of the biggest debuts this spring.
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In the State of the Union, President Obama Uses Foreign Policy to Reach Across the Aisle

The president has a solid foreign policy record, and he used this to appeal to Republicans who inevitably will attack his domestic policy throughout this election year.

This March, WikiLeaks Founder Julian Assange is Coming to TV Near You

The polarizing Assange will be speaking with political players, thinkers, and revolutionaries, but the guest list is still a guessing game. Here are some picks that would make for good TV.
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Associated Press Opens in North Korea, But Don’t Expect Other U.S. Firms to Join

As AP expands its bureau in North Korea, the domestic population itself will continue to have access only to state-run news, which is hardly an invitation to more foreign companies.