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Special Correspondent, Al Jazeera America and America Tonight — Al Jazeera
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I'm the CEO of Starfish Media Group. We produce docs, scripted and non scripted series, and MOWs for CNN and others. I report stories for HBO Real Sports.

The Human Toll of 'Stop and Frisk' — Posted: One summer night in 2012, Luis Paulino was walking around his East New York neighborhood when he came upon a group of police officers surrounding a young black man. Onlookers told him that the young man had been stopped for riding his bike on the sidewalk.

Black In America - Black & Blue Reported by Soledad O'Brien (Official Trailer) — "BLACK in America: BLACK & BLUE - Soledad O'Brien Reports" Premieres Tuesday, November 18 at 9 PM ET on CNN In a new installment of her "Black in America" documentary news series, award-winning journalist Soledad O'Brien will use graphic videos and incisive interviews to show how the lives of young men are fractured by aggressive policing.

'Black in America: Black & Blue': Being an NYPD Officer in the era of Stop & Frisk — Premieres this Tuesday at 9pET on CNN

BlA - Black & Blue: Victim alleges police brutality recorded on cell phone video. — Premieres this Tuesday at 9pET on CNN

Soledad O'Brien: For vets, the war comes home (Opinion) — Editor's note: Soledad O'Brien hosts "The War Comes Home" on CNN Tuesday, August 11, at 9 p.m. The former CNN anchor is CEO of Starfish Media Group and reports stories for HBO Real Sports and other media organizations. Follow her on Twitter: @soledadobrien Cameron O'Brien contributed to this article.

AARP Visits Haiti 4 Years After Earthquake Disaster — In the immediate aftermath of the quake, the donations paid for water, food, shelter, medicine, walking sticks, eyeglasses and clothing. In addition, the program supported medical consultations for more than 9,000 older people at clinics run by HelpAge's health partners, as well as the training of more than 200 home-based caregivers, who paid regular visits to 4,000 of the most frail older people in Haiti's tent camps for refugees of the disaster.

Former Louisiana Gov. Edwin Edwards, 86, hopes to run again — Convicted of racketeering and mail fraud in how he awarded riverboat casino contracts, Edwards has only been out of federal prison for two years. When I ask him about the statute, he tells me: "I've got people working on that." Edwards is legendary for his sharp tongue, slick wardrobe and womanizing.

The Next Big Story: My Journey Through the Land of Possibilities — O'Brien is the child of a black Cuban mother and white Australian father, and her mixed-race heritage informed every step of her personal and professional voyage, one that took her from an isolated suburban Long Island childhood to the catbird's seat at CNN's anchor desk.

Al Jazeera America Confirms Soledad O'Brien Hire — Al Jazeera America confirmed this morning it had signed former CNN star Soledad O'Brien as a "special correspondent." Additionally, O'Brien's production company, Starfish Media Group will produce hour-long documentary specials for the cable network.

Soledad O’Brien Joins 'Real Sports', Signs First-Look Deal With HBO — Soledad O'Brien, who left CNN in March, is staying in the Turner family by joining HBO's magazine Real Sports With Bryant Gumbel. Additionally, O'Brien and her production company, Starfish Media Group, have entered a first look deal with HBO fort scripted projects and long-form programming concepts.
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Nov 21, 2014

RT @pmarca: Buzzfeed has evidently flipped from not doing enough journalism to doing too much journalism, with no intermediate steps.

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