When a video surfaced this week of veteran White House correspondent Helen Thomas telling Jews to 'go home' and 'get the hell out of Palestine,' it was a media shock wave. In the Middle East, where the imbroglio played to a region recently polarized by the Gaza aid flotilla, reactions mirrored the...
TED Talk Subtitles and Transcript: Something is very wrong with the news industry. Trust in the media has hit an all-time low; we're inundated with sensationalist stories, and consistent, high-quality reporting is scarce, says journalist Lara Setrakian. She shares three ways we can fix the news to better inform all of us about the complex issues of our time.
Neurobiologist David Anderson is alarmed by the idea of drugging children to treat the symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Especially during adolescence, when changing levels of sex hormones and growth hormones are already having a dramatic impact on a teenager's brain, he questions the long-term use of a drug that promotes a system like dopamine or serotonin.