The Greek-American journalist is best known for her website “The Huffington Post” – an international online news generator and blog focusing on issues ranging from politics to healthy living. Huffington is widely regarded as one of the most influential people in the media business.
João Feres Júnior is a professor for Political Science at the State University of Rio de Janeiro. He coordinates a multidisciplinary study group on Affirmative Action as well as a Laboratory on Media and the Public Sphere, dedicated to the analysis of the news media coverage in the fields of culture and politics.
Jim Hoggan is one of Canada’s most respected public relations professionals and the president and owner of Hoggan & Associates, an award winning strategic communications firm specializing in crisis management and stakeholder engagement for government, industry and non-for-profit organizations. He founded the influential website „DeSmogBlog", chosen as one of “Time Magazine”’s Best Blogs for 2011 for its work exposing corporate misinformation campaigns. Hoggan is former chair of Climate Project Canada – the Canadian chapter of Al Gore’s global education and advocacy organization.
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