Emmy award winning broadcaster and keynote speaker Ed Berliner shares his thoughts and commentary on issues of the day, and those that will make people truly think outside the box.

Has the World Become too Distracted for Real Heroes?

Since I can remember, I have always been one who reads a little deeper into words and comments. I have always sought the true meaning behind speeches, offhand quips, novels, or just a short conversation between people at the bar. I have no idea where it came from. I wasn't raised in an environment [...]

Has the World Become too Distracted for Real Heroes?2018-10-24T18:14:01+00:00

Ageism: Making Experience & Desire Disposable

When we're young, all roads are open to us. We are, if lucky, encouraged to seek every avenue, try every gamble, become part of something. We are valued, and always considered to be full of possibilities.   When we're older, those roads are closed to us because of years. We are far too often discouraged [...]

Ageism: Making Experience & Desire Disposable2018-10-05T18:16:16+00:00

“New Yorker”s Story on Kavanaugh Accuser Sets Dangerous Precedent

The latest story from "The New Yorker" about a Brett Kavanaugh sexual assault accuser could, as all stories begin, be completely true and reveal a new facet of the issue that begs attention and investigation. However, it could signal a turning point in the believability of such accusations, derail the movement designed to bring greater [...]

“New Yorker”s Story on Kavanaugh Accuser Sets Dangerous Precedent2018-10-05T18:17:05+00:00

Battle to Shut Down Alex Jones a Media & Social Victory

Six years. Hard to believe it's been six years since babies were murdered at a school at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, CT. And here we are those six years later ,watching as a measure of justice is being exacted on someone who authored another despicable chapter in the deaths of 26 people, 20 [...]

Battle to Shut Down Alex Jones a Media & Social Victory2018-10-05T18:17:23+00:00

No arms? No problem. Meet Kendrell Daniels.

Before digging too deep into this story, let's all admit we have, at one time or another, complained that things in life suck out loud and we deserve better. We have all felt as if there are forces against us, or failing to allow us to move ahead. My hand goes up first, so as [...]

No arms? No problem. Meet Kendrell Daniels.2018-10-24T17:56:26+00:00

Facebook & Social Media: The Grand Waste of Precious Time

Why am I doing this? Why has it become so important? To what end does it take me? Why am I wasting my time? Finally, these are the questions I faced off with on this morning in regard to social media. Specifically, Facebook. It has become something of an autonomous knee jerk by billions of [...]

Facebook & Social Media: The Grand Waste of Precious Time2018-10-24T17:56:55+00:00

When did we lose our sense of humor & sarcasm?

I remember the first time I saw Zero Mostel and Gene Wilder in this scene from "The Producers". I remember how hard I laughed. I remember how absurd it was and taking not a second to understand the message that was being sent. I remember not being offended in the least, despite being a child [...]

When did we lose our sense of humor & sarcasm?2018-10-05T18:18:57+00:00

“60 Minutes” use of graphic lynching photos proper and necessary

The decision by "60 Minutes" to air controversial photos of public lynchings in Alabama was indeed a bold one. However, it's backed by simple tenets of responsible journalism and the necessity of facts. At the core of every story is simple truth. The facts. Unabashed, without favor and without reserve. The truth will indeed set [...]

“60 Minutes” use of graphic lynching photos proper and necessary2018-10-05T18:19:20+00:00

Non-Profits: Critical need to understand & use the media

A 2016 study by the National Center for Charitable Statistics revealed there were more than 1.5 million non-profit organizations in the United States. Two years later in 2018, that number had grown to more than 2.2 million. With no slowdown in sight. Every one of them reaching out to corporate donors and consumers, hoping to [...]

Non-Profits: Critical need to understand & use the media2018-10-05T18:19:44+00:00

Your Facebook File Download: A World of Zuckerberg Suckers

In the wake of revelations on how Facebook used and readily sold the data gathered from every single user since the moment it went on-line, it has now become all the rage for people to download their Facebook file and examine exactly what pieces of their life have been basically sold to the highest bidder. [...]

Your Facebook File Download: A World of Zuckerberg Suckers2018-10-05T18:20:04+00:00