The Internet meme is my generation's protest sign, our letter to the editor, our political cartoon. Our digital commentary and social media campaigns represent an informed engagement that older generations shouldn't dismiss. And our online activities help push offline change.
Public reaction remains strong to the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the fatal shooting of Trayvon Martin. In a recent Monitor op-ed, Doug Spero decried what he saw as biased coverage of the case. Monitor readers on Facebook had strong views on the topic, too.
A newsroom wide ballot put Oreo's novelty flavors to a taste test against the original. The results? Hardly surprising.
Michelle Obama hosted the second Kids' State Dinner at the White House on July 9. The guests were 54 American children who had submitted winning recipes for a healthy recipe contest sponsored by the White House and Epicurious.
Nik Wallenda made headlines around the world when he crossed a channel of the Grand Canyon on a tightrope. Nik Wallenda's stunt was viewed by many via the Discovery Channel and online video.
The rapper Jay-Z showed his versatility on Sunday night during the NBA Finals with a sleek commercial promoting his new album, 'Magna Carta Holy Grail.' The project will be released on July 4 in conjunction with electronics giant Samsung.
Two of the Monitor interns check out the Vince Vaughn-Owen Wilson comedy. Did the film win them over?