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The official Tumblr for Wavemaker, an independent news site run by former CNN senior executive producer and current host of CNN Profiles Michael Schulder

May 12
"Clothing is definitely a shorthand for how we feel about ourselves in many ways"
-Linda Fargo, senior vice president of the fashion office and store presentation at Bergdorf Goodman
Listen to the rest of the interview here

"Clothing is definitely a shorthand for how we feel about ourselves in many ways"

-Linda Fargo, senior vice president of the fashion office and store presentation at Bergdorf Goodman

Listen to the rest of the interview here


Mar 3
In an interview with Tyrese and Rev Run (of Run DMC), the authors of the new book “Manology”, we find out the story behind the laceless Adidas trend, why Rev Run became a Reverend, how Tyrese and Rev Run met and built a friendship, what “Manology” is all about, and much more. Click the picture to listen.

In an interview with Tyrese and Rev Run (of Run DMC), the authors of the new book “Manology”, we find out the story behind the laceless Adidas trend, why Rev Run became a Reverend, how Tyrese and Rev Run met and built a friendship, what “Manology” is all about, and much more. Click the picture to listen.


Feb 24

When you had a camera on her, you just felt for this character. And she suddenly went from being, you know, a little kid that was a victim or somebody that was cute, somebody that was funny, into being this — this real hero and this real warrior.  And that was really an extraordinary thing to behold from a 5-year-old.

Click the photo to listen to how Behn Zeitlin- director of Beasts of the Southern Wild- discovered the youngest ever best actress oscar nominee, Quvenzhané Wallis

When you had a camera on her, you just felt for this character. And she suddenly went from being, you know, a little kid that was a victim or somebody that was cute, somebody that was funny, into being this — this real hero and this real warrior.  And that was really an extraordinary thing to behold from a 5-year-old.

Click the photo to listen to how Behn Zeitlin- director of Beasts of the Southern Wild- discovered the youngest ever best actress oscar nominee, Quvenzhané Wallis


Feb 3
Sub-concussive hit: a hit in the head that does not cause a concussion. This definition may make it seem harmless. But recent evidence suggests that these hits can add up and cause more harm than one might suspect. Click the picture or the below link to listen to CNN chief medical correspondent Sanjay Gupta talk about how sub-concussive hits can put teenager’s brains at risk.

http://www.wavemaker.me/stories/dr-sanjay-gupta-head-hits-go-unnoticed
Sub-concussive hit: a hit in the head that does not cause a concussion. This definition may make it seem harmless. But recent evidence suggests that these hits can add up and cause more harm than one might suspect. Click the picture or the below link to listen to CNN chief medical correspondent Sanjay Gupta talk about how sub-concussive hits can put teenager’s brains at risk.

Feb 2






Leigh Ann Touhy, the mother The Blind Side was based on, will watch her adopted son Michael Oher compete in his first Super Bowl tomorrow. Listen to her speak about the journey that got them there here
http://www.wavemaker.me/stories/blind-side-mom-goes-super-bowl

Leigh Ann Touhy, the mother The Blind Side was based on, will watch her adopted son Michael Oher compete in his first Super Bowl tomorrow. Listen to her speak about the journey that got them there here

http://www.wavemaker.me/stories/blind-side-mom-goes-super-bowl


Feb 1
As funny as the times allow; how funny can a politician today afford to be?
http://www.wavemaker.me/stories/funny-times-allow

As funny as the times allow; how funny can a politician today afford to be?

http://www.wavemaker.me/stories/funny-times-allow


Jan 31
“On this program we never talk down to the audience”- Peter Jennings
Below is the link to the full story on what it was like working as a writer for Peter Jennings
http://www.wavemaker.me/stories/peter-jennings-lifetime-being-curious

“On this program we never talk down to the audience”- Peter Jennings

Below is the link to the full story on what it was like working as a writer for Peter Jennings

http://www.wavemaker.me/stories/peter-jennings-lifetime-being-curious