Washington

Michelle Obama: Marketing Can Make America Healthier

I don't think I ever could have imagined that, as first lady, I would appear in an episode of Billy on the Street to promote fruits and vegetables and would wind up slow dancing with Big B

Concerns About Privacy and Data Collection Starting to Ease at CES

As one Consumer Electronics Show conventioneer put it this week, with the rapid development of connected technology creating massive streams of personal—and potentially hackable—data, the Internet of Things should really be called the Insecurity of Things.

The Most Threatening Thing to the Advertising World

Advertising is under attack in Washington on a number of fronts. It’s accused of making kids fat, taking away our privacy, even making it easier for the government to spy on us. 

The Hill Most Followed Twitter Account by Congress

With an assist from the tweet crunchers at Twiangulate, New York magazine reported this week that The Hill newspaper is the most-followed Twitter account by members of Congress. 

More Than 200 Retailers Have Been Targeted By Patent Trolls

There’s reason to be optimistic that before the end of the year Washington will put patent trolls in their place. In the last few weeks, the push for reform has gained momentum in Congress, with five bills being introduced or circulated in a rare show of bicameral and bipartisan support.