Stories by Heather Gehlert

 Heather Gehlert is Online Communications Specialist at Berkeley Media Studies Group. subscribe to Heather Gehlert's feed

Posted on: May 21, 2010, Source: AlterNet

According to a new study, companies like Captain Morgan and Budweiser have become extremely savvy at targeting young audiences.

Posted on: Jan 16, 2009, Source: AlterNet

What will Obama do, and how could he screw it up, given the fact that pretty much everything is riding on him getting things right the first time?

Posted on: Dec 26, 2008, Source: AlterNet

Medical misdiagnosis is alarmingly common and potentially deadly. AlterNet readers discuss this and other pitfalls of America's broken health system.

Posted on: Sep 8, 2008, Source: AlterNet

New research shows women outperform men in five of eight leadership categories.

Posted on: Sep 7, 2008, Source: AlterNet

A recent survey shows mixed results.

Posted on: Aug 29, 2008, Source: AlterNet

Sarah Palin may be more of a threat to Obama than Democrats are recognizing. Dismissing her would be just as dangerous as dismissing women voters.

Posted on: Aug 7, 2008, Source: AlterNet

The legislation is a big win for consumers.

Posted on: Jul 26, 2008, Source: AlterNet

Don't let that "new car smell" fool you. Your car might be an indoor air pollution trap.

Posted on: Jul 18, 2008, Source: AlterNet

Big Pharma is controlling the FDA, politicians and the public airwaves to get to you.

Posted on: Jul 11, 2008, Source: AlterNet

Kids should come before oil profits.

Posted on: Jun 16, 2008, Source: AlterNet

Now is your chance to push back against health insurers that put profits before people.

Posted on: Apr 17, 2008, Source: AlterNet

Find out what's lurking inside salami, sausage and hot dogs.

Posted on: Oct 24, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Author Stacy Malkan reveals the dangerous truth about everyday products we put in our hair and on our skin.

Posted on: May 4, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Heather Gehlert: Highlights of Republican presidential debaters' blundered comments about abortion ...

Posted on: May 2, 2007, Source: AlterNet

A conversation with human rights activist Lydia Cacho Ribeiro on the coastal city's violence and abuses -- and her lifelong mission to combat them.

Posted on: Apr 26, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Heather Gehlert: Making the Web more democratic ...

Posted on: Apr 20, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Heather Gehlert: A Google-Digg hybrid ...

Posted on: Mar 28, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Heather Gehlert: A new large-scale study offers another reason to limit meat-eating.

Posted on: Mar 16, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Heather Gehlert: How safe is your child's school cafeteria?

Posted on: Mar 1, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Heather Gehlert: Baseball tickets from a short-skirted 20-something?

Posted on: Feb 27, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Is this a legitimate issue or has feminism gone too far?

Posted on: Feb 16, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Heather Gehlert: Good news for synthetic lard lovers...

Posted on: Feb 4, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Heather Gehlert: Think DSL and cable have the market sewn up? Think again.

Posted on: Jan 26, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Heather Gehlert: If you don't decide who should gain access to your digital property, a court might for you.

Posted on: Jan 3, 2007, Source: AlterNet

AlterNet readers sound off about risks young women face in bars and nightclubs, the "she-asked-for-it" mentality, and who, if anyone, is a victim.

Posted on: Jan 2, 2007, Source: AlterNet

In her new book, <i>Intervention</i>, former NY Times technology columnist Denise Caruso talks about the risks of life on a genetically engineered planet.

Posted on: Dec 15, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Heather Gehlert: Try "No Child Has a Chance" ...

Posted on: Dec 6, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Heather Gehlert: We're living in a synthetic world...