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Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade 2010

What are you #Thankful for? I went to the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade today to find out….enjoy and HAPPY THANKSGIVING! [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g2YtWWUbiug&feature=player_profilepage[/youtube] Erica AndersonEricaAmericamacysparadethankfulthanksgiving

#Election2010 at CBS News

Today is going to be jam packed with projections, analysis and lots of new realizations of new political careers and the closure for so many others. I’m going to be a fly on the wall, sharing the best content, links and ideas coming from the team of reporters, analysts and political scientists. I’ve been at…

Transcribing the Helen Thomas Tapes

I’m sitting at a Cafe, transcribing more of the Helen Thomas tapes. When I met Helen in 2007, I asked her if it would be OK to film some of our conversations about life, journalism, politics and the intersection of each. Now it’s 2010, and it’s time for me to sit down and transcribe them…

Quick Shot: Stimulus Dollars In Action

Dupont Circle’s 17th Street area is under construction. Block by block, new sidewalks have been laid and lamp posts lifted up. I guess this is part of the stimulus ripple effect? People are working, goods are being exchanged and the businesses around stand to also benefit. What D.C. neighborhood will be next? My hope is…

Presidents Who Pioneered New Media

13th President, Calvin Coolidge, and with 44th President, Barack Obama, were both early adopters of new media. In 1925, Coolidge was the first President to give an inaugural address on radio. In 2008…Obama? YouTube. For more facts on American Presidents, check out the Smothsonian’s National Portrait Gallery! Geek on!! Erica Anderson Sent from my iPhone Posted…

White House Correspondents Week Kicks Off

I had a great time last night at the Quinn Gillespie & Associates (QGA) and FD official White House Correspondents Dinner “toast” to the Press Corps last night. On my way, I did a quick Wikipedia search to find out the history of the WHCD, as it is a pretty big deal in Washington. Turns out,…

#SecClinton Announces International Women's Fund

Secretary of State, Hillary Rodham Clinton (affectionately known as HRC for short) announced today a new @StateDept initiative called the International Fund for Women and Girls. To summarize, the mission is to help the State Department get “high impact” grants to NGOs faster – NGOs that help advance the rights of women and girls across…

Earth Day "Climate Rally"

Rallying is so 2010! Here is a poster right outside my apartment in Dupont Circle. I just might have to go next weekend and see what it’s all about. Erica Anderson Sent from my iPhone Posted via email from EricaAmerica’s posterous