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Jun 05, 2013, 12:12 ET

Former Vice President Al Gore Invites Citizens Everywhere to Participate in a Google+ Conversation About Combating the Climate Crisis

 Participant Media, Paramount Home Media Distribution and Google announced today that former Vice President Al Gore, chairman of The...

Nov 13, 2012, 09:00 ET
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TakePart TV And NBA Superstar Kobe Bryant Launch 'Mission,' A Video Series That Sheds Light On Homelessness In America

TakePart TV, the new impact-driven channel recently launched by Participant Media, has partnered with NBA superstar Kobe Bryant to create a...

Nov 01, 2012, 09:00 ET

Participant Media's TakePart.com Launches 'Tastemakers' Campaign Spotlighting Top 100 U.S. Businesses Committed To Providing 'Food Done Right' Just In Time For The Holidays

 TakePart.com, the digital publishing division of Participant Media (Food, Inc.), today announced its TakePart Tastemakers series devoted to...

Oct 11, 2012, 09:00 ET
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TakePart TV Launches Provocative New Series With Dan Savage

 In conjunction with National Coming Out Day on October 11, Dan Savage's series "American Savage" will premiere exclusively on TakePart TV,...

Oct 02, 2012, 09:00 ET
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Participant Media Launches TakePart TV, First Impact-Driven Channel in YouTube's Original 100 Lineup

Participant Media, the company behind 40 films including Food, Inc., The Cove, Good Night, and Good Luck, An Inconvenient Truth and The Help,...

Feb 25, 2011, 15:32 ET

Participant Media's Social Action Campaign for "Waiting For 'Superman''' Enlists Thousands Across the Nation to Host Home Viewing Parties of Newly-Released DVD

Continuing the momentum of the Social Action campaign begun during the theatrical release of director Davis Guggenheim's landmark documentary...

Oct 18, 2010, 15:23 ET

Participant Media and The White House Project Host Fair Game Summit Uniting Women Leaders Around Nuclear Security

Valerie Plame Wilson joins leading experts on nuclear weapons from government and advocacy groups for two-day training Women leaders are...

May 11, 2010, 12:00 ET

Participant Media's 'Save My Oceans' National Social Action Campaign for the Disneynature Release OCEANS Targets Both Coastal and Land-Locked Residents

"Save My Oceans," Participant Media's multi-platform nationwide social action campaign for Disneynature's motion picture release OCEANS, is...

Mar 15, 2010, 14:34 ET

Participant Media Teams With Greenpeace and Chemical Security Coalition for The Crazies Social Action Campaign

For its Social Action campaign in connection with The Crazies, Participant Media has joined forces with Greenpeace and the Chemical Security...

Mar 03, 2010, 09:47 ET
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 03/02/2010

Participant Media is Taking its Social Action Campaign for OCEANS On the Road

Participant Media announced today that it will take its Social Action campaign for Disneynature's upcoming motion picture OCEANS on the road with...

Mar 01, 2010, 17:01 ET
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 03/01/2010

Penguin/Puffin Books and Participant Media Invite You to Celebrate the 40th Anniversary of Earth Day on April 22!

GIRLS GONE GREEN by Lynn Hirshfield (Puffin; 9780142414064; February 23, 2010; $11.99) is a fun, hip and inspiring book about girls who've taken...

Feb 16, 2010, 15:43 ET
Jun 25, 2009, 15:33 ET

Participant Media's Social Action Campaign for Food, Inc. Sends Healthy School Food Brigade to Capitol Hill

130 Parents and Kids From Across the U.S. Lobby for Passage of the Child Nutrition Promotion and School Lunch Protection Act As part of...

Apr 13, 1998, 01:00 ET

UPS Changes the Ground Rules: First in the Industry to Guarantee Delivery Even When Package Ships by Ground

ATLANTA, April 13 /PRNewswire/ -- UPS will change the rules of package delivery on May 4 with the industry's first comprehensive guarantee of...