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BEHOLD: Which Journalists Are Giving Commencement Speeches This Year

Posted 04.15.2013 | Media

Over the next month, college graduates will lend their ears to a solid roster of journalists who will dole out words of wisdom in commencement address...

Michael Calderone

News Service Doubles Staff At Political Conventions

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 08.08.2012 | Media

NEW YORK -- Al Hunt, Washington editor of Bloomberg News, said he still gets "excited" heading to the political conventions -- even after covering 19 ...

Texas Dad Leaves Son for Dead Along Highway

AP | Posted 08.29.2011 | Crime

SWEETWATER, Texas -- A father abandoned his 4-year-old son along a West Texas highway, and the injured boy spent several hours alone in the dark befor...

Media Power Couples: Who's The Ultimate Media Duo? (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Power couples are everywhere in the media—from TV reporters and anchors to executives, all the way through to newspaper and magazine writers. We're ...

Why Bloomberg News Deserves Helen Thomas's Seat in the White House Press Briefing Room

David Helfenbein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
David Helfenbein

Don't base the decision solely on seniority; base it on who you think can shake things up the most in the Briefing Room. Give it to Bloomberg News.

A Train Ride with the Rich and Famous

Tamar Abrams | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Tamar Abrams

The Acela "high-speed" train between Washington, DC and New York City may cost three times as much and not go much faster than the regular Amtrak trai...

Obama Seen As Firmly Positioned In 'Radical Center'

Bloomberg | Al Hunt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Barack Obama sees an irony in his relations with the U.S. business community. "On the left, we are perceived as being in the pockets of big ...

Media Power Couples: Who's The Ultimate Media Duo? (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

If any industry can be considered incestuous, it's the media. Power couples populate the industry, from TV anchors to executives and even the newspap...

Al Hunt Expected To Scale Back At Bloomberg News

Politico | Posted by Michael Calderone 08:12 AM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

At the Bloomberg News' Washington bureau, management changes are in the works that will affect who oversees daily coverage of government and politics....

Al Hunt: Obama Economic Team Needs To Get Its Act Together

Bloomberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A year ago, the expectation was that President-elect Barack Obama's economic team would be a smooth- functioning machine, and the outlook was for turb...

After Brain Surgery, He's Still The Same Old Robert Novak

Sandy Goodman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Sandy Goodman

His latest column shows that while Novak can be exceedingly gracious to people who helped him through his ordeal, he can still be spiteful and deceptive when it comes to those he doesn't like.

Al Hunt At Tim Russert's Memorial Service (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Al Hunt spoke at Tim Russert's memorial service Wednesday afternoon at the Kennedy Center. Watch the speech below (transcript below): Watch Tom Br...