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An American Citizen Apologizes to the Iraqi People

Jeffrey Ruoff | Posted 10.30.2015 | Politics
Jeffrey Ruoff

Presidential candidate Jeb Bush has confessed, given what we know now, he would not have authorized the invasion of Iraq, as his brother did. A politician with integrity should have followed that comment with an apology to the Iraqi people.

'How to Dance in Ohio' on HBO

Regina Weinreich | Posted 10.25.2015 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

My favorite moments are the girls preparing for the dance, particularly selecting their gowns in a local bridal boutique. The fashion moment plays with our standards of beauty and self-image.

The New Yorker Nukes Thoreau

M.W. Jacobs | Posted 10.20.2015 | Media
M.W. Jacobs

The New Yorker magazine just tried to destroy Henry David Thoreau in an article by recently hired Kathryn Schulz. Her only book is Being Wrong and this article adds to her authority on that subject considerably.

The New Yorker: Jon Stewart's Heroic Run

The New Yorker | Gabriel Arana | Posted 08.03.2015 | Media

Four nights a week for sixteen years, Jon Stewart, the host and impresario of Comedy Central’s “The Daily Show,” has taken to the ai...

Sy Hersh: Old, Cranky and Spot On

Robert Miraldi | Posted 05.19.2015 | Media
Robert Miraldi

This is Sy Hersh. He is irascible, iconoclastic, irrepressible, difficult, passionate -- and still angry about governmental lies. And he is usually right.

We Can't Get Enough Of 'Live New Yorker Cartoons'

The Huffington Post | Carol Hartsell | Posted 07.23.2014 | Comedy

A few months ago, Seth Meyers introduced one of our favorite "Late Night" segments so far, "Live New Yorker Cartoons." Featuring deadpan commentary fr...

New Livingston Awards Winners to the Fast Track

Charles R. Eisendrath | Posted 08.11.2014 | Media
Charles R. Eisendrath

Not many of us get an invitation to design and direct "a Pulitzer Prize for the young," and I've never gotten over the opportunity. Since 1981 the judges have identified an amazing roster of talented people, some of whom became household names.

Michael Calderone

New Yorker Tops National Magazine Awards | Michael Calderone | Posted 05.02.2014 | Media

NEW YORK -- The New Yorker led the pack Thursday night at the annual National Magazine Awards, winning four prizes, while Fast Company took home the c...

This Should Be A Recurring 'Late Night' Sketch

Posted 07.23.2014 | Comedy

Editor of The New Yorker David Remnick was a guest on "Late Night With Seth Meyers" on Tuesday, so it was the perfect opportunity for Meyers to try ou...

Howard's Daily: The Human Thing

Philip K. Howard | Posted 05.17.2014 | Politics
Philip K. Howard

Modern culture is not friendly to individual initiative. The dramatic exceptions, such as Steve Jobs or others in technology, only prove the rule.

Here's How David Remnick Did In Sochi

AP | By DAVID BAUDER | Posted 04.12.2014 | Media

His experiment in television with NBC over for now, David Remnick leaves Sochi on Tuesday to resume his day job as editor of The New Yorker magazine. ...

Michael Calderone

Inside Russia's Olympic Media Blackout | Michael Calderone | Posted 01.29.2014 | Media

NEW YORK – Corruption. Environmental damage. Forced evictions. Exploitation of migrant workers. Journalists would be expected to dive headfirst i...

'It's Not Toughness Republicans Love, It's Bullying'

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 01.25.2014 | Comedy

When President Obama told David Remnick last week that he "would not let [his] son play pro football," conservatives jumped at the chance to fit that ...

When the President Doesn't Take the High Road

Howard Meitiner | Posted 03.26.2014 | Politics
Howard Meitiner

Public opinion favors marijuana legalization--and the President didn't say anything we haven't heard before. Still, Obama missed a critical opportunity to rise above the hype.

A Power Outage in the White House?

D. R. Tucker | Posted 03.25.2014 | Green
D. R. Tucker

Is climate change too much of a psychological challenge for the president? Is it simply too much for him to confront the near-almighty power of the fossil fuel industry and the Republican (and some Democratic) politicians who are that industry's acolytes?

'Troublemaker' Hersh Should Be Welcomed Back

Robert Miraldi | Posted 03.02.2014 | Media
Robert Miraldi

It may be a New Year, but it is the same old Sy Hersh, arguably America's best investigative reporter, who is still sticking his thumb in the eye of power at the age of 76 and exposing what he sees as the abuse of power.

First Kisses of Rock + Lit

Tamsin Smith | Posted 06.22.2013 | Arts
Tamsin Smith

Radio Silence is full of great writers chronicling musically-induced epiphanies and musicians recounting ecstasies bred by verse and prose. Fans of both will feel giddy at this blurring of the lines between artist and audience.

WATCH: New Yorker Editor's Prediction About Magazine

Posted 06.05.2012 | Media

New Yorker editor David Remnick weighed in on the future of journalism on Tuesday, maintaining that his magazine has a certain competitive edge over o...

Michael Calderone

Winners Of Magazine Industry's Biggest Prize | Michael Calderone | Posted 05.04.2012 | Media

NEW YORK -- NBC News anchor Brian Williams joked with attendees at Thursday night's National Magazine Awards dinner that given all the categories bein...

Top Condé Nast Editors Enjoy All-Star Year | Posted 01.09.2012 | Media

The three are having career years — or at least years that should go down as All-Star seasons on their Hall of Fame plaques. There’s Wintour, who,...

Michael Calderone

'Leading From Behind': The Evolution Of A Blind Quote | Michael Calderone | Posted 10.29.2011 | Media

NEW YORK -- In late June, the New Yorker’s Ryan Lizza was following Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann on the campaign trail when he heard the Republic...

How The New Yorker Makes One Of Its Biggest Features

Posted 08.13.2011 | Media

Ever wonder how The New Yorker determines what's written about in their famous "Talk of the Town" columns? Well, lucky for you, a new video featuri...

"New Yorker" Editor Blames Book Publishing Industry For Birthers? | Posted 06.28.2011 | Books

The facts about Barack Obama’s birth never wavered. But the more the fraudulent theories were debated and dispelled in major news media outlets, the...

Israel: The Ground Shifts

MJ Rosenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
MJ Rosenberg

David Remnick, editor of the New Yorker, is arguably the most influential Jewish American journalist. Over the years, he has written about Israel with some regularity -- but it's all changing for two reasons.

Bradley Manning: Political Prisoner?

Jonathan Weiler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jonathan Weiler

Given the disclosures that appear in Bob Woodward's Obama's Wars, the administration's highly selective approach to leaking and the treatment of Bradley Manning leaves little doubt that Manning is a political prisoner.