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Obama Blames Fox News, MSNBC For Increasing Political Polarization

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 02.09.2015 | Media

During part one of an in-depth interview with Vox, President Barack Obama weighed in on the driving forces behind the current polarization of American...

Michael Calderone

Politico's Laura McGann Joins Vox To Lead Political Coverage | Michael Calderone | Posted 12.22.2014 | Media

NEW YORK -- Politico deputy managing editor Laura McGann is joining Vox as the site’s first political editor. In an interview with The Huffingto...

False Visualizations: When Journalists Get Data Viz Wrong

Randy Krum | Posted 10.29.2014 | Media
Randy Krum

As readers, we see the area of two-dimensional shapes on the page to represent the different values, but design software only allows width and height adjustments to size shapes.

My Surprising Conversation With Dick Fuld (Yes, That Dick Fuld) and the Future of America

Peter Sims | Posted 10.24.2014 | Business
Peter Sims

Now, America has long been an exceptionally redemptive society. Even if you screw up really badly, if you are willing to reflect long and hard, learn from your mistakes, and demonstrate a commitment to a larger purpose than your own ego, you can emerge on the other side and begin anew.

Michael Calderone

Washington Post Heightens Wonk Wars With Storyline | Michael Calderone | Posted 07.22.2014 | Media

NEW YORK -- The Washington Post escalated the wonk wars Tuesday with the latest addition to the growing field of policy journalism. The Post's ne...

Michael Calderone

Washington Post Expanding In The Bezos Era | Michael Calderone | Posted 05.12.2014 | Media

NEW YORK -- The Washington Post reached a milestone Monday that would’ve seemed unthinkable amid the succession of newsroom buyouts in recent years:...

How Does Vox Figure PARCC Tests Are 'Working'?

Mercedes Schneider | Posted 06.14.2014 | Education
Mercedes Schneider

The piece is entitled, "Common Core Tests Are in Classrooms -- And They're Actually Working." That depends upon what one considers "working" to be.

Michael Calderone

New York Times Changes Ezra Klein Quote To No Longer Criticize Washington Post | Michael Calderone | Posted 04.07.2014 | Media

NEW YORK -- Ezra Klein, the editor-in-chief of the just-launched, appeared to criticize his former employer, The Washington Post, in an articl...

Ezra Klein, I'm Calling Bullsh*t on Your Defense of Hiring Brandon Ambrosino, and Here's Why

Noah Michelson | Posted 05.14.2014 | Gay Voices
Noah Michelson

As you can imagine, anyone with half a brain was pissed about Ezra Klein's decision to hire Brandon Ambrosino. Why, oh why, when there are so many brilliant young queer writers doing such amazing work, would he choose this guy?

OH, EZRA! Klein Defends Hiring Anti-Gay Writer As 'Ideological Diversity'

American Prospect | Posted 03.13.2014 | Media

The problem with hiring Ambrosino is not that Klein isn't entitled to bring someone on board whose views the gay community finds distasteful. It's tha...

Michael Calderone

Ezra Klein Raids Washington Post For Vox Venture | Michael Calderone | Posted 03.05.2014 | Media

NEW YORK -- After leaving The Washington Post to start a new venture, Ezra Klein said he didn't want to build a "super Wonkblog," the popular policy v...

The One Month in Digital Media You Must Understand

Alex Becker | Posted 04.26.2014 | Media
Alex Becker

What besides the sheer volume of announcements and splashy launches has made the last month in media different from any other?

Michael Calderone

Three More Washington Post Reporters Leave With Ezra Klein | Michael Calderone | Posted 02.05.2014 | Media

NEW YORK -- The Washington Post's Brad Plumer and Sarah Kliff are joining Ezra Klein's new venture to be launched with Vox Media, according to newsroo...

Washington Post Planning To Hire More Reporters

Michael Calderone | Posted 03.31.2014 | Media
Michael Calderone

Washington Post editor Marty Baron talks of expansion, amid recent headlines focused on the departure of Ezra Klein.

Can Ezra Klein Tear Apart the Old Article?

Jeff Jarvis | Posted 03.29.2014 | Media
Jeff Jarvis

In the end, I think -- I hope -- what Klein is doing is staking his ground and following a dictum I started thinking about in 2007: Do what you do best and link to the rest. What he wants to do best is explain the news and the world to the public. That's a tall order but I like the mission.

Ezra Klein Announces New Venture

Posted 01.26.2014 | Media

Ezra Klein finally revealed his new media venture on Sunday. In a post on The Verge, Klein said that he would be forming a news website under Vox M...

Slate's Matt Yglesias Joining Ezra Klein Venture

Michael Calderone | Posted 03.25.2014 | Media
Michael Calderone

Slate's Matt Yglesias is joining new Ezra Klein venture.

Michael Calderone

Ezra Klein Leaving Washington Post | Michael Calderone | Posted 01.23.2014 | Media

NEW YORK -- Washington Post star policy writer Ezra Klein, and two other journalists, are leaving the paper for a new venture. "When Ezra joined u...

Huffington This Week: Full Steam Ahead

Arianna Huffington | Posted 03.19.2014 | Politics
Arianna Huffington

In this week's issue, Jon Ward takes a nuanced look at how Liz Cheney's candidacy for a Wyoming senate seat fell apart.

Who Will Replace Ezra Klein At The Washington Post?

Michael Calderone | Posted 03.15.2014 | Media
Michael Calderone

With Washington Post star Ezra Klein expected to leave the paper, it's again unclear who might replace him.

Washington Post Seeking Ezra Klein's Replacement

Michael Calderone | Posted 03.10.2014 | Media
Michael Calderone

The Washington Post is seeking Ezra Klein's replacement.

What Ezra Klein's Possible Departure Illustrates About the Future of News

Dan Kennedy | Posted 03.09.2014 | Media
Dan Kennedy

What should a 21st-century news organization look like? A single entity, run from the top, with a common set of values? Or a loose network of related projects, sharing a brand and to some extent a mission but operating semi-independently?

To Fix the Problem of Inequality, Fight for Full-Employment

Roger Hickey | Posted 03.07.2014 | Politics
Roger Hickey

Conservative populism becomes most powerful, as we saw in the last mid-term election in 2010, when liberal politicians ignore the fundamental nature of the economic crisis and leave the field to conservatives on the issue that voters care most about: jobs.

Michael Calderone

Washington Post Staffers Wonder If Ezra Klein Will Leave | Michael Calderone | Posted 01.23.2014 | Media

NEW YORK -– In fall 2006, John Harris and Jim VandeHei were growing restless at the The Washington Post. So the two political journalists began ...

REPORT: Washington Post Set To Suffer Major Blow

Posted 01.23.2014 | Media

Ezra Klein is planning to leave The Washington Post over failed talks about his proposed venture, sources told The New York Times. The newspaper r...