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Michael Calderone

Inside The New Republic's First Meeting Under New Ownership | Michael Calderone | Posted 03.09.2012 | Media

NEW YORK -- On the morning of March 9, Chris Hughes held his first meeting with the staff of the New Republic, the nearly century-old magazine of Amer...

Facebook Co-Founder Buys The New Republic

The Huffington Post | Peter Finocchiaro | Posted 03.09.2012 | Media

Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes is purchasing the New Republic, the nearly century-old political magazine known for its influence in progressive circ...

Michael Calderone

Facebook Co-Founder Considers Buying The New Republic | Michael Calderone | Posted 03.09.2012 | Media

NEW YORK -- Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes is a candidate to buy the New Republic, according to sources familiar with the matter. A deal has not yet...

Michael Calderone

Will Anyone Buy Influential D.C. Magazine? | Michael Calderone | Posted 01.11.2012 | Media

NEW YORK -- The New Republic is on the market once again. But so far, its unclear if any media companies are interested in buying the influential, alb...

Marty Peretz Removed From Harvard Gala Speaker List After Controversy

The Harvard Crimson | Julia R Jeffries and Gautam S. Kumar, CRIMSON STAFF WRITERS | Posted 05.25.2011 | College

The possibility of former Harvard professor Martin "Marty" H. Peretz--who has stirred controversy with his statements regarding Muslim life--speaking ...

Harvard Students Slam School's Bigotry (VIDEO of Marty Peretz protest)

Jesse Lava | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jesse Lava

Harvard University will be honoring Marty Peretz in the form of a $650,000 fund -- a nice celebration for a man with a sordid history of bigoted comments, mainly (though not entirely) against Arabs and Muslims.

Jason Linkins

TNR's Marty Peretz Attempts 'Apology' For Column Bashing American Muslims | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

New Republic editor Marty Peretz added to his compendium of racist bilge in a column. Today, he offers up what purports to be an "apology."

On Marty Peretz' Bigotry. And Elitism. And Incoherence.

Jonathan Weiler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jonathan Weiler

It has become a staple of an increasingly openly bigoted movement in America to insist on their right to bigotry while simultaneously expressing outrage at anyone who actually calls them on it.

Jason Linkins

TNR's Marty Peretz: Muslims Unworthy Of 'The Privileges Of The First Amendment' | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

From time to time, I harbor grave doubts about whether or not Peretz is worthy of the privileges of the First Amendment. But in the end, I suppose pornography provides a low bar for Peretz to barely clear.

Jason Linkins

Andrew Sullivan's McCaughey Mea Culpa Hints At Internal Struggle At The New Republic | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Speaking of Betsy McCaughey, her return to the spotlight has prompted a second round of mea culpas from The Atlantic's Andrew Sullivan, who was the ed...

New Republic Editor Evokes Fringe Email "Clinical Narcissism" Smear

Morgan Warners | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Morgan Warners

A famously hawkish supporter of Israel, New Republic editor Marty Peretz's accusations about the president mimic the message of a fringe ring-wing email that I got my hands on.

Martin Peretz To Buy Back The New Republic

Politico | Michael Calderone | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Marty Peretz, former owner of The New Republic, is buying back the magazine with a group of investors led by former Lazard executive Laurence Grafstei...