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Maureen Dowd

This Preposterous Week In Review: Glenn Beck, Mady Gosselin, And Cow Burps

Paul Slansky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Paul Slansky

Here's my look at the most preposterous events of the past week -- index-style.

Karl Rove Trashes Maureen Dowd: "Bitter, Twisted, Deranged Columnist"

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Karl Rove slammed Maureen Dowd for trashing former President Bush in her latest column on President Obama's leisure time. "I think Maureen Dowd is ...

Elizabeth Edwards Hits Back At Maureen Dowd

Washington Whispers/US News & World Report | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Edwards says Dowd is way off base and adds that she'd have been "foolhardy" to think she'd be protecting her kids by not writing about her life. "M...

Third Screen: J. D. Salinger Sues

Vickie Karp | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Vickie Karp

When does an iconic image, a shared artistic experience, or a germane public idea shift shape from private and protected to public and open to fair use?

The Liberal Military Is At It Again

Jamie Kilstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Jamie Kilstein

Hey Petraeus! I'm talking to you. Are you too high to realize when someone is talking to you? Look over there! It's the Phish reunion tour being attended by Sean Penn! Do I have your attention now? Disgusting.

NYT Public Editor Slaps Friedman, Dowd, Andrews

New York Times | CLARK HOYT | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

IT has been a busy week or two for the ethics police -- those within The Times trying to protect the paper's integrity, and those outside, ready to po...

The New York Times: Let it Fall

John Ridley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
John Ridley

The so-called "paper of record" has been, since its inception, insular and incestuous, and has remained so by design. Is there any news organization that would benefit more from new ownership?

Think Again: Blogosphere to Mainstream Media: Get Off the Bus (and Walk a Mile in Our Shoes)

Eric Alterman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Eric Alterman

Dowd's accident is yet another sign of how traditional media outlets are increasingly (and to their credit) taking cues from the reporters and commentators that populate the blogosphere.

The Maureen Dowd Nexus

Ashley Rindsberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Ashley Rindsberg

Dowd showed us that the media, in its progression from establishment to grass root, from paper to Apple, has reached the Dowd Nexus and is now irretrievably past the point of no return.

Maureen Dowd Is All in Your Head

Michael Wolff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael Wolff

Here's the most boring question I've been asked in the last 24 hours: What do you think of Maureen Dowd's plagiarism? Here's the most boring question I'm regularly asked: What do you think of Maureen Dowd?

Josh Marshall: "I Appreciated" Maureen Dowd's Quick Correction

TPM | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Whatever the mechanics of how it happened, I never thought it was intentional. Dowd and the Times quickly corrected it, which I appreciated....

Jason Linkins

Dowd Returns To Form In Josh Marshall-Free Column | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

One of the ironic things about Maureen Dowd's last, infamous column is that at first glance, people were struck by the sudden emergence of intelligenc...

Dowd's Plagiarism Excuse Inexcusable

Marcel Pacatte | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Marcel Pacatte

Plagiarism is still plagiarism no matter the source from which the words are stolen.

Sorry, We Are All Plagiarists

Lionel Beehner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Lionel Beehner

Maureen Dowd plagiarized. Goodness gracious, let's take her out back to the woodshed and make her repent. Wait, let's not. We all plagiarize.

What Maureen Dowd is Trying to Tell Us

Allison Kilkenny | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Allison Kilkenny

I see this latest scandal as a cry for help from Dowd. She's trying to tell us, and her bosses at The New York Times, something very important.

Jason Linkins

Scritti Politti: May 18, 2009 | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Folks, if you hear just one interview with Department of Transportation Secretay Ray LaHood conducted as the secretary made his way by car to Peoria, ...

Say It Ain't So, MoDo

John McQuaid | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
John McQuaid

Assuming Dowd's explanation is true, and she's soliciting input from friends and cutting and pasting it into columns, that's worse in some ways than cribbing from published work.

Marcus Baram

Maureen Dowd Admits Inadvertently Lifting Line From TPM's Josh Marshall | Marcus Baram | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

UPDATE: New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd, in an email to Huffington Post, admits that a paragraph in her Sunday column was lifted from Talking Po...

Dowd: "Cheney Has Replaced Sarah Palin As Rogue Diva" Of GOP

NY Times | Maureen Dowd | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Cheney has replaced Sarah Palin as Rogue Diva. Just as Jeb Bush and other Republicans are trying to get kinder and gentler, Cheney has popped out of h...

Forget Everything You Thought You Knew About Star Trek

Paul Snyder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Paul Snyder

Kirk and Spock do a lot of punching, for Kirk and Spock. This is Star Trek with the Beastie Boys in it. People get naked.

Madoff's Enablers Are A Lot Like Bob Woodward

David Fiderer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
David Fiderer

Woodward and feeder fund mogul Walter Noel were cut from the same cloth -- bigwigs who traded on their insider status to access special information, and who ignored the incriminating evidence hiding in plain sight.

On 6th Anniversary of 'Mission Accomplished' -- How the Media Blew It

Greg Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Greg Mitchell

On May 1, 2003, President Bush declared an end to major military operations in Iraq. Here's a look at how one newspaper covered the Bush declaration and its immediate aftermath.

Reliable Sources (and the People Who Love them)

Richard Laermer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Richard Laermer

I'd rather the Times continue publication of the weekend City section than employ Krugman and other columnists to tell me things I (normally) already agree with.

Maureen Dowd, Please Stop Now. Twitter is Not Just For the Banal Retentive

Adam Hanft | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Adam Hanft

Dowd not only loathes Twitter, she over-ascribes a series of dismal prospects to its success, a typical columnist calumny.

The Art Of The Headshot: Everyone's A Real Estate Agent

Kimberly Brooks | Posted 02.15.2012 | Arts
Kimberly Brooks

Whether an activist, writer, blogger, student or artist, everyone has a headshot. Now, let us examine a couple rules, shall we?