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Remembering Jimmy Breslin And A Newspaper World Long Gone

David Hinckley | Posted 03.20.2017 | Media
David Hinckley

Jimmy Breslin was a newspaper columnist. When I read about his death Sunday morning, I felt like I missed all three nouns in that sentence. I miss Br...

President Trump’s Tweets

Jens Erik Gould | Posted 03.22.2017 | Politics
Jens Erik Gould

For the first time in history, the president of the United States is announcing policy changes, voicing his opinions and responding to criticism on a ...

I Was A Small Town Reporter. Here's Why Trump's Dismissal Of The Media Bothers Me.

Cara McDonough | Posted 03.14.2017 | Media
Cara McDonough

When I was in my early twenties, I took a job as a reporter at a weekly newspaper in North Carolina. The publication covered the political and cultura...

How To Lose Your 'Presidential Pivot' In Seven Days

The Huffington Post | Jason Linkins | Posted 03.10.2017 | Politics

I know this is going to sound crazy, but just one week ago, all of pundit-land was frantically competing to enthuse the loudest about how Donald Trump...

There's An Obvious Reason Why Trump Has Gotten 'Negative' Press -- His Presidency Is A Mess

Eric Boehlert | Posted 03.07.2017 | Politics
Eric Boehlert

Recent media analyses have argued that President Donald Trump has received lots of negative news coverage since being sworn into office. But before hi...

Pence Rips Media For Publishing His Wife's Email Address

The Huffington Post | Mary S Papenfuss | Posted 03.04.2017 | Politics

Mike Pence blasted The Associated Press Saturday and demanded an apology for revealing his wife’s email address in a story on the vice president’s...

Here's The Cheap And Easy Way To Get Credit For A Presidential ‘Pivot’

The Huffington Post | Jason Linkins | Posted 03.02.2017 | Politics

Well, so much for that “pivot.” On Tuesday night, President Donald Trump slowly read some complete English sentences from a teleprompter, and the ...

Seth Meyers Chews Out The Media For Gushing Over Trump's Speech

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 03.01.2017 | Comedy

Members of the political press may have praised President Donald Trump’s Tuesday night address before a joint session of Congress, but late-night ho...

An Open Letter To President Trump About Attacks On The Press -- And The Truth

Alexander Ragir | Posted 03.02.2017 | Media
Alexander Ragir

This post originally appeared on Video Strategist, a magazine published by Storyhunter. Dear President Trump, As journalists and founders of a network...

George W. Bush Slams Trump, Demands Russia Answers

David Pakman | Posted 03.01.2017 | Media
David Pakman

In the world of President Trump, it is interesting how much things have changed when Republican leaders such as Mitt Romney and some Fox News hosts ar...

How DNC Chair Tom Perez Can Be Trump's Sunday Show Nightmare

Javier Palomarez | Posted 03.01.2017 | Media
Javier Palomarez

By leveraging a little-known industry gimmick, the first Latino elected as DNC Chair could make TV history and send Donald Trump a message that Democr...

Trump Will Lunch With The 'Enemy' Ahead Of His Congressional Address

The Huffington Post | Michael Calderone | Posted 02.27.2017 | Media

Although President Donald Trump broke with tradition this weekend by declining to attend the upcoming White House Correspondents Dinner, he will conti...

New York Times Subscriptions Jump Each Time Trump Attacks, Says Editor

The Huffington Post | Mary S Papenfuss | Posted 02.27.2017 | Media

President Donald Trump has actually helped increase subscriptions to the “failing” New York Times with his tweets, Executive Editor Dean Baquet re...

Why Trump's Dangerous Media Mania Is (Mostly) Smart Politics

William Bradley | Posted 03.01.2017 | Politics
William Bradley

By fall 2016, Americans’ trust in the news media had, according to Gallup, sunk to historic lows. Just one of several reasons why I always felt Dona...

The New York Times Is Running A 'Truth Is Hard' Ad During Oscars

The Huffington Post | Mary S Papenfuss | Posted 02.27.2017 | Media

In a rejoinder to the Trump administration’s attacks against the media, The New York Times plans to run an ad called “The Truth is Hard” on Sund...

Bill Maher Says The Media Must Fight To Get Its Reputation Back

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 02.25.2017 | Comedy

Bill Maher says it’s time for the media to step up and prove its trustworthiness. On Friday’s broadcast of “Real Time,” the host referenced t...

Donald Trump: The First Amendment Gives Me The Right To Criticize 'Fake News'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 02.24.2017 | Politics

President Donald Trump criticized the media again on Friday while speaking at the 2017 Conservative Political Action Conference in National Harbor, Ma...

'Future CNN' Is The Foreboding Twitter Feed Of Your Nightmares

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 02.24.2017 | Comedy

It’s the news, but hopefully as we won’t ever know it. A parody Twitter account imagines how CNN might report on President Donald Trump’s admini...

Steve Bannon Says Feud With ‘Corporatist, Globalist’ Media Will Only Get Worse

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 02.23.2017 | Politics

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. ― A few days after President Donald Trump drew rebukes for calling the media the “enemy of the American people,” his top st...

Adorable Seven-Year-Old Boy Finally Meets His Idol Lester Holt

The Huffington Post | Zahara Hill | Posted 02.23.2017 | Black Voices

In a viral video earlier this month, one adorable 7-year-old boy made it comically clear that “NBC Nightly News” anchor Lester Holt is the only jo...

Trump's Latest Attack On The Media Points Him Down A Dark And Dangerous Road

David Paul | Posted 02.23.2017 | Media
David Paul

The Enemy of the People. Donald Trump cannot have come up with his dark, demonizing tweet on his own: The FAKE NEWS media... is not my enemy, it is t...

The Washington Post Stresses Its Mission To Defend Democracy With New Slogan

The Huffington Post | Willa Frej | Posted 02.22.2017 | Media

In an era in which the U.S. president refers to the media as “the enemy of the American People,” The Washington Post is reinforcing its mission st...

Watch Every New York Times Front Page Whizz By In Less Than A Minute

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 02.22.2017 | Media

Take 55 seconds out of your day to see just how The New York Times’ front page has evolved since its founding in September 1851. Data artist Josh Be...

James O’Keefe Threatens To Release ‘Hundreds Of Hours’ Of Leaked Newsroom Footage Soon

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grim | Posted 02.22.2017 | Politics

Conservative provocateur James O’Keefe III said on Tuesday that he will soon release “hundreds of hours” of unaired footage secreted out of a ma...

Incoherence: The Dangerous Rise Of An Accidental Ideology

Mark Olmsted | Posted 02.26.2017 | Queer Voices
Mark Olmsted

Trump won the election because, for a crucial plurality of the American electorate, incoherence felt like truth and coherence sounded like lying.Whate...