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Off the Record

Are Google's 'Off The Record' Chats Really Off The Record?

The Huffington Post | Harry Bradford | Posted 10.10.2014 | Technology

Many of us with desk jobs know Gchat's "off the record" function all too well. When a conversation about the boss' weird new haircut gets a little too...

WATCH: Documentary On The '9/11 Election'

Posted 06.11.2013 | New York

As the Bloomberg era winds down in New York City, a re-released documentary offers a look back at its turbulent beginning: the 2001 mayoral race. ...

Six D.C. Bars Make Esquire's 'Best' In The Country List, Topping New York

The Huffington Post | Will Wrigley | Posted 05.30.2013 | DC

New York hasn't got a thing on D.C. … at least when it comes to cool bars. D.C. has more of the "best bars in America" than any other city, accor...

Jason Linkins

So You're Thinking About Having An Off-The-Record Press Briefing On Benghazi, Eh? | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.10.2013 | Politics

UPDATE: Okay, so, now we learn that this press briefing was not, as previously reported, "off the record." Rather, it was "on deep background." What d...

Smartphones and 'Off the Record'

Rebecca Abrahams | Posted 07.01.2013 | Technology
Rebecca Abrahams

Speaking "off the record" usually means some form of consent, such as establishing the ground rules between the speaker and the reporter, or between the speaker and the audience. But today "off the record" is becoming a dangerous thing.

Mick Fleetwood and Nicole Atkins Bond in First Episode of Cabo Wabo's "Off The Record" Series

Taryn Haight | Posted 12.11.2011 | Entertainment
Taryn Haight


What Part of "It's Never Off the Record" Don't You Get?

Tom Alderman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Tom Alderman

The digital age and the internet has further limited what a public figure should and should not say. But that does not change the first commandment of all public dialogue: you are never off the record!

Searching for Answers in the Shadow of George Tiller's Murder

Susan J. Demas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Susan J. Demas

Some people know he did the right thing. What I'm not sure of is where that line is, between utter certitude in your beliefs and the willingness to kill for them. On Sunday, it got a lot blurrier.