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WATCH: What Do You Think Of The Political Media?

Posted 08.16.2012 | Media

The Huffington Post's Howard Fineman and BuzzFeed's Ben Smith sat down on HuffPost Live on Wednesday to discuss a recent poll that found a staggering ...

Poll Shows Nobody Likes The Political Press

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 10.09.2012 | Media

A new poll has found what most people probably suspected to be true: just about everyone has negative feelings about the political press. Public Po...

Jason Linkins

Slate Writers Help Readers Demystify The Political Press | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

I'm loving this piece from Chris Beam in Slate entitled "The Only Politics Article You'll Ever Have To Read." It's a rather brilliant and hilarious plumbing of the puddle-deep political tropes that the political media reflexively dials up.

What the Political Press Can Learn From Historians About Lies and Truth

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Joseph A. Palermo

The press's refusal to correct Bush's, McCain's, and now Palin's lies in real time raises the question: What function does the press play if not setting the record straight?