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Massive Shakeup At Politico With Co-Founder Jim VandeHei, Mike Allen Set To Leave

The Huffington Post | Michael Calderone | Posted 01.29.2016 | Media

Politico CEO Jim VandeHei and chief White House correspondent Mike Allen will leave the news organization they helped launch nine years ago...

Hillary: I Have a Longer History Than One Vote for the Iraq War

Robert Naiman | Posted 01.26.2016 | Politics
Robert Naiman

It is reasonable for Democrats who don't want to see greater U.S. military involvement in Iraq and Syria to consider who they want to be the captain for our side in this fight.

Upday Ups The Ante On Mobile News Aggregation

Politico Media | Judah Robinson | Posted 01.21.2016 | Media

BERLIN--Peter Wuertenberger worked as Managing Director of Yahoo Germany back in the late’ 90s, when the idea of web news was still a fresh one....

The Media and Trump's Rally Thugs

Eric Boehlert | Posted 01.11.2016 | Media
Eric Boehlert

The press seems too nervous to call out the dangerous and disgusting behavior. People who cover politics know that what's unfolding at the Trump rallies is unheard of. They know it's extraordinary. They know it's potentially very dangerous.

Cartoons, Terrorism, Sexism and Backlash

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 01.09.2016 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

What is it about cartoons and caricatures that riles politicians, religious figures, business fat cats, authorities and people of different stripes?

The Media Moguls To Watch In Europe In 2016

Politico | Judah Robinson | Posted 01.05.2016 | Media

At a time of dazzling change in the media landscape, it’s never been more important to keep track of the powerful figures who pull the strings, ...

How Medium Is Breaking Washington's Op-ed Habit

Politico | Judah Robinson | Posted 01.04.2016 | Media

Medium, the three-year-old online publishing platform run by one of the founders of Twitter, has spent much of its infancy assiduously courting member...

Donald Trump's Morally Bankrupt Anti-Muslim Rhetoric Isn't Even Rooted in Reality

Dan Kennedy | Posted 12.10.2015 | Media
Dan Kennedy

Donald Trump's call to ban Muslims from the United States is so reprehensible that it's hard to know where to begin. So I'll begin with this: Aside from being morally bankrupt and likely to provoke anti-Muslim violence, Trump's rhetoric is based on a profound misreading of reality.

Rahm Emanuel Interview Leaves Questions Unanswered

Matthew Dietrich | Posted 12.02.2015 | Chicago
Matthew Dietrich

The following is an excerpt from an article written by Reboot Illinois' Madeleine Doubek: Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel responded to every question toss...

Politico's Mike Allen Promised 'No Surprises' Coverage Of Chelsea Clinton

Gawker | Whitney Snyder | Posted 11.24.2015 | Media

But as newly released emails between the veteran reporter and a former State Department official show, Allen’s coveted access sometimes comes a...

The GOP Tried To Be More Inclusive After 2012. What Happened?

Politico | Annum Masroor | Posted 11.21.2015 | Politics

Poor Reince Priebus. After Mitt Romney’s loss to Barack Obama in 2012, Priebus, the head of the Republican National Committee, touted his shiny ...

Politico Hires Brad Dayspring, Veteran G.O.P. Operative, as Spokesman

The New York Times | Judah Robinson | Posted 11.20.2015 | Media

Politico is expanding at an aggressive pace, with new outlets opening from Brussels to New Jersey. And now they’re hiring a communications exper...

The Streaming Wars Have Begun

Politico Media | Judah Robinson | Posted 11.13.2015 | Media

It has been a long time coming, but the streaming video wars are underway, with tech giants like Amazon and Netflix on one side, and the content compa...

After Obsessing Over Clinton Finances, Is Press Giving Rubio a Pass?

Eric Boehlert | Posted 11.10.2015 | Media
Eric Boehlert

Question: If Hillary Clinton had used a Democratic Party-issued credit card to pay for a $10,000 family reunion, do you think the press would treat that revelation as a very big deal?

Better Evidence Needed to Accuse Ben Carson of Fabrication

David de Sola | Posted 11.09.2015 | Politics
David de Sola

Unless similarly solid historical evidence emerges in the form of records or on the record eyewitness accounts, it will be very difficult, if not impossible, for anybody to credibly challenge the veracity of Dr. Carson's biography.

CBS News, Twitter Partner For Second Democratic Debate

Politico | Judah Robinson | Posted 10.26.2015 | Media

CBS News and Twitter announced on Monday they are teaming up for the second Democratic debate on Nov. 14. Twitter will provide CBS News with "real-tim...

National Nutrition Policy, Imperiled By Bullies

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 10.24.2015 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

The nation's official position for the next five years on diet for health is on the line, imperiled by bullies. I am speaking out simply because we don't know how many others, encountering the same forces, have decided doing so is not worth the abuse. I am speaking out because: it is.

Kamala Harris: Congress Should Look At Autopsy Photos Before Voting On Gun Bills

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 10.12.2015 | Politics

California Attorney General Kamala Harris criticized Congress on Friday for failing to pass meaningful gun control legislation and suggested that law...

Jeb Bush Donors Are Not Panicking. Or Are They? Really, Who Can Tell?

The Huffington Post | Jason Linkins | Posted 09.29.2015 | Politics

Something is going on with Jeb Bush's campaign these days. Maybe something bad? But maybe something good -- the intel is fuzzy. Luckily, we have jour...

Politico Plans Expansion To 50 States And Major World Capitals By 2020

The Huffington Post | Michael Calderone | Posted 09.29.2015 | Media
Read More: Politico, Media News

NEW YORK -- Politico is planning a significant domestic and international expansion over the next five years, with ambitions to employ more political...

Donald Trump Targets Politico In Latest Fit About The Press

The Huffington Post | Judah Robinson | Posted 09.25.2015 | Media

Politico seems to be the latest addition to Donald Trump's list of media enemies -- as if his feuds with Fox News, The Des Moines Register, a New Yor...

Will the Media Call Out Donald Trump on His Anti-Vaxxer Nonsense?

Dan Kennedy | Posted 09.18.2015 | Media
Dan Kennedy

By any reasonable standard of what constitutes acceptable public discourse, Donald Trump's presidential campaign should have ended on Wednesday at about 10:50 p.m. That's when he set his extravagantly sprayed hair on fire by indulging in some truly dangerous myths about vaccines.

How Politico Got The Scoop On The Biden-Colbert Interview

The Huffington Post | Michael Calderone | Posted 09.11.2015 | Media

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So Now Even the Boring Clinton Emails Are Big News?

Eric Boehlert | Posted 09.03.2015 | Media
Eric Boehlert

Presented as containing some damning revelations, upon closer examination the emails simply produced more yawns. They contained nothing proving any kind of wrongdoing on the part of Clinton. (Unless Clinton aide Huma Abedin using emails to organize a small dinner for the former secretary of state now qualifies as wrongdoing.)

CNN Nabs Politico Media Reporter Dylan Byers

The Huffington Post | Gabriel Arana | Posted 09.02.2015 | Media

Politico media reporter Dylan Byers announced on Twitter Wednesday that he is joining CNN as senior reporter for media and politics. Byers, who is kn...