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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 ...

Call It A Hunch, But The Political Media May Live In A Bubble

The Huffington Post | Jason Linkins | Posted 03.01.2017 | Politics

There is a term that charlatans frequently use when making political analysis: “optics.” Typically, you’ll hear this word deployed whenever a po...

Political Commentator Alan Colmes Dies

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 02.23.2017 | Media

Progressive Fox News commentator Alan Colmes died Thursday after a “brief illness,” his family announced. He was 66. The news comes after Colmes a...

Political Pundits Don't Represent People's Opinions

Taylor Gipple | Posted 01.19.2017 | Politics
Taylor Gipple

After watching any debate, there's a brief minute where you conclude about who 'won' the debate or who performed the best. Then a few seconds later, political pundits tell you who they think won. Their opinions then turn into 'what most people thought' when you're talking about the debate with others.

WATCH: 5 FAILED Pundit Predictions From 2012

Oliver Noble | Posted 12.26.2012 | Media

Every year, America’s political pundits provide endless commentary on the 24-hour cable news networks. And while it may be fun to watch their blovia...

We Are All Wisconsin Workers

Christine Pelosi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Christine Pelosi

My kinship with Wisconsin workers is based on my history as a proud pro-union Democrat. But you need not share my history to share my stake in their efforts to protect collective bargaining.

5 Steps to Getting Quoted in the Media

Dorie Clark | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Dorie Clark

Why do the same people get quoted by reporters all the time? Laziness, for starters. The good news? Once you break into their speed-dial, the "herd mentality" will take over.

Top 10 Punditing Tips for Sarah Palin

Dan Mirvish | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Dan Mirvish

In light of Sarah Palin's upcoming job as a regular contributor to Fox News, I thought she might need some tips on now becoming a member of the Punditocracy.

Castellanos CNN Scandal: Confessions of a Balloon Boy Pundit!

Dan Mirvish | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Dan Mirvish

CNN pundit Alex Castellanos was "revealed" by Media Matters to be working with the health care industry on their ad campaign. Everyone seems "shocked!" Why is it surprising?

Washington Post Looking for "America's Next Great Pundit" -- Could It Be You?

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Chris Weigant

Newspapers seem to be clinging to blandness as a viable business model in an exciting new world of opinions available to their potential customers -- to their detriment. And then they wonder why they're failing.

How My Coverage of Wolverine Turned Me into the Worst Kind of Film Critic/Pundit...

Scott Mendelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

Regardless of how Wolverine opens this weekend, I will still write about it. But I will not take joy or sadness in whatever comes of it.

Obama Declares Himself President-For-Life (No Fooling!)

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

"I am ashamed at getting my stimulus bill passed so quickly. Republicans, those masters of bipartisanship, offered their sincere efforts to delay this bill for months and, I admit, I ignored them."

In Cramer We Trust?

Mike Papantonio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Mike Papantonio

Most of the pundit misinformation occurred because investigative reporting in the news industry is dead. This new breed of financial TV pitchmen weren't paid to ask tough questions.