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Lost in the Dyson-West Debate: Obama Hasn't 'Ideologically Cheated On' African Americans

Ami Fields-Meyer | Posted 04.27.2015 | Media
Ami Fields-Meyer

I wish Obama had gone to Ferguson and issued a stinging critique of the Grand Jury. I wish he'd raised hell after the killing of Trayvon Martin. I wish he'd make endemic racial inequality the centerpiece of his final years in office. But that Obama has never been.

Michael Eric Dyson Defends Publishing Cornel West Critique In 'Problematic' TNR

HuffPost Live | Rahel Gebreyes | Posted 04.22.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

The New Republic's troubling racial legacy has been an issue of debate for years -- one which the publication itself confronted in an article by Jeet ...

Gabriel Arana

How The Nation Is Facing The New Era Of Journalism

HuffingtonPost.com | Gabriel Arana | Posted 04.07.2015 | Media

Victor Navasky -- The Nation’s editor for 18 years, publisher for 10, and now publisher emeritus -- has a saying about the magazine: “What’s goo...

The New 'New Republic' Is Waaaay More Diverse Than the Old One

The Huffington Post | Gabriel Arana | Posted 02.18.2015 | Media

At the Columbia Journalism Review, David Uberti and Chris Ip check in on The New Republic three months after the 100-year-old liberal magazine suffere...

New Republic Editor Asks For Time Before Critics Declare Magazine Dead

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 02.06.2015 | Media

Hired in the wake of The New Republic's massive staff exodus late last year, the magazine's new senior editor Jamil Smith joined HuffPost Live on Frid...

Ta-Nehisi Coates Praises Andrew Sullivan's Blog

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 02.03.2015 | Media

Last week, Andrew Sullivan announced he would be shuttering his pioneering political blog, The Dish, after 15 years of near-daily musings. The reasons...

The New Republic Confronts Its 'Perceived Legacy Of Racism'

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 01.29.2015 | Media

An upcoming issue of The New Republic -- the magazine's first since a large number of its writers and editors resigned in December -- will grapple wit...

Athletes and Ambassadors in 2014

Richard J. Rosendall | Posted 03.02.2015 | Gay Voices
Richard J. Rosendall

2014 saw a mixture of advances and stark reminders of continued injustice. The gay journey in America proceeded on many paths in 2014. Here are highlights.

The Exodus Continues At The New Republic

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 12.30.2014 | Media

Four more staff members have resigned from The New Republic, Politico reported Tuesday. The departures are the latest installment in a mass exodus...

Week to Week News Quiz for 12/26/14: Special Year-End Edition

John Zipperer | Posted 02.25.2015 | San Francisco
John Zipperer

It's time for gift-giving and year-end celebrations, so take our latest Week to Week news quiz and see who's giving what to whom.

David Brooks Calls Chris Hughes 'Callow And Incompetent'

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 12.26.2014 | Media

David Brooks has joined the ranks of media figures unhappy with the new leadership at The New Republic. On Friday, in a column that appeared in The...

Andrew Sullivan Fires Back At Ta-Nehisi Coates' Criticism Of TNR

The Dish | Posted 12.23.2014 | Media

Some apologies for getting around to this so late. The torture report came out shortly after Ta-Nehisi’s excoriation of TNR as some kind of “neo-D...

Report: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Canceled Her 'New Republic' Subscription

The Huffington Post | Braden Goyette | Posted 12.13.2014 | Media

As if things weren't bad enough at The New Republic, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has canceled her subscription, according to a report i...

NYT's Dean Baquet Blasts 'Ham-Handed' New Republic Owner Chris Hughes`

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 12.12.2014 | Media

New York Times executive editor Dean Baquet has some words of wisdom for a few of his embattled comrades in print media. During an interview with ...

The New Plutocracy

Robert Brustein | Posted 02.09.2015 | Arts
Robert Brustein

The change in the function of the magazine is yet another example of a fate that has been infecting most humanistic institutions in this country: quantity is being substituted for quality and fateful decisions are being made on the basis of uninformed majority opinion.

Like Canada's Harper Government, Obama Administration Muzzling Its Scientists

Steve Horn | Posted 02.09.2015 | Green
Steve Horn

In recent years, Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper has come under fire for disallowing scientists working for the Canadian government to speak directly to the press.

Former New Republic Senior Editor Slams Owner Chris Hughes

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 12.10.2014 | Media

The resignation of two of The New Republic's top editors last week sparked a massive exodus at the publication. Former employees, including senior edi...

Ta-Nehisi Coates: 'Black Lives Didn't Matter Much At All' To New Republic

The Atlantic | Posted 12.09.2014 | Media

It is impossible to avoid the conclusion that black lives didn't matter much at all to the magazine....

First Look Media Launches Reported.ly

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harvard | Posted 01.05.2015 | Media

In light of mass resignations at The New Republic, eBay co-founder Pierre Omidyar may be setting an example for tech billionaires trying a hand in the...

What Martin Scorsese's 'The 50 Year Argument' Tells Us About Today

Christine Deakers | Posted 02.07.2015 | Media
Christine Deakers

The 50 Year Argument, a literary documentary on The New York Review of Books directed by Martin Scorsese, available through HBO, is not necessarily the tour de force that only pats the intellectual echelon on its cashmere-and-tweed-backs, which some may expect.

Chris Hughes Lashes Out At Former New Republic Staffers

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 12.26.2014 | Media

Owner of The New Republic Chris Hughes spoke out on Sunday about the recent mass exodus of dozens of the magazine's writers and editors. Over 50 Ne...

DEBACLE: 'New Republic' Print Edition Goes Dark 'Til February

The New York Times | Posted 12.07.2014 | Media

The New Republic magazine said on Saturday that it would not publish its next issue, but would return to newsstands in February next year, after dozen...

Michael Calderone

New Republic Exodus: Staff Resigns En Masse Over Editorial Changes

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 12.05.2014 | Media

NEW YORK -- Dozens of staff members and contributing editors at The New Republic resigned en masse Friday morning, less than 24 hours after top editor...

REPORT: More Resignations Coming At 'New Republic'

Politico | Posted 12.05.2014 | Media

Two weeks ago, Washingtonians gathered to celebrate the 100th birthday of The New Republic, the magazine that helped shape Woodrow Wilson’s views on...

Michael Calderone

New Republic Editors Resign In Major Shake-Up

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 12.04.2014 | Media

NEW YORK -- In one of the biggest editorial shake-ups in The New Republic's 100-year history, editor Franklin Foer and literary editor Leon Wieseltier...