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Bernie Sanders Reflects a Changing U.S. Religiosity

David Shorter | Posted 01.29.2016 | Religion
David Shorter

After Bernie Sanders said his religious beliefs were nondenominational, it took 48 hours for a major news outlet, the Washington Post, to question whether Bernie Sanders could win a general election with his unconventional religious affiliation.

Many Who Support Gender Equality Still Refuse To Call Themselves Feminists

The Huffington Post | Jenavieve Hatch | Posted 01.29.2016 | Women

Sure, we believe in gender equality... but don't call us feminists.  That's the gist of a poll published on Jan. 27, conducted by the ...

Jason Rezaian’s Wife, Mother Describe Torturous Final Hours In Iran

The Washington Post | Gabriel Arana | Posted 01.22.2016 | Media

It was the call that Yeganeh Salehi had been awaiting for more than a year. At 2 p.m. Saturday, she picked up the phone at her home in Iran and heard ...

Jeff Bezos Gets Rave Reviews From Washington Post Veteran

The Huffington Post | Chloe Fox | Posted 01.21.2016 | Business

While one tech giant admitted crushing defeat in the publishing world this month, another is enjoying enthusiastic thumbs-up from an industry veteran....

Jason Rezaian Says He Wants To Catch Up On The News, Watch A Warriors Game And See 'Star Wars'

The Huffington Post | Jessica Schulberg | Posted 01.20.2016 | Politics

Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian left Iran on Sunday after spending 543 days in Iranian prison. His release was part of a prisoner agreement ne...

Washington Post Releases The First Video Of Jason Rezaian Since His Release

The Huffington Post | Nadya Agrawal | Posted 01.19.2016 | Media

The Washington Post released a video on Tuesday showing newly freed journalist Jason Rezaian laughing at a Farsi-language comedy sketch with his wife,...

WaPo Releases First Photos Of Jason Rezaian Reunited With Family

The Washington Post | Gabriel Arana | Posted 01.18.2016 | Media

After more than 18 months, Jason Rezaian was released from an Iranian prison through a deal between the U.S. and Iran....

News Execs Push For Release Of WaPo's Jason Rezaian In Iran

Associated Press | Gabriel Arana | Posted 01.11.2016 | Media

WASHINGTON (AP) — Executives from 25 news organizations, including The Associated Press, sent a letter Friday to Secretary of State John Kerry ...

Looking Ahead: Gen Z, Tough Language and Online Take Over

Chris Komisarjevsky | Posted 01.04.2016 | Impact
Chris Komisarjevsky

Dramatic new trends are taking us into 2016. While we all know that nothing really has changed just because the countdown took us past midnight and ...

Censor Or Die: The Death Of Mexican News In The Age Of Drug Cartels

The Washington Post | Judah Robinson | Posted 12.14.2015 | Media

REYNOSA, Mexico — As deadline descended on El Mañana’s newsroom and reporters rushed to file their stories, someone in the employ o...

WashPo Legends And A Band March Out Of Old Headquarters

CNN Money | Judah Robinson | Posted 12.10.2015 | Media

The Washington Post reporters and editors spent their last day in the building they have called home since 1950 with a mix of nostalgia and humor. The...

Where Are the Millions of Dollars Poured into College Football Going?

Richard Crepeau | Posted 12.04.2015 | Sports
Richard Crepeau

In recent years the arms race has come to the training table where the team dietitian has been replaced by a team of dietitians, and gourmet chefs have been hired by athletic departments.

Washington Post: Iran-Held Reporter Is In 'Immediate Danger'

AP | Judah Robinson | Posted 12.02.2015 | Media

NEW YORK (AP) — The Washington Post reported Wednesday that its journalist detained in Iran is in "immediate danger" as his health deteriorates...

Lawrence O'Donnell Blasts Media For Not Calling Trump A Liar

The Huffington Post | Judah Robinson | Posted 11.25.2015 | Media

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Iranian Court Sentences Washington Post Reporter To Prison

Reuters | Adam Goldberg | Posted 11.23.2015 | Media

DUBAI, Nov 22 (Reuters) - An Iranian court has sentenced Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian to a prison term, the state news agency said o...

WaPo Managing Editor Kevin Merida To Leave For ESPN

The Washington post | Gabriel Arana | Posted 10.19.2015 | Media

Executive Editor Martin Baron sent the following announcement to staff: Over the past several weeks, so many of you, having heard that Kevin Merida wa...

Court In Iran Convicts Iranian-American Journalist Jason Rezaian

Reuters | Adam Goldberg | Posted 10.12.2015 | Media

DUBAI/WASHINGTON, Oct 11 (Reuters) - A court in Iran has convicted Washington Post reporter Jason Rezaian, Iran's ISNA news agency said on S...

Donald Trump's Response To Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Op-Ed Is As Childish As You'd Expect

The Huffington Post | Cavan Sieczkowski | Posted 09.03.2015 | Sports

Like a middle schooler with a Sharpie, Donald Trump responded to Kareem Abdul-Jabbar's criticism with little to no tact.  On Wednesday, Abdul-Ja...

Media Coalition Protests Charges Against Huffington Post And Washington Post Reporters

The Huffington Post | Michael Calderone | Posted 08.18.2015 | Media

NEW YORK -- The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press, in a letter signed by 38 news outlets and media organizations, on Tuesday called for&nb...

Final Hearing Concludes For Washington Post Reporter Held In Iran

AP | Gabriel Arana | Posted 08.10.2015 | Media

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) -- A Washington Post reporter detained in Iran more than a year ago and charged with espionage appeared in court for a final hearin...

Congressman Holds Out Hope Iran Will Release Reporter Jason Rezaian

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 08.05.2015 | Politics

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Michael Dirda Knows More About Books Than You

Steven Petite | Posted 08.04.2015 | Books
Steven Petite

I consider myself to be fairly well read. Admittedly, I am only twenty-four but for the better part of the past decade, I have consistently read one hundred or so books each year

Blame The Media For Donald Trump's Rise In The Polls

The Huffington Post | Gabriel Arana | Posted 07.22.2015 | Media

The Huffington Post announced last week that the site was relegating its coverage of Donald Trump to the Entertainment section. “Our reaso...

Entourage or Why Simone de Beauvoir Is Spinning in Her Grave

Brandon Judell | Posted 06.08.2015 | Entertainment
Brandon Judell

This expansion of the HBO TV series appears to have been conceived by a gaggle of misogynistic, beer-chugging adolescent virgins who brag about getting laid, but the closest they've ever gotten is a Playboy centerfold.

The Challenge of Journalism Is to Survive in the Pressure Cooker of Plutocracy

Bill Moyers | Posted 05.28.2015 | Media
Bill Moyers

But we need more than money to sustain independent journalism. We need laws to ensure that reporters can protect their sources. We need to hound government at every level to respond to public records requests.