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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.

Stop Misinterpreting "Free Speech"

Lev Raphael | Posted 05.21.2015 | College
Lev Raphael

Kathleen Parker in the Washington Post this week is typical of commentators who blather about "free speech" when college students protest one commencement speaker or another every spring.

ALEC Climate Denial: Corporate Bill Mill Threatens Lawsuit for Saying So

Steve Horn | Posted 06.08.2015 | Green
Steve Horn

The American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) has threatened public interest group Common Cause with a lawsuit for pointing out what the public record has made clear: ALEC denies the scientific consensus on climate change.

Dave Jamieson

The Washington Post May No Longer Make Job Seekers Pee In A Cup | Dave Jamieson | Posted 02.27.2015 | Media

If you've ever been offered a job at The Washington Post, you know there's one undignified step in the hiring process that just about everyone goes th...

Hillary Rodham Clinton Will Be a President Who Believes in Science

Peter D. Rosenstein | Posted 04.05.2015 | Politics
Peter D. Rosenstein

With the outbreak of measles in the United States, we once again see a divide on how basic science and research are viewed by the leading members of the Republican and Democratic Parties.

Notoriously Harsh Judge Chosen For Trial Of Washington Post Journalist

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 02.02.2015 | Media

A hard-line judge in Tehran’s Revolutionary Court has been chosen to preside in the case of Jason Rezaian, a Washington Post reporter who has been j...

A Tale of Two Countries: Cuba and Vietnam

Llewellyn King | Posted 03.02.2015 | World
Llewellyn King

One way or the other, the United States has this choice: Maintain the servitude in Cuba that the brothers Castro have been able to blame on U.S. policy since 1960, or let the force of openness prevail.

"Christmas Letter 2014"

Jerry Zezima | Posted 02.09.2015 | Comedy
Jerry Zezima

Since I am in the holiday spirit (and, having just consumed a mug of hot toddy, a glass of eggnog and a nip of cheer, the holiday spirits are in me), ...

Why You Should Care if George Bush's Book is "Fake"

Lev Raphael | Posted 01.31.2015 | Politics
Lev Raphael

Any book released with Bush' name on it is part of a publicity campaign to restore and burnish his image. If you think that's not the case, you're either extremely naive, you haven't watched Olivia Pope do her magic on Scandal -- or both.

'A Friend of Mine Got Elected President of the United States'

Dean R. Owen | Posted 12.22.2014 | Media
Dean R. Owen

As expected, the news of Ben Bradlee's passing brought accolades for his work as editor of The Washington Post. He and the Post helped instill a new word into our national vocabulary: Watergate. But my one encounter with Mr. Bradlee was in a different context.

Brand Integrity: Where's the Beef

Liz Wainger | Posted 12.15.2014 | Business
Liz Wainger

From The Washington Post to the Patriot Ledger of Quincy, Mass., newspapers and digital outlets have peppered the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic this week...

Why Are We Letting Crooks And Fraudsters Use American Companies To Rip Off Americans?

Charmian Gooch | Posted 11.26.2014 | Business
Charmian Gooch

We don't need anonymous companies. They are the getaway cars for all sorts of criminals and fraudsters who are hurting U.S. interests -- it's time to take away the keys.

Washington in 1964: How Different It Was

Keith Runyon | Posted 10.22.2014 | Politics
Keith Runyon

I read with interest, and a good bit of sadness, the story in The New York Times this week about the decline of the U.S. Senate Dining Room, apparently yet another victim of the noxious partisanship in our nation's capital.

Washington Post Gears Up For 2014, 2016 Elections

Michael Calderone | Posted 09.01.2014 | Media
Michael Calderone

The Washington Post has reorganized the paper's political staff in anticipation for upcoming elections.