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Ghosts in the Courtroom

Richard J. Rosendall | Posted 03.26.2015 | Gay Voices
Richard J. Rosendall

The Mattachine brief, and the archival rescue that went into it, is in partial payment of an historic debt. But victory in the marriage cases will not complete that debt.

Gabriel Sherman: Brian Williams Proved Anchors Shouldn't Have Full Editorial Control

HuffPost Live | Chris Branch | Posted 03.09.2015 | HuffPost Live 321

In a thorough New York magazine piece published Sunday, Gabriel Sherman detailed how bad things had gotten at NBC before the Brian Williams saga got o...

Michael Calderone

New Yorker's Ken Auletta Didn't Mention That Tom Brokaw's Vacation Plans Included Him | Michael Calderone | Posted 03.09.2015 | Media

NEW YORK -- Veteran New Yorker media writer Ken Auletta reported last month how former "NBC Nightly News” anchor Tom Brokaw played a key role in the...

Brian Williams - The Last Celebrity News Anchor

Robbie Vorhaus | Posted 02.12.2015 | Media
Robbie Vorhaus

Gone are the days of Cronkite, Rather, Brokaw, Jennings, Sawyer, and now Williams. Mark your calendars: Tuesday, February 10, 2015, ended the era of the celebrity, legacy news anchor.

Why it may be Willie Geist's Moment

Mark Joseph | Posted 02.10.2015 | Media
Mark Joseph

Geist is not your father's sidekick, for unlike Ed McMahon, it's abundantly clear that this current gig is just a stop on the way to a much larger role that Geist gets closer to with each broadcast.

Brian Williams and NBC News

Joe Peyronnin | Posted 02.07.2015 | Media
Joe Peyronnin

The mistakes Williams has admitted to, and apologized for, have cast a dark cloud over everyone at NBC News. The news organization is filled with dedicated, hardworking and accomplished producers, reporters and technicians. This controversy has been disruptive and discouraging.

Michael Calderone

Brian Williams' Future Uncertain As NBC News Investigates Iraq, Katrina Coverage | Michael Calderone | Posted 02.06.2015 | Media

NEW YORK -- NBC News continued to reel on Friday in the wake of revelations that "Nightly News" anchor Brian Williams misled the public about his expe...

Tom Brokaw In Remission From Cancer

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 12.21.2014 | Media

Tom Brokaw revealed some good news on Sunday: he is officially in remission from cancer. In a statement posted to, Brokaw celebrated t...

Behind The Scenes At The Presidential Medal Of Freedom Ceremony

Posted 12.08.2014 | MarloThomas

On November 24th, AOL’s own Marlo Thomas was awarded the 2014 Presidential Medal Of Freedom, America’s highest civilian honor, at a ceremony at t...

Tom Brokaw To Receive Presidential Medal Of Freedom

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 11.11.2014 | Media

NBC News' Tom Brokaw will receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the country's "highest civilian honor," the White House announced in a press rele...

WATCH: Tom Brokaw's Phone Rings On Air During Midterm Results

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 11.04.2014 | Media

It happens to the best of us, Tom. While iconic newsman Tom Brokaw was discussing the Tuesday's midterm election results on MSNBC, a fire alarm-lik...

Tom Brokaw Could Not Be Paying Less Attention

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 10.13.2014 | Media

Apparently, Tom Brokaw is just as confused by the new format of "Meet the Press" as viewers at home. Or he was just incredibly uninterested. You be...

Tom Brokaw Shares Great News About Cancer Battle

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 09.11.2014 | Media

Tom Brokaw has remained extremely optimistic throughout his battle against cancer, and the former "NBC Nightly News" anchor shared some more good news...

'Today' Co-Hosts Relive Reporting On 9/11

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 09.11.2014 | Media

Tom Brokaw co-hosted "Today" with Matt Lauer Thursday morning as the two relived what it was like to report live on the events of September 11, 2001. ...

Brian Williams Tells Tom Brokaw Why Katrina "Still Gets To Me" (VIDEO)

Abi Wright | Posted 08.24.2014 | Media
Abi Wright

In an interview with Tom Brokaw at Columbia Journalism School last Thursday for "The duPont Talks" web interview series, Brian Williams reflected on c...

By Rehabilitating Iraq War Boosters, Is the Press Trying to Forgive Itself?

Eric Boehlert | Posted 08.23.2014 | Media
Eric Boehlert

The head-scratching question continues to be, why? Why are the discredited "experts" who botched Iraq last time now being a given a platform to comment on the military crisis they helped create?

Tom Brokaw Gives Update On His Cancer Treatment

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 05.20.2014 | Media

Tom Brokaw spoke out about his health at the Peabody Awards on Monday. Brokaw has multiple myeloma, a cancer of the plasma cells in bone marrow. T...

What 5 Famous Figures Learned From Their Moms

OWN | Posted 05.09.2014 | OWN

Life lessons begin in the home. From rock star Lenny Kravitz to veteran journalist Tom Brokaw, five famous figures share in the above video what they'...

Tom Brokaw Opens Up About Cancer Treatment

AP | DAVID BAUDER | Posted 06.29.2014 | Media

NEW YORK (AP) — NBC's Tom Brokaw, about to be honored with his name atop the network's West Coast news center, says that cancer has slowed him but n...

Why Being Rejected By Your Dream School Isn't The End Of The World

The Huffington Post | Jessica Kane | Posted 04.23.2014 | College

Everyone's had nightmares about that classic thin envelope. It's something you dread from the time college is a mere blip on your radar, to the moment...

Stuff Happens: Errol Morris' Unknown Known

Regina Weinreich | Posted 05.29.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

Donald Rumsfeld, for no apparent reason, agreed to allow Fog of War documentarian Errol Morris to interview him. Was it to assure his legacy? We may n...

WATCH: Tom Brokaw Opens Up About His Cancer Diagnosis

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 03.07.2014 | Media

Tom Brokaw spoke to David Letterman on Thursday about his recently disclosed and ongoing treatment for cancer. Brokaw revealed in February that he ...

Angelina Jolie: 'This Is The Hardest Thing I've Ever Done'

Posted 02.25.2014 | Entertainment

Angelina Jolie is one of the biggest stars in Hollywood, but even she has difficulty getting projects off the ground. Case in point: "Unbroken," the u...

Tom Brokaw Mourns Death Of Colleague

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 02.21.2014 | Media

Tom Brokaw paid tribute on Friday to his friend and NBC News colleague Garrick Utley, who died at the age of 74 on Thursday. Brokaw shared the news...

Tom Brokaw Diagnosed With Cancer

Posted 02.12.2014 | Media

NBC News legend Tom Brokaw revealed Tuesday that he has been diagnosed with cancer. The 74-year-old former "NBC Nightly News" anchor said that he ...