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To the People Who Disagree With Me

Cara McDonough | Posted 06.16.2016 | Politics
Cara McDonough

I can't stomach another battle of ideologies that ends in stagnation once we're feeling desensitized again. But I'd like to get to know the people who disagree with me better. Of all my beliefs, and believe me, I've got 'em, this one feels the most pressing, the most promising and the most likely to inspire change.

Nancy Reagan Funeral, It Was All About Love!

Noel Irwin Hentschel | Posted 03.15.2017 | Politics
Noel Irwin Hentschel

Her guest list of who she desired attend was as politically and spiritually diverse as our nation. The all-encompassing array of people present illustrated the mutual respect and admiration held for the graceful First Lady, Mrs. Ronald Reagan.

Rita Wilson at the Café Carlyle: Picturing Tom Hanks

Regina Weinreich | Posted 02.26.2017 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

"I'm in a roomful of people I know," Rita Wilson began her intimate set at the Café Carlyle on Thursday. Though this was not opening night, the room took on an extra glow: On one side sat Michael J. Fox, on the other, Tom Brokaw, Carolina Herrera, and Ken Auletta.

Tom Brokaw Invokes Holocaust In Powerful Indictment Of Trump

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 12.09.2015 | Media

Former NBC Nightly News anchor Tom Brokaw called Donald Trump’s proposed ban on Muslim entry to the U.S. “dangerous” on Tuesday, linking the rea...

Spotlight on Spotlight at the Gotham Awards

Regina Weinreich | Posted 12.01.2016 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

That Spotlight won Best Feature at the Gotham Awards last night was not a surprise.

Tom Brokaw Quips Wise at Lunch for Meru

Regina Weinreich | Posted 11.01.2016 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

On the third floor of the townhouse that is "21," Tom Brokaw interviewed Jimmy Chin and Chai Vasarhelyi, the star and filmmakers of the documentary Meru at a special lunch celebrating the film's success.

Clinton Campaign Builds an Organization That Will Overcome Media Rants and Self-Inflicted Wounds

Peter D. Rosenstein | Posted 09.08.2016 | Politics
Peter D. Rosenstein

The made-up email 'scandal' has given the media plenty to talk about and Hillary definitely made mistakes handling it. Even her most ardent supporters wish she had laid out the entire issue clearly from the start.

Tom Brokaw Says He Isn't Slowing Down, Cancer Hasn't Won

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 05.11.2015 | Media

Tom Brokaw revealed some more personal details about his battle with cancer Monday morning, concluding that it has ultimately been a learning experien...

Tom Brokaw Says His Relationship With Brian Williams Is 'Cordial'

The Huffington Post | Gabriel Arana | Posted 04.14.2015 | Media

One of the themes of the Brian Williams scandal has been his icy relationship with his predecessor, Tom Brokaw. According to New York’s Gabriel Sher...

Ghosts in the Courtroom

Richard J. Rosendall | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer 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 04.14.2015 | 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 04.11.2015 | 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 04.09.2015 | 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 | Home

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 th...

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?