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Obama's Very Ironic Tribute To Press Freedom

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 01.25.2014 | Media

When President Obama presented legendary Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee with the Medal of Freedom on Wednesday, it was impossible not to detect a ...

Oprah Receives Country's Highest Honor

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 11.21.2013 | Media

Two of the biggest names in media and journalism, Oprah Winfrey and Ben Bradlee, were honored with the Presidential Medal of Freedom, the nation's hig...

'I Heard the News Today, Oh Boy': A Few Words on the Washington Post

Mary Buffett | Posted 10.12.2013 | Business
Mary Buffett

The Post remained profitable into the 21st century but a number of tidal changes gnawed at their durable competitive advantage.

Oprah Gets Presidential Medal Of Freedom

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 10.08.2013 | Media

President Obama will give two media legends—Oprah Winfrey and former Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee—America's highest civilian honor, the Pres...

Obama Giving Out Big Honors

AP | JOSH LEDERMAN | Posted 10.08.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Former President Bill Clinton is headed back to the White House – just for a day – and Oprah is coming, too. Clinton and Op...

Jeff Bezos and The Washington Post

Joe Peyronnin | Posted 08.06.2013 | Media
Joe Peyronnin

The paper is at an important crossroads. Should The Washington Post's legacy of editorial independence, investigative journalism, outstanding writing and reporting, and service to the public become the victim of "frugality" and "customer obsessions", the paper will precipitously decline.

The Legacy Of Ben Bradlee.. The Irritation Of Bob Woodward.. The Fabulousness Of Barbara Carroll

Liz Smith | Posted 11.13.2012 | Celebrity
Liz Smith

In "Yours in Truth," we get Ben Bradlee in all his charismatic in-charge sex appeal and dynamism, we get Katherine Graham and she gives total good value as an amateur who rose to the occasion, we get Carl Bernstein who could write and report in a manner his partner Bob Woodward couldn't.

The Fall Out From Telling the Truth

Kitty Kelley | Posted 07.16.2012 | Media
Kitty Kelley

There's a kerfluffle bubbling in Washington. August feathers have been ruffled with publication of Yours in Truth by the authorized biographer of Benjamin C. Bradlee, former executive editor of the Washington Post. There's a price you pay when you "follow your nose" and tell the truth.

Bob Woodward Rejects New Watergate Claims

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 06.30.2012 | Media

UPDATE: Jeff Himmelman defended his reporting to Politico on Monday. He hit out at Woodward's claim that he omitted a 2010 interview with Bradlee that...

Major WaPo Figure Reflects On Watergate, Deep Throat

New York Magazine | Posted 04.29.2012 | Media

One day in early 2007, Bob Woodward poked his head into my office. He and his wife, Elsa, had been out for dinner the night before with Ben Bradlee an...

C-SPAN Is America

Brent Budowsky | Posted 05.21.2012 | Media
Brent Budowsky

While our politics have become a shouting match of pander and slander, name-calling and talking points, celebrity media and instant misanalysis, C-SPAN shines as an exemplar of what a free press in a free nation should be.

Media Power Couples: Who's The Ultimate Media Duo? (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Power couples are everywhere in the media—from TV reporters and anchors to executives, all the way through to newspaper and magazine writers. We're ...

Richard Holbrooke and Rembrandt

Cynthia P. Schneider | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Cynthia P. Schneider

"Is 'The Polish Rider' by Rembrandt?" The first words Ambassador Richard Holbrooke, then U.S. envoy to the UN, spoke to me had nothing to do with the business at hand.

David Pogue Makes Technology Seem Simpler

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Danny Groner

As the intersection between media and politics has become clearer, so too has the blending of technology and culture. And Pogue's at the forefront of this movement.

WATCH: Ben Bradlee Teaches Bob Woodward How To Use iPad

Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

To promote its new iPad app, the Washington Post made a video featuring a bevy of its biggest names touting the ease and stylishness of the new platfo...

Top Secret: The Battle for the Pentagon Papers is Important Stage Documentary

David Finkle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
David Finkle

The intent behind these stage documentaries is to inform. Although billed as plays, these theatrical entries aren't that. They're news reports outfitted with theatrical accoutrements.

Media Power Couples: Who's The Ultimate Media Duo? (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

If any industry can be considered incestuous, it's the media. Power couples populate the industry, from TV anchors to executives and even the newspap...

What Really Makes Us Happy And Healthy

Dr. Ali Binazir | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Dr. Ali Binazir

A few days ago I came across a fantastic article by Joshua Wolf Shenk in the Atlantic Monthly on the Grant Study, the longest longitudinal study of happiness ever conducted.

Media Elite Turn Out For Graydon Carter's Tony Blair Interview At MoMA (SLIDESHOW)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Tuesday night, Tony Blair answered questions from Vanity Fair's Graydon Carter at an A-list event at New York's Museum of Modern Art. The two discusse...

Sally Quinn Speaks About Living In Grey Gardens House

W Magazine | Diane Solway | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Ever since the release of the 1975 documentary Grey Gardens, the ramshackle East Hampton estate and its reclusive inhabitants have exerted a mysteriou...