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Sy Hersh and Ben Bradlee: Lovers Who Only Danced Together

Robert Miraldi | Posted 10.23.2014 | Media
Robert Miraldi

Bradlee sounded a bit nostalgic for the days when the Post and the Times dueled and the institution of journalism lived off scoops and leaks. "They changed the kind reporting we do. They institutionalized what we do today. They made it the norm."

Here's to the Man Who Made History by Doing His Job

Jeremiah Horrigan | Posted 10.05.2014 | Politics
Jeremiah Horrigan

It's been 40 years since the most reviled president of the 20th century resigned from office. What more fitting time than now to raise a glass to the man who did his job and did it so well he brought down a president of the United States?

My Big Moment in Journalism

Evan F. Moore | Posted 10.04.2014 | Black Voices
Evan F. Moore

Most journalists are aware that they won't have a story to fall onto their laps like Carl Bernstein and Bob Woodward did. However, the little victories count.

Newsroom Mantra? "We Should Be in the Relationship Business"

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 08.16.2014 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

We should be in the relationship business, said media guru Jeff Jarvis, suggesting our longstanding mantra that content is king needs revisiting. Cre...

Sister Frigidaire Tries To Ice MSNBC

Stephen Kaus | Posted 04.10.2014 | Politics
Stephen Kaus

By speaking on cable television in the way that everyone regularly speaks on the Internet, Shuster gave us a preview of speech control in Hillaryland.

If You Loved Nora Ephron (And Who Didn't?) You'll Love This Book

Roz Warren | Posted 04.27.2014 | Fifty
Roz Warren

Thank God for Nora Ephron. Before she came along, the primary role model for a smart, wise-cracking female writer was Dorothy Parker, known both her sharp wit and her unenviable life. (After too much drinking and too many bad relationships; she died a famous but unhappy woman.)

Why Isn't the Times a-Changin'?

Robert Miraldi | Posted 04.20.2014 | Media
Robert Miraldi

I always thought, perhaps naively, that the Times was not going after just the wealthy, that they might have a commitment to people at the lower end of the wealth scale. Then I encountered the February 11 edition.

Look At CNN's Newest Contributor

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 02.11.2014 | Media

Carl Bernstein is joining CNN as its newest contributor, John Berman announced Monday night. Bernstein, one of the Washington Post's most famed rep...

Why the Washington Post's New Ties to the CIA Are So Ominous

Norman Solomon | Posted 03.15.2014 | Politics
Norman Solomon

The Post is supposed to expose CIA secrets. But Amazon is under contract to keep them. Amazon has a new $600 million "cloud" computing deal with the CIA. The situation is unprecedented.

Carl Bernstein Plans To Write Memoir

The New York Times | Julie Bosman | Posted 10.14.2013 | Media

The writer Carl Bernstein has struck a deal to write a memoir of his early years as a cub reporter in Washington, his publisher, Henry Holt & Company,...

Deep Throat Garage To Be Demolished

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 08.27.2013 | Media

The garage that was the setting for secret meetings between the Washington Post's Bob Woodward and famed Watergate source Deep Throat will cease to ex...

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.

Woodward And Bernstein Weigh In On Post Sale

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 10.06.2013 | Media

Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein, the most famous reporters in the history of the Washington Post, weighed in on the paper's sale to Amazon founder Jef...

John McCain Is Sick and Tired of His Outrage!

Lester & Charlie | Posted 07.16.2013 | Politics
Lester & Charlie

Not since New Coke have we as a nation seen a disaster that both sides of the aisle can agree on. America is now unanimously and officially outraged that the IRS would have the audacity to target political groups -- groups that publicly despise taxes and call for the end of the IRS.

Famed Watergate Reporter Savages Obama On AP Probe

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 07.14.2013 | Media

The Obama administration woke up on Tuesday to another morning of scorching criticism about the Justice Department's decision to secretly obtain month...

BEHOLD: Which Journalists Are Giving Commencement Speeches This Year

Posted 04.15.2013 | Media

Over the next month, college graduates will lend their ears to a solid roster of journalists who will dole out words of wisdom in commencement address...

Watergate's Lessons, Washed Away

Michael Winship | Posted 05.31.2013 | Politics
Michael Winship

Combined with the ongoing tragedy of Vietnam -- including the secret bombing of Cambodia and the violent squelching of antiwar protest -- Watergate shook the public's confidence in government as it hadn't been since the bleakest days of secession and the Civil War.

The Holy Trinity of Technology

Thomas A. Bass | Posted 03.30.2013 | Technology
Thomas A. Bass

As always with our technology, and especially the technology that trickles down from the military to civilians, we have to wonder if certain inventions are being used to advance life or death.

Bernstein Dismayed By Reaction To Ailes-Petraeus Story

Posted 12.21.2012 | Media

Carl Bernstein issued a scathing critique of the media on Thursday, blasting its response to Bob Woodward's report that Roger Ailes tried to get David...

'All Artists Are Activists'

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 12.11.2012 | Arts

This week, the Public Theater in New York played host to an impressive group of artists and writers including Salman Rushdie and Carl Bernstein. "Thou...

George McGovern's Last Hurrah

Al Eisele | Posted 12.22.2012 | Politics
Al Eisele

Thirty-five years after losing a landslide election to Richard Nixon and winning only one state -- Massachusetts -- that branded him as one of the biggest losers in American politics, George McGovern has claimed his place in history as one of its biggest winners.

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.

Carl Bernstein Spoke At Event Supporting Controversial Iranian Group

ProPublica | Justin Elliott | Posted 08.31.2012 | Media

Watergate Journalist Carl Bernstein Spoke at Event Supporting Iranian ‘Terrorist' Group by Justin Elliott ProPublica, Aug. 31, 2012, 12:58 p.m....

Lessons From Nora

Michele Weldon | Posted 08.28.2012 | Women
Michele Weldon

Her risky writing liberated me, made me feel that it was alright not to aspire to be a war correspondent, but to dream of artfully capturing the life in front of me.

How Nora Ephron's 'Heartburn' Changed The Conversation About Divorce

The Huffington Post | Natasha Burton | Posted 06.28.2012 | Divorce

Nora Ephron’s novel “Heartburn,” a roman à clef loosely based on her discovery of husband Carl Bernstein's affair and its aftermath, was publis...