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Can Journalism Survive Pierre Omidyar and Chris Hughes?

Michael Rosenblum | Posted 12.18.2014 | Media
Michael Rosenblum

Why, when it comes to applying their vast talents and even vaster bank accounts to the Gordian Knot of journalism, do Internet pioneers revert back to the old school model?

Report: Ruth Bader Ginsburg Canceled Her 'New Republic' Subscription

The Huffington Post | Braden Goyette | Posted 12.13.2014 | Media

As if things weren't bad enough at The New Republic, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has canceled her subscription, according to a report i...

Inside the Collapse of The New Republic

The New Yorker | Posted 12.12.2014 | Media

Last Friday morning, Chris Hughes, the owner of The New Republic, and Guy Vidra, the magazine’s C.E.O., presided over a meeting at the publication...

NYT's Dean Baquet Blasts 'Ham-Handed' New Republic Owner Chris Hughes`

The Huffington Post | Jackson Connor | Posted 12.12.2014 | Media

New York Times executive editor Dean Baquet has some words of wisdom for a few of his embattled comrades in print media. During an interview with ...

The New Plutocracy

Robert Brustein | Posted 12.10.2014 | Arts
Robert Brustein

The change in the function of the magazine is yet another example of a fate that has been infecting most humanistic institutions in this country: quantity is being substituted for quality and fateful decisions are being made on the basis of uninformed majority opinion.

Former New Republic Senior Editor Slams Owner Chris Hughes

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 12.10.2014 | Media

The resignation of two of The New Republic's top editors last week sparked a massive exodus at the publication. Former employees, including senior edi...

First Look Media Launches Reported.ly

The Huffington Post | Sarah Harvard | Posted 12.09.2014 | Media

In light of mass resignations at The New Republic, eBay co-founder Pierre Omidyar may be setting an example for tech billionaires trying a hand in the...

Michael Calderone

Owner Chris Hughes And CEO Guy Vidra Say The New Republic Isn't Dead Yet

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 12.08.2014 | Media

NEW YORK -– New Republic owner Chris Hughes and chief executive Guy Vidra, in separate interviews Monday with The Huffington Post, said that when it...

Chris Hughes Lashes Out At Former 'New Republic' Staffers

The Huffington Post | Alana Horowitz | Posted 12.07.2014 | Media

'New Republic' owner Chris Hughes spoke out on Sunday about the recent mass exodus of dozens of the magazine's writers and editors. Over 50 'New Re...

Michael Calderone

New Republic Exodus: Staff Resigns En Masse Over Editorial Changes

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 12.05.2014 | Media

NEW YORK -- Dozens of staff members and contributing editors at The New Republic resigned en masse Friday morning, less than 24 hours after top editor...

REPORT: More Resignations Coming At 'New Republic'

Politico | Posted 12.05.2014 | Media

Two weeks ago, Washingtonians gathered to celebrate the 100th birthday of The New Republic, the magazine that helped shape Woodrow Wilson’s views on...

Michael Calderone

The New Republic Celebrates Its Past At Centennial Gala As Staff Look Anxiously Toward Future

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 11.20.2014 | Media

WASHINGTON -- New Republic publisher Chris Hughes began his speech Wednesday night at the very beginning. In front of Washington’s political and med...

Songs From the Big Chair Gets Supersized: Chats with TFF's Roland Orzabal & Curt Smith, Lloyd Cole and Lang Lang...Plus!

Mike Ragogna | Posted 11.07.2014 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Songs From The Big Chair celebrated across six discs. How did all this material come together?

Jason Linkins

Sean Eldridge Is Great At Buying Homes, Not As Good At Buying Affection

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 07.11.2013 | Politics

Sean Eldridge wants to be a United States Congressman. He has a lot going for him. He is young and of the moment, wealthy and self-made, and ideologic...

Paul Blumenthal

DOMA Breaks Key Financial Disclosure Law

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 06.14.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- If elected to represent New York's 19th House district, Sean Eldridge would be among the wealthiest members of Congress, thanks to husba...

Facebook Co-Founder Has A Problem With Big Data

The New Republic | Posted 08.11.2013 | Technology

We've known for a long time that big companies can stalk our every digital move and customize our every Web interaction. Our movements are tracked by ...

Facebook Co-Founder And Google Give Money Directly To Poor

Posted 05.30.2013 | Impact

A nonprofit that gives cash directly to Kenya’s poorest people is getting major support from Google and Facebook. GiveDirectly, a wealth transfer...

Marriage Equality And The New American Caste System

Sean Santiago | Posted 05.25.2013 | Gay Voices
Sean Santiago

As a young gay male looking for LGBT success stories in the media, I have to wonder if the success of Chris Hughes and Sean Eldridge is really a victory for a collective "us." My fear is that the media will exploit their story as something more representative of LGBT issues than it really is.

Missing Missouri Mom Faked Abduction, Sheriff Says

AP | BILL DRAPER | Posted 03.19.2013 | Crime

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A missing central Missouri woman and her young daughter were found unharmed, but the woman was taken into custody and faces charge...

So How Many Copies Did The New Republic's Redesign Issue Sell?

erikmaza.tumblr.com | Posted 05.18.2013 | Media

Give or take 13,675 copies. Chris Hughes passed over Steven Brill's 25,000-word piece on healthcare costs in favor of an interview with Barack Obam...

Michael Calderone

Journalist Calls New Republic Owner 'Liar' After Falling Out Over Cover Story

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 02.21.2013 | Media

NEW YORK -- On Thursday, Time magazine published Steven Brill’s deeply reported, 24,000-word cover story on America’s health care system, the long...

Jason Linkins

Free Beacon Claim That New Republic Purged Jewish Contributors Doesn't Hold Up

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 01.29.2013 | Politics

The New Republic, over the weekend, unveiled a brand spanking-new website -- the most outward-facing symbol of the magazine's semi-relaunch under the ...

The New Republic Throws Lavish Relaunch Party

Michael Calderone | Posted 03.31.2013 | Media
Michael Calderone

New Republic owner Chris Hughes throws lavish relaunch party in Manhattan, a testament to the magazine's ambitions.

Why Facebook's Gay Co-Founder Has 'Serious Concerns' About Chris Christie

Posted 01.28.2013 | Gay Voices

The New Republic editor Chris Hughes spoke out on Mark Zuckerberg's recently-announced fundraiser for New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie. Hughes, who ...

Bill Gates & Steve Ballmer Write Huge Check For Marriage Equality

The Huffington Post | Timothy Stenovec | Posted 07.02.2012 | Technology

Bill Gates and Steve Ballmer are coughing up a bit of cash for marriage equality. According to the Associated Press, Gates, the co-founder of Micro...