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Coaching Contracts: Should Athletics Trump Academics?

Dr. Matt Wilson | Posted 04.14.2014 | College
Dr. Matt Wilson

What if a coach's potential athletic incentives were tied to the team's APR or graduation rate benchmarks?

Boston Marathon Survivor Storms Off 'Meet The Press' Set Crying After Show Uses Bombers' Names

AP | Posted 04.11.2014 | Media

BOSTON (AP) — A Boston Marathon bombing survivor says in a tweet that she left a Boston television studio in tears before a taping of NBC's "Meet th...

'Meet The Press' Ratings Continue To Tumble

Posted 03.27.2014 | Media

Meet the third-place Sunday morning news show. Politico reported that 'Meet The Press' continued its ratings slide last week, finishing a distant t...

Michael Calderone

NBC News 'Doubling Down' On David Gregory | Michael Calderone | Posted 03.20.2014 | Media

NEW YORK -- David Gregory has heard the rumors, too. "This comes with the territory. I understand it," Gregory told The Huffington Post on Wednesda...

David Gregory's Major Woes

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 03.20.2014 | Media

Poor David Gregory. March has not been kind to the somewhat beleaguered "Meet The Press" host. On Thursday, Politico reported that "MTP" came in th...

'Meet The Press' Woes Continue

Politico | Posted 03.20.2014 | Media

NBC's "Meet The Press" finished a distant third-place in both total viewers and the 25-54 demo this week, according to newly released Nielsen ratings....

Jack Mirkinson

'Meet The Press' Shows Us Exactly How Not To Cover Climate Change | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 02.15.2014 | Media

On Friday, "Meet the Press" host David Gregory sent out this tweet: Plus - only on #MTP: Debating Climate change w/ Bill Nye @TheScienceGuy and Vic...

Chuck Todd: White House 'Very Controlling' Of Press Relations

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 01.24.2014 | Media

NBC News' Chuck Todd remarked on Friday's "Morning Joe" that the White House has been "very controlling" in its relations with the media. Todd's c...

The Sunday Shows' Super-Weak Snowden Questions

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 01.25.2014 | Media

In a new interview with the New Yorker, Edward Snowden called out the Sunday morning shows for the way they handled politicians' claims that he was wo...

White House Press Access

Joe Peyronnin | Posted 02.12.2014 | Politics
Joe Peyronnin

Limited press access to the president and White House events is an important issue that goes right to the heart of America's democratic principles.

WMD Guilt? With Obamacare, The Press Keeps Trying to Minimize Iraq War

Eric Boehlert | Posted 01.25.2014 | Media
Eric Boehlert

Suggesting that Obama's six-week health care crisis puts him in the same position of Bush following the Iraq invasion softens not only the magnitude of Bush's failures, but the media's as well. It's an effort to downplay the massive missteps that led to the war.

BOTH SIDES NOW: FDR and Machiavelli on Obamacare's Stumbles

HuffPost Radio | Posted 11.18.2013 | Media
HuffPost Radio

2011-11-29-20111107bothsidesnow.jpg Matalin, Reagan and Green debate Obamacare's failed rollout and the GOP's flawless inaction. The panel also discusses how CBS turned Benghazi from a tragedy into a hoax, as well as "Harvard on the Potomac."

Jason Linkins

Chris Christie Receives Nationally-Televised Mani-Pedi From Four Sunday Morning Political Show Hosts | Jason Linkins | Posted 11.11.2013 | Politics

In Washington, D.C., "the Full Ginsburg" refers to the act of appearing on every one of the Sunday morning political chat shows on the same Sunday. It...

Obama, The Press, And the 'Leadership' Charade

Eric Boehlert | Posted 01.23.2014 | Media
Eric Boehlert

Isn't there a strong argument to be made that, by staring down the radicals inside the Republican Party who closed the government down in search of political ransom, Obama unequivocally led? And that he led on behalf of the majority of Americans who disapproved of the shutdown?

Jason Linkins

Here's How A Ted Cruz Interview Would Go If He'd Just Get To The Point Already | Jason Linkins | Posted 09.30.2013 | Politics

As Cruz has demonstrated troubles with prolixity -- and because these troubles make everyone's life a little harder -- I am going to boil his answers ...

More Bad News For David Gregory

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 11.28.2013 | Media

The ratings challenges facing NBC News were thrown sharply into focus on Friday, as the network received two pieces of bad news about their viewing fi...

House Republicans: 'Yee-Haw! We're Shuttin' Down the Gov'mint!'

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 11.23.2013 | Politics
Joseph A. Palermo

It's hard to believe that "the American people" are so upset about the mild reforms contained in the ACA that they're demanding a government shut down and a default on the national debt to stop it. No wonder Congress' approval rating is the lowest in decades.

Syria and the Beltway Media Crackup

Eric Boehlert | Posted 11.20.2013 | Media
Eric Boehlert

Pressed, lots of pundits agreed that getting Assad to both finally acknowledge his chemical stockpile, and to agree to dismantle it were positive developments. But that concession was eagerly overridden by the media complaint that Obama said the wrong things.

Good News For George

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 10.30.2013 | Media

Thursday brought good news for George Stephanopoulos--and more bad news for David Gregory. ABC's "This Week," which Stephanopoulos hosts, won the S...

NBC Defends David Gregory Amidst Ratings Plunge

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 10.15.2013 | Media

NBC News spoke up on Thursday for its embattled "Meet The Press" host, David Gregory, after reports about his show's dicey ratings surfaced this week....

WATCH: David Gregory Apologizes For Mistake

Posted 07.15.2013 | Media

David Gregory issued a correction about health care reform on Sunday's "Meet the Press." Last week, the NBC News host erroneously claimed that "an...

Clueless in Gay America

Lew Whittington | Posted 09.02.2013 | Gay Voices
Lew Whittington

After the Supreme Court's rulings on DOMA and Prop 8 last week, the anti-gay crusaders made their grave pronouncements about 'God's law' and 'founding fathers' and the 'sanctity of marriage' on the Sunday talk shows.

WATCH: CNN Panel Excoriates David Gregory

Posted 07.01.2013 | Media

CNN "Reliable Sources" host Howard Kurtz and a panel of guests excoriated "Meet the Press" host David Gregory on Sunday for asking Glenn Greenwald if ...

Friday Talking Points -- Professional Edition

Chris Weigant | Posted 08.28.2013 | Politics
Chris Weigant

All Americans who love this country very much deserve a commonsense immigration process, one that includes a roadmap for people who aspire to be citizens.

Snowden Coverage: If U.S. Mass Media Were State-Controlled, Would They Look Any Different?

Jeff Cohen | Posted 08.26.2013 | Media
Jeff Cohen

When a huge swath of the country is on the side of the guy-on-the-run and not the government, it's much easier to see that there's nothing "objective" or "neutral" about journalists who so closely identify with the spy agencies or Justice Department or White House.