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David Remnick

This Should Be A Recurring 'Late Night' Sketch

Posted 03.19.2014 | Comedy

Editor of The New Yorker David Remnick was a guest on "Late Night With Seth Meyers" on Tuesday, so it was the perfect opportunity for Meyers to try ou...

Howard's Daily: The Human Thing

Philip K. Howard | Posted 03.17.2014 | Politics
Philip K. Howard

Modern culture is not friendly to individual initiative. The dramatic exceptions, such as Steve Jobs or others in technology, only prove the rule.

Here's How David Remnick Did In Sochi

AP | By DAVID BAUDER | Posted 04.12.2014 | Media

His experiment in television with NBC over for now, David Remnick leaves Sochi on Tuesday to resume his day job as editor of The New Yorker magazine. ...

Michael Calderone

Inside Russia's Olympic Media Blackout | Michael Calderone | Posted 01.29.2014 | Media

NEW YORK – Corruption. Environmental damage. Forced evictions. Exploitation of migrant workers. Journalists would be expected to dive headfirst i...

'It's Not Toughness Republicans Love, It's Bullying'

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 01.25.2014 | Comedy

When President Obama told David Remnick last week that he "would not let [his] son play pro football," conservatives jumped at the chance to fit that ...

When the President Doesn't Take the High Road

Howard Meitiner | Posted 03.26.2014 | Politics
Howard Meitiner

Public opinion favors marijuana legalization--and the President didn't say anything we haven't heard before. Still, Obama missed a critical opportunity to rise above the hype.

A Power Outage in the White House?

D. R. Tucker | Posted 03.25.2014 | Green
D. R. Tucker

Is climate change too much of a psychological challenge for the president? Is it simply too much for him to confront the near-almighty power of the fossil fuel industry and the Republican (and some Democratic) politicians who are that industry's acolytes?

'Troublemaker' Hersh Should Be Welcomed Back

Robert Miraldi | Posted 03.02.2014 | Media
Robert Miraldi

It may be a New Year, but it is the same old Sy Hersh, arguably America's best investigative reporter, who is still sticking his thumb in the eye of power at the age of 76 and exposing what he sees as the abuse of power.

First Kisses of Rock + Lit

Tamsin Smith | Posted 06.22.2013 | Arts
Tamsin Smith

Radio Silence is full of great writers chronicling musically-induced epiphanies and musicians recounting ecstasies bred by verse and prose. Fans of both will feel giddy at this blurring of the lines between artist and audience.

WATCH: New Yorker Editor's Prediction About Magazine

Posted 06.05.2012 | Media

New Yorker editor David Remnick weighed in on the future of journalism on Tuesday, maintaining that his magazine has a certain competitive edge over o...

Michael Calderone

Winners Of Magazine Industry's Biggest Prize | Michael Calderone | Posted 05.04.2012 | Media

NEW YORK -- NBC News anchor Brian Williams joked with attendees at Thursday night's National Magazine Awards dinner that given all the categories bein...

Top Condé Nast Editors Enjoy All-Star Year | Posted 01.09.2012 | Media

The three are having career years — or at least years that should go down as All-Star seasons on their Hall of Fame plaques. There’s Wintour, who,...

Michael Calderone

'Leading From Behind': The Evolution Of A Blind Quote | Michael Calderone | Posted 10.29.2011 | Media

NEW YORK -- In late June, the New Yorker’s Ryan Lizza was following Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann on the campaign trail when he heard the Republic...

How The New Yorker Makes One Of Its Biggest Features

Posted 08.13.2011 | Media

Ever wonder how The New Yorker determines what's written about in their famous "Talk of the Town" columns? Well, lucky for you, a new video featuri...

"New Yorker" Editor Blames Book Publishing Industry For Birthers? | Posted 06.28.2011 | Books

The facts about Barack Obama’s birth never wavered. But the more the fraudulent theories were debated and dispelled in major news media outlets, the...

Israel: The Ground Shifts

MJ Rosenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
MJ Rosenberg

David Remnick, editor of the New Yorker, is arguably the most influential Jewish American journalist. Over the years, he has written about Israel with some regularity -- but it's all changing for two reasons.

Bradley Manning: Political Prisoner?

Jonathan Weiler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jonathan Weiler

Given the disclosures that appear in Bob Woodward's Obama's Wars, the administration's highly selective approach to leaking and the treatment of Bradley Manning leaves little doubt that Manning is a political prisoner.

Why Do Liberal Attacks on the Tea Party Echo Attacks on Liberals?

Ari Melber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ari Melber

"We want our country back," was criticized as a secretly coded response to the election of the first black president. Yet the same phrase was, as politicos may recall, a popular slogan among liberals after Bush's election.

Seymour Hersh, the Afghanistan War WikiLeaks, and Getting the Real Story

Steve Clemons | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Steve Clemons

One of the best investigative journalists who has been reporting on America's wars is Seymour Hersh. Hersh has been ahead of the pack -- revealing ...

David Remnick: The "Race" Route over Obama's "Bridge" (AUDIO)

Christopher Lydon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Christopher Lydon

David Remnick is hanging out and indulging me here, late on a book-tour evening, in a little polite rattling of the racial premise of his Obama story,...

David Remnick's 'The Bridge' Delves Deep Into Barack Obama's Presidency (New York Review)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Joseph Lelyveld The New York Review of Books Who Is Barack Obama? "The Bridge: The Life and Rise of Barack Obama" by David Remnick Knopf, 656 pp., $...

David Remnick Interviewed About Rise Of Obama, Future Of New Yorker (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Nicholas Graham | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

New Yorker Editor David Remnick, who's promoting his book on President Obama, "The Bridge," recorded a long and wide-ranging interview with Big Think....

David Remnick: Obama Wanted Signed Copy Of Critical New Yorker Cover

Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The New Yorker hasn't shied away from controversy when it comes to portraying President Obama on its covers. The magazine was harshly criticized in 20...

Simon Johnson On 'Real Time' (VIDEO): Broken System If Goldman Conspirator John Paulson Is Not Charged

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Economist Simon Johnson appeared on Bill Maher's "Real Time" panel Friday alongside GRITtv host Laura Flanders and New Yorker editor David Remnick. ...

Bill Brady, Barack Obama's Poker Buddy: 'Socialist With Everyone's Money But [His] Own'

Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Right now, the state of Illinois is getting to know Bill Brady, the upstart right-wing Republican for governor who's taken a double-digit lead over in...