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Reporters Pour Into Iraq To Cover Crisis

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 06.16.2014 | Media

U.S. network correspondents have headed to Iraq to cover the growing violence as the militant group ISIS advances on Baghdad. "CBS Evening News" w...

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...

Martha Raddatz Wins Prestigious Award For Vice Presidential Debate

Posted 05.06.2013 | Media

Martha Raddatz will receive a Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Television Political Journalism in recognition of her performance moderating the...

Robin Roberts Takes Home Big Honor

The Huffington Post | Katherine Fung | Posted 02.28.2013 | Media

The Alliance for Women in Media has announced the recipients of the 2013 Gracies honoring programming created by and about women. The winners incl...

Congratulations, You're Mediocre — Now What to Do

Morten Albaek | Posted 02.18.2013 | Business
Morten Albaek

We tend to think of ourselves as more talented, knowledgeable, and indispensable than others. The danger of this inflated self-image is thinking we don't need to work harder than our competition.

WATCH: Nancy Pelosi's Surprising Reaction

Posted 11.19.2012 | Media

Though Nancy Pelosi seemed to say otherwise on Wednesday, the House Democratic leader said she was not offended by NBC reporter Luke Russert's questio...

Most Working Women Are Put in a Bind, Not a Binder

Beverly Wettenstein | Posted 01.23.2014 | Women
Beverly Wettenstein

Women deserve pay parity, not parody in comic binders. Study the candidates' voting records on issues important to working women and our families.

(WATCH) Secrets Of The Presidential Debates: Host-School Profs Provide Post-Debate Analysis

Posted 10.29.2012 | College

There's no doubt that this month's presidential debates had a major impact on the race for the Oval Office in 2012. President Barack Obama's lethargic...

The Twitterati Search Political Media Women

Tammy Haddad | Posted 12.26.2012 | Media
Tammy Haddad

You can keep searching, pinning and tweeting but none of these women have been defined by or talk about who they date, what they wear or any food plan.

Why Female Moderators Ruled The Debates

Slate XX | Posted 10.23.2012 | Women

Partisans will never agree on who won Monday night’s debate, but now that the 2012 presidential debates are over, surely we can all agree on some wi...

'No One -- Man Or Woman -- Could Have Done It Better'

Posted 10.17.2012 | Teen

Partially as the result of the dedicated efforts of three teenage girls, a woman -- Candy Crowley, CNN's chief political correspondent -- was chosen t...

9 Things You Need To Know About Raddatz

BuzzFeed SHIFT | Posted 10.15.2012 | Women

1. She's been to Iraq 21 times. As a foreign affairs correspondent for ABC, she's covered the Middle East extensively — she's been to Afghanistan...

The VP Debate Could Have Been a Lot Better

John V. Santore | Posted 12.15.2012 | Media
John V. Santore

While there were indeed things that Raddatz did right, this debate could have been much more useful for voters than it was. Her performance as moderator, and the debate's overall structure, deserve further scrutiny.

BOTH SIDES NOW: Believing Is Seeing on Veep and Benghazi

HuffPost Radio | Posted 10.15.2012 | Politics
HuffPost Radio

2011-11-29-20111107bothsidesnow.jpgEach party sees what it wants. Ron Reagan and Torie Clarke, for example, differ on who won Biden-Ryan - the smiling steamroller or the blue-eyed boy scout? Was Benghazi a tragedy or calamity? Then: let Obama be O'Biden!

WATCH: Martha Raddatz Dazzles At Debate

The Huffington Post | Mike Barry | Posted 10.14.2012 | Media

After Jim Lehrer was widely criticized for his hands-off moderation of the first presidential debate, Martha Raddatz took the stage at the vice presid...

Veep Debate Post-Mortem: What the Pundits Missed

Alan Schroeder | Posted 12.14.2012 | Politics
Alan Schroeder

Biden's triumph was only partly about personality. It also had to do with strategy. He knew exactly what he was doing on that stage. Was he over the top? Absolutely. But for the most part Biden drew the response he had been seeking.

Jason Linkins

A Chance To Cut Is A Chance To Cure: The 2012 Speculatron Weekly Roundup For Oct. 12

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 10.13.2012 | Politics

The reviews from Thursday night's debate are in, and the macro story, essentially, is that Vice President Joe Biden "managed to right the listing USS ...

Ringside at the Undercard

Will Durst | Posted 12.12.2012 | Comedy
Will Durst

On the style versus substance front, the GOP rep accused the Vice President of being loud, overbearing and rude. The very same qualities they called bold and commanding when Romney wore them last week. Hey, you guys: make up your mind. Pot-kettle-black much?

Joe Biden and Paul Ryan: They Take It on Faith

Davis Schneiderman | Posted 12.12.2012 | Politics
Davis Schneiderman

Wouldn't it be nice if we had leaders who made choices based not upon a secret code of ideology or moral principle -- on a faith that provides their guidance system -- but upon the actual conditions of an issue as it expresses itself?

Abortion: Raddatz Elicits VP and Ryan's Real, True, Unvarnished Positions

Ellen R. Shaffer | Posted 12.12.2012 | Politics
Ellen R. Shaffer

Let's hear it for Martha Raddatz, the brilliantly skillful moderator of the vice-presidential debate: She got a clear yes from Rep. Paul Ryan to this question: "If the Romney-Ryan ticket is elected, should those who believe that abortion should remain legal be worried?"

Why and How Martha Won the Debate -- Over Media Bias

David Westin | Posted 10.12.2012 | Media
David Westin

Is it any wonder that Americans reportedly trust the news media less than they ever have before? There's nothing wrong with people, of any political persuasion, raising questions about whether what's being reported is true or is being skewed by what the reporter wants to be true.

Why Martha Raddatz Won The Debate

BuzzFeed SHIFT | Posted 10.12.2012 | Women

The Vice Presidential Debate's winner? Not a candidate, but the debate's moderator, ABC's Martha Raddatz. Raddatz asked questions on a wide span of...

Chicagoans React To The Vice Presidential Debate -- Who Won?

Posted 10.12.2012 | Chicago

Joe Biden and Paul Ryan squared off Thursday evening in the one and only vice presidential debate in Danville, Ky. The affair was a feisty one and ...

Conservatives Complain About Martha Raddatz

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 12.12.2012 | Media

"I miss Jim Lehrer," Karl Rove tweeted at the end of Thursday's vice presidential debate. The Republican strategist and Super PAC impresario was ex...

At Veep Debate, Giving New Life to a $5 Trillion Tax-Cut Argument

Dan Kennedy | Posted 12.12.2012 | Politics
Dan Kennedy

It's theoretically possible to close the $5 trillion gap, or at least some of it, by closing loopholes and eliminating deductions. But neither Romney nor Ryan has specified any. They want credit for proposals they haven't made.