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The "Momentary Media" Strikes: Epic Fails by CNN and Fox Highlight Dysfunctionality

William Bradley | Posted 08.28.2012 | Media
William Bradley

The two big cable "news" outlets were so intent on being fast that they were totally wrong. The reporters, producers, on-air "talent," nobody could be bothered to actually read through the decision before broadcasting their stupidity to the world.

Jason Linkins

CNN Flubs Supreme Court Decision, But It Was Perhaps Inevitable

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 06.28.2012 | Media

Well, after all of the warnings of CNN's general awfulness I have offered, who was tuned into the most trusted name in holograms at the moment the Sup...

Four Extraordinary Women Explain How to Balance Work and Family

Susan Moeller | Posted 08.26.2012 | Women
Susan Moeller

"It's not that Anne-Marie was being blocked by attitudes that are keeping her from her definition of the top, but that she's being blocked by the reality of her needing to be available to her family,"

Michael Calderone

'Ghost Wars' Author Writing Sequel

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 06.25.2012 | Media

NEW YORK -- New America Foundation president Steve Coll plans to step down from his post at the public policy institute later this year. A former W...

The 'Fair Shot' vs. the 'To Do List' -- A Big Revealing Blah in the Presidential Race

William Bradley | Posted 08.20.2012 | Politics
William Bradley

Naturally, what Romney is offering is not a Fair Deal, a New Deal, or even a TR-like Square Deal. It's not a deal at all, for there is a social compact inherent in such. It's a shot. Or a shake. Like one roll of the dice, or a turn at the roulette table of the Big Casino Economy.

Michael Calderone

Inside The Politico 'Cult'

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 07.02.2012 | Media

On an early May evening, Politico executive editor and co-founder Jim VandeHei rallied his troops on the 30th floor of Allbritton Communications, loca...

Michael Calderone

White House: McCain's Suggestion That It Leaked For Political Gain Is 'Irresponsible'

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 06.06.2012 | Media

NEW YORK -- The Obama administration disputed claims Wednesday from Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) and others that it had revealed national security secre...

Michael Calderone

Will Romney Go Beyond Fox News In General Election?

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 05.24.2012 | Media

NEW YORK -- When Mitt Romney addressed donors at a private campaign fundraiser on April 15, the presumptive Republican nominee described Fox News view...

Michael Calderone

New Republic Changes Top Editor

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 05.20.2012 | Media

NEW YORK -- Franklin Foer is returning as editor of the New Republic, the first major shake-up at the political magazine since Facebook co-founder Chr...

Reporters Blocked At Romney Event

The Huffington Post | Michael Calderone | Posted 05.16.2012 | Politics

Several reporters covering Mitt Romney described being blocked from a rope line on Wednesday and prevented from asking the candidate questions at a St...

Special Needs Motherhood: Are You Mom Enough?

Laura Rossi Totten | Posted 07.15.2012 | Parents
Laura Rossi Totten

We may practice attachment parenting (or not), we may chose the bottle over the breast, but we are all bound by the fact that we never, ever feel like we can do enough for our special needs child(ren).

Michael Calderone

Why The Washington Post Held Romney Prep School Story In Print

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 05.10.2012 | Media

NEW YORK -- The Washington Post's Jason Horowitz shook up the political world Thursday morning with a deeply reported story about Mitt Romney's prep s...

Jason Linkins

Al Qaeda Magazine Returns, Recommends Forest Fires As Next Great Terror Innovation

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.03.2012 | Media

When we last left the genius who apparently thought that what al Qaeda's global death cult needed most was to embark on a print media enterprise, he w...

Michael Calderone

Romney Woos Conservative Media In Private Meeting

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 05.03.2012 | Media

NEW YORK -- In an effort to reach out to conservative media, presumptive Republican nominee Mitt Romney and wife Ann met for two hours Wednesday with ...

Michael Calderone

News Orgs Resist Romney Campaign Deciding Press Pool Members

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 05.02.2012 | Media

NEW YORK -- News organizations pushed back Wednesday after Mitt Romney's campaign decided the website BuzzFeed should be excluded from a rotating pres...

Michael Calderone

Openly Gay Romney Spokesman Resigns After Two Weeks

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 05.02.2012 | Politics

Richard Grenell, presumptive GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney's controversial choice for national security spokesman, is leaving the campaign less...

Michael Calderone

Inside The 2012 Twitter-Fueled News Cycle

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 04.27.2012 | Media

NEW YORK -- When Pierre Prosper, a foreign policy adviser to presumptive GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney, accused President Barack Obama Thursda...

Sandra Fluke Responds To Fox News Pundit's Offensive Comment

Posted 04.27.2012 | Politics

Georgetown University law student Sandra Fluke responded to Fox News pundit Monica Crowley's tweet on Thursday, saying she was disturbed by the conser...

NBC Miami Reporter Fired Over Edited Zimmerman 911 Call

Posted 04.26.2012 | Miami

A veteran NBC Miami reporter has been fired in the ongoing probe over an edited "Today" show clip of George Zimmerman's 911 call, placed moments befor...

Michael Calderone

Study: Romney Gets More Positive Press Coverage Than Obama

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 04.23.2012 | Media

NEW YORK -- During the past several months of the Republican primary campaign, presumptive GOP nominee Mitt Romney received a mix of positive and nega...

First Week: A Ragged Start, and Obama's Real Problems

William Bradley | Posted 06.14.2012 | Politics
William Bradley

After Rick Santorum's sudden withdrawal essentially handed the Republican nomination to Mitt Romney, on the 100th anniversary of Titanic setting sail on its fateful voyage, President Barack Obama had a mostly good week.

Michael Calderone

How Bloomberg Broke The Washington Post's Santorum Scoop

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 04.10.2012 | Media

NEW YORK -- The political news cycle kicked into overdrive Tuesday afternoon when Bloomberg News staffers began tweeting that Rick Santorum was leavin...

Michael Calderone

Sunday Show Host: 'We Try Every Week' To Book Romney

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 04.03.2012 | Media

WASHINGTON -- "Face the Nation" host Bob Schieffer sat down with two Republican presidential candidates last Sunday, Newt Gingrich and Ron Paul, and h...

The Real Game Change: Palinism's Rise, Moderate Republicanism's Eclipse

William Bradley | Posted 05.23.2012 | Politics
William Bradley

The term "game change," like so many sports-oriented terms in politics, is decidedly over-used. But the events depicted in the Game Change film really do constitute just that, though not in the way that my friend Steve Schmidt intended it.

Joseph Kony and the Other Africa

Paul Stoller | Posted 05.19.2012 | Media
Paul Stoller

So Africa is not a country and Africans don't speak "African." What about the most pernicious stereotype -- that in the face of ongoing civil war and unending famine, "Africans" are powerless and need our help?