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Right-Wing Band Plays For Occupy Congress

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 01.20.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Patrick Gavin writes in Politico about the right-leaning band that received a surprisingly warm reception when they played at the Occupy...

Jason Linkins

From Politifact, A Premature 'Pants On Fire' For Romney | Jason Linkins | Posted 01.19.2012 | Media

Over at Politico, Dylan Byers makes a great catch and turns in a piece that offers some insight into how your Politifact sausage gets made. Seems ...

Michael Calderone

Media Awards Romney New Hampshire Victory Before Votes Counted | Michael Calderone | Posted 01.11.2012 | Media

MANCHESTER, N.H. -- Politico's Mike Allen sounded a bit existential Monday night during a media panel at Saint Anselm College. "Why are we here?" he a...

Campaign Colonics

Marty Kaplan | Posted 03.04.2012 | Media
Marty Kaplan

For seven days I didn't have salt, meat or CNN. My mornings began without Morning Joe or Morning Edition; I saw sunrise on a mountain hike, not with a clicker in my hand. There's nothing like a little media fast to remind you how little it costs to be a bit out of it.

Michael Calderone

Rick Perry Calls Out Politico Over Anonymous Sources | Michael Calderone | Posted 01.02.2012 | Politics

ANKENY, Iowa -- Texas Gov. Rick Perry is pushing back against a Politico story that describes deep divisions within the Perry campaign over strategy. ...

Michael Calderone

Rick Santorum Gets His Turn In The Spotlight | Michael Calderone | Posted 01.03.2012 | Media

ANKENY, Iowa -- Rick Santorum, perhaps accustomed to TV talking heads dismissing his candidacy, told voters Saturday not to listen to the pundits. ...

Herman Cain Makes Anti-Politico Vow

The Huffington Post | Max J. Rosenthal | Posted 12.23.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In October, Politico broke the news of sexual harassment allegations against then-GOP frontrunner Herman Cain. The accusations eventuall...

Michael Calderone

Washington Post Looks Back To Improve Future | Michael Calderone | Posted 12.20.2011 | Media

NEW YORK -- The Washington Post newsroom has changed dramatically in recent years, with hundreds of staffers leaving in a series of buyouts and numero...

Michael Calderone

Politico Snags Washington Post Editor | Michael Calderone | Posted 12.19.2011 | Media

NEW YORK -- With the 2012 campaign heating up, Politico has just snagged the Washington Post's deputy political editor for its election team, accordin...

How Revisionist Reporting Hurts Everyone

Max Stanley | Posted 02.14.2012 | Media
Max Stanley

Media lapdogs are marked by stenographic tendencies, sympathetic frames and a reliance on industry jargon. Politico's latest report about Congressional Republicans working to undo looming defense cuts meets all three criteria.

11 Pop Culture Blogs Who Could Hire Journalists

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 12.12.2011 | Comedy

The announcement that BuzzFeed hired POLITICO journalist Ben Smith in the new position of editor-in-chief shocked many in the media world. After all, ...

Star Politico Writer Makes Surprising Jump | 12/12/11 12:56 AM EST | Posted 02.11.2012 | Media

After nearly five years of blogging in this space, and seven years of writing a political blog every day, I have a bit of self-referential media news:...

Michael Calderone

New York Magazine Ramps Up 2012 Coverage | Michael Calderone | Posted 12.04.2011 | Media

NEW YORK -- On Nov. 21 New York magazine hit newsstands with dueling pieces, one titled "How the GOP Went Mad," by former Bush speechwriter David Frum...

Jason Linkins

Politico Hires Reporter Mike Allen Recently Trashed | Jason Linkins | Posted 11.30.2011 | Media

Here's a fun story with a happy ending. Donovan Slack is an eight-year veteran of the Boston Globe who, during that time, moved from covering City Hal...

Jon Ward

Romney Campaign Discipline Prevents Embarrassments In New E-Book | Jon Ward | Posted 11.30.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- In Politico's new and highly anticipated e-book about the 2012 campaign, the most notable thing may be what's not in it: much of anythin...

Media Omission: Romney Supported Personhood Four Years Ago

Jason Salzman | Posted 01.21.2012 | Denver
Jason Salzman

The most fair and accurate way for journalists to describe Romney's position on personhood is to write that he's flip-flopped on the issue over the years.

After Gaffe, Cain Shocks Again On Subject Of Libya

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.18.2011 | Politics

After stumbling on a question about the situation in Libya just days ago, Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain suggested on Friday that he be...

Michael Calderone

Chelsea Clinton's Hiring At NBC News Prompts Skeptical Reactions From Media | Michael Calderone | Posted 11.14.2011 | Media

NEW YORK -- Chelsea Clinton may have officially joined the media on Monday, but several journalists who covered the 2008 election remain skeptical abo...

Jon Ward

New Book Says Newt Gingrich 'Bought Off' His Wife To Stay In The Race | Jon Ward | Posted 01.11.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A new e-book on the 2012 election released Friday says that Republican candidate Newt Gingrich went on an ill-timed cruise to Greece thi...

WATCH: Cain's Chief-Of-Staff Falsely 'Confirms' Accuser's Son Works For POLITICO

The Huffington Post | Posted 01.08.2012 | Politics

Herman Cain's campaign may want to verify facts before confirming anything on television. Mark Block, Cain's chief-of-staff, spoke to Sean Hannity ...

Politico Shakes Up Media Coverage

Posted 01.04.2012 | Media

Politico announced Friday that it is shaking up its media coverage in the run-up to the 2012 election. Ben Smith, who has been a political reporter...

Cain Campaign Reportedly Considering Legal Action Against Politico: Report

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 01.03.2012 | Politics

An aide to Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain told the Washington Post on Thursday that the campaign is considering taking legal action aga...

Michael Calderone

Why Media Outlets Aren't Naming Cain's Accusers | Michael Calderone | Posted 01.03.2012 | Media

NEW YORK -- It's been four days since Politico reported that two women once accused Republican presidential candidate Herman Cain of sexual harassment...

Less Vetting Than the Average Godfather's Pizza Delivery Boy

Karl Frisch | Posted 01.03.2012 | Politics
Karl Frisch

If you haven't yet heard, the so-called "liberal media" is out to get Herman Cain.

Exxon Profits Ironically Jump 41% While Our Government Snoozes Away

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 01.03.2012 | Business
Raymond J. Learsy

Ironically, Exxon's significant increase in profits of late comes after its Chairman and CEO virtually pleaded in May with the pooh-bahs of the Senate Finance Committee to rein in the excessive speculation, if not manipulation, of oil on the commodity exchanges.