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Palin Passes on PBS

The PBS camera crew getting footage on the floor as McCain and Palin worked the crowd following McCain's nomination speech... More

Steady goes the NewsHour

I’m watching the convention coverage as served up by my old colleagues at the NewsHour on PBS, and I swear... More

Rrr-oww!

Wow. Ben Smith was right to flag this clip. Do yourself a favor and watch Chris Matthews and Pat Buchanan... More

The View From Abroad

Foreign journalists cover the conventions

In 2004, when the Republicans and Democrats held their conventions in New York and Boston, the events were an easy... More

Only at a convention

Here was the partial make-up of a happy post-convention table last night at the St. Paul Grill, just a block... More

Off Message

Earlier tonight, things finally got underway at the post-Gustav RNC. As the honor guard made its way to the stage,... More

Top reads from the USC/Politico panel

And nary a CJR to be found

Today at a USC/Politico panel, the luminaries were asked by Paul Sherman of Potomac Tech Wire what their first three... More

A Change Election

Yes, you’ve heard it before, but new media *has* transformed politics

It’s so obvious to point out that so-called new media has made this an unprecedented election that it’s actually possible... More

Rachel Joins “The Boys Upstairs”

MSNBC’s, elaborate, adored Denver set

Forget Barack Obama’s mock Greek temple at Invesco Field. Last week in Denver, a little over a mile away, MSNBC... More

On the Frontline with True Blue Minnesota

About a year ago, after locals heard that St. Paul would be the site of the Republican National Convention, a... More

Oh where, where, will the buck stop?

Newsweek had a very special lunch today with former presidential candidate, senator, and Law and Order actor Fred Thompson. The... More

Fox’s Griff Jenkins at Work

Gustav isn’t the only thing causing disruptions in St. Paul. As you’ve no doubt heard, protesters are out in far... More

David Carr comes home, eats food on stick

Well, considering the knots that Gustav has tied the Republican convention into, what is the St. Paul bound journalist to... More

Palin!? Thanks for that!

GOP Veepstakes-press lays an egg

As anyone who has slavishly been following the Republican running-mate roil for the last month knew, McCain was destined to... More

The Most Depressing Newsroom Ever

No daylight. Not enough chairs. Not enough tables. No wireless. The only televisions to watch the on field action are... More

16 women whose digital startups deserve Vox-level plaudits - A look at the media entrepreneurs who aren’t grabbing headlines

Why was ‘Dasani’ shut out of the Pulitzers? - 5 problems with The New York Times’ ambitious, influential series on the life of one homeless Brooklyn girl

The AP downplays its Obamacare scoop - Repeal on deductible caps marks another step in The Great Cost Shift

The enduring pull of mag covers - Why do magazine cover images still hold so much cultural power in this decline-of-print era?

Michael Wolff’s digital media bloopers - The Newser founder trolls (other) digital-news companies


The future of Facebook may not say ‘Facebook’

The future of the social network is apps—lots and lots of apps

Bitcoin creator ‘Satoshi Nakamoto’ unmasked-again?

A linguistics analysis suggests that Nick Szabo, a well known name in cryptography circles, is the mysterious father of the digital currency

The Center for Public Integrity’s response to ABC News

“I urge you to go to your reporters and engage in serious self-examination”

The slaughter bench of history

How war has made the world safer and richer

New Jersey’s good government

Despite the bridge scandal, Chris Christie’s state is relatively transparent and accountable. CJR’s Greg Marx talks to Gordon Witkin

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