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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

Why won’t journalists ask Bill Cosby the tough questions? - Sexual assault charges are hardly ever mentioned to the TV star

Knoxville’s alt-weekly wasn’t losing money. It got shut down anyway - Scripps pulls the plug on Metro Pulse in favor of an entertainment supplement for the local daily

Chuck Todd’s Obama book says more about the author than it does about the president - ‘The Stranger’ underscores a broader problem with the way we cover politics

Beware labeling Pope Francis a liberal - Political boxes like liberal/conservative and evolutionist/creationist miss his real significance

The Virginian-Pilot produces a breakthrough investigation amid layoffs - Reporter John Holland discusses how the story came together, newsroom cutbacks, and colleagues who cover for each other


Which media outlets use ‘illegal immigrant’? (Fusion)

“[I]n spite of all the good reasons not to use the phrase, it is still very easy to find in the US press, even in headlines”

Jack Shafer on losing his job (Capital New York)

“Right now, my immediate plan is to go to work as a lay therapist at The Intercept to bring the healing there so John Cook and Matt Taibbi can return. I have great interpersonal skills.”

On outlets that continue to call unknown drone victims ‘militants’ (The Intercept)

“Like the US drone program itself, this deceitful media practice continues unabated”

UNITY’s convention is no more (All Digitocracy)

“The organization’s board of directors decided that UNITY will no longer host the quadrennial conferences for which it had become known”

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