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Who Vetted Giuliani’s Speech?

Giuliani's on fire at the RNC. He's knocking (mocking) Obama's record of voting "present" in the Illinois State Legislature, capping... More

Jon Voigt’s Car

The Republican National Convention. Everyone who's anyone in the GOP, from legislators to delegates to lobbyists to cabinet members to... More

A Page from The Page

Or, how to promote your blog on the cheap

ST. PAUL — Perhaps the only thing rivaling the promotion of the parties' platforms during their nominating conventions has been... More

Stephanopoulos’s Date with History

And we mean that literally. Well, kinda. As the This Week host tried to make his way into a downtown... More

Dubious Moments in Self-Promotion, Part 3: Fox News

Below, a sample of the white-plastic hats that were all the rage at the RNC after they were handed out... More

Delegates and Media: Set in Their Ways?

ST. PAUL -- Below, the results of a highly unscientific survey I conducted today in the Xcel Center and its... More

Overheard at the RNC

Donna Brazile is chatting with Mark Halperin as they walk through an atrium adjacent to the Xcel Center. She asks... More

Getting the Shot, Part 1: The Protest

ST. PAUL -- The story of the day yesterday, besides the landfall of Hurricane Gustav and the revelation of Bristol... More

S-W-A-G and the R-N-C

In which the “Limited Convention Edition” box of Kraft Macaroni & Cheese enters our lives

ST. PAUL -- Below, the contents of the "media welcoming" bag (black, tote-style, printed in white and red with various... More

Telling Convention Photo of the Day

Media, covering the convention by recording...other media. Recorded by...me(dia). More

Scrum Beat

The view from the center of the photog scrum during Laura Bush's sound check at the Xcel Center yesterday evening: More

Unfunny Convention Spoof of the Day: the GOP Edition

Last week, we pointed to an object lesson, courtesy of The New York Times, in How Not To Mock the... More

Why The New Yorker’s radical feminism and transgenderism piece was one-sided - “This effectively advances the views of a group that wants to see the genocide of trans women, a group that, data shows, faces extraordinarily high rates of discrimination in every measurable way”

Journalism groups rally around a petition supporting James Risen - The Supreme Court ruled against the NYT reporter, who is refusing to reveal sources

Why one editor won’t run any more op-eds by the Heritage Foundation’s top economist - A reply to Paul Krugman on state taxes and job growth made some incorrect claims

Gannett’s changes bring excitement, some pain, and a full-time beer beat - A conversation with Joshua Awtry, the chain’s top editor in the Carolinas

Build the future - Journalism’s deathwatch is over


Last call (Medium)

“The death of newspapers is sad, but the threatened loss of journalistic talent is catastrophic. If that’s you, it’s time to learn something outside the production routine of your current job.”

Maureen Dowd on James Risen (NYT)

“Risen may be trapped in Ibsen, but Obama is channeling Orwell”

Preparing yourself to cover chaos (Medium)

“There are things you should know before you show up, and you’re not going to find them in the current news cycle”

Journalists can get PTSD right at their desks (PSmag)

A new study correlates exposure to violent images with mental health symptoms

Bloggingheads

Greg Marx discusses democracy and news with Tom Rosenstiel of the American Press Institute

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