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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

Hey millionaire tech bros: Have patience with the editorial process - Chris Hughes probably wanted to enable great journalism at first. Then the dust settled and before you know it, he’s shaking everything up again

Serial creators don’t know what will happen to Adnan Syed - New developments in his legal case suggest that the outcome is wide open

Price hike at UC Berkeley’s journalism school - Governing body approves additional fee of $7,500 starting 2016

Will Denver really have a newspaper war? - As a billionaire floats reviving the Rocky Mountain News, The Denver Post might buckle its chin strap

FOIA reform dies while the press looked the other way - RIP Improvement Act of 2014


The traffic lure of outrage (Slate)

“I didn’t become a journalist to peddle indignation on Facebook. But it sells—the page views don’t lie.”

NBC news producer’s sons were in the besieged school in Peshawar (NBCnews.com)

“I remained silent and didn’t know what to say — I know how such attacks on schools usually end”

Hero mom calls into CSPAN to berate her arguing pundit sons (WaPo)

“This was not planned. She called in on the normal line.”

Dick Cheney doesn’t want to call it torture but the media doesn’t have to follow (Vox)

“People deserve to know that the American government (proudly!) did things that in any other context are called torture”

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