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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

Stop using ‘Brooklyn’ to mean hipster neighborhoods - Elite-oriented outlets typically only cover the borough’s most affluent, Manhattan-adjacent neighborhoods

The Reporters Committee is about to start suing people to help journalists - Katie Townsend joins the organization as its first litigation director

How a Nebraska newspaper kicked off a major prison sentencing scandal - The Omaha World-Herald found that hundreds of inmates were being released early

On media freedom, United Nations plays by its own rules - Months of international crises raises the stakes for reporting on the UN, but investigative journalists remain without a right to information

Keep calm and write a headline worth reading - Ease up on the exaggerations because someday you may need those explosive adjectives when a truly big story lands


Apple’s ‘warrant canary’ disappears (GigaOm)

Apple included language in its first Transparency Report to say that it had not been subject to a Section 215 Patriot Act request. That language is now gone.

Trend Piece (New Yorker)

Buzzword, buzzword, buzzword. Isn’t the buzzword on your mind now? Perhaps it is on other people’s minds? Read on or you’ll be clueless, dated, and without any friends in the world. Buzzword again!

This Is How Joanna Coles Changed Cosmo (Refinery29)

The British reporter-turned-editor has made good on her promises to bring politics to the magazine, win some very big-deal journalism awards, and secure the most interesting exclusive interviews

Bloggingheads

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