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No Time for the Timetable?

This morning, the front pages of The New York Times, The Washington Post, the Wall Street Journal, and the LA... More

The Verdict: Disclosure, Please

Earlier today, I mentioned an article, penned by the HuffPo's Rachel Sklar, that explains Rachel Maddow's ascension to her own... More

Conventional Wisdom

As a lead-up to Denver, the Washington Post has enlisted David Broder--who has covered every convention since 1956 (again: 1956)--for... More

Refuge Romenesko

Rachel Sklar, senior editor at the Huffington Post and scribe of its "Eat the Press" column, has an article up... More

Best Headline of the Week?

From The New York Times's exploration of the efforts that Applebee's, erstwhile Mecca of Casual Dining, is making to update... More

More Face Time for Obama

Barack Obama once again gets the cover of Time magazine. For anyone keeping track, this makes seven Time covers for... More

A Home-Grown -Gate!

Talk about a housing crisis. Yesterday, following John McCain on the trail in Las Cruces, New Mexico, Politico's Jonathan Martin... More

High in the Mile High City?

So Denver authorities are assuming, it seems, that the press, pols, and party people who'll be descending on their city... More

Six(ty) Degrees of Separation?

November’s Senate races are a story, too. Let’s start treating them that way.

In November, thirty-five seats in the U.S. Senate will be up for re-election. Of those, twenty-three are currently held by... More

Another Two Against The One

A MoDowd divided cannot stand

A theory of the genesis of MoDowd’s column today: In the dead of night, in the elegantly-yet-whimsically decorated home... More

Edwards Love Child Story Chapter XXXVI: In Which an Expert Testifies

Here's Dr. Dennis Hurwitz, clinical professor of plastic surgery at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, providing some much-buzzed-about "proof"... More

Mad(dow) About You

So looks like the Maddow Love is now officially sanctioned. TV Decoder's reporting that Rachel Maddow, MSNBC pundette loved by,... More

Olbermann Wins Gold in Vitriol

On a night that found the world's top gymnasts flipping, stretching, and straining for gold in individual apparatus events in... More

A Candy Buffet, You Say?

Bloggers will get their own Big Tent at the conventions

Pity the bloggers. Alternately glorified as the harbingers of Journalism’s Future, alternately vilified as the agents of Journalism’s Demise, the... More

The Fun Will Come Out…Tomorrow?

Tomorrow and tomorrow and tomorrow, apparently. The Times reports today that Politico--and all the other outlets declaring this to be,... 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


Female sportscasters are speaking up (NYT)

“[i]n the wake of the recent scandals, women have been driving the story, providing a perspective that their male counterparts simply cannot”

Adviser of high school paper that refused to use ‘Redskins’ suspended (Student Press Law Center)

“Amid a months-long battle with administrators for editorial control … the Playwickian’s faculty adviser was suspended for two days this week”

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!

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