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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 trolling your readers - We know you’re only doing it for clicks

Des Moines Register prepares for a ‘very stressful’ newsroom restructuring - Editor Amalie Nash speaks on turnover, transformation, and a virtual reality adventure

PBS pulls ads from Harper’s Magazine after critical essay - Piece argues public broadcaster has fallen under the sway of political influence and outside money

Should all journalists be on Twitter? - Reasons to take up or forgo the 140-character platform

The Tennessean is borrowing reporters from other Gannett papers - Music columnist Peter Cooper is latest journalist to part ways with Nashville paper


How one reporter copes inside the ‘Ebola bubble’ (BuzzFeed)

“Bring gloves to give nurses you meet at clinics, even if you’re there for a story. Get small change to give to the kids who have been out of school for months and are selling ground nuts for pitiful sums on the side of road. Hell, give them candy. Violate all the principles of ostensibly good aid stewardship, because the good stewardship of the developed world didn’t get help here in time, and now everyone is dying around you.”

Fake news sites using Facebook to spread Ebola panic (The Verge)

“These sites claim to be satirical but lack even incompetent attempts at anything resembling humor”

How Ben Bradlee dealt with flacks (Washington Post)

“I would like to be sure that you understand that we trust our editors’ news judgement and that we distrust yours”

Ben Bradlee, 93 (WaPo)

“From the moment he took over The Post newsroom in 1965, Mr. Bradlee sought to create an important newspaper that would go far beyond the traditional model of a metropolitan daily”

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