The Fox Business host likes Rachel Maddow, libertarianism, and martial arts
Billionaire brothers Charles and David Koch are quite entrepreneurial in their attempts to influence public policy in their favor.
The Fox Business host likes Rachel Maddow, libertarianism, and martial arts
Despite part-owner Martin Peretz implying that the magazine isn't for sale, The New Republic is in the final stages of negotiations to sell a stake of its magazine -- perhaps the entire thing -- to a new investor.
ABC News reportedly plans to air a "potentially explosive" interview with Newt Gingrich's second ex-wife Marianne, just two days before the South Carolina primary and hours after tonight's CNN debate.
The Associated Press released a shiny new set of social media guidelines on Tuesday, a sure sign that one of the world's oldest media organizations is making moves to keep up with the times.
Ron Paul is a passionate and outspoken freethinker -- that's part of his charm. But let's take a moment to talk about his supporters.
Despite part-owner Martin Peretz recently saying his opinion magazine is not for sale, a reported suitor of The New Republic is very intriguing: Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes.
Journalist flooded Twitter with side-splitting remarks about New York Times public editor Arthur Brisbane's latest column, (provocatively?) wondering in the headline, "Should The Times Be a Truth Vigilante?"
The already rocky handover of the New York Times Regional Media Group to its new owner, Halifax Media Holdings, isn't getting any smoother with news that the bosses want re-hired employees to sign potentially illegal non-compete agreements.
Martin Peretz and company are reportedly thinking of selling The New Republic, and the list of suitors sure is diverse.
Ron Paul was a like a cult band but, drawing huge crowds on his New Hampshire campaign stops, he's now an amphitheater-filling rock star.
Just a couple hours after its premier, CBS's new morning show is swimming in the warm, comforting words of glowing reviews.
Keith Olbermann looks like he's made nice with his bosses at Current for now, but his war with The New York Times is scrappy as ever.
Twitter sort of exploded on Friday when a tweet purportedly from New York Times columnist Paul Krugman suggesting that his paper drop fellow columnist Thomas Friedman. It turned out to be a fake, and the real Krugman isn't happy about the Twitter shenanigans.
If you're the best-looking member in Congress, that won't guarantee you a high-ranking committee chair but it will bring you coveted media attention.
The now-solo Jim Romenesko recently spoke to New York Times writer Amy Harmon, the by-line behind a recent story about autism that ended up with a surprisingly funny correction appended.
Newt Gingrich was met by a picture of himself in diapers when he visited the New Hampshire capitol Tuesday, an image that has followed him for more than 15 years.
Given her site's controversial history of handling scientific topics, Arianna Huffington's thoughtful and excited-sounding announcement about the new Huffington Post Science section left at least one of the site's new contributors scratching his head a little bit.
When Rachel Maddow explains why MSNBC leans forward instead of left, she does it wearing hoodies.
It's unclear what will come of the recently publicized spat between Keith Olbermann and Current, but all signs point to a reckoning.
The best TV moment from last night's coverage of the Iowa caucus was a late night phone appearance by two ladies who were dragooned into service to count votes for CNN in the middle of the night.
Vice is better known for its (extensive) coverage of sex and cocaine than it is for its often excellent serious journalism, but lately, the original hipster rag is branching out to compete with major media empires on a global scale.
Within days of one another other, one The New York Times writer totally forgot which John Hughes movie Duckie was from, while another writer misidentified a My Little Pony character--leading to two awesome corrections.
For those of us who aren't in Iowa but follow the caucus circus on Twitter, journalists
reporting tweeting there have become painfully cliché.
NBC News has responded to criticisms that correspondent Andrea Mitchell stereotyped the state of Iowa as "too white, too evangelical, too rural" to represent the U.S. electorate Monday, telling The Atlantic Wire she was merely citing critics who feel that way.
Despite the proliferation of headlines bearing his name and past anxiety over being ignored, Ron Paul is now shying away from the television cameras and, well, the media in general.
News emerged Tuesday night that the new owners of the New York Times Regional Media Group would most likely be laying off a number of employees on Thursday. This Atlantic Wire tipster made the cut.
The New York Times's Home Subscriber alert heard round the world on Wednesday is now enjoying a second, silly turn in the news cycle, mostly thanks to News Corp and Anonymous.
The North Korean state news agency has been caught manipulating photos from the memorial service of Kim Jong-il, but in such a minor and pointless way that it underscores the paranoid insanity of totalitarian regimes.
The New York Times's latest dispatch from Brooklyn is not only questionable for its newsworthiness; it's also a little bit porny.
Weekly Standard editor Bill Kristol is pleading -- for at least the third time -- for someone better to get in the Republican presidential primary at the last minute and save the party from the current candidates.
A fight between a company and a former employee over his Twitter account is raising questions about who can "own" a Twitter follower and just how much each one is worth.
The Players: David Zurawik, television critic for The Baltimore Sun who's not a fan of Chelsea Clinton journalism; Erik Wemple, media reporter and critic for The Washington Post who actually explains why he isn't a fan of Chelsea Clinton's journalism (yet).
There's nothing Texas Rep. Ron Paul's legions of fans hate more than what they see as the media's constant oversight of their hero.
The Players: Dean Baquet, Managing Editor of the New York Times who once defied corporate orders at the Tribune Company and was ousted because of it, Gerould "Gerry" Kern, Editor of the Chicago Tribune often seen as a Tribune Company loyalist.
Remember earlier this year when news emerged that Preet Bharara, the Attorney General investigating News Corp.'s phone hacking practices in the United States, also happens to be best friends with a key member of News Corp.'s board?
In the days after The New York Times Company pushed out chief executive Janet Robinson, we now also know which newsroom employees accepted the offers for voluntary buyouts made in October.
Media fêtes still aren't the lavish champagne-soaked penthouse affairs they used to be, but with the economy (kind of) recovering and advertisers (sort of) returning, some say that the media's 2011 holiday celebration circuit is showing signs of a comeback.
The New York Times' sale of 15 regional papers in six states -- including the Herald-Tribune in Sarasota, Fla., and The Press Democrat in Santa Rosa, Calif. -- to Halifax Media Group has been accidentally revealed by a premature web listing of Halifax properties, a tipster tells Jim Romenesko.
The New York Times has been called a lot of things in the 160 years of its existence, but unpredictable, rash, and confusing are rarely among them. But those were all adjectives swimming around Twitter after it was announced that chief executive Janet Robinson had been asked to resign.
Christopher Hitchens, the journalist, critic, and brilliant rhetorician, died Thursday, a year and a half after being diagnosed with esophageal cancer.
Janet Robinson announced that she was stepping down "with mixed emotions" in a staff memo on Thursday evening; the company's chairman Arthur O. Sulzberger will take over as interim CEO.
In a chance incident, New York Times reporter Michael Schmidt stumbled upon hundreds pages of classified documents of U.S. Marines being interrogated about the Haditha massacre--documents that were supposed to have been destroyed but ended up strewn across a Baghdad junkyard.
The dutiful Media Matters researchers who stare at Fox News all day have flagged another humorous mistake made by the cable news network: Fox accidentally swapped Mitt Romney's face with Barack Obama's in an Iowa polling segment today.
The Players: Jack Shafer, Reuters' media pundit extraordinaire whose job it is to keep journalists and their stories honest ; Henry Blodget, Business Insider's CEO whose site's stories have come under fire for not always being the most honest ones out there.
For the near future George Stephanopoulos will man the ship at ABC's This Week but rumor has it the position isn't permanent and the network is considering at least four other journalists to anchor the public affairs show longterm.
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