Meet the state’s top banking regulator
Last week rightbloggers remained occupied with the recent D.C. scandals, which some of them expect to result in the President's impeachment; they even have a March on Washington and a shady poll to give them hope. We expect they will result in some sort of impeachment, if only of certain people's ju ... More >>
As you probably heard, someone bombed downtown Oslo, Norway and shot up kids in nearby Utoya, killing 93 people. it turns out that the suspect is not a jihadist but an anti-jihadist -- Anders Behring Breivik, a real deport-them-all, Norway-for-the-Norwegians type who denounced "multiculturalism," "p ... More >>
WSJ boss Les Hintonâ€‹[Update, 4:15 p.m. July 15: He's out. WSJ itself reports: "Les Hinton, chief executive of News Corp.'s Dow Jones unit, is expected to resign today." 4:43 p.m.: He's officially out.] How much longer can Les Hinton last as CEO of Dow Jones and publisher of the Wall Street Journal ... More >>
â€‹Bloomberg View, the forthcoming editorial page at Bloomberg News -- under the umbrella of the media and data company Bloomberg L.P., founded and owned by Michael Bloomberg, New York City's three-term billionaire mayor -- has finally released its list of high-powered editorial board members and co ... More >>
If there's one word to describe the media news narrative so far in 2011, it's probably "reinvention," or something like it, what with all of the relaunches, redesigns and restructuring, from AOL and the Huffington Post to Gawker, the New York Times (plus Magazine), New York Observer and Tina ... More >>
When Aaron Barr, a computer security expert for the firm HBGary, announced his plans in a Financial Times article to talk to the FBI about Anonymous, the worldwide collective of hacker activists, the group quickly lashed out, publishing personal information (like his social security number) a ... More >>
Aaron Barr, a computer security expert for HBGary, spoke last week to the Financial Times, telling the paper that he had gathered incriminating information about the shadowy hacker group known as Anonymous, a general source of online chaos and most recently, diligent supporters of WikiLeaks. ... More >>
This last August, there was much noise to be made over Gawker Media's sports site, Deadspin, and a scoop they ran under the headline 'Brett Favre Once Sent Me Cock Shots': Not A Love Story. The shots were never released, but it looks like that's about to change.
Pictured, left to right: an Apple prototype iPhone, and Gawker Media owner Nick Denton covered in pie.Maybe you heard, but yesterday, Gawker Media's gadget site Gizmodo published quite a story. It might be short of hyperbole to note their "get" of a new iPhone prototype as one of the biggest ... More >>
Michael Wolff will aggregate Sharon Waxman's smile. Sharon Waxman wants to mace Michael Wolff's face.In this week's Monday BlogBeat, Hollywood blogger Sharon Waxman goes to war with Vanity Fair columnist and Newser entrepreneur Michael Wolff over getting her content stolen; a disgraced New Yo ... More >>
Al Jazeera's morning report, proving once again that it's ridiculous censorship for U.S. cable outlets to not carry the Arab world's most powerful news outlet. Dick Cheney's dream of an imperial vice presidency lording over all the world's oil fields is now officially dead. President Barack Obam ... More >>
As our civil liberties disappear, where are the Democrats?
Crowds love the candidate, but can he run a presidency on hope?
African Union humiliates Sudan, but doesn't stop rapes and murders in Darfur
CIA war crimes in Europe are now under official investigation there, but not here
Don't jump to conclusions, but there are ties between the UAE, bin Laden, and the Taliban
Praise for the president's yielding to John McCain ignored the awful details in fine print
CIA leads U.S. in 'reaching for the low moral ground' in the war against terrorism
Cubans daring to speak openly for freedom assemble in Havana: Castro feels a chill
He Bungled Iraq, the Pentagon, and East Timor. Look Out, World BankHere He Comes
Reporter tries to remove a stain by adding more dirt from his past
Welcome to the new auteurial wonderland
The Supreme Court succeeds in stripping the president of unconstitutional authority
Give Thanks. We Can Blame Al Qaeda for Everything.
The Soaring Cost of Iraq 'Peace,' the Soaring Cost of Life in America
Oil Execs Muscle U.S.-Backed Pipeline Through Environmental Treasure
The Vice President's Old Employer Could Put Out the Fires in Iraq
Fentanyl Story Quietly Absorbed By Media
America Goes Into the Energy Business With the Former Evil Empire
A Judicial Coup d'État?
The Times Silence on Plan Colombia
Activists Target Global Financiers of Chinese Eco Disaster
Clinton's New Clothes and...