More evidence emerges that the Education Mayor flunked
O: A Presidential Novel is the fictitious telling of the 2012 presidential campaign from an anonymous insider -- or at least "someone who has been in the room with Barack Obama" -- which has been met with a pretty collective "meh" from the media, both when it comes to its mysterious creator a ... More >>
Dan Abrams' news operation Mediaite loses a founding staff member. New York Magazine snubs New York Magazine. Alec Baldwin is New York's hot new media critic -- Guest of a Guest? Not so much. -- and Emily Smith at Page Six is having some growing pains sans-Richard Johnson, it'd appear. Press ... More >>
Keep your blogs close, and your bloggers closer, apparently. The Washington Post-owned and recently beleaguered and now for sale news weekly Newsweek just lost a very important component in one single media move: Mark Coatney. Who's going to go work for Tumblr.
Yesterday afternoon, The Washington Post's conservative blogger, Dave Weigel, resigned. This was following the leak of some emails detailing his personal political views to a DC hack-gossip named Betsy Rothstein and bowtied blowhard Tucker Carlson's website, The Daily Caller. The emails were ... More >>
Well, the apocalypse is creeping up on us today. Thanks to a tendency to neglect sewer systems and to pave over green spaces that would have soaked up excess rainfall, our sewers are backing up and poisoning our waterways with "untreated or partly treated human waste, chemicals and other haza ... More >>
Much has been written in recent days about the White House's War on Fox News, in which Administration officials have called the Republican-friendly network "the research arm or the communications arm of the Republican Party" and such like, excluded it from the President's media tours, and even tri ... More >>
In Chicago and the Illinois State Legislature, Barack Obama made a differencehe did not just 'hope'
So America's mayor is considering a run for president. What else is new? The last time Rudy ran for something, he was apparently considering all his options: In a March 1998 statement of candidacy filed with the Federal Election Commission, Giuliani duly listed his name, address, and party affiliati ... More >>
Sifting through the broken dreams of a great candidate who failed to connect with New York's most powerful constituency: liberal Democratic voters
After having ruled public school segregation unconstitutional, the Supreme Court stopped caring
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