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  1. on with kara swisher
    Chris Cuomo Wants to Move Forward. Can He?Kara Swisher has a long, frank talk with the former CNN anchor about the scandals that got him fired, his brother, and if his comeback will pan out.
  2. stop the presses
    Would Joan Didion Have Liked her Memorial Service Much?As those who would claim her legacy convene, she’d likely just roll her eyes.
  3. early and often
    Why Republicans Stopped Talking to the Press“I just don’t see the point,” said an adviser to a GOP presidential aspirant.
  4. games
    Enough With the Backlash Over Harmless Broadcaster GaffesThe Jim Kaat outrage cycle was completely unnecessary.
  5. stop the presses
    Why is the Financial Times Trying to Hide the Wealth Porn?How To Spend It, the house organ of the golden calf, has suddenly lost its sybaritic nerve, rebranding itself HTSI.
  6. politics
    Biden Calls Trump a Plague, Celebrates Brandon’s Good Year at WHCDThe White House Correspondents’ Dinner returned, and so did the president to it.
  7. histories
    Quartz Tried Everything in 10 YearsThe media company that tried literally everything.
  8. the media
    CNN Minus CNN+Nope, you weren’t going to watch it either.
  9. the law
    What Project Veritas Founder James O’Keefe Won’t SayHe claims he’s being railroaded over Ashley Biden’s diary, but he could end the speculation by answering a few simple questions.
  10. the media
    The Inside ManMeet Joe Kahn, the enigma who will now run the Times.
  11. the media
    Compact Magazine Makes a Strong Case for LiberalismWith enemies like this, liberalism needs no flatterers.
  12. rip
    American Journalist Brent Renaud Killed in UkraineThe award-winning filmmaker and another journalist came under fire in Irpin, along the front line between Russian and Ukrainian forces.
  13. liberalism
    Ibram X. Kendi Does Not Run the Democratic PartySo why do some centrist pundits pretend otherwise?
  14. the economy
    5 Reasons Voters Underrate the Biden EconomyBy most objective measures, today’s economy isn’t bad. So why do Americans say the president is messing it up?
  15. the media
    Veteran Fox News Anchor Chris Wallace Is Leaving the NetworkHe made the surprise announcement on Fox News Sunday, explaining that after 18 years at the network, he wants “to try something new.”
  16. media
    The Dave Portnoy PlaybookOn the precipice of sports-gambling riches — and facing sexual-misconduct allegations — Barstool Sports’ founder doubles down on the culture war.
  17. polls
    Is the Media to Blame for Biden’s Bad Poll Numbers?Or is it “the economy, stupid”?
  18. the intelligencer profile
    What Happened to Matt Taibbi?The former darling of the liberal media is now one of its loudest critics. He says he hasn’t changed.
  19. the media
    Is Ozy Alive or Dead?Embattled CEO Carlos Watson said the shuttered company is having a “Lazarus moment.” Tell that to your employees.
  20. the media
    Look Upon Ozy’s Mess and DespairThe fallout from a report that a company official impersonated a YouTube executive in a fundraising meeting proved fatal.
  21. the media
    ‘It Was Weird and Culty’: Carlos Watson’s Mismanagement of Ozy“The ritual humiliation began with the lull. When you were comfortable, he came in with a hammer,” says a top staffer. “It was shocking.”
  22. afghanistan
    Hawks Would Have Afghans Die in War or Starve in PeaceCritics of Biden’s withdrawal style themselves as champions of Afghan rights. If sincere, they will oppose sanctions against a starving nation.
  23. the media
    Glenn Greenwald Speaks Truth to Reply GuysThe polemicist’s latest screed fails to distinguish between liberals who annoy him on Twitter and the U.S. government.
  24. the media
    The Media Manufactured Biden’s Political ‘Fiasco’ in AfghanistanThe “straight news” media has chosen sanctimony over circumspection in its coverage of the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan.
  25. the media
    The Media Is Helping Hawks Win the War Over Biden’s Afghanistan WithdrawalThe Taliban’s triumph illustrates how little good our 20-year war did. The media’s coverage of that triumph illustrates how little we’ve learned.
  26. israel
    U.S. Discourse Is Growing More Pro-Palestinian. U.S. Policy Isn’t.Several factors have led liberals and newsrooms to become more sympathetic to Palestinian misery, creating a dissonance with the official U.S. stance.
  27. the media
    Substack Is a Scam in the Same Way That All Media IsComplaints about the platform reflect broader discontents with the journalism industry and profession.
  28. the media
    Fox Business Cancels Lou DobbsThe canning of the longtime host, Trump booster, and stolen-election propagandist prompted a statement of support from the former president.
  29. the media
    James Murdoch Quits News Corp Board, Citing Editorial RiftRupert Murdoch’s youngest son is publicly done with his family’s controversial media empire — but he still stands to profit from it.
  30. the media
    Sinclair Pulls Segment Sharing Anti-Fauci COVID-19 Conspiracy TheoryThe company defended its right to share the baseless conspiracy theory on dozens of local TV stations, but eventually caved amid the blowback.
  31. the media
    Why Did the Washington Post Get This Woman Fired?The respected newspaper outed and shamed a private citizen for past offensive behavior. But did anyone even want this?
  32. the media
    Watch: Testy CNBC Anchors Clash Over Coronavirus Death Toll“100,000 people died, Joe, and all you did was try to help your friend, the president.”
  33. the media
    Hearst Loses Big at the National Labor Relations BoardThe media giant waged a hostile anti-union campaign last year.
  34. the media
    TV Anchors’ Challenges of Broadcasting From Home Keep Piling UpThe latest hurdle — how to stay focused when your dog shuts off the weather forecast.
  35. the media
    NYT’s Response to Hannity’s Demand for Apology: ‘No’The Fox News host has threatened to sue the Times over several columns about his comments on the coronavirus.
  36. the media
    The New York Times’ Deficit Coverage Is Fake NewsWhy is the paper of record still presenting deficit-hawk propaganda as objective fact?
  37. coronavirus
    Chris Cuomo Airs Dramatic Basement Emergence a Week After Leaving BasementCuomo showed his “official reentry from the basement” on his CNN show Monday. He admitted to being outside a week ago.
  38. bailouts
    The Postal Service Deserves a Permanent BailoutAmerica can afford to cover the losses of an overwhelmingly popular agency that provides a valuable service and good middle-class jobs.
  39. the media
    Chris Cuomo: I Don’t Like Being on CNN, Want to Fight CriticsA bout with coronavirus has brought on an existential crisis for the CNN host and younger brother of New York’s governor.
  40. the media
    Where the Risk of Coronavirus Comes With Unparalleled AccessThese days, the White House is almost certainly the weirdest beat in American journalism.
  41. the media
    ABC News Journalist Suspended for Comments Secretly Recorded by Project VeritasDavid Wright admitted to being a “socialist” and criticized both his own network and President Trump.
  42. election reform
    Sometimes Slow Election Results Are Good for DemocracyWe have no birthright to instant election results, particularly when a slow count reflects greater access to the ballot.
  43. state of the union
    Trump Awards Medal of Freedom to Rush Limbaugh at State of the UnionThe day after the right-wing radio host announced he had stage-four lung cancer, Trump bestowed Limbaugh with the highest possible civilian honor.
  44. iowa caucuses
    CNN’s Attempt to Listen in on Caucus Results Backfires SpectacularlyThe Iowa Democratic Party hung up on a caucus secretary’s shared call with Wolf Blitzer.
  45. the media
    BuzzFeed News Editor Ben Smith to Join New York TimesSmith, a pioneer in digital media, is taking over the “Media Equation” column once helmed by the late David Carr.
  46. the media
    Sinclair, Conservative Local TV Giant, Cuts Pro-Trump PropagandistThe company is dropping right-wing opinion segments from former Trump staffer Boris Epshteyn.
  47. norms
    Chanting ‘Lock Him Up’ at a Lawless President Is Good for DemocracyA crowd of ordinary Americans demanding their lawless president face legal sanctions is the opposite of authoritarian.
  48. the media
    White House Cancels Subscriptions to the Times and PostDonald Trump’s pettiness knows no limit.
  49. fox news news
    Trump Fumes at Fox News After Dire Impeachment PollFox News “doesn’t deliver for US anymore,” Trump tweeted, in his latest attack on his favorite network.
  50. the media
    The Biden Campaign Wants Giuliani Off the AirThough Giuliani doesn’t have to worry: The networks will probably keep having him on, especially now that impeachment is finally happening.
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