The announcement that the Amazon billionaire would buy the newspaper is reason to cheer, since it may mean that better days are ahead for the legendary U.S. daily.
A New Age for the Washington Post
Iconic paper’s sale to Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos cements the end of our monopoly-media era.
A Newspaperman’s Nostalgia
TIME’s Michael Grunwald remembers life at his two former homes, The Washington Post and The Boston Globe, both sold this week. Their challenge: How do you get people to pay for stuff they can read for free?
MSNBC Takes On the Culture of White Violence
On last night’s show, Chris Hayes, in the proud tradition of Jonathan Swift, takes a deep dive into the dangers of sending your kid to lacrosse camp.
NBC’s Hillary Clinton Miniseries: A (Possibly Unwanted) Political Gift
The same network that employs Donald Trump is making a miniseries about the possible Presidential frontrunner. In both cases, the decision is more about money than politics.
YouTube Shines in Texas Filibuster on Abortion
The ticking-clock late-night showdown over an abortion bill was riveting TV news. So why did it play out almost entirely online?
Former NSA Chief Was Worried About “Enemy Of The State” Reputation
In the past week, details on two of the most closely guarded and controversial federal surveillance programs have been brought into the light of day and has turned the public perception of the shadowy National Security Agency …
Fox’s Megyn Kelly Alpha-Dogs Working-Mom Critic Erick Erickson
After an all-male Fox panel lamented female breadwinners, Fox anchor Megyn Kelly rips pundits Erick Erickson and Lou Dobbs.
AP Twitter Account Hacked, Falsely Reported White House Explosions
Two Twitter accounts belonging to the Associated Press were hacked Tuesday afternoon, with a false tweet about explosions at the White House sending the Dow Jones Industrial Average briefly down one percent.
Boston’s Wild, Unnerving, Topsy Turvy Day
Beantown is even more on edge two days after the bombing
FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski Stepping Down After Contentious Term
Genachowski infuriated public interest groups for compromising on net neutrality and allowing Comcast to purchase NBCUniversal.
Why Republicans Can’t Stay Mad at Fox News
Surprise! Despite Fox fallout, Republicans are still more likely to trust the “fair and balanced” network over competitors.
The Anti-Defamation League’s House of Cards
House of Cards appropriately called out the Anti-Defamation League for devaluing the currency of Anti-Semitism. (UPDATE)