Tue, Oct 15, 2019
Tech & Science
Scoop of the Year
David Corn gets a victory lap.
How Bradlee's Call to Graham Changed Newsweek's History
When Bradlee called Graham, things got 'more fun.' By Howard Kurtz
Hillary in 2016!
Campaign fatigue? Get over it. The jockeying for the next presidential run is already well underway.
You Call That a Scoop?
The tape that revealed the media's split personality.
Katie Goes on an Adventure
Can Couric crack daytime?
Chomping at the Bit
John McCain is dying to help Romney. But is his advice wanted?
Don't like gymnastics? NBC is betting you'll watch the Olympics anyway.
Let the 2016 Race Begin!
The president has no obvious successor. Let the 2016 jockeying begin.
Walter Cronkite's Firing Offense
Junkets. A liberal bias. Howard Kurtz on a new biography that reveals how much has changed in America's news culture.
Morning Stars Rising
Journalism suffers as TV news seeks salvation in celebrity.
The Right's Dead-Enders
Will the hard-core anti-Romney pundits come around?
The top GOP candidates were Bush backers—and are running from his legacy as fast as they can.
Save the Journalists! (or Not)
A new model for doing good
Meet the Democratic leader who's blasting Republicans and reaching out to a peeved Congress.
Marco Rubio's Delicate Immigration Dance
Republicans make angry blasts on immigration-and put the party's leading Latino right in the line of fire.
How Low Can Morning TV Go?
As CBS goes serious for sunrise, stars at rival networks grumble about the fluffy fare.
The TV host talks about asking lengthy questions, two decades on PBS, and whether he'll take over 'The Early Show' on CBS.
Inside Obama's Populist Makeover
The president's friends (and foes) on what prompted his lurch to the left—and whether it will work.
Roger's Reality Show
First, Ailes dialed back the Tea Party talk. Now he's turning the GOP race into a political X-Factor.
Juan Williams Interview
The Fox News analyst talks about losing his NPR job, the Murdoch haters, and why he can't get a TV show.
The Empire Strikes Back
The 80-year old mogul couldn't resist a shot at rivals with "dirty hands" for trying to build the "hysteria" of the phone-hacking scandal.
The clash over the debt has exposed the gulf between GOP purists and pragmatists.
Roger Ailes Plays Nice
The Fox News honcho responds to a media drubbing.
The Republican Party flirts should stop complaining about how tough it is to run for president and get in the game.
The Hardest Deadline
A dizzying news cycle. An industry on the brink. Can the press make it past May?
Is Sarah Palin Over?
As her presidential poll numbers shrink, her Fox ratings and her media profile are waning.
The Trump Backlash
The Donald's free ride is over. As the 2012 race begins, time for more reality, less reality TV.
Katie Couric Seeks Advice
On her way out, the CBS anchor starts to open up about her life's ups and downs.
John McCain: Back on the Battlefield
How the Libya debate snapped John McCain out of his 2008 funk—and into a fresh fight with Obama.
What's Killing NPR
Steve Inskeep, a veteran National Public Radio correspondent, is calling from Cairo, having just visited a 23-year-old man with welts on his back who says the Egyptian Army tortured him. "That, to me, is a real story," he says.