Tag Archives: Journalism

Jake Tapper On His Transition From Salon To ABC News

Following a Romenesko tweet, I read a MediaBistro interview today with Richard Lawson, a Senior Writer for The Atlantic Wire who used to write for Gawker.  After reading the interview, which had some resonant thoughts for me on seeking “a … Continue reading

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Michael Hasting’s Reporting Process For Long-Form Articles

Buzzfeed’s Michael Hastings, the reporter who catalyzed Gen. Stanley McChrystal’s ouster as the top general in Afghanistan, participated in one of Reddit’s Ask Me Anything interviews yesterday. Many of the questions were about war, foreign policy or the upcoming election. … Continue reading

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Some Perspective On The Battle For Warren Buffett’s Heart Between Civic Good And The Bottom Line

Over at Forbes, Jeff Bercovici asks what superinvestor Warren Buffett’s true feelings are regarding the print press, particularly newspapers. Does he think they are a foolish business venture or a cause worthy of support? Using Berkshire Hathaway’s purchase of the Media … Continue reading

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Politico’s Loaded Word Choice

In their post-New Hampshire lay of the land piece, Politico’s Jonathan Martin and John Harris list several of the factors that are now working to frontrunner Mitt Romney’s advantage. In describing the backlash from conservative activists against the recent attacks … Continue reading

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Politico’s E-Book Had Only One Short Section On Santorum

Thanks to a gift of a Kindle Touch from my mother this Christmas, I recently read Politico’s first e-book, The Right Fight Back, which came out roughly a month before last night’s Iowa caucuses that saw Sen. Rick Santorum effectively … Continue reading

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