TIME Introduces News Magazine for Adults

From the Onion News Network: “TIME Announces New Version Of Magazine Aimed At Adults”

College Rankings Nobody Takes Seriously

Washington Monthly ranks colleges “based on what they are doing for the country — on whether they’re improving social mobility, producing research, and promoting public service” rather than “wealth, exclusivity, and prestige.” Too bad they don’t hire that way.

Associated Press To Staff: Don’t Call It The “Ground Zero Mosque”

The Associated Press tells its reports to stop using the phrase “Ground Zero Mosque.” That’s a good thing.

Dr. Laura Show Ending

Radio host Dr. Laura Schlessinger is quitting her radio show following a firestorm over her use of the N-word.

Stanley McCrystal, Yale Professor

General Stanley McChrystal has been hired to teach leadership at Yale.

Web Ruled By Maniacs

The secret to getting big traffic on the Internet is to target bored office workers and crazy people.

Blog-Media Convergence

Blogs are all grown up now and indistinguishable from other online media.

Profile of Rand Paul

Dave Weigel Joins Slate

The Washington Post Company, which famously accepted Dave Weigel’s resignation from its namesake newspaper last month, has hired him back in essentially the same job for its online magazine Slate.

Lather or Rinse, Repeat As Necessary

Contrasting the treatment of two DOJ stories is a case study in media bias.

Blogger Ethics And The Breitbart/Sherrod Story

There are some lessons for the blogosphere in this week’s Andrew Breitbart dust-up.

Daniel Schorr Dead at 93

Daniel Schorr’s journalism career ended far too early, lasting a mere eighty-one years.

Buckley to Breitbart?

Is Andrew Breitbart the new William F. Buckley, Jr?

Journalists: Offline Publications Doomed

A rare case of a headline underhyping the story: “Survey: Half of Journalists Think Their Offline Publications Will Eventually Fold.”

Epistemic Closure And JournoList

JournoList may not have been a conspiracy, but it was an example of what you might call an the closing of the journalistic mind.

How Andrew Breitbart, And The Conservative New Media, Failed

Andrew Breitbart is still patting himself on the back for a job well done in the Shirley Sherrod affair. In reality, he failed miserably.

JournoList: Conspiracy, Scandal, Or Locker Room Trash Talk ?

JournoList’s archives have been making headlines at The Daily Caller, but there doesn’t seem to be any substance to the allegations of scandal.

Conservative Media Bias

Conservatives have long complained about liberal media bias. But conservative media seems to be much worse.

The Shirley Sharrod/Racism Story: Much Less Than Meets The Eye ?

Journalism and the New Media combined in a feeding frenzy yesterday and a woman lost her job. She probably shouldn’t have.

Amazon: Kindle E-Books Outselling Paper Books

Electronic books outsold paper books on Amazon over the past three months, but the death of the hardcover is greatly exaggerated.

Federal Court To FCC: Indecency, F**k Yeah !

A common sense decision on broadcast “decency” standards was handed down by a Federal Appeals Court today.

Wasted Interviews

Reporters should start posting transcripts of their interviews with newsmakers on the Web.

Mark Twain Autobiography Reveals Political Side

Starting in November, we’ll get a look inside the mind of one of America’s most fascinating writers.

Writing Without Interviewing

Why I didn’t talk to Dave Weigel before writing about him.

Pundits and Politicians

David Brooks and Gail Collins debate the proper role for pundits.

Pentagon Tightens Media Access Rules

It’s going to be much harder for reporters to get access to the military thanks to new rules announced last night by the Pentagon.

Waterboarding and ‘Torture’ in the American Media

Did the American media cover up torture by the Bush Administration?

Ugly Party vs. Grown-Up Party

Michael Gerson argues that the source of our polarization isn’t the Democrats and the Republicans but the Ugly Party and the Grown-Up Party.

Larry King Hanging Up The Suspenders

The most shocking news about Larry King’s retirement announcement was the realization that he was still on the air.

Andrew Breitbart Offers $ 100,000 For JournoList Archives

If you know where the JournoList archive is, Andrew Breitbart has got some cash for you.

Dave Weigel, MSNBC Contributor

Dave Weigel lands on his feet as a contributor for MSNBC.

Gay Pride and Bare Asses

San Francisco’s gay pride parade celebrates its 40th anniversary with Nancy Pelosi, the Backstreet Boys, and some dudes riding bike’s nekkid.

Bringing Magazine Ethos to Newspapers

Magazines routinely run great pieces by highly biased writers. Why can’t newspapers do the same?

Ethics of Publishing ‘Private’ Emails

Do journalists have any expectation of privacy in their emails?

Dave Weigel Resigns

You know who would be a good replacement for him at the Right Now blog? David Petraeus.

Dave Weigel’s Anti-Conservative Rants Go Public

Sharing your unvarnished thoughts on a listserv is just asking for trouble, as Dave Weigel is the latest to discover.

Elliot Spitzer Gets Prime Time Show On CNN

Client No. 9 will be appearing every weeknight at 8pm Eastern.

McChrystal ‘Stitched Up’ by Rolling Stone?

Are we making too much of Stanley McChrystal’s remarks?

McChrystal vs. Shinseki

Is there a double standard in play when generals criticize Democratic versus Republican presidents?

McChrystal Quotes Alcohol Fueled?

General McChrystal and company spilled their guts to Rolling Stone on a road trip during which they were imbibing steadily.