An excessive concern for balanced reporting can do more harm than good.
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As Alexandria celebrates Mohamed Morsi's election, I'll be keeping abreast of revolutionary developments in Egypt's second city.
A look at the delegate count now and going forward shows a clear, protracted path to a Romney nomination.
At the HPR, we believe that politics, broadly construed, touches and shapes every human endeavor. And, of course, few are more basic than eating.
The HPR interviews the former New Jersey Superior Court Judge and current political and legal analyst for Fox News Channel.
With "Search Plus Your World", Google finally tips the hand it's been holding since the summer.
The government tracking citizens with GPS presents 1984-esque possibilities for the Supreme Court to ponder.
America’s obsession with the Constitution affects modern American politics
Media coverage of, interest in, and justification for America's longest-running war.
HuffPost College, a new offshoot of the budding online media empire, launched today. Like the regular HuffPost, it is a strange but fascinating blend of serious news and opinion (“Majoring in Debt,” “Why Historically Black Colleges Remain Relevant”) and scintillating gossip and tabloid fare (“Camo Condoms to Infiltrate College Campuses,” “Cornell Mistakenly Disposes Animal Remains in Sewer System”). I’m conflicted ... Read More
A lengthy NYT article on the Tea Partiers — which Sam comments on below — does a good job of sheding light on what this movement is all about. The Tea Party is obviously one of the biggest topics in American politics right now. Their recent convention showed that they are here to stay for quite a bit. But how ... Read More
Perhaps I’m harping too much on this news-reading thing, but Yale is currently in a fervor over cost-cutting plans to scrap dining hall subscriptions of the New York Times. One Yalie said that he “had a slight heart attack”—and I thought having a heart attack was pretty binary—when he saw plans to terminate the $50,000-a-year subscriptions. One student wrote an ... Read More
Marc Ambinder, The Atlantic’s politics editor, just gave us a glimpse of his daily reading regime, and it surprised me. There’s an astonishing reliance on Twitter, something I’ve purposefully not used as just another source of news (I don’t want really important tweets, like what my friends had for lunch, being lost in the news shuffle). First thing in the ... Read More