With less than six months to go until the primaries, the New York Observer and the 92nd Street Y have teamed up to host an evening of discussion with all of the major mayoral candidates. The event starts in one hour and, if you can’t make it to the 92nd Street Y to see it in person, you can watch live online right here. Read More
MSNBC weekend host Chris Hayes and correspondent Meghan McCain stopped by TODAY yesterday to discuss, well, comments Ms. McCain’s father had made. On Sunday, Senator John McCain alleged that recent national security leaks to The New York Times had been politically motivated and had come from President Obama’s administration.
“Is there any proof to back up these charges?” Ann Curry asked. Read More
Romenesko notes the debate between new-media evangelist Jay Rosen and The Shallows author Nicholas Carr over whether the Internet is making journalism better. The debate takes place on the website of The Economist; a poll of readers will settle the issue, permanently, forever. (72% say the Internet makes journalism better, so Read More
The stakes have been just been raised significantly in the “Is Jon Stewart a journalist?” debate, thanks to The New York Times. No longer is it merely a question of whether the host occasionally commits journalism. Now it’s “Is he the next Walter Cronkite or Edward R. Murrow?”
The question has been raised in Read More
Have you ever tuned in to ESPN’s “Pardon the Interruption” and thought to yourself, “Eh, this is pretty good, but it’d be better if instead of Tony Kornheiser and Mike Wilbon, they had New York Times reporters Andrew Ross Sorkin and Joe Nocera, and instead of cracking jokes about sports, they had a weird debate Read More
Carolyn Maloney had her second of three debates last night against Republican Ryan Brumberg and vigorously defended her support of the health care reform bill and emphasized her reputation as one of the hardest working members of Congress.
The debate, which also featured Conservative Party candidate Timothy Healy, drew lively yelps and applause from the Read More