Peter Thiel funded suits against Gawker
May 25, 2016 at 3:51am

Gawker’s brand of “journalism” - we use the term loosely, but doesn’t everyone these days? - has always made us uncomfortable.

The well-connected Bennet family
April 14, 2016 at 11:50am

When the New York Times announced last month that James Bennet would become the new editorial page editor, it noted that the departing editor, Andrew M. Rosenthal, was the son of the legendary A.M. Rosenthal, editor of the newspaper.

Trump pal’s tabloid attacks Trump competititors
March 25, 2016 at 1:37pm

The National Enquirer has been tough on Donald Trump’s Republican opponents, most recently with a cover story reporting that Ted Cruz has had at least five mistresses.

Trump’s Blackwater connection
March 21, 2016 at 1:34pm

Donald Trump announced his foreign policy and national security advisers on Monday, revealing a Blackwater connection.

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By Laurie Bennett - May 25, 2016

Like it or not.

The day has passed when nations can step away from global alliances.

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Starboard Value, a hedge fund investing in Yahoo, wants to unseat the company’s board, the New York Times reports.


Marc Short, an adviser to the Koch brothers, is joining Marco Rubio’s presidential campaign, Politico reports.


H.F. “Gerry” Lenfest, owner of the Philadelphia Inquirer and Philadelphia Daily News, has donated the newspapers to a new nonprofit called the Institute for Journalism in New Media.

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