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Report: DNC headquarters may have been bugged

"No device was recovered." The post Report: DNC headquarters may have been bugged appeared first on Hot Air.
Mother Jones Is Named Magazine of the Year

Mother Jones Is Named Magazine of the Year

Staff members of Mother Jones with their awards after the publication was named magazine of the year on Tuesday.
Mother Jones Is Named Magazine of the Year

Mother Jones Is Named Magazine of the Year

Staff members of Mother Jones with their awards after the publication was named magazine of the year on Tuesday.
Trump’s Victory Has People Signing up For News Like It’s Going Out of Style

Trump’s Victory Has People Signing up For News Like It’s Going Out of Style

A wide range of different media outlets have seen a boost in subscriptions and donations.
Trump’s Victory Has People Signing up For News Like It’s Going Out of Style

Trump’s Victory Has People Signing up For News Like It’s Going Out of Style

A wide range of different media outlets have seen a boost in subscriptions and donations.

Trump’s Signals to White Supremacists Aren’t Dog Whistles. They’re Flares.

“They may not be ready for the Ku Klux Klan yet, but as anti-white hatred escalates, they will.” That was Rachel Pendergraft, a spokeswoman for the political arm of the Ku Klux Klan (yes, this
The Media Promised to Call Out Lies in the Trump Era. It’s Not Happening.

The Media Promised to Call Out Lies in the Trump Era. It’s Not Happening.

The Graham-Cassidy bill is headed for defeat, but in one important way it has already won: It demonstrated that President Donald Trump isn’t the only politician who can get away with bald-faced lies.

Here Is Exactly the Right Time to Talk About Gun Violence

These are the things you can count on like clockwork after each of the mass murders that have become a grimly familiar American trope: The National Rifle Association’s Twitter account goes silent. The

Are You Wrestling With Trump Fatigue?

Last week I returned from a big journalism conference, and it cemented a hunch I’ve been ruminating on for a little while now: A lot of the chatter in the hallways was about data suggesting that
Clinton campaign, DNC paid for Russia dossier research

Clinton campaign, DNC paid for Russia dossier research

"Marc E. Elias, a lawyer representing the Clinton campaign and the DNC, retained Fusion GPS" The post Clinton campaign, DNC paid for Russia dossier research appeared first on Hot Air.
The Trump-Russia Scandal Is a Huge Media Fail

The Trump-Russia Scandal Is a Huge Media Fail

About a year ago, I met a man named Christopher David Steele. It was unusual for him to be speaking with a journalist. He had spent most of his adult life in the shadows, as a counterintelligence
Sexual Harassment: Women accuse David Corn (Mother Jones, MSNBC) of touching, rape/violence talk

Sexual Harassment: Women accuse David Corn (Mother Jones, MSNBC) of touching, rape/violence talk

What a huge bummer. David Corn is the guy who broke the 'Steele Dossier' story, and did a great job of it. (more…)
10 Great Things That Trump Has Given America in the Last Year

10 Great Things That Trump Has Given America in the Last Year

One year ago today, Donald Trump—once just a New York billionaire famous for his orange complexion and “firing” wannabe celebrities on reality television—was elected to be the 45th president of this
It’s Been an Amazing Year for Political Artists Telling Donald Trump to Shove It

It’s Been an Amazing Year for Political Artists Telling Donald Trump to Shove It

For many Americans, Trump’s first year in the White House has been, in a word, ugly. But the Trump administration has resulted in some of the most provocative political art in American history.

WikiLeaks Set Off an Attack on Our Trump-Russia Project—Right After Messaging Donald Trump Jr. About It

Additional reporting for this story was contributed by Denise Clifton and AJ Vicens. On Monday, The Atlantic published private messages from September 2016 in which WikiLeaks gave Donald Trump Jr. the
How Media Obsession With Body Counts Could Actually Motivate the Next Mass Shooter

How Media Obsession With Body Counts Could Actually Motivate the Next Mass Shooter

The day after the gun massacre at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, filmmaker Michael Moore—whose 2002 documentary “Bowling for Columbine” tackled that watershed mass

Why Should I Support Mother Jones When I Can Get the News for Free?

Do you get tired of the chaotic news cycle and outrage-inducing headlines? Then let’s take a (brief) moment to focus on one of the really encouraging things that have happened in the past year. On
Journalism Is Imploding Just When We Need It Most

Journalism Is Imploding Just When We Need It Most

One of the few bright spots this past year was supposed to be the revival of journalism. And to be sure, it’s been a great time for muckraking, with newsrooms bringing home scoop after scoop on the

“Don’t Forget About Me, Okay?”

Julia Lurie didn’t tell her parents that she was looking for drug dealers until afterward. She had been reporting on the opioid epidemic for nearly a year by this point, and she’d just spent a chunk

“We Need The Whistles Blown”

For a while now, we’ve been writing to our community of readers about the unprecedented threats that investigative journalism faces. Between political assaults and economic erosion, it’s been a pretty
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