The Account of How We Nearly Caught Osama bin Laden in 2001
August 25, 2014

We nearly captured Osama bin Laden just three months after the September 11 attacks.

TV Needs to Stop Treating Mental Illness as a Superpower
April 24, 2014

ABC's "Black Box" is an absurdly clumsy example of one of pop culture's most noxious tropes.

Nate Silver is About to Take All the Fun Out of Oscar Night
July 22, 2013

Nate Silver, the stat guru moving soon from The New York Times to ESPN/ABC, will cover sports, as he did early in his career. According to Politico’s Mike Allen, Silver will continue do politics, where he achieved fame and renown.

Katie Couric's Daytime Talk Show Desperately Needed Manti Te'o
January 25, 2013

Her show flailing, Katie Couric must have hoped for a Sarah Palin moment when she interviewed Manti Te'o. She didn't get one. 

A New GOP Begins, and Ends, With Immigration Reform
January 16, 2013

Can the party change? That's up to House Republicans.

Current TV's New Owners Don't Need Ratings: They Have Money
January 04, 2013

After years of trying, Al Jazeera has finally bought a seat at the cable-television negotiating table.

Obama Shows His Upper Hand on 'Fiscal Cliff' Negotiations
November 09, 2012

Shorter Obama: I won. Get over it.

Why Obama Better Hope That the ‘Likely Voter’ Estimates Are Wrong
November 02, 2012

If the polls are right about the composition of "likely voters," Obama's in big trouble.

The Most Famous Tongue in America
November 01, 2012

Anthony Bourdain has the most famous tongue in America: for the tasting, talking, and lashing it does.

Too Old To Moderate Debates?
October 18, 2012

The real difference between Raddatz-Crowley and Lehrer-Schieffer isn't gender. It's age.