NBC News

Chelsea Clinton Made $600,000 a Year at NBC. That Upset a Lot of Male Journalists.
June 13, 2014

Stop whining jealously about one woman's impressive paycheck and focus on the bigger issues at hand.

NBC's Obamacare "Scoop" Is Actually Three Years Old
But the underlying issue is a real one
October 29, 2013

Obama's statement was somewhere between an oversimplication and a falsehood. But the hysterical stories missed it.

The Corn Ultimatum
July 28, 2011

On August 13, the Iowa State campus in Ames will become the center of the political universe, as thousands of Republicans participate in what is frequently ballyhooed as the season’s most important campaign event. The GOP activists will wolf down free barbecue, enjoy musical acts, watch their children be diverted by clowns, cheer political speeches, and cast ballots in a mock election designed to preview next February’s Iowa caucuses. We are, of course, talking about the Iowa Straw Poll.

The Corn Ultimatum
July 28, 2011

On August 13, the Iowa State campus in Ames will become the center of the political universe, as thousands of Republicans participate in what is frequently ballyhooed as the season’s most important campaign event. The GOP activists will wolf down free barbecue, enjoy musical acts, watch their children be diverted by clowns, cheer political speeches, and cast ballots in a mock election designed to preview next February’s Iowa caucuses. We are, of course, talking about the Iowa Straw Poll.

Why Don't TV Networks Cover Education? An Interview with NBC's Steve Capus.
October 02, 2010

Earlier this week, I criticized the kickoff of NBC’s Education Nation, a series of events and programs focusing on what ails U.S. public schools. On the surface, it seems like a fine idea—but what took so long for NBC to cover education? Will the attention last? And will it become more in-depth? On Thursday, I sat down with Steve Capus, president of NBC News, and put those questions to him directly. He says Education Nation was actually just a start—going forward, the network will be covering education more consistently.