Question of the Day

by  David Holmes Tuesday, 6 Dec. 2016
Yesterday, we asked: Speaking of pizza: According to legend, what ruler helped popularize the modern version of pizza by commissioning a local chef to make a pie out of ingredients representative of the Italian flag's ...

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Craig Pittman
Craig Pittman
Craig Pittman

My book Oh Florida! is compulsively readable, says NYT. Author of The Scent of Scandal, Manatee Insanity & Paving Paradise. ...

Lydia Polgreen will be Huffington Post's new editor-in-chief

by  David Holmes Tuesday, 6 Dec. 2016
Here's Huffington Post's Michael Calderone on the move: "The New York Times’ 'rising star' Lydia Polgreen becomes the site’s second newsroom leader, following founder Arianna Huffington."

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Arianna Huffington
Arianna Huffington
Arianna Huffington

mother, sister, flat shoe advocate, sleep evangelist, HuffPost founder, and founder and CEO of Thrive Global. http://thriveglobal.com

Lydia Polgreen
Lydia Polgreen
Lydia Polgreen

Incoming: Editor in Chief of the Huffington Post. Always: proud NYTimes alum.

Michael Calderone
Michael Calderone
Michael Calderone

Senior media reporter, @HuffingtonPost; Adjunct, @nyu_journalism; Ex-Politico/Yahoo News/NY Observer michael.calderone@huffingtonpost.com

What an actual conspiracy looks like

by  David Holmes Tuesday, 6 Dec. 2016
The latest from Planet Trump According to Politico's Tara Palmeri, Secret Service is being advertised as a hot "new amenity" at Trump Tower (7,000 shares). "I love visiting New York but I'm ...

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Julia Barton
Julia Barton
Julia Barton

Making stories make sense. Public media editor, producer, reporter: @panoply @slate @pritheworld @radiotopia among others.

Ben Craw
Ben Craw
Ben Craw

Video Producer, @VICENews, one half of @SuperSmashTV

Blake Hounshell
Blake Hounshell
Blake Hounshell

Editorial director, digital, at POLITICO, formerly at Foreign Policy. Mostly politics, some foreign policy. RT means it's interesting. bhounshell[at]politico

Colin Jones
Colin Jones
Colin Jones

Director of Social, @thedailybeast. Whatever you do take care of your news. send me stuff: colin.jones@thedailybeast.com Insta: colinjones Snapz: colinpjones

Craig Whitlock
Craig Whitlock
Craig Whitlock

Investigative reporter for The Washington Post.

Marcy Wheeler
Marcy Wheeler
Marcy Wheeler

Abundant tweets about civil liberties and national security. Esquire worries I'm the "love child of Mother Jones and John Madden."

Greg Krieg
Greg Krieg
Greg Krieg

@CNNPolitics reporter. On the offbeat. Formerly Mic & ABC. Still NYR/NYM/NYJ/THFC. A Terp. I digress. Gregory.Krieg@turner.com

Joon Lee
Joon Lee
Joon Lee

Written for The Ringer, The Washington Post, SB Nation, http://Boston.com. Student, Cornell. IG/SC: iamjoonlee. heyjoonlee@gmail.com

Karen Tumulty
Karen Tumulty
Karen Tumulty

Trying to adapt. Also, national political correspondent for the Washington Post.

Matt Pearce
Matt Pearce
Matt Pearce

National reporter for the Los Angeles Times. May the forces of evil become confused on the way to your house.

Paul Monies
Paul Monies
Paul Monies

Reader. Writer. Data nerd. Native Scotsman. Honorary Texan & Okie. Energy reporter at @TheOklahoman & @NewsOK. (All opinions are my ...

Tara Palmeri
Tara Palmeri
Tara Palmeri

@POLITICO White House reporter. @CNBC contributor. Tips to tpalmeri@politico.com

Kait Parker
Kait Parker
Kait Parker

Atmospheric Scientist passionate about STEM, communication and letting your geek flag fly. Currently on http://weather.com & ABC News

Yamiche Alcindor
Yamiche Alcindor
Yamiche Alcindor

@NYTimes reporter covering national politics & social justice issues. @MSNBC contributor. @Georgetown & @NYUNewsDoc alum. Email: yamiche@nytimes.com

Question of the Day

by  David Holmes Monday, 5 Dec. 2016
On Friday, we asked: At the White House lighting of the Christmas tree this year, the Obamas were caught singing along to which performer? (hint: Said performer is from Chicago and ...

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Dave Lindquist
Dave Lindquist
Dave Lindquist

Making pop culture a guilt-free pleasure. Entertainment reporter for @IndyStar. Curator of @johngreennews. Worker at @RetroIndy. Snapchat: lindquist317.

Craig Pittman
Craig Pittman
Craig Pittman

My book Oh Florida! is compulsively readable, says NYT. Author of The Scent of Scandal, Manatee Insanity & Paving Paradise. ...

I'm afraid to get too attached.

by  David Holmes Monday, 5 Dec. 2016
"When the moon hits your eye..." Chances are if you didn't know about #Pizzagate before this weekend, you know about it now — following reports in the Washington Post (55,000 shares) of a man ...

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Alexandra Jacobs
Alexandra Jacobs
Alexandra Jacobs

Features editor and sporadic critic at The New York Times; writing Elaine Stritch's biography for Farrar, Straus & Giroux.

Heather Long
Heather Long
Heather Long

Senior stock market & economy writer, @CNNMoney Email: heather.long@cnn.com

Cathleen Decker
Cathleen Decker
Cathleen Decker

Politics analyst/columnist for @latimes. Trying to have fun while dreading The Big One. cathleen.decker@latimes.com

Cecilia Kang
Cecilia Kang
Cecilia Kang

Tech policy reporter for @NYTimes @NYTimesBusiness.

Cole Goins
Cole Goins
Cole Goins

Building community and collaborations for @Reveal + @CIRonline. North Carolinian, neighbor, noisemaker. cgoins[at]cironline[dot]org

David Wright
David Wright
David Wright

@CNNPolitics writer/editor, @UVA '14, Maine: http://www.cnn.com/profiles/david-wright#about

Deborah Blum
Deborah Blum
Deborah Blum

Book author, Science journalist, blogger, and director of the Knight Science Journalism Program at MIT.

Gregg Carlstrom
Gregg Carlstrom
Gregg Carlstrom

Correspondent, @thetimes and @TheEconomist. Book on Israeli society due out mid-2017. Previously: Cairo and the Gulf.

Justin Miller
Justin Miller
Justin Miller

Senior editor @thedailybeast. Alumnus of @NYMag, @TheAtlantic, @umich

Andrew Kaczynski
Andrew Kaczynski
Andrew Kaczynski

Senior editor, reporter at CNN's KFILE. Email/G-chat me at Andrew.w.Kaczynski@gmail.com. Once challenged to a duel & called an idiot by ...

Maud Newton
Maud Newton
Maud Newton

Writer and reader, @Harpers, @NYTmag, etc. Writing a book about ancestors and the stories we tell ourselves about them, for ...

Natalie Kitroeff
Natalie Kitroeff
Natalie Kitroeff

@latimes reporter, instagram is nataliesunite. I root eagles, habs, and underdogs. natalie dot kitroeff at latimes dot com for more

Colin Campbell
Colin Campbell
Colin Campbell

State politics/government reporter for The News & Observer. UNC alum. Charlottesville native.

Steve Kovach
Steve Kovach
Steve Kovach

Writer. Senior Correspondent at Business Insider. DMs open.

Cody Lyon
Cody Lyon
Cody Lyon

NYC observer- lyoncody@gmail.com

Vicky Mochama
Vicky Mochama
Vicky Mochama

I think big get cash make em blink fast. national columnist @metronewscanada. vicky.mochama@metronews.ca

Election 2016 will haunt us forever

by  Delia Paunescu Friday, 2 Dec. 2016
We’re nearly a month away from Election Day but it seems the 2016 election is the gift that keeps on giving (or is it the girl in The Ring that ...

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Adrian Chen
Adrian Chen
Adrian Chen

Staff writer at The New Yorker. Also: @irlclub. Email: Adrian802@gmail.com. PGP Fingerprint: 0xa8c32ab6483fdff6 Skype: lavenderpullover.

Blake Hounshell
Blake Hounshell
Blake Hounshell

Editorial director, digital, at POLITICO, formerly at Foreign Policy. Mostly politics, some foreign policy. RT means it's interesting. bhounshell[at]politico

Caitlin Kelly
Caitlin Kelly
Caitlin Kelly

Managing editor, @ViceSports. Opinions are my own. Retweets are marriage proposals.

Dan Eggen
Dan Eggen
Dan Eggen

WaPo dep natl politics editor. Have covered money & politics, WH, DOJ/natsec/9-11. MN Daily alum. RTs are not endorsements. Luckily ...

Josh Boak
Josh Boak
Josh Boak

AP economics writer, flaneur, cyclist.

Mark Landler
Mark Landler
Mark Landler

White House correspondent, New York Times; author, Alter Egos

Michelle Dozois
Michelle Dozois
Michelle Dozois

growth strategy editor @nytimes. I like cheese, dogs, and subtweets. proud owner of basic.af (under construction)

Philip Rucker
Philip Rucker
Philip Rucker

National Political Correspondent @WashingtonPost | philip.rucker@washpost.com

Rafael Sanchez
Rafael Sanchez
Rafael Sanchez

Murrow & Emmy award winning News Guy @RTV6 Indianapolis, Community Focused & Involved, Husband, Dad, @FranklinCollege Alum & Trustee.

Congrats Josh and Sopan

by  David Holmes Friday, 2 Dec. 2016
Josh Dawsey of the Wall Street Journal has been hired by Politico to cover the White House. And CBS News' Sopan Deb will join the New York Times as a culture reporter. "Congratulations!" tweets "recovering ...

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Lourdes Fernandez
Lourdes Fernandez
Lourdes Fernandez

Well behaved women rarely make history.-- Laurel Thatcher Ulrich | Recovering journalist. Very glad I don't have to cover T ...

Josh Dawsey
Josh Dawsey
Josh Dawsey

Soon to be Politico White House reporter. Proud WSJ alum. Cigar aficionado. Southerner. More interesting in real life. JDawsey@politico.com

Sopan Deb
Sopan Deb
Sopan Deb

Chasing Trump for CBS. soon @nytimes. stand up comic. NBA junkie. Pianist. RTs aren't endorsements. @comatbu alum

Muck Rack's monthly top picks: five links we loved in November

by  Jessica Lawlor Thursday, 1 Dec. 2016
Muck Rack's monthly top picks: five links we loved in November
Thanksgiving has passed and the holiday season has arrived in all its cheerful, glowing glory! If you’re still recovering from a turkey hangover, don’t worry. We’ve compiled a list of ...

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Brock Thatcher
Brock Thatcher
Brock Thatcher

PR for @TVCGroup, CMU Chippewa Alum, Ohio native, writer of #LastWeekInLateNight on @gossipandgab

Crystal Richard
Crystal Richard
Crystal Richard

Director of PR @Onboardly | Blogger + Founder of East Coast Mermaid 🌊 | Maker & Mermaid Tail Shaker behind ...

Julia Sahin
Julia Sahin
Julia Sahin

Calculated risk-taker, positive thinker, dream-chaser | M.S. @nyuniversity, B.A. @tcnj | Passionate about PR for financial companies | Opinions are ...

Tim O'Brien
Tim O'Brien
Tim O'Brien

Veteran, accredited #PR guy. Tweet primarily about #PublicRelations. @DuqEdu grad, @KetchumPR alum. Owner @ O’Brien Communications.

What a tangled web we have woven

by  David Holmes Thursday, 1 Dec. 2016
How to beat Donald Trump ...but not the way many of you will like. According to Senator Bernie Sanders, "Carrier just showed corporations how to beat Donald Trump." Writing at ...

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Binyamin Appelbaum
Binyamin Appelbaum
Binyamin Appelbaum

A Washington correspondent for The New York Times. Pure applesauce. bappelbaum@nytimes.com

Richard Stevenson
Richard Stevenson
Richard Stevenson

Senior Editor, The New York Times

Elizabeth S. Bruenig
Elizabeth S. Bruenig
Elizabeth S. Bruenig

Assistant editor for Outlook/Post Everything at @WashingtonPost. Christian. Mama. Enjoy links, jokes.

Holly Zachariah
Holly Zachariah
Holly Zachariah

Columbus Dispatch writer caring about the human condition, cold-case homicides, crime, military, cool stuff. Love my kid, my cat, NBA. ...

Jay Rosen
Jay Rosen
Jay Rosen

I teach journalism and direct the Studio 20 program at NYU, critique the press, try to grasp digital logic. I ...

John Kelly
John Kelly
John Kelly

Data & Investigations Editor at USA TODAY. Husband. Father of 7.

Nicholas Riccardi
Nicholas Riccardi
Nicholas Riccardi

AP western political reporter. Father, hiker, pizza snob, Mets fan, sarcastic tweeter. RTs confirm your darkest suspicions. NRiccardi@ap.org (720) 470-4319.

Nicholas Thompson
Nicholas Thompson
Nicholas Thompson

'My dad works at The New Yorker magazine but I don't think he does anything' -my son.

Ryan Cooper
Ryan Cooper
Ryan Cooper

National Correspondent for @TheWeek. http://www.ryanlouiscooper.com/

Sam Dolnick
Sam Dolnick
Sam Dolnick

I don't believe most of what Sam Dolnick writes. -- Chris Christie. New York Times. #nytvr

Sarah Jaffe
Sarah Jaffe
Sarah Jaffe

Fellow @NationInstitute. Book, Necessary Trouble @NationBooks. Labor journo before it was cool. Co-host #belabored podcast @Dissentmag. Not a musician.

Sarah Seltzer
Sarah Seltzer
Sarah Seltzer

Deputy Ed + books @flavorwire. Writer, new mama. Follies & nonsense, whims & inconsistencies do divert me, I own, and ...

Mike Wereschagin
Mike Wereschagin
Mike Wereschagin

Journalist. Co-author of Gone at 3:17, the story of a forgotten American tragedy. amzn.to/1RaCLuk. Underwater whenever possible.

A new editor in Knoxville, 20 departures at National Post

by  David Holmes Wednesday, 30 Nov. 2016
Kyle Ocker will be the newest editor at the Knoxville Journal-Express. Also: "A memo sent to National Post staff on November 18 by editor-in-chief Anne Marie Owens details 20 newsroom departures, most the ...

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Bruce Arthur
Bruce Arthur
Bruce Arthur

Toronto Star sports columnist, father of four, regular on The Reporters on TSN and TSN Radio. This is my brain ...

Kyle Ocker
Kyle Ocker
Kyle Ocker

Editor at the @KnoxvilleJE. Formerly associate editor @DailyIowegian. Centerville High School alum. Centerville, IA ✈️Knoxville, IA

Does this haircut make me look like a Nazi?

by  David Holmes Wednesday, 30 Nov. 2016
WaPo Wisdom Not one but two Washington Post staffers have weighed in on how to best to operate as journalists in a post-Trump world. First, there's the paper's executive editor ...

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andrew blankstein
andrew blankstein
andrew blankstein

@NBCInvestigates reporter based in L.A. focusing on #police #courts #homelandsecurity stories across the Western U.S. andrew.blankstein@nbcuni.com

Anthony De Rosa
Anthony De Rosa
Anthony De Rosa

Digital Production Manager for @TheDailyShow with @TrevorNoah keybase.io/antderosa

Bradley Olson
Bradley Olson
Bradley Olson

Covering the world of Big Oil and its discontents @WSJ. Ex @Business, HouChron, BaltSun. Also a little politics, national security, ...

Cameron Barr
Cameron Barr
Cameron Barr

Managing Editor at The Washington Post, devoted father of two, adoring anglophile, flexitarian foodie, too-frequent loser of fountain pens.

Charles Ornstein
Charles Ornstein
Charles Ornstein

Senior reporter at @ProPublica, past president of @ahcj, hopeful Detroit Lions fan, Columbia journ prof. Dad and husband. charles.ornstein@propublica.org

Corby Kummer
Corby Kummer
Corby Kummer

Atlantic senior editor, James Beard Award-winner, author of The Joy of Coffee.

Steven Rich
Steven Rich
Steven Rich

Database editor: @wpinvestigates | Board member: @IRE_NICAR | PGP: pgp.mit.edu/pks/lookup?op=

Alex Howard
Alex Howard
Alex Howard

Senior Analyst, @SunFoundation | Dad, husband, writer, citizen, chef, cyclist, skeptical optimist, cereal dilettante | Email: ahoward@sunlightfoundation.com

Jonathan M. Katz
Jonathan M. Katz
Jonathan M. Katz

Freelance journo. Author, The Big Truck That Went By http://goo.gl/MbXb8p Next book's on American empire and the dude in my ...

Lisa Fleisher
Lisa Fleisher
Lisa Fleisher

editor at @business. Glorious past beats include tech, schools/education, New Jersey, public finance, tourism, etc. Of Tenafly.

Mark Milian
Mark Milian
Mark Milian

Bloomberg Technology editor

Matthew Yglesias
Matthew Yglesias
Matthew Yglesias

Dad. Voxxer.

Neil Irwin
Neil Irwin
Neil Irwin

Senior economic correspondent at The New York Times's The Upshot and author of The Alchemists: Three Central Bankers and a ...

Ben Collins
Ben Collins
Ben Collins

Trick shot champion. Swim club president. Hot open hamburger. Senior News Editor, dystopia beat, @TheDailyBeast.

Shea Serrano
Shea Serrano
Shea Serrano

staff writer at The Ringer. new york times bestselling author of The Rap Year Book. also, i write an illustrated ...

Margaret Sullivan
Margaret Sullivan
Margaret Sullivan

Washington Post media columnist. Previously, New York Times public editor...Buffalo News executive editor...Nardin Kaleidoscope editor-in-chief.

Chris Cillizza
Chris Cillizza
Chris Cillizza

One of the dumber and least respected of the political pundits. -- Donald Trump

Congrats, Erica and Justin

by  David Holmes Tuesday, 29 Nov. 2016
Reuters has hired Erica Teichert to cover Product Liability for the news service. And NBC News has hired Justin Finch to join its Washington, DC affiliate as a reporter. Congrats to both!

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Erica Teichert
Erica Teichert
Erica Teichert

@Reuters product liability and legal reporter. Formerly @modrnhealthcr, @Law360. Dog lover, legal nerd, 49ers fan, travel nut, history buff. SF-DC-NY

Justin Finch
Justin Finch
Justin Finch

@nbcwashington reporter | @channelonenews alum | Tweets & RT's ≠ endorsements | justin.finch@nbcuni.com

Question of the Day

by  David Holmes Tuesday, 29 Nov. 2016
Yesterday, we asked: Above we commemorated the launch of the cannabis-focused publication "The Cannifornian." What similarly-minded magazine was launched by Tom Forcade in 1974, attracted high-profile contributors like Truman Capote, Hunter S. ...

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Craig Pittman
Craig Pittman
Craig Pittman

My book Oh Florida! is compulsively readable, says NYT. Author of The Scent of Scandal, Manatee Insanity & Paving Paradise. ...

Eve Byron
Eve Byron
Eve Byron

Investigative journalist. Knight Wallace Investigative Fellow '99. That Hunter S. Thompson series, Ubabommber.Got a question? I'll find an answer.

Anti-Flag

by  David Holmes Tuesday, 29 Nov. 2016
How it starts... Here we are: It's 2016, and we're discussing the legality of flag-burning, all thanks to a tweet sent in the early morning hours by president-elect Donald Trump that ...

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Alberto Nardelli
Alberto Nardelli
Alberto Nardelli

Europe Editor @BuzzFeedUK. Still the best hair in journalism. Email: Alberto.Nardelli@BuzzFeed.com

Philip Martin
Philip Martin
Philip Martin

Bad Twitterer. Hack writer and plagiarist at @ArkansasOnline

Brent Staples
Brent Staples
Brent Staples

Editorial Writer for The New York Times. Delta husband. Author of Parallel Time - winner of The Anisfield-Wolf Book Award.

Craig Silverman
Craig Silverman
Craig Silverman

Media Editor at @BuzzFeedNews, craig.silverman@buzzfeed.com. Covering platforms, misinformation, fake news. Super analista del web. @BuzzFeedCanada forever.

David Uberti
David Uberti
David Uberti

Young man. I write about media @CJR. I have redeeming qualities, too. Get at me: uberti.david@gmail.com.

Susan Davis
Susan Davis
Susan Davis

I cover Congress for NPR. And sometimes other stuff.

Doug Mataconis
Doug Mataconis
Doug Mataconis

Lawyer, libertarian, #Yankees fan, blogger. I'd rather laugh with the sinners than cry with the saints. RTs ≠ endorsements, TwitMo ...

Duncan Robinson
Duncan Robinson
Duncan Robinson

Brussels Correspondent at the Financial Times, covering migration and tech policy. http://facebook.com/duncanrobinson…

Edmund Lee
Edmund Lee
Edmund Lee

Sensibility is cheap. Reporting is expensive. http://recode.net/authors/edmund-lee

Eliot Nelson
Eliot Nelson
Eliot Nelson

HuffPost reporter & HuffPost Hill dude. Author of The Beltway Bible (St. Martin's), a cheeky, A-Z political guide out now

Gretchen Hammond
Gretchen Hammond
Gretchen Hammond

Award-winning staff writer at Windy City Media Group. gretchenrachelhammond.com Alas necessity often negates desire..

Jake Grovum
Jake Grovum
Jake Grovum

Social @FT. Before: Reporter/social at Stateline for http://bit.ly/1hG341L. Also: Anti-sidewalk-biking hardliner. Married to @emmacarew. Insta/Snap: jgrovum

Matthew Belvedere
Matthew Belvedere
Matthew Belvedere

I'm a golfer, soccer player (and fan), road cyclist, tech enthusiast, avid (amateur) photographer, and digital producer for @SquawkCNBC.

Max Fisher
Max Fisher
Max Fisher

Editor and writer @nytimes for The Interpreter, a column exploring the ideas and context behind major world events.

Miriam Elder
Miriam Elder
Miriam Elder

World Editor at BuzzFeed News miriam.elder@buzzfeed.com PGP: 5B5F EC17 C20B C11F 226D 3EBE 6205 F92F AC14 DCB1

Peter Grant
Peter Grant
Peter Grant

Editor in charge of WSJ's commercial real estate coverage

Rex W. Huppke
Rex W. Huppke
Rex W. Huppke

(VERY SERIOUS) Chicago Tribune humor columnist (syndicated). Narwhal lover. Hypocrisy enthusiast.

Sarah Kliff
Sarah Kliff
Sarah Kliff

Deputy Managing Editor for Visuals at @voxdotcom. Co-host of the Weeds. Obsessive dog owner.

Tom Gara
Tom Gara
Tom Gara

through meditation i program my heart to beat breakbeats and hum basslines upon exhalation. (editor, @BuzzFeedBiz)

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