Erik Wemple: Jim VandeHei


Posted at 10:14 AM ET, 03/19/2014

Politico CEO declares ‘early success’ with Capital New York

Highly watched acquisition continues hiring.

By Erik Wemple  |  10:14 AM ET, 03/19/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Capital New York, Jim VandeHei, Politico, Tom McGeveran

Posted at 11:48 AM ET, 12/23/2013

Politico’s VandeHei: ‘awesome journalism’ is ‘executable’

Correct, and Politico’s Capital New York will need a big slice of that New York state lobbying-ad pie.

By Erik Wemple  |  11:48 AM ET, 12/23/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brian Stelter, CNN, Jim VandeHei, Mike Allen, Politico

Posted at 11:41 AM ET, 10/28/2013

Memo to Politico: Brands can’t call themselves ‘hot’

If you’re a hot brand, let others call you that.

By Erik Wemple  |  11:41 AM ET, 10/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jim VandeHei, Politico

Posted at 03:37 PM ET, 09/09/2013

Why did Politico’s publisher buy Capital New York?

Can Politico transfer its editorial-cum-business success to a publication that doesn't have access to Beltway money?

By Erik Wemple  |  03:37 PM ET, 09/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Capital New York, Jim VandeHei, Politico, TBD.com

Posted at 11:16 AM ET, 06/19/2013

Don't blame media for Republicans' dumb comments

A gaffe is a newsworthy moment.

By Erik Wemple  |  11:16 AM ET, 06/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jim VandeHei, Morning Joe, MSNBC, Politico

Posted at 06:01 PM ET, 06/18/2013

Politico drives the conversation, about itself

Stuck inside the bubble? Perhaps.

By Erik Wemple  |  06:01 PM ET, 06/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jim VandeHei, John Harris, Nate Silver, Politico

Posted at 05:36 PM ET, 04/18/2013

Politico pays former editor to chill

The Rosslyn-based political news outfit loves its contracts.

By Erik Wemple  |  05:36 PM ET, 04/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jim VandeHei, National Journal, nationaljournal.com, Tim Grieve

Posted at 05:21 PM ET, 03/01/2013

Woodward: 'I wasn't running around complaining'

Bob Woodward says that he wasn't shopping his story.

By Erik Wemple  |  05:21 PM ET, 03/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bob Woodward, Jim VandeHei, Politico

Posted at 02:14 PM ET, 09/27/2012

Politico editor: Horse-race coverage is ‘fine’ and ‘important’

VandeHei sticks up for embattled ‘horse-race coverage’

By Erik Wemple  |  02:14 PM ET, 09/27/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  jim vandehei, politico, diane rehm, wamu, horse-race coverage

Posted at 06:47 PM ET, 08/20/2012

Updated: Politico’s Dave Catanese pulled off Todd Akin story

Top editors chastise Dave Catanese for crossing a line.

By Erik Wemple  |  06:47 PM ET, 08/20/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  todd akin, dave catanese, politico, john harris, jim vandehei

Posted at 05:39 PM ET, 06/05/2012

Politico’s media criticism, No. 6

Sixth in a series on Politico’s media critique

By Erik Wemple  |  05:39 PM ET, 06/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  ari fleischer, george w. bush, politico, jim vandehei, mike allen, "to gop, blatant bias in vetting"

Posted at 11:45 AM ET, 06/04/2012

Politico’s media criticism criticized, No. 5

Fifth in a not-so-occasional series on Politico’s media criticism.

By Erik Wemple  |  11:45 AM ET, 06/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  jim vandehei, mike allen, politico, barack obama, mitt romney, new york times, washington post, bias, vetting

Posted at 12:12 PM ET, 06/01/2012

Politico’s media criticism, No. 4

Another installment in critiquing Politico’s media criticism.

By Erik Wemple  |  12:12 PM ET, 06/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  politico, washington post, new york times, jim vandehei, mike allen, rush limbaugh

Posted at 01:22 PM ET, 05/31/2012

Politico’s media criticism, exposed

Second installment in a series on Politico’s media criticism.

By Erik Wemple  |  01:22 PM ET, 05/31/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  politico, jim vandehei, mike allen, mitt romney, president obama, bullying, new york times

Posted at 12:22 PM ET, 04/17/2012

Pulitzer’s embrace of the Web goes only so far

The veil of secrecy around the annual awards serves no one.

By Erik Wemple  |  12:22 PM ET, 04/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  pulitzer prizes, sig gissler, jim vandehei, thomas friedman, ann marie lipinski

Posted at 10:51 AM ET, 03/23/2012

C-SPAN knocks, Politico answers

What’s next?

By Erik Wemple  |  10:51 AM ET, 03/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  c-span, politico, howard mortman, david zurawik, maggie haberman, jonathan martin, jim vandehei

Posted at 02:43 PM ET, 02/15/2012

Politico TV coming to a station on your dial?

Let’s hope so.

By Erik Wemple  |  02:43 PM ET, 02/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  politico, politico tv, jim vandehei, juana summers

Posted at 08:00 AM ET, 02/01/2012

How to freshen the Gingrich campaign: Fix the media

How about fixing the elite media?

By Erik Wemple  |  08:00 AM ET, 02/01/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  newt gingrich, jim vandehei, elite media, federal judges