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Posted at 10:04 AM ET, 03/27/2014

‘Daily Show’: MSNBC’s ‘Morning Joe’ protects the powerful

Samantha Bee, in a vicious takedown of a Washington insider’s institution.

By Erik Wemple  |  10:04 AM ET, 03/27/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Daily Show, Joe Scarborough, Mika Brzezinksi, Mike Allen, Morning Joe

Posted at 03:17 PM ET, 02/21/2014

American journalism, brimming with once-in-a-generation talent

Journalists are impressed, very impressed, with their co-workers.

By Erik Wemple  |  03:17 PM ET, 02/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  BuzzFeed, John Harris, Michael Hastings, Mike Allen, Politico, Steve Coll, Washington Post

Posted at 02:05 PM ET, 01/16/2014

In defense of media reporting

Conflicts of interest are part of the game.

By Erik Wemple  |  02:05 PM ET, 01/16/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  John Harris, Mike Allen, Politico, Washington Post

Posted at 05:20 PM ET, 01/14/2014

Politico’s Mike Allen and Fox News PR

Ailes often hammers the media, but he can’t be upset with the author of “Playbook.”

By Erik Wemple  |  05:20 PM ET, 01/14/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fox News, Jake Tapper, Jonathan Alter, Mike Allen, Politico, Richard Wolffe

Posted at 05:31 PM ET, 12/29/2013

Politico’s John Harris on Mike Allen story: ‘Totally unfair’; ‘innuendo’

Politico boss hammers story about Allen as ‘irresponsible.’

By Erik Wemple  |  05:31 PM ET, 12/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fox News, John Harris, Mike Allen, Playbook, Politico

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 08:06 AM ET, 12/20/2013

Politico’s Mike Allen avoids addressing questions about advertisers

“Playbook” author says he’s got to catch a flight.

By Erik Wemple  |  08:06 AM ET, 12/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mike Allen, Playbook, Politico, Richard Trumka

Posted at 07:22 PM ET, 12/03/2013

Mike Allen reels in exclusive on CNN for Capital New York

Another Mike Allen exclusive, another piece of puffery.

By Erik Wemple  |  07:22 PM ET, 12/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Capital New York, CNN, Mike Allen, Politico

Posted at 01:38 PM ET, 12/03/2013

Politico CEO on Mike Allen piece: ‘Nonsense’

Jim VandeHei says ‘Playbook’ is so massive that you can tease out any pattern you want to find.

By Erik Wemple  |  01:38 PM ET, 12/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  advertisers, Mike Allen, Playbook, Politico, WNYC

Posted at 04:00 PM ET, 11/20/2013

Politico’s Mike Allen, native advertising pioneer

Politico is taking its ‘Playbook’ formula to New York. But just what is the formula?

By Erik Wemple  |  04:00 PM ET, 11/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  BP, Chamber of Commerce, Goldman Sachs, Mike Allen, Playbook, Politico

Posted at 09:57 AM ET, 11/20/2013

Politico’s Mike Allen to assist with New York version of ‘Playbook’

Just how expandable is Politico’s franchise reporter?

By Erik Wemple  |  09:57 AM ET, 11/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Capital New York, Mike Allen, Playbook, Politico

Posted at 01:30 PM ET, 11/18/2013

Politico’s ‘Playbook’ tweaks Associated Press

Wire service boiled down a quote. That news?

By Erik Wemple  |  01:30 PM ET, 11/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  American Crossroads, Associated Press, Mike Allen, Politico

Posted at 04:51 PM ET, 11/15/2013

Politico’s Mike Allen helps MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough with book sales

Short sumThe business alliance between Politico and MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” deepens, if that’s possible.

By Erik Wemple  |  04:51 PM ET, 11/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Joe Scarborough, Mike Allen, MSNBC, Politico

Posted at 07:01 AM ET, 10/04/2013

Is Politico’s ‘Playbook’ a portable commodity?

By Erik Wemple  |  07:01 AM ET, 10/04/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Jim VandeHei, Mark Leibovich, Mike Allen, Politico, This Town

Posted at 08:42 AM ET, 07/19/2012

Media news derivatives: July 19

A roundup of media stories for July 19.

By Erik Wemple  |  08:42 AM ET, 07/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  mike allen, libor, roll call, washington post, michael bloomberg, cnn, piers morgan, new york times co. guild, mathew ingram, sean hannity, george zimmerman

Posted at 01:14 PM ET, 07/18/2012

Mike Allen editorializes for Lance Armstrong

Why is the Playbook writer editorializing for Lance Armstrong?

By Erik Wemple  |  01:14 PM ET, 07/18/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  mike allen, politico, usada, lance armstrong, patton boggs, lobbying

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