The Plum Line: political media


Posted at 05:04 PM ET, 09/25/2013

No, the media isn’t out to get poor Ted Cruz

If coverage of Cruz’s filibuster made him look bad, it’s because it was accurate.

By Jonathan Bernstein  |  05:04 PM ET, 09/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  political media

Posted at 05:14 PM ET, 09/19/2013

No more magical thinking about the presidency

Pundits need to do a better job in understanding how the process really works.

By Jonathan Bernstein  |  05:14 PM ET, 09/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  political media

Posted at 02:38 PM ET, 09/16/2013

The limits of ‘non-partisan’ analysis

Critics of Obama on Syria should come clean about what they really believe about the actual policy choices he’s made.

By Greg Sargent  |  02:38 PM ET, 09/16/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:40 PM ET, 06/25/2013

How presidential power actually works

Politico suffers a massive outbreak of Green Lanternism.

By Jamelle Bouie  |  05:40 PM ET, 06/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  political media, politico media

Posted at 03:09 PM ET, 05/29/2013

How the Obama administration could protect journalists

Eric Holder is quietly reaching out to news organizations to revise guidelines over leak investigations. Here's what might happen.

By Greg Sargent  |  03:09 PM ET, 05/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  political media

Posted at 01:16 PM ET, 05/20/2013

Leak investigations are indeed having a chilling effect

One top investigative reporter tells me that the Obama administration's aggressive targeting of leakers has made sources less reluctant to talk to him.

By Greg Sargent  |  01:16 PM ET, 05/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  political media

Posted at 03:36 PM ET, 04/30/2013

Why the Green Lantern Theory of Presidential Power persists

The answer lies in the fact that many neutral writers are more willing to make process judgments than ideological ones.

By Greg Sargent  |  03:36 PM ET, 04/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  political media, politiical media

Posted at 04:08 PM ET, 02/20/2013

After the "Friends of Hamas" debacle, will conservatives finally learn the obvious lesson?

Republicans haven't yet learned not to trust conservative news outlets that have been repeatedly wrong.

By Jonathan Bernstein  |  04:08 PM ET, 02/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Breitbart.com, chuck hagel, political media