Pete Vernon

July 21, 2017

Resist the temptation to make Sean Spicer a martyr

White House press secretary Sean Spicer responds to questions during a briefing at the White House June 20, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Win […]
July 21, 2017

Resist the temptation to make Sean Spicer a martyr

White House press secretary Sean Spicer responds to questions during a briefing at the White House June 20, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Win […]
July 21, 2017

The media today: Requiem for a lost job

For 14 years, a succession of accomplished journalists held “a job few envied but most people in journalism circles paid close attention to.” That job: […]
July 21, 2017

The media today: Requiem for a lost job

For 14 years, a succession of accomplished journalists held “a job few envied but most people in journalism circles paid close attention to.” That job: […]
July 20, 2017

The media today: Unified support for a giant of the Senate

On another night jam-packed with news about the president and those in his circle, sad news about one of Washington’s legendary figures provided a moment […]
July 20, 2017

The media today: Unified support for a giant of the Senate

On another night jam-packed with news about the president and those in his circle, sad news about one of Washington’s legendary figures provided a moment […]
July 18, 2017

Journalists fight the wrong battle on White House access

Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg, via Getty As this piece is being written, Deputy Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders is standing behind the lectern in the Brady Briefing […]
July 18, 2017

Journalists fight the wrong battle on White House access

Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg, via Getty As this piece is being written, Deputy Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders is standing behind the lectern in the Brady Briefing […]
July 18, 2017

The media today: LA Times investigation highlights local news that gets results

“An overdose, a young companion, drug-fueled parties: The secret life of USC med school dean.” If that headline isn’t enough to grab your attention, nothing […]
July 18, 2017

The media today: LA Times investigation highlights local news that gets results

“An overdose, a young companion, drug-fueled parties: The secret life of USC med school dean.” If that headline isn’t enough to grab your attention, nothing […]
July 17, 2017

The Media Today: One story, two narratives at Fox News

As the fallout from Donald Trump Jr.’s meeting with a Kremlin-connected Russian lawyer crested with the revelation that there were more people in the room […]
July 17, 2017

The Media Today: One story, two narratives at Fox News

As the fallout from Donald Trump Jr.’s meeting with a Kremlin-connected Russian lawyer crested with the revelation that there were more people in the room […]
July 14, 2017

The Media Today: Horse-race coverage and the health-care bill

The new Senate health-care bill, released yesterday by Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, is getting front-page coverage across the country. That’s a good thing for a […]