HuffPo Rehires Its Most Scapegoated Employee

Hamilton Nolan · 07/20/11 01:41PM

In your sultry Wednesday media column: HuffPo's scapegoat gets her job back, WSJ reporters mildly defend themselves, Tablet magazine redesigns, a military reporter reflects on death, and Jim Romenesko is the new Yelp.

Jared Polis: To Know Him Is To Loathe Him

Owen Thomas · 03/03/09 01:40PM

Openly gay Congressman Jared Polis (D.-Colo.) has a peculiar habit of creating enemies. Silicon Valley's movers and shakers loathe him. His fellow rich Colorado gays shun him. And now the media hates him, too!

Please Politely Welcome Jeffrey Goldberg to the Internet

Pareene · 04/30/08 10:36AM

Atlantic contributor Jeffrey Goldberg started his very first blog this week, with a charmingly naive post mostly about how he knows nothing about blogging but does sit near uber-blogger Andrew Sullivan. "This is almost certainly a mistake," he begins, and it turns out he's 100% right. When the New York Observer's media blogger Matt Haber (the forgotten Gawker Alum!) devoted a post yesterday to basically announcing the existence of Goldberg's blog and needling Goldberg for his initial boneheaded support of the Iraq War, Goldberg blew up with rage. Haber's post was a mugging, he says. Jeffrey, Jeffrey, Jeffrey. We'll show you what a mugging is.

abalk · 08/06/07 04:13PM

How did Atlantic owner David Bradley lure writer Jeffrey Goldberg from the New Yorker? Charm, flattery, and ponies. Also, a ton of cash. [WP]