Saturday, December 20, 2014
Top Stories
By DPI Staff
WASHINGTON, D.C. Dec. 15 (DPI) - The New Yorker's Ryan Lizza this weekend served up a gossipy insider's take on the recent meltdown at The New Republic, where the owner planned to let go of its respected editor, triggering a wave of staff resignations that left the magazine unable to publish. Li
By DPI Staff
WASHINGTON, D.C. Dec. 5 (DPI) - Readers of a nytimes.com article on the grim re-election prospects of Louisiana Sen. Mary Landrieu zeroed in a single sentence today, skewering the writer and the newspaper for their own bias. With astonishing unanimity, the top four recommended reader comments all
By DPI Staff
NEW YORK, NY Dec. 5 (DPI) - More press outlets are trying to craft news stories solely from data and statistics, one of the odder media trends of our information-soaked age. And while reporters gaze more at the numbers and divine their meaning, readers too are instantly - and sometimes savagely - sc
News Features & Profiles of People Worth Reading About
By DPI Staff
WASHINGTON, D.C. Dec. 15 (DPI) - The New Yorker's Ryan Lizza this weekend served up a gossipy insider's take on the recent meltdown at The New Republic, where the owner planned to let go of its respe
By DPI Staff
NEW YORK, NY Dec. 5 (DPI) - More press outlets are trying to craft news stories solely from data and statistics, one of the odder media trends of our information-soaked age. And while reporters gaze m
By DPI Staff
WASHINGTON, D.C.  Nov. 21 (DPI) - Comment boards on major news sites reflected general approval of President Obama's unilateral action to grant amnesty to millions of people living illegally in Ameri
Finance, Business, Investments & Your Dough
By DPI Staff
WASHINGTON, D.C. Nov. 26 (DPI) - A New York Times reporter did a huge favor to a relatively new and unknown Hollywood-based enterprise that helps finance divorce fights by highlighting its role in pos
By DPI Staff
NEW YORK, NY Sept. 15 (DPI) - The $22 billion initial public offering on the New York Stock Exchange for Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba could be a milestone for global finance: It's seen as one of
By Stephen Clark
Don't Trust an Economist Who's Never Been a Parent and Never Made a Payroll WASHINGTON, D.C. July 23 (DPI) - Paul Krugman, America's most strident promoter of Neo-Keynesian economic policies, is le
Media, The Net & Messaging
By DPI Staff
WASHINGTON, D.C. Dec. 15 (DPI) - The New Yorker's Ryan Lizza this weekend served up a gossipy insider's take on the recent meltdown at The New Republic, where the owner planned to let go of its respe
By DPI Staff
WASHINGTON, D.C. Dec. 5 (DPI) - Readers of a nytimes.com article on the grim re-election prospects of Louisiana Sen. Mary Landrieu zeroed in a single sentence today, skewering the writer and the newsp
By DPI Staff
NEW YORK, NY Dec. 5 (DPI) - More press outlets are trying to craft news stories solely from data and statistics, one of the odder media trends of our information-soaked age. And while reporters gaze m
Politics, Policy & Public Power
By DPI Staff
WASHINGTON, D.C.  Nov. 21 (DPI) - Comment boards on major news sites reflected general approval of President Obama's unilateral action to grant amnesty to millions of people living illegally in Ameri
By DPI Staff
WASHINGTON, D.C.  Nov 6 (DPI) - Shellacked in Tuesday's midterm elections, Democrats this week are wringing their hands over their loss of control of the U.S. Senate - and their party's many miscalcu
By DPI Staff
NEW YORK, NY Oct. 31 (DPI) - An American Islamophile who toured Syria to understand it better and was promptly taken hostage by an Al Qaeda-linked militia was freed earlier this year, and his survival
Home, Lifestyle & Gettin' Out of Town
By Stephen Clark
(DPI BOOK REVIEW) I was born in Washington and grew up here in the 60s and 70s. Since returning after 30 years afield, I've reflected often on what's changed. More traffic on the Beltway and new bike
By DPI Staff
NEW YORK, NY Feb. 12 (DPI)  -- Yankees longtime shortstop Derek Jeter made it official today that he'll retire after the 2014 season, prompting near-unanimous online cheers of "bravo on a great caree
By DPI Staff
WASHINGTON, D.C. Dec. 12 (DPI) - A Reddit.com "meme photo" containing a quip about divorce inspired numerous reader tales of marital splits, as well as insights and advice on getting and staying marri
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