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Daou, Boyce to Sue Over HuffPo's Birth

BY Nancy Scola | Tuesday, November 16 2010

So who dreamt up the Huffington Post? Arianna Huffington has said that that she and a few friends, including eventually HuffPo partner Ken Lerer, gathered in her house and kicked around ideas in those heady days after ... Read More

Obama and the Bloggers

BY Nancy Scola | Wednesday, September 29 2010

Politico's Keach Hagey takes a most Politico angle on Peter Daou's "Liberal Bloggers are Bringing Down the Obama Presidency" post by scoring the nature of the relationship between both liberal bloggers and ... Read More

Reconsidering the Wisdom of Blog Comments

BY Nancy Scola | Monday, September 13 2010

The Daily Beast's Brian Ries dives into the den of mind-blowing insanity that is Ben Smith's comments section, a place where Politico's Ben is regularly vilified as both a faithfully conservative plant and a reflexive ... Read More

Bringing Blogging's Energy to the Department of, Well, You Know

BY Nancy Scola | Tuesday, July 20 2010

Energy Secretary Steven Chu -- seen here touring the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in Richland, Washington, in 2009 -- is now blogger Steven Chu. Read More

In the Barricades of the Cuban Blogosphere

BY Diego Beas | Friday, July 9 2010

Few countries in the world have such an active and anti-establishment blogosphere as Cuba. Ironically, it's one of the Western Hemispheres' poorest countries, with an outdated communications system, very limited Internet ... Read More

The Blogger as Politician

BY Nancy Scola | Thursday, March 4 2010

The New York Times' Ross Douthat riffs off of Mickey Kaus's plan to challenge Barbara Boxer in California's Democratic Senate primary to consider why more bloggers don't run for office: Read More

iPad Politics

BY Nancy Scola | Monday, February 1 2010

The morning-after reaction on the ultimate utility of the iPad has been distinctly mixed. But at least the new device from the mind of Steve Jobs is proving politically useful. The iPad's 3G network connection, when ... Read More

Palin's blogger ban is local

BY Nancy Scola | Wednesday, December 23 2009

What do you have to do to get banned from a Sarah Palin book signing? Snark on her from a close distance, it seems. Some of Palin's frequent home state critics found themselves blacklisted from attending a recent ... Read More