At events like tonight's dinner, politicians often show a dimension they keep under wraps.
Political gamesmanship and ratings have taken the place of responsible reporting.
What excuse do many in the media have for promoting Trump's invincibility for weeks?
Because news organizations like The New York Times are mostly reliable news sources, their lapses into unreliable coverage are jarring.
The release of Jason Rezaian caps a frantic week of US-Iranian relations.
The bottom line is that perhaps one-half of their potential audience holds negative opinions about them.
No other institution in American life plays the role that the daily newspaper does.
It's not every day that a speech given by a publishing executive is truly noteworthy.
As newspapers disappear, an entrepreneur suggests that NGOs put their money behind local reporting.
While for most newspapers, the bad news just keeps on coming, the conservative media are prospering.