Sequins and tuxes and smokey eyes made of burnt facts, oh my! On Saturday night, three members of your fearless crew at The Root ventured to Washington, D.C., to attend the “Nerd Prom,” also known as the White House Correspondents’ Dinner.
It’s impossible to count the hours we’ve devoted to O.J. Simpson. The national obsession with him began in the late ’60s, when he was one of the top football players in the country at the University of Southern California. Americans followed his career first as a record-breaking running back with the Buffalo Bills,…
Matt Lauer, longtime host of the Today show on NBC, has been fired after a colleague came forward to NBC executives Monday night with a detailed complaint about sexual misconduct on the part of the leading morning-news anchor.
Joy-Ann Reid is quickly becoming the face of sanity and standards in a news industry fast devolving into chaos as a presidential administration and its minions consistently push fake news and conspiracy theories.
As mass shootings become mind-numbingly common in the U.S., clear patterns have emerged in the way the media covers the perpetrators of these violent acts.
The walking dumpster fire known as the president of the United States sat down for a chat with the least funny man on Twitter (and perennial loser of presidential campaigns), former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee, and Lord, my ears are still bleeding from the trauma.
Early Thursday morning, your president got on Twitter and demonstrated to the American people that he doesn’t understand how the First Amendment works, and he has no clue what the function of the Senate Intelligence Committee is.
Updated Wednesday, Sept. 13, 2017, 5:52 p.m. EDT: The National Association of Black Journalists released the following statement in support of ESPN’s Jemele Hill:
Attorney General Jeff “King Keebler” Sessions announced Friday that he’s going to assist in the this Milli Vanilli-ass administration’s attempts to stop leaks from the Justice Department and intelligence community to the media.
Time Inc. is looking to hand the reins of Essence over to another party, seeking to sell a majority stake in the monthly African-American women’s lifestyle publication.
The most frustrating thing about Megyn Kelly’s new NBC show is that it exists. In the promos leading up to the premiere of Sunday Night With Megyn Kelly, the former Fox News propagandist reveals five things we can look forward to on the show. We’re supposed to forget that while at FOX News, she was smug,…
Apparently, President Donald Trump’s
regime White House barred several news organizations from attending an off-camera, informal press briefing today. CNN, the New York Times, the Los Angeles Times, Politico, BuzzFeed and most of the attending foreign press were reportedly blocked from attending the gaggle with White…
President Donald Trump had another one of his Twitter temper tantrums Friday, taking to the social network platform to once again attack journalists and the media, calling out specific outlets by name and declaring them to be “the enemy of the American people.”
The presidential hyperbole train continued its run through America Monday when President Donald Trump, speaking to the U.S. Central Command, claimed that the media was intentionally covering up reports of terrorist attacks.
White supremacists have found their guy. And will stop at nothing to ensure that he is elected.
There is a little-known technique in some areas of psychology called “puppet therapy,” whereby patients use dolls or puppets to express emotions and points of view that they are uncomfortable saying themselves. The puppet becomes a de facto voice for people to vent their feelings freely and release their true thoughts…
In what has to be a supreme blow to the ego of Ray J, he has finally - and undeservedly so - been reduced to Kardashian Sex Tape Partner in a recent story featured on Gawker about charges stemming from his arrest back in May. It also proves how unaware they are of Kim K's previous life.