The Night Democracy Became the Lotto

Democracy, as a certain other news outlet has famously observed, dies in darkness. But if you…

As America Debates Abortion, Hollywood Seeks the Realities

At a recent conference outside Los Angeles, a national women’s rights lawyer stood before a select…

Acosta Pleads His Case to TV Court

In many workplaces, there are procedures for employees in danger of getting the ax. There are…

Telemundo, Presidential Debate Under Its Belt, Moves Into 2020 Spotlight

MIAMI — Twenty miles west of Miami’s glittering oceanfront, closer to the Everglades than to the…

On Night 2, the Democratic Debate Wakes Up and Shakes Up

The second night of the Democratic debates had the same location as the first, the same…

Democratic Debate Ratings Exceed NBC’s Expectations, at 15.3 Million Viewers

MIAMI — Nearly 15.3 million Americans tuned in on Wednesday for the first debate of the…

At the First Debate, an Audio Snarl and a Traffic Jam

Halfway through the first Democratic primary debate in Miami Wednesday night, NBC brought on a second…

NBC’s Technical Difficulties Lead to an Awkward Pause in the Democratic Debate

NBC producers suffered an audio problem that briefly interrupted the proceedings, leaving candidates confused and viewers…

What Happened at the Democratic Debate? Jimmy Fallon Will Let You Know

On Wednesday and Thursday nights, as the first two Democratic debates wind down around 11 p.m.…

Debates Mark the Starting Line for the Media’s Race Through 2020

MIAMI — For all of the cable news chatter, Twitter skirmishes and presidentially bestowed nicknames, this…

Review: ‘The Investigation’ Makes the Mueller Report a Dark-Comic Indictment

Who knew that the Mueller report was a comedy? The findings of the special counsel, of…

Trump 2016 Returns, This Time as Nostalgia Act

How do you keep a TV serial going past its fourth season? You reinvent, or you…

‘The Weekly’: The Youngest Known Child Separated From His Family by the Trump Administration

Exclusive from ‘The Weekly,’ a New TV Series from The New York Times Watch on FX…

The Youngest Known Child Separated From His Family by the Trump Administration

Exclusive from ‘The Weekly,’ Our New TV Series on FX and Hulu The youngest known child…

Rachel Maddow, Chuck Todd and Lester Holt Among Moderators of First Democratic Debate

The first debate of the Democratic presidential primary will be moderated by Savannah Guthrie, Lester Holt,…