Ken Silverstein Explains Why He Left First Look: There Was No Freedom, Just 'Epic Managerial Incompetence'
Silverstein, who previously worked for Harper’s and The Los Angeles Times, was hired by First Look in December 2013 to join
First Look Media is going through yet another messy break up with one of its journalists. Though Silverstein appears to have
I saw American Sniper last night, and hated it slightly less than I expected to. Like most Clint Eastwood movies – and I
After eight months working with the company, former Rolling Stone columnist Matt Taibbi raised several questions with regard
The tweets come on the heels of reports calling the veracity of the Rolling Stone article into question, and the magazine
Taibbi, who joined from Rolling Stone in February to build a satirical site focused on politics and Wall Street, left First
The Intercept -– in a piece written by Cook, Greenwald, Poitras and Scahill -- detailed the behind-the-scenes battles with
A year ago the DOJ announced that the banking giant JPMorgan Chase would avoid criminal charges by agreeing to pay $13 billion to settle claims that it had routinely overstated the quality of mortgages it was selling to investors. But how did the bank avoid prosecution for committing fraud that helped cause the 2008 financial crisis?
Taibbi's reasons for leaving First Look after only eight months -- before ever launching his highly-anticipated digital publication
John Cook, editor-in-chief of The Intercept, the Omidyar-backed site co-founded by journalists Glenn Greenwald, Laura Poitras
Matt Taibbi, the star magazine writer hired earlier this year to start a satirical website for billionaire Pierre Omidyar's
Remarkably, Goldman Sachs, one of the richest, most powerful, politically connected (aka Government Sachs) too-big-to-fail Wall Street banks, has demonstrated a Teflon-like ability to bounce back from egregious misdeeds, if not outright illegal conduct, and horrible publicity.