Politico

What the FBI Files Reveal About Hillary Clinton’s Email Server

Hillary Clinton comes across in the FBI interviews as a disengaged tech user who sees the communication tools as little more than a means to an end. She has, according to multiple aides, never even learned how to use a desktop computer.

Fox news exec to staff: Online polls ‘not true measures of public opinion’

Fox News’s vice president of public-opinion research sent a memo to staff reminding employees that unscientific online polls, which were cited in several segments to suggest that Donald Trump won Sept 26’s presidential debate against Hillary Clint

Next big thing: The 'uberfication' of crowdsourced news

Get ready to hear a lot about the “uberfication” of user-generated content. Yes, it’s a mouthful. But it’s also the next big thing.

With E-mail List, Sen Cruz profited off Trump well before endorsing him

It took Sen Ted Cruz (R-TX) four months and three weeks of “careful consideration, of prayer and searching my own conscience” to declare publicly that he would vote for Donald Trump.

The Broadband Question

An array of civil rights and tech organizations including the NAACP, New America's Open Technology Institute, the Benton Foundation and the Center for Democracy and Technology are urging NBC anchor and debate moderator Lester Holt (and the other d

Trump's campaign paid his businesses $8.2 million

Donald Trump’s presidential campaign has paid his family's businesses more than $8.2 million, according to an analysis of campaign finance filings, which reveals an integrated business and political operation without precedent in national politics

Reps Huffman and Eshoo Introduce Public Lands Telecommunications Bill

In an effort to address the spotty access to broadband in many rural regions, Reps. Anna Eshoo (D-CA) and Jared Huffman (D-CA) introduced the Public Lands Telecommunications Act.

Open government advocacy group Sunlight Foundation cuts staff, suspends reporting tools

The Sunlight Foundation, a nonprofit and nonpartisan advocacy group that supports open government and tracks money in politics, announced that it was cutting staff and suspending its data-driven projects and reporting tools.

Network pools refuse to cover Trump hotel tour

In a show of joint defiance, the major television networks collectively voted to pull a camera and erase video of Donald Trump giving a tour of his hotel, a protest of the campaign preventing any editorial presence on the tour.

Donald Trump takes credit for public distrust of the media

Donald Trump took credit for the public's lack of trust in the media, and called out a New York Times reporter, saying he should have been fired.