The Value of Press Briefings

 At CNN,  a bipartisan group of 13 former White House press secretaries, foreign service and military officials: An informed press corps strengthens our ability to govern. Yes, presidents are now able to communicate directly via the internet, social media and tweets....

Rare Good News About a Newspaper

Brittney Mejia at The Los Angeles Times: The state’s oldest weekly newspaper, which once published Mark Twain, will keep printing after a California retiree stepped in to save the day. Carl Butz, a fourth-generation native Californian, is taking over the Mountain...