Stories by Ari Melber

Ari Melber served as a national staff member of the John Kerry presidential campaign and as a legislative aide in the U.S. Senate. subscribe to Ari Melber's feed

Posted on: Jan 11, 2010, Source:

Jay Rosen, the NYU journalism professor and new media innovator, suggests a weekly accountability segment, to check the pols and pundits who populate the weekend pulpit.

Posted on: Dec 14, 2009, Source:

ACORN finally won a round in its battle with Congress and the Obama administration on Friday.

Posted on: Dec 3, 2009, Source: The Nation

Obama is holding on to his strongest supporters, though they overwhelmingly oppose sending more troops to Afghanistan.

Posted on: Nov 23, 2009, Source:

Harvard's Citizen Media Law Project will provide free legal services for online media, just as Congress is trying to provide protection for traditional journalists and bloggers.

Posted on: Nov 18, 2009, Source: The Nation

See if you can follow this twisted logic.

Posted on: Nov 12, 2009, Source: The Nation

The fight is about accountability for campaign promises.

Posted on: Oct 19, 2009, Source:

"When our son was president, they just hammered him mercilessly and I think obscenely a lot of the time," Bush told CBS Radio.

Posted on: Oct 16, 2009, Source:

What a quandary!

Posted on: Oct 12, 2009, Source:

White House Communications Director Anita Dunn: "We don't need to pretend this is the way legitimate news organizations behave."

Posted on: Oct 5, 2009, Source:

Brooks: "Everyone is convinced that Limbaugh, Beck, Hannity, etc, possess real power. And the saddest thing is that even Republican politicians believe it."

Posted on: Sep 22, 2009, Source: The Nation

What do gangsta rap and hate radio have in common? A lot, it turns out.

Posted on: Sep 21, 2009, Source:

Friedman joins a small, elite list of opinion journalists from traditional outlets who have been granted private -- and largely off the record -- audiences with the President.

Posted on: Jun 27, 2009, Source: The Nation

According to a new Washington Post/ProPublica piece, Obama is drafting a new executive order to reassert authority over indefinite detention.

Posted on: Dec 30, 2008, Source:

With few reporters asking the President-Elect about Bush's torture crimes, it's up to the rest of us to put accountability on the agenda.

Posted on: Jun 30, 2008, Source: AlterNet

Concerned netizens taking the fight to campaign's official website.

Posted on: Mar 26, 2008, Source: The Nation

About 3.8 million people have now watched Obama's "race speech" through the campaign's official YouTube channel, which has over 40,000 subscribers.

Posted on: Feb 1, 2008, Source: The Nation

Organizers said they would "immediately" begin mobilizing on behalf of Obama.

Posted on: Oct 8, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Ari Melber: Did reporters and pundits learn nothing from their misplaced faith in erroneous polls last cycle?

Posted on: Feb 15, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Not on your life.