Jacob Weisberg
Jacob Weisberg Jacob Weisberg

Jacob Weisberg is chairman and editor-in-chief of The Slate Group and author of The Bush Tragedy. Follow him on Twitter.

Trumpcast
March 25 2016 11:15 AMBrussels, ISIS, and IslamWhat do 1.6 billion Muslims think of Trump?
Trumpcast
March 18 2016 11:20 AMA Contested Convention?What does the fight look like if Trump arrives below the delegate threshold?
Trumpcast
March 16 2016 11:47 AMIs Donald Trump a Racist?Talking with Jamelle Bouie about his recent cover story, “How Trump Happened.”
Obit
March 6 2016 9:28 PMRonald Reagan’s ProtectorNancy Reagan was the greatest guardian of her husband’s reputation.
Year of Great Books
March 4 2016 9:09 AMWhat Should We Read Next?Help us choose the next title for “A Year of Great Books.”
Politics
Oct. 9 2015 11:37 AMWhat Happened at Slate This Week?What the magazine taught me about Joe Biden, the banality of good, and fake sounds in action flicks.
Behind the Scenes
July 27 2015 3:45 PMThe Great Writing Vs. Talking DebateIs it harder to be a good writer or a good talker?
Behind the Scenes
Feb. 13 2015 2:37 PMSlate Remembers David CarrThe Times media reporter had an outsize influence in the lives and careers of many Slate staffers.
The Big Idea
Dec. 15 2014 6:29 PMStop Publishing the Sony HacksYou’re not promoting free speech—you’re helping to censor.
Politics
Nov. 5 2014 9:06 AMWashington Gridlock Cannot Get Any WorseCooperation on some matters may make more sense than obstruction.
Politics
June 11 2014 10:42 AMWhy Cantor LostThe House majority leader lost because he tried to pander to Tea Party and non-Tea Party alike.
Culture Gabfest
April 16 2014 2:46 PMThe Culture Gabfest “Silent T Party” EditionSlate’s Culture Gabfest on Stephen Colbert’s move to The Late Show, Adam Begley’s Updike, and Futurism at the Guggenheim.
Behind the Scenes
April 2 2014 9:45 AMBazelon and Weisberg Discuss the Supreme Court
The Chat Room
Jan. 29 2014 4:25 PMGeorge W. Bush Boiled Down to Two Words: Buried Anger
The Big Idea
Aug. 12 2013 10:01 AMThe Two WashingtonsThe politicians are too principled. The lobbyists and journalists are too corrupt. The result is disaster.
Trumpcast
March 21 2016 9:33 AMA Campus OutlierWhat does it feel like to support Donald Trump on a college campus?
Trumpcast
March 16 2016 11:48 AMLet’s Talk to a ShrinkDiscussing narcissistic personality disorder with clinical psychologist Dr. Ben Michaelis.
Politics
March 11 2016 10:47 AMIs Hillary Clinton Likable Enough to Beat Donald Trump?Yes, but it won’t be easy.
Politics
March 4 2016 10:41 AMAn Eclectic ExtremistDonald Trump’s distinctly American authoritarianism draws equally from the wacko right and wacko left.
Politics
Jan. 8 2016 5:56 AMThe Road to ReagandomHow Reagan’s eight-year gig as the host of General Electric Theater sparked his conservative conversion and became the genesis of his political career. 
Politics
Aug. 13 2015 2:31 PMTrump’s Alpha-Male AppealWhat explains the loutish billionaire’s polls and popularity.
Politics
June 5 2015 5:41 PMWhy Obama Should Offer Edward Snowden a DealHe may have broken the law, but he’s the definition of a whistleblower.
Politics
Jan. 14 2015 6:00 AMMy First Byline: Interning at the New Republic in 1986Watch Jacob Weisberg and William Saletan talk about the start of their journalism careers.
Politics
Nov. 18 2014 3:50 PMAn Imperial President?Hardly. The smarter Republican response is to pass their own legislation, not howl in protest.
Foreigners
Oct. 9 2014 10:28 AMCapturing the NewsPresident Erdogan’s new style of media censorship is less brutal—and much more effective.
Slate Money
May 31 2014 4:03 PMMoney and the Media  Slate Money on Apple’s purchase of Beats, Amazon’s fight with Hachette, and Thomas Piketty’s defense of his data.
Slate Plus
April 3 2014 1:16 PMStop Telling Us There’s Never Been a Better Time to Be a Journalist!Jacob Weisberg, chairman of The Slate Group, talks about the clichés of journalism school guest speakers.
Political Gabfest
March 28 2014 10:12 AMThe "Is Hillary Clinton Too Old to Be President?" GabfestListen to Slate's show about the Hobby Lobby Supreme Court case, ageism in politics, and the spat between Democrats and Nate Silver.
The Big Idea
Oct. 17 2013 11:50 AMRadical RepublicansThe Tea Party remains the GOP’s dominant force, unbowed and still deliriously irresponsible.
The Big Idea
May 16 2013 2:24 PMIt’s Scandal Season!Why Obama is suddenly under siege.

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