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.

The Dismal Science
June 14 2017 1:00 PMIs Donald Trump Experiencing Cognitive Decline?The president’s speech has changed dramatically over the years. One writer investigates whether it’s age and stress or something else.
April 28 2017 3:34 PMThe Land of Lousy OptionsRead what a North Korea expert told Trumpcast about the escalating tensions between Washington and Pyongyang.
Year of Great Books
May 4 2016 10:23 AMAbout Jane EyreEverything Slate’s Year of Great Books learned about love, identity, and feminism from Charlotte Brontë’s realist masterwork.
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?
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.
Behind the Scenes
April 2 2014 9:45 AMBazelon and Weisberg Discuss the Supreme Court
June 2 2017 10:24 AMThe Rise of Fake News on the LeftRead a Trumpcast discussion about Louise Mensch and the erosion of journalistic standards.
Political Gabfest
Nov. 11 2016 3:54 PMWhat Do We Do Now?The Political Gabfest wonders how to move forward.
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
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.
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.