Kudos

“One of the Left’s most important young voices.”

- Mike Allen, Politico

“This clown from The Nation magazine…Stuff it, pal.”

- Rush Limbaugh, Radio host

“A fine journalist and analyst…always excellent.”

- Eric Pfeiffer, Congressional Quarterly

“An articulate attack dog…the gold standard…”

- VIBE Magazine

“One of the great new voices in liberal journalism.”

- Bill Scher, Author

Named one of the “best new pundits” of 2009

- Michael Calderone, Politico

“Melber has been doing a superb job covering [Pres. Bush]“

- Glenn Greenwald, Author and Salon writer

A “smart thinker in the field [of citizen journalism]…”

- Dan Gillmor, Author and Director of Center for Citizen Media

“What distinguishes Melber is his clear, crisp style and his bedrock understanding of the web…the type of reporting we love: engaging without snark, insightful without pomp.”

- The Stimulist

Some coverage:

How involved will Obama get in fight for filibuster reform, Washington Post

Left-leaning media has ‘issues’ with President Obama, Politico

Holder, Contempt, and Motives, Time

I’ll take obstruction for $500, Alex, Washington Post

A ‘favorable’ view of Newt Gingrich’s national unpopularity, Washington Post

Hip-Hop for Conservatives, The Atlantic

Palin’s Supporters Didn’t Watch Her Video on Facebook, The Atlantic

Harry Reid Might Hold His Seat and, Yes, Democrats Should Be Happy About That, Newsweek

Obama Responds to FISA Protest on His Web Site, New York Times

Top TV Talkers, Politico

Between Obama and the Press, New York Times Magazine

Obama 2.0: Who’s Leading Who?, New York Times

Presidential Press Conference, Pro-Am Edition, Columbia Journalism Review

Grading WhiteHouse.gov, Washington Post

Ari Melber is like a liberal Ross Douthat, but better, The Stimulist

Specter, Sestak Appeal To Netroots, New York Times

Lieberman Hopes His Fate Isn’t Sealed With a Kiss, New York Times

Rivetting, One Way or Another, New York Times

The Way of Joe, New York Times

Yes, You Can Dance To It, New York Times

Nutmeg For Your Eggnog, New York Times

The New ABB is Anybody But Bayh, Washington Post

ACORN Video Creates New Conservative Star, Washington Post

Time Out?, Washington Post

The Spirit of Howard Dean, Time

Fox Trumps Netroots, Politico

Netroots Nation Reckons With Life After the Revolution, New York Observer

Howard Kurtz on why media outlets ignore the “military analyst” story, Salon

It’s All About Me, Markos Moulitsas, Daily Kos

Nine Days of Silence from the Willing Accomplices, Meteor Blades, Daily Kos

Netroots Activists Mad at Obama for Spy Bill Flip-Flop, Wired

Using Distributed Media (and People) to Ask Hard Questions, Mediaactive

Interview with Katrina vanden Heuvel, Think Magazine

This Is How You Stick it to Lying Republican Hacks, Jed Report