Media

 
 

"Year One: The Mad King," New York Review of Books Daily, November 10, 2017

"Whatever Happened to the Party of Fiscal Responsibility," Los Angeles Times, November 10, 2017

"How The Right Lost Its Mind And Charlie Sykes Lost His Faith In The GOP," To The Best of Our Knowledge, WPR, November 4, 2017

"A giant fog machine": how right-wing media obscures Mueller and other inconvenient stories," Interview with Sean Illing, Vox, October 31, 2017

"Why Jeff Flake Is Going to Need a Good Dog," Politico Magazine, october 26, 2017

"A Guide for Frustrated Conservatives in the Age of Trump," NBC News THINK, October 23, 2017

"Conservative commentator Charlie Sykes says GOP needs to stop 'enabling' Trump," ABC News, October 15, 2017

Book excerpt: Charlie Sykes' 'How the Right Lost its Mind'," ABC News.com, October 15, 2017

"The NRA and GOP, Together Forever," The New York Times, October 8, 2017

" Charles J. Sykes: Where the Right Went Wrong," Time.com, October 5, 2017

"How the Right Lost Its Mind And Embraced Donald Trump," Newsweek (cover story), September 29, 2017

Charlie Sykes: Roy Moore Signals the End of the Republican Party, Time.com, September 28, 2017

"Charlie Sykes Is Unsure About the Future of the GOP," Sunday New York Times Magazine, August 21, 2017

"Political Coverage and the Pressure to Get It Right," Nieman Reports, July 22, 2017

"Why the Case for Transparency Must Be Made Anew." Nieman Reports, June 22, 2017

"The Danger of ignoring Alex Jones," The New York Times, June 18, 2017

"How conservatives betrayed virtue for Donald Trump," USA Today, June 15, 2017

“If Liberals Hate Him, Then Trump Must Be Doing Something Right,” The New York Times, May 12, 2017

“Why Nobody Cares the President Is Lying,” The New York Times, February 4, 2017

“Charlie Sykes on Where the Right Went Wrong,” The New York Times, December 15, 2016

“Charlie Sykes: It's time to put truth before political tribe,” America Magazine, June 5, 2017

"Will the Left save Donald Trump?" Washington Examiner, February 9, 2017

"Trump leaves conservatives with a choice between party and principle," Washington Examiner, January 19, 2017

“Donald Trump and the Rise of Alt-Reality Media” Politico Magazine, November 25, 2016

 

Media mentions

Jane Coaston, "Inside the bubble: why Roy Moore has conservative media on his side," Vox, December 8, 2017

Q&A: Charlie Sykes, political commentator and author, The Princetonian, December 5, 2017

"Michael Flynn 'extraordinarily dangerous' for Trump's White House: Charlie Sykes," CBC Radio, December 4, 2017

Lloyd Grove, "It’s Impossible To Shame James O’Keefe’s Project Veritas," the Daily Beast, December 3, 2017

Ezra Klein, “The hypocrisy is astounding”: this tax bill shows the GOP’s debt concerns were pure fraud," Vox, December 2, 2017

Matthew Sheffield, "Roy Moore, the Federalist and the decay of the conservative mind," Salon, December 1, 2017

John Hart, "Is Ideology Becoming America's Official Religion?" Forbes, November 30, 2017

"Charlie Sykes: If Roy Moore Wins, How Will the GOP ‘Be Able to Wipe the Stink’ Off?" Mediaite, November 22, 2017

Rosie Gray and McKay Coppins, "Conservatives Reap the Whirlwind of Their War on the Media," The Atlantic, November 17, 2017

Alex Roarty and Katie Glueck, "Franken forces Dems to finally confront their own sexual assault scandals," McClatchy News, November 17, 2017

Alexander Nazaryan, "GOP AT JONESTOWN: IS TRUMP LEADING REPUBLICANS TO SLAUGHTER?" Newsweek, November 20, 2017

"MSNBC conservative obliterates Kellyanne Conway for wanting to put ‘an accused pedophile’ in the Senate," Raw Story, November 20, 2017

Katie Glueck, "Republicans see an Alabama loss as chance for GOP wake-up call," (Olympian) McClatchy News, November 13, 2017

Astead W. Herndon, " GOP losses expose hazards of Trump-inspired appeals to white nationalism," Boston Globe, November 9, 2017

Jason Schwartz, "Fox, facing new competitors, clings tighter to Trump," Politico, November 9, 2017

'Congress will likely do the same thing after the Texas massacre it did after Las Vegas: nothing," Vox, November 6, 2017

Toure', "Why Do White People Feel Discriminated Against? I Asked Them," The Daily Beast, November 5, 2017

David Smith, "A year ago Trump spoke of binding the nation's wounds – so what happened next?," The Guardian, November 5, 2017

Isaac Chotiner, "Conservative in the Wilderness: Charlie Sykes was a right-wing radio star. Then Trump won," Slate, October 23, 2017

Jonathan Chait, "The Republican Roots of Trumpism," New York Magazine, October 24, 2017

Jonathan Chait, " Does Charlie Sykes Understand How the Right Lost Its Mind?," New York Magazine, October 16, 2017

"Charlie Sykes: Republicans Have Allied ‘With a Mad King,’ But Are Trying to Pretend He’s Normal," Mediaite, October 15, 2017

"Charlie Sykes and the conscience of a (lonely) conservative" Salon, Octber 7, 20-17

"Charlie Sykes’ New Book Shows ‘How the Right Lost Its Mind’," Texas Observer, October 5, 2017

 Rachel Bade, "Ryan faces diciest stretch of his speakership," Politico, August 25, 2017

Gabrielle Debenedetti, "Dems prep for Pence, Kasich, Haley to run in 2020," Politico, August 22, 2017

Jim Rutenberg, "Behind the Bluster of Steve Bannon's #War Cry," The New York Times, August 20, 2017

"Steve Bannon, destroyer of worlds: After electing a president, he’s back to building a right-wing media empire," Salon, August 21, 2017

"Top Republicans Criticize White Supremacists, But Don't Call Out Trump," NPR, August 16, 2017

"The conservatives turning against Donald Trump," The Guardian, August 8, 2017

Molly Ball, "The Final Humiliation of Reince Priebus,'" The Atlantic, July 30, 2017

David Smith, 'The president is a pyromaniac': the week Trump set fire to the White House, The Guardian, July 29, 2017

Jennifer Steinhauer, "On Health, Republicans Find They Cannot Beat Something With Nothing," The New York Times, July 28, 2017

Paul Bedard, "Drudge, Limbaugh created 2016 'voter insurrection,' Trump win," Washington Examiner, July 10, 2017

Maureen Dowd, “Trump’s Hand­to­Hand Combat,” The New York Times, May 27, 2017

Karen Tumulty, Robert Costa, "The GOP inherits what Trump has wrought," The Washington Post, May 26, 2017

E. J. Dionne, “The anti-Trump right is becoming a breed of its own,” Washington Post, May 27, 2017

Jeremy Peters, “The Right Builds an Alternative Narrative About the Crises Around Trump,” The New York Times, May 17, 2017

Alex Roarty and Lindsay Wise, “GOP strategists plot anti-media strategy for 2018 elections,” McClatchy, June 2, 2017

Karen Tumulty, “Trump faces a crisis of credibility — and judgment,” Washington Post, May 16, 2017

Katherine Schulten, "Teaching Orwell and ’1984’ With The New
York Times, The New York Times,
February 9, 2017

Oliver Darcy, "Donald Trump broke the conservative media," Business Insiderm Augist 26, 2016

 

Profiles/Interviews

"Charlie Sykes: Trump and a Gutless GOP Wrecked the Party," The Daily Beast,  October 10, 2017

Kate Scanlon, "Has the right lost its mind? A conservative’s take on what the rise of Trump means for the movement," the Blaze, October 3, 2017

Charlie Sykes Interview: "The Trumpish Right Is Dumb, Cruel and Dishonest" Smashing Interviews, October 3, 2017

Erick Trickey, “Charlie Sykes’ Air War: How one of the most influential #NeverTrumpers is battling his party's nominee and questioning some long-held beliefs,” Politico Magazine

Mark Z. Barabak , “How a top conservative radio host took on Trump, lost his audience and faith, but gained a new perspective,” Los Angeles Times, January 30, 2017

“Spurning Trump, Self-Styled Conservative Gatekeeper Finds Himself On The Margins,” Morning Edition, NPR, September 21, 2016

Mona Charen, “How Charlie Sykes Helped Turn Wisconsin Red,” National Review, December 23, 2016

All Things Considered, “Radio Host Charlie Sykes On Being A 'Contrarian Conservative' In The Age Of Trump,” NPR, December 18, 2016  

Simon Montlake, “Second thoughts from conservative talk radio star: Did we create Trump?” Christian Science Monitor, October 5, 2016  

“Radio Host Charlie Sykes Says Conservative Media Will Give Cover To Trump,” Here and Now, NPR/WBUR  

Jessie Opoien,  “Excommunicated: Charlie Sykes is leaving radio as he questions the direction of the Republican Party,” December 14, 2016

Eli Stokols, “Why Wisconsin's 'Never Trump' movement is different,” Politico, March 30, 2016