Mollie Hemingway
Mollie Hemingway
Mollie Hemingway, Senior Editor
Mollie Ziegler Hemingway is a senior editor at The Federalist. A longtime journalist, her work has appeared in the Wall Street Journal, USA Today, the Los Angeles Times, the Guardian, the Washington Post, CNN, National Review, GetReligion, Ricochet, Christianity Today, Federal Times, Radio & Records and many other publications. Mollie was a 2004 recipient of a Phillips Foundation Journalism Fellowship. Reach her at
5 Shocking Facts Revealed By E-mails Between UVA And Rolling Stone

The most revealing information in the e-mails is what isn’t in them. Apparently Rolling Stone had zero interest in confirming the facts of Jackie’s story.

The Response To North Korea’s Attack On Hollywood Is Disastrous And Cowardly

If North Korea just committed the most successful terrorist attack on the United States since 9/11, why are our politicians so silent about it?

5 Reasons Why Jeb Bush’s Presidential Exploration Is Going Nowhere

A Jeb Bush candidacy is totally divorced from the reality of primary politics, only showing how out of touch Beltway media types are with GOP primary voters.

6 Grahams You’d Rather See Run For President Than Lindsey Graham

Fox News is reporting that Lindsey Graham is thinking about running for president. Even though he’s the Graham you’d least like to see run for president.

Saturday Night Live’s Christmas Parody Works Because It Doesn’t Hate Christians

People who actually go to church will find SNL’s fake ad for St. Joseph’s Christmas Mass Spectacular funny.

If Ex-Gov. Bob McDonnell Gets 10 Years, Shouldn’t Sen. Warner At Least Be Investigated?

Virginia is for corrupt governors. Bob McDonnell is facing 10 years of prison. But why isn’t Mark Warner being prosecuted for dangling a federal judgeship?

10 More Extraordinary Women Detail Their Morning Routines

“Extraordinary women” detailed their morning routines. It involved lots of yoga and quinoa. Is that typical? Here’s what we found when we asked around.

Get Some Perspective: Sydney’s Hostage-Taking Terrorists Are Worse Than Uber

Social media users felt helpless in the face of Sydney’s hostage crisis. They returned to more comforting territory: getting mad at Uber and the free market.

Why The Media’s Fact Problems Are Way Bigger Than Rolling Stone

The media’s tsunami of inaccuracy is generally tolerated, embraced and even celebrated so long as it serves the right political and cultural goals.

Sabrina Rubin Erdely’s Old Stories Sure Read Like Bad Lifetime Movies

Sabrina Rubin Erdely’s in trouble for making claims about a gang rape without corroborating. Some earlier stories have hard-to-verify claims as well.

Rolling Stone’s UVA Fraternity Gang Rape Story Unravels

Rolling Stone magazine has retracted its explosive story on a gang rape at a University of Virginia frat house as inconsistencies mount.

Dear Media: This Elizabeth Lauten Nonsense Is Why Everybody Hates You

Elizabeth Lauten criticized the Obama family. For that she lost her job. Now the media have sent investigators to dig into her high school and college days.

Leftist Media Show How Not To Defend Rolling Stone UVA Rape Story

Asking questions is not a tool of the patriarchy. It’s just journalism 101. Feel free to ask questions about the UVA rape story, not reflexively defend it.

Jonathan Chait’s Gaslighting: When Making Your Case Is Too Difficult

New York Magazine writer Jonathan Chait is known for cherry picking thoughtful arguments when he struggles to respond to them. But now he’s getting worse.

20 Ways Media Completely Misread Congress’ Weak-Sauce Benghazi Report

Reporters celebrated a congressional Benghazi report that supposedly debunked criticism of the Obama administration. It didn’t. Not by a long shot.

Saturday Night Live Finally Makes Fun Of Obama, Media Get His Back

Saturday Night Live poked mild fun at President Obama. The Washington Post responded ridiculously. It ran a “fact check” of the skit.

Chris Plante Shows the Insane Inconsistency of Feminist Scolds

Chris Plante, who led the mob in Shirtgate, praised a movie trailer with a joke about how sometimes when a girl says “no” to sex she really means “yes.”

It’s Time To Push Back Against Feminist Bullies

The attacks on scientist Matt Taylor are crazy. Enough already. Enough. Enough. Enough. We have to deal with our problem of feminist bullies.

Solange Wedding Pictures #BreakTheInternet The Right Way

Solange Knowles married video director Alan Gerard Ferguson on Sunday in New Orleans. The pictures of the beautiful bridal party could break the internet.

The Federalist Editors And Friends Discuss Kim Kardashian’s Butt

Kim Kardashian bares her derrière on the cover of a magazine, leading to a discussion of Grace Jones, desexualization and “shelf butt contraptions.”

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