Matthew Sheffield

A writer, web developer, and former tv producer, Matthew Sheffield covers politics, media, and technology for Salon. You can email him via m.sheffield@salon.com or follow him on Twitter.

Laura Ingraham meets the Afrocentric "alt-right" — and it's every bit as weird as it sounds Matthew Sheffield
Kevin McCarthy wants to replace Paul Ryan: Will the far right stop him once again? Matthew Sheffield
It's still Paul Ryan's party, not Donald Trump's: The speaker has controlled the agenda Matthew Sheffield
James Comey's smug PR tour has almost no news value — but it's driving Donald Trump nuts Matthew Sheffield
Trump’s Scooter Libby pardon is scarily strategic — and paves the way for shutting down Mueller Matthew Sheffield
Right's ludicrous Facebook obsession: Snowflakes claim bias against conservatives Matthew Sheffield
Mark Zuckerberg doesn’t know how Facebook works. Unfortunately neither does anyone in Congress Matthew Sheffield
Mr. Zuckerberg goes to Washington: Can the Facebook founder wriggle off the hook? Matthew Sheffield
Conservatives are raging at the Atlantic — and themselves — over columnist Kevin Williamson's firing Matthew Sheffield
Dumping Facebook? If you really want online privacy, here are the tools you need Matthew Sheffield
Facebook can't be trusted — and everyone in the tech world is piling on Matthew Sheffield
Trump's absurd new argument: He wants to ban people from reading official Twitter accounts Matthew Sheffield
"Roseanne" and her people: Populist voters who don't fit in either party Matthew Sheffield
Democrats need big margins to take back the House: Report Matthew Sheffield
The New York Times tried to broaden its range of opinions: A good idea, thoroughly botched Matthew Sheffield
Last lawyer standing: Jay Sekulow becomes Trump's one-man Russia defense team Matthew Sheffield
Betrayed on Bolton and the budget, the far-right starts to turn on Trump Matthew Sheffield
Donald Trump's creepy comments about daughter Ivanka: A history Matthew Sheffield
Local news isn't dying out: It's being killed off by corporate greed Matthew Sheffield
Another terrible privacy law: Why do Trump's critics in Congress keep giving him more power? Matthew Sheffield
Evangelicals flock to Trump as he weathers Stormy Daniels scandal Matthew Sheffield
Facebook stock tanks as data harvesting scandal opens up possibility of lawsuits Matthew Sheffield
Kansas Republicans are running scared because they can't run against Nancy Pelosi Matthew Sheffield
Who’s in and who’s out? Trump’s cabinet chaos Matthew Sheffield
Paul Ryan's seat is less safe. Is the House now up for grabs? Matthew Sheffield
CNN asks if Robert Mueller crossed a “red line” by looking at the Trump Organization Matthew Sheffield
Why yes, Ryan Zinke did insult a politician by speaking Japanese Matthew Sheffield
Conor Lamb won by running against Paul Ryan, not Donald Trump Matthew Sheffield
Trump's new pivot on foreign policy: Bring back the warmongers Matthew Sheffield
Trump's bold new gun policy after Parkland: Literally do nothing Matthew Sheffield