Greg Mitchell writes a daily blog for The Nation focusing on media, politics and culture. He is the former editor of Editor & Publisher and author of thirteen books. His latest book, on the 2012 Obama-Romney race, is Tricks, Lies, and Videotape. His other books include Atomic Cover-Up, The Campaign of the Century (winner of the Goldsmith Book Prize), two books related to WikiLeaks and a pair of books with Robert Jay Lifton on Hiroshima and the death penalty in America. His Twitter feed is @GregMitch and he can be reached at: email@example.com. His personal blog is Pressing Issues.
Issa's new investigations; Napolitano defends aggressive patdowns; Rangel's ethics trial begins
Remembering the man who set himself on fire in outcry against the killing of civilians in Vietnam.
NewsBeast merger, Hillary and Netanyahu, un-friending, and more
Today, despite renewed efforts by the military to combat the problem, the tragedy of soldier, and veteran, suicides has only escalated, with some calling it an epidemic.
Joe Scarborough wants to bring the boys home from Afghanistan. Does Obama?
Frank bemoans the race to the bottom that's being brought about by blogging, content mills, and journalism school enablers.
More Americans without health insurance; Palin deletes Dickerson
More Olbermann fallout; no global warming hearings; Obama in da club
Matt Lauer's softball Bush interview disappoints.
MSNBC lifted the Countdown host's suspension on Sunday, and late Monday he responded by declaring that the network's donation policy was "inconsistently applied." He also thanked viewers for their support and asserted that he first learned about his suspension through the media.