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.
Your Thursday, September 30 guide to the most important hits and misses throughout politics and the media, plus some humor and a daily music pick.
The man behind the ACORN sting goes after CNN investigative correspondent Abbie Boudreau with boat full of sexually explicit props.
Your guide to the most important politics and media hits and misses for Wednesday, September 29, plus some humor, and a music video of the day.
A closer look at Carl Paladino, the Tea Party's allegedly racist, sexist, porn-loving New York gubernatorial candidate, from former classmate Greg Mitchell.
Tuesday, September 28's media and politics hits/misses from a wide variety of sources plus fun videos and (at the bottom) a music pick.
A collection of media and politics hits/misses from a wide variety of sources for Monday, September 27, plus fun videos and a music pick.
DAYBOOK will return Monday. In the meantime, see Stephen Colbert testify on immigration in front of congress—in character.
Today's collection of media and politics hits and misses from a variety of sources, plus fun videos and music.
Will Bunch's new book, The Backlash: Right-Wing Radicals, High-Def Hucksters, and Paranoid Politics in the Age of Obama, is a solid introduction to the many crazed faces of the new American Right.