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: firstname.lastname@example.org. His personal blog is Pressing Issues.
John F. Kennedy and the 1950 Senate contest in California.
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The late rocker and Velvet Undergound frontman gave a posthumous performance at the Lincoln Center.
Meanwhile, some media writers still give CBS “credit” for apologizing.
The Washington Post columnist supposes that people with “conventional” politics gag at biracial marriage.
Journalists want a complete accounting for the show's bogus Benghazi report.
The fallout from CBS's dubious report on Benghazi has peaked, as the New York Times reveals the chief source's testimony contradicts what he told the FBI.
Don't try to start debate at "the world's most widely read firearms magazine."