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.
Mainstream reporting has consistently underestimated the number of people who think the Affordable Care Act doesn’t go far enough.
As Fox News airs a victim-blaming “analysis,” the teen at the center of the case, Daisy Coleman, weighs in with her own testimony.
A new study counts an estimated 500,000 deaths associated with the occupation in Iraq, reaffirming tallies disputed by the Bush administration.
The national security journalist says more Snowden/NSA stories to come soon.
A new case of lax punishment of sexual assault has arisen in Maryville, Missouri, drawing comparisons to Steubenville.
A feminist-humanist movie, now Saudi Arabia's entry for the Foreign Language Academy Awards
The nitpickers behind Politifact announce a series that will fact-check pundits and op-ed writers.
Sports Illustrated investigates the mysterious death of a black running back struck by a white defender in Alabama.
Advocates and media watchdogs have raised hackles over the CBS program’s questionable take on the Social Security disability system.
The famed American conductor brought Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony to a fractured Germany in 1989.