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.
The shooting of Miriam Carey in Washington, D.C., raises questions about how the media handles breaking news.
Public Editor Margaret Sullivan scolds the Times for its questionable reporting on rival paper McClatchy's Al Qaeda-related leaks.
The newspapers trade barbs and allegations over Al Qaeda leaks that occurred in August.
And that the US government kept secret for years afterward.
A call for regional disarmament in the Middle East would bring scrutiny to Israel’s alleged nuclear weapons supply.
Is “collaborators” too strong a word for movie bosses dealing with the Hitler regime?
The news-leaking website, in possession of a leaked script, offers rebuttals to the film that dramatizes Julian Assange's relationship with former colleague Daniel Domscheit-Berg.
The New York Times runs a correction about Navy Yards shooter Aaron Alexis’s attempts to buy an assault rifle, but the central question remains.
A Koch brothers-funded commercial aims to scare young women away from Obamacare.