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.
Shirley Temple Black passed away Monday night. She was 85 years old.
Bill Keller leaves The New York Times to run a nonprofit journalism start-up focused on the American criminal justice system.
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The Stand Your Ground defense is being used to justify another senseless murder.
Recall Philip Seymour Hoffman's "uncensored journey into democracy in America."
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