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Reed Richardson

Author Bios

Reed Richardson

Reed Richardson is a media critic whose work has appeared in The Nation, Harvard University’s Nieman Reports and the textbook Media Ethics (Current Controversies). 

Articles

News and Features

The network wants to reshape the market. But first it must reach—and win over—its viewers. 

Post Election Day, is the network's huge audience tuning out?

Prophecies of government tyranny, financial meltdown and violent anarchy featured on Doomsday Preppers are being absorbed into contemporary conservatism.

Blogs

Eric Alterman on Jazz at Lincoln Center and Reed Richardson's tips for navigating the upcoming 2016 election.
Eric on this week in music and theater and Reed on the false framing that is skewing the way we talk about torture.
Eric on this week’s concerts and Reed on how, from Bill Cosby’s victims to drone strikes, the media refuse to protect the...
Eric on this week in concerts and new music releases and Reed on how the mainstream press is always trying to tell the same (false) story...
Eric on this week's concerts and Reed on how the pundits and politicians have failed us for fourteen Veterans Days straight.
Eric on this week’s concerts and Reed on how local TV stations boost their bottom lines with a deluge of election ads.
Eric on this week in theater and music and Reed on how the media’s ratings-driven hysterics is warping Ebola coverage.
Eric on this week’s concerts and releases and Reed on how the gaffe-obsessed political press is doing a disservice to democracy.