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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 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.
Eric on The New Yorker Festival and Reed on the lazy Beltway boosterism of Leon Panetta's new book.
Eric on this week's concerts (plus some upcoming events) and Reed on Matt Bai's treatment of the Gary Hart-Donna Rice affair.
Eric on this week's concerts and Reed on the two-party debate that has only one, pro-war side.