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The Liberal Media

Eric Alterman

Our friends abroad give the network the derision and the mockery it deserves.

In the wake of the Paris attacks, moral idiots play their predictable roles.

Why is the political coverage in The New York Times so lame?

How the party let down the workers who once depended on it.

The election results reflect a complex reality; the press prefers simple narratives.

Under Obama, the richer are richer than ever, but Wall Street isn’t repaying the favor.

Today’s corporations have taken a page from the tobacco industry, fooling the public and undermining science in order to boost profits, no matter the human cost.

For one-percenters like the Times columnist, city life has never been better.


Eric Alterman
Eric Alterman is a Distinguished Professor of English, Brooklyn College, City...