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The Liberal Media

Eric Alterman

Moyers's most significant legacy is that he treated his audience as adult citizens of a republic.

 ABC is in a position to break open a paradigm for the Sunday interview programs.

Networks are gutting news divisions while paying movie-star salaries to celebrity hosts.

When the accusation (anti-Semitism) says more about the accuser (The New Republic) than the accused (Andrew Sullivan).

NPR's attempt to appease its critics by featuring comment from conservative pundits went a step too far when it let radical right-wing advocate David Horowitz contribute to Howard Zinn's obituary.

Books like Game Change are more instructive for what they reveal about the community that prizes them than for the information they contain.

As we observe the third anniversary of Molly Ivins's death, we are ever more the lesser for her loss.

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

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