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The Liberal Media

Eric Alterman

A principled academic gets ground up in the media hypocrisy machine.

What do neocons and their media mouthpieces fear most about Obama's stance on Israel? Could it be honesty?

Thanks to a cowed media, scaremongering is the only remaining area of conservative competence.

How can newspapers survive financial meltdown if they surrender to a culture of defeat?

Truth, lies and attacks on Democrats from columnists at the Washington Post and the New York Times.

A paradox of American Jewish political behavior: they think like liberals, but they let belligerent right-wingers who demonize and distort their values speak for them.

They've lost our trust by providing conservatives a platform for deliberate deceptions, silencing reporters for revealing the truth and excusing their own self-serving behavior.

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

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