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The Liberal Media

Eric Alterman

A biography by Gabriel Sherman clarifies the Fox impresario’s role in his network’s deceptions.

The conservative NYT columnist steers the conversation away from economics and toward “behavioral” terrain.

Wild Republican accusations have been debunked—but still they continue.

Hard-hitting New York Times coverage has been journalism at its best—although the Chinese authorities apparently don't agree.

Why it’s hard to make sense of US foreign policy.

Mark Halperin and John Heilemann’s Double Down entertains, but its contempt for liberalism shows on almost every page.

Two critical institutions of American liberalism just celebrated birthdays. Here’s wishing them many happy returns.

Max Blumenthal’s carelessly constructed case against the Jewish state won’t help the occupation’s victims. 


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