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The Liberal Media

Eric Alterman

Conservative hysteria over Putin’s aggression in 2014 is eerily reminiscent of right-wing reaction to a previous Crimean adventure, at the dawn of the Cold War.

From celebrity deaths to the crisis of the middle class, it’s all their fault.

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.


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