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The Liberal Media

Eric Alterman

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. 

Liberals honor a great public intellectual—while the editor of Commentary compares him to a Nazi. 

All too often, the most prestigious perch in journalism—the New York Times op-ed page—is given to those who flatter the powerful.


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