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The Liberal Media

Eric Alterman

The election results reflect a complex reality; the press prefers simple narratives.

Under Obama, the richer are richer than ever, but Wall Street isn’t repaying the favor.

Today’s corporations have taken a page from the tobacco industry, fooling the public and undermining science in order to boost profits, no matter the human cost.

For one-percenters like the Times columnist, city life has never been better.

Finally, a different picture is emerging of the former New York City mayor.

Forty years after President Richard Nixon resigned, our leaders have become even less accountable.

The architects of our foreign-policy disasters would prefer we simply forget the past.

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

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