Nation Topics - Alternative and Independent Media
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Fewer minority-owned outlets means fewer minorities in the media. With
such threats to public discourse, what will become of our voices,
points of view and interests?
A top-secret memo detailing George W. Bush's proposal to bomb Al
Jazeera is not "outlandish," as the White House claims. The Bush
Administration had been threatening, insulting and imprisoning Al
Jazeera staffers and other unembedded journalists long before Bush
reportedly floated the idea to Tony Blair.
Nation editor Katrina vanden Heuvel takes on the role of publisher and
general partner at the magazine, and Victor Navasky becomes publisher
emeritus and a member of the magazine's editorial board.
On both sides of the Atlantic, liberal news magazines facing declining
circulation have started to play into the celebrity culture. But there
are gems that have the power to carry our culture through its Las
How a prospective biochemist became a muckraker and champion of media reform
The once-hunted outlaw of low-power radio is now a hero--including at the FCC.
Victor Navasky's new memoir of opinion journalism.
Thoughts on the critical role of the journal of dissent in America.
Al Gore's Current TV debuts today. But will his new network transform the media?
Click here to ask PBS CEO Patricia Mitchell to reconsider the network's new conservative slant.
CORRECTION: The Dow Jones Corporation's total revenue (not profit) topped $1.5 billion.
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