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We have no more hope today of saving the newspaper business than we do the telegraph business. But we can save the news.

Stephen Colbert counters Glenn Beck's absurd 9/12 project with his own plan to reclaim America from 'them'.

In light of an ambush by Bill O'Reilly producers, progressive blogger Amanda Terkel responded in an incredible manner--with reason.

A legendary African-American journalist is cast off by Newsday, and the profession is poorer for it.

Deconstructing Russia coverage on the Washington Post editorial page.

Deconstructing the New York Times fairy tale about how nasty Russia invaded innocent Georgia.

The media reform movement has made a few inroads, but there's still a long way to go.

We'd expect Fox News to cover Barack Obama unfairly, but who knew the so-called "liberal media" would follow their lead so often?

As we struggle for media democracy, let's take encouragement from the early actions of the FCC.

A Pittsburgh public television activist explains how McCain broke the rules while doing the bidding of a media mogul.

Blogs

He criticized old media, he created new media and he knew the necessity of a free and freewheeling press.

March 20, 2015

The president wants cities to be able to innovate with municipal broadband systems.

January 15, 2015

Standing in opposition to net neutrality is tantamount to standing against innovation, against small business, against private-sector job creation and against competition.

December 2, 2014

It is absurd that broadcast networks choose entertainment over Obama’s immigration speech.

November 20, 2014

Eric on this week’s concerts and Reed on how local TV stations boost their bottom lines with a deluge of election ads.

November 3, 2014

CNN’s climate change coverage almost disappeared like Malaysian Flight 370.

October 2, 2014

Why is it that one of the authors Amazon is choosing not to screw over just happens to be the chair of the House Budget Committee? Coincidence? Or political favoritism?

September 30, 2014

Why are certain Internet users so irrationally attached to the notion of net neutrality?

May 27, 2014

The FCC is mistaken—and democracy is threatened—when commissioners fail to embrace their authority to protect a free and open Internet. 

April 24, 2014

The merger doesn’t just impact the marketplace of cable; it threatens the marketplace of ideas.

February 18, 2014