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Are universities the last hope for a home for quality journalism?

To save news media, stop blaming the Internet and start thinking about how subsidies could revive a public good.

Ana Marie Cox reflects on her experiences during the 2008 presidential election and suggests that we might see an influx of reporters that are hired by specific candidates to do opposition research and reporting.

TNR's more significant sin is to weaken the bond between Israel and liberal American Jews--which is to say, most of them.

Nick Penniman, executive director of the Huffington Post Investigative Fund talks about the impending chaotic media landscape.

The Nation's John Nichols offers his view on where the media is heading, and how the changes in journalism will impact political reporting

Why do we need newspapers? They help make humans of us.

The next generation of right-wing journalists are largely apparatchiks.

Newsrooms' fears of misunderstanding the right leads to outsized coverage and attention.

The explosion of student sex columns, as captivating as they are controversial, represents a campus movement possessed of the same subversive potential that fueled 1960s student activism.

Blogs

Frank bemoans the race to the bottom that's being brought about by blogging, content mills, and journalism school enablers.

November 10, 2010

Olbermann thanks activists for raising a ruckus about his suspension. Highest marks go to the Progressive Change Campaign Committee.

November 8, 2010

Some more problems with Peretz, NPR's oppressive objectivity and Alter-reviews.

October 22, 2010

Muslim Public Affairs Council argues that: "NPR's decision to fire Williams was a poor decision with poor timing." It also argues that FOX's hiring of Williams with a 3-year contract and a substantial pay increase is "grossly opportunistic and offensive."

October 22, 2010

American culture from Saul Bellows to Janeane Garofalo to NPR.

October 14, 2010

Eric on the continuing debacle at TNR, Reed's opinion on editorial endorsements and the mail.

October 7, 2010

Plus high-profile name calling from Limbaugh, Parker Spitzer, and Paladino spokesman

October 6, 2010

The journalist who broke the story of the Pentagon Papers speaks out on how the media isn't doing its job in covering the war in Iraq.

October 5, 2010

Your morning roundup of the most important stories, political foibles, and other gems you might have missed around the internet. Today: polling is getting worse, taxes are important, Stewart mocks Sanchez, and Parker-Spitzer kicks off with Andrew Breitbart.

October 5, 2010

A closer look at Kathleen Parker's take on the idea of a 'full-blooded' American president and the crisis of American identity.

October 4, 2010