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What does the future of journalism look like? What's next for media? The Nation asks a range of journalists and media makers to tell us what they predict.
Student journalists at The Nation and Campus Progress's Annual Student Journalism Conference talk how news media will be produced, consumed and funded in the next five to ten years.
Books like Game Change are more instructive for what they reveal about the community that prizes them than for the information they contain.
As we observe the third anniversary of Molly Ivins's death, we are ever more the lesser for her loss.
The New Yorker's Jane Mayer reflects on the perils of reporting in a post-9/11 world.
The patriotic case for government action.
The Washington Post has run a "news" article about deficit reduction penned by The Fiscal Times, an outlet backed by Pete Peterson, the Wall Street millionaire who wants to loot Social Security.
Legendary ex-CBS anchor Dan Rather weighs in on the positives and negatives of transitioning predominantly to online media.
Jane Mayer offers a perspective on the troubling losses in the field of investigative reporting. Investigative reporting, which is a slow, expensive undertaking, has become a "luxury item" for many outlets.
David Schimke stresses the role of the trained citizen journalist
in shaping coverage--and how mainstream reporters should learn to stray beyond the press conference model of news.