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A longstanding rivalry between old friends shows what it takes to get into the New York Times.

Shortcuts, blindness and downright dishonesty in the rapidly imploding mainstream media.

I.F. Stone was not only a great reporter; he was a radical, an irritant to power.

Fools look for a fight between newspapers and the net. The challenge is to defend print and digital journalism, in an age of big-media myopia.

When it comes to prosecuting Bush-era crimes, the media's inside establishment would prefer to just keep on walking.

A new book on cold war espionage falsely accuses I.F. Stone of being a paid Soviet agent.

Rupert Murdoch has not wrecked the Wall Street Journal, as many had predicted. But a key question remains: is the new regime committed to unbiased reporting, or will it politicize the news?

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

Free news delivered via search engine is part of the same freeloading zeitgeist that has shattered the larger economy. Newspapers need to draw the line.

As newspapers become increasingly irrelevant, is making them tax-exempt their last, best hope?

Blogs

The First Amendment is under assault. Americans must preserve “the freedom that allows us to verify the existence of all other freedoms.”

August 18, 2014

Eric on the latest books and CD's and Reed on media coverage of Ferguson, Missouri. 

August 14, 2014

Did the massive media conglomerates that gobbled up almost all of the country’s dailies really have the public’s best interests at heart?

August 12, 2014

Jobs that demand constant social media interaction create different burdens for men and women.

August 12, 2014

Eric on this week's concerts and Reed on electronic surveillance. 

August 5, 2014

Too much media has becomes fixated on finding “balance,” even if it means presenting fiction on par with fact.

July 15, 2014

The New York Times has yet to learn from its hawkish coverage in the lead-up to the 2003 invasion of Iraq.

July 2, 2014

Nick Kristoff defends Bush, Chelsea Manning defends journalism, and the Post recounts our government's bungled efforts to catch Edward Snowden.

June 16, 2014

The former Times executive editor seems to have been pushed out for defending fundamental journalistic principles. 

May 15, 2014

The United States government is insisting that New York Times reporter James Risen reveal a confidential source—or go to jail.

May 8, 2014