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A new initiative empowers citizens to submit and rank questions for the president to answer.

Italy's small, independent, radical daily is an indispensable voice on the left.

The collapse of journalism threatens democracy itself--that's why we need a government rescue.

Atlantic blogger Ross Douthat joins the New York Times's op-ed lineup. Depressing.

Remembering a journalist, biographer and head of the Fund for Investigative Journalism.

Media watchdogs who slept through the Bush era now have little interest in examining just how many of our liberties were lost.

The uproar over the New York Post's racially insensitive cartoon has nothing to do with Al Sharpton and everything to do with the ugly history of stereotypes.

This just in: we won the Iraq War. And for the past eight years George W. Bush kept us safe.

Molly Ivins would have loved the outcome of the November election. In a way, she saw it coming.

Abe Foxman and Bill Kristol gutlessly attack Bill Moyers and David Grossman.

Blogs

 Fox News does its master Murdoch's bidding in playing down the News of the World phone-hacking scandal. 

July 19, 2011

Eric sends a drink back and Reed spars with former ABC News president David Westin.

July 15, 2011

Joe Allen's new book People Wasn’t Made to Burn is nothing less than a reinvention of the true crime genre.

July 11, 2011

Editors and colleauges of Shane Bauer, a Nation contributor, urge Iran to release him and his friend Josh Fattal.

May 3, 2011

Progressives cheered when it was announced Wednesday that Glenn Beck would be “transitioning” off his Fox News show. Beck’s not gone for good, of course, but his daily screeds against the likes of Van Jones and Frances Fox Piven will be somewhat more limited—perhaps to radio.

April 7, 2011

The recent coverage of new Obama campaign manager Jim Messina illustrates how top Washington sources curry favor with the powerful sources they cover.

April 5, 2011

Thanks to cable news, discredited experts and government officials are regularly reborn as trusted authorities.

March 29, 2011

The suspension of a star professor raises very disturbing question about the future of one of the country’s foremost journalism schools.

March 23, 2011

Alter-reviews of Stoppard and music old and new, Reed on the Washington Post's decision to bracket their writers into right-leaning and left-leaning and reader mail.

March 17, 2011

Arianna Huffington says HuffPo won't change. Perhaps. But her challenge now is to do what big media aren't very good at: create journalism sufficient to the demands of democracy.

February 7, 2011