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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.

There's panic in the neocon playground as young liberal Jewish bloggers refuse to be silenced.

After the way they goaded us into an epic military disaster, why do media warmongers still have jobs?

The Bush administration has systematically blocked historians' access to government archives. Does Obama hold the key to set information free?

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

A Folger Library exhibit examines Renaissance journalism and the birth of newspapers.

A newsman who witnessed the carnage at Jonestown talks about the People's Temple, the power of images and the state of news.

Blogs

Here at home, those charged with protecting our press freedom are endangering it instead. 

August 27, 2014

Eric on this week's concerts and Reed on David Gregory's departure from Meet the Press. 

August 20, 2014

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