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Pundits embrace the fantasy of Hillary Clinton's candidacy as foolishly as they embraced the Iraq War.

Why is the media ignoring one of the biggest political scandals in recent memory?

In an open letter to ABC News, a group of journalists and media analysts condemns the network's poor handling of the latest Clinton/Obama faceoff.

Media pundits and bloggers bloviate when journalists make mistakes. But where is their outrage over the biggest fraud of all: the way the media followed Bush to war?

Big Think seeks to smarten up the Internet by getting up close and intellectual with the most creative thinkers alive.

False claims about Obama intended to stoke racial and religious fear are trickling from the far right to the mainstream media.

A not-too-fond remembrance of "Squire Willie,"
patron saint of post-World War II American conservatism.

It's absurd for the New York Times to cast him as a tool of corporate media, when he's been in the forefront of trying to rein it in.

The New York Times editorial page endorses McCain, while its news department works to discredit him. And there's nothing wrong with that.

Blogs

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

Eric reflects on Martin Scorsese and Reed dissects the Groundhog Day mentality of Fox News's climate change "science," plus reader mail.

February 3, 2011

On the late Daniel Bell, the very archetype of a committed liberal intellectual, and The New Republic's Marty Peretz, plus reader mail.

January 27, 2011

American Book Award–winner, chronicler of indigenous struggles and proud radical, Ross wrote his own epitaph: "Life, like reporting, is a kind of death sentence. Pardon me for having lived it so fully."

 

January 18, 2011

Greg Mitchell's daily updated news and views on all things WikiLeaks.

January 13, 2011

Monday's update from Greg Mitchell on the latest on all things WikiLeaks.

January 10, 2011

 Greg Mitchell takes a look at the latest in WikiLeaks. 

January 8, 2011