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A biography of Bernard Fall examines the life of the man who laid the foundations for contemporary war reporting.

To understand the human costs of US actions in Iraq, read the blog postings of Iraqi employees of the McClatchy News Service Baghdad bureau.

The New York Times's credulous reporting of flimsy "evidence" regarding Iranian weapons in Iraq is enabling Bush's anti-Iran propaganda drive.

The majority of Americans support fair-trade policies--so why do mainstream pundits treat the idea with so much contempt?

From the pages of The Nation, here's a sampler of Molly Ivins at her best.

Also at stake in the trial of an Army officer who refuses to deploy to Iraq is the independence of the press.

Given their sorry records on Iraq, why are are neocon pundits worth listening to at all?

Newspapers may be dinosaurs in the age of new media, but they have enough life to guide--and even define--our politics.

Web 2.0's greatest success capitalizes on our need to feel significant, admired and, above all, seen.

Blogs

Nods for big business (especially if they pay).

November 21, 2013

What Laura Logan's apology means.

November 12, 2013

The outspoken civil liberties journalist and longtime New York Times editor outlined the changing face of journalism in a wide-ranging debate yesterday.

October 29, 2013

A woman in the US is raped every two minutes; journalists need to learn how to talk about that appropriately.

October 25, 2013

Media have rarely questioned the claims, cited by Obama and others, in the aftermath of Edward Snowden’s intelligence leaks.

October 23, 2013

As Fox News airs a victim-blaming “analysis,” the teen at the center of the case, Daisy Coleman, weighs in with her own testimony.

October 18, 2013

The national security journalist says more Snowden/NSA stories to come soon.

October 16, 2013

The nitpickers behind Politifact announce a series that will fact-check pundits and op-ed writers. 

October 10, 2013

An investigation by the Committee to Protect Journalists concludes that the president has presided over an unprecedented campaign to control the media.

October 10, 2013