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An impending rate hike could silence small independent magazines of all political stripes that make a key contribution to the conversation of democracy.

The Iraqi government bans news footage of street carnage and the Pentagon blocks soldiers' access to YouTube and MySpace. Can we assume from this that the surge is going badly?

Testimony to Congress on the impact of private military contractors in Iraq.

In celebration of Studs Terkel's 95th birthday last year, the Nation's Deadline Poet paid tribute.

Liberals prefer to ignore that when it comes to verbal violence, white radio shock jocks are given the same pass as gangsta rappers.

After three foreign correspondents are decertified, is Cuba sending a message to the international press corps?

What happens when a student magazine committed to fostering dialogue opens its pages to critical views on Israel?

Out of ideas and bleeding money, mainstream media gives itself yet another round of prizes. They should spend some time recalibrating their values.

Unless the US Postal Service reverses its steep increases in bulk-mailing rates to favor large corporate publishers, the future of small magazines is grim.

How the pugnacious, money-losing New York Sun has won friends and influenced conservatives.

Blogs

What responsibilities do journalists have when reporting on sexual assault?

December 18, 2014

What are interns reading for the week of 12/05/14?

December 5, 2014

Personal privacy is so twentieth century.  

November 25, 2014

What are interns reading for the week of 11/20/14?

November 21, 2014

What are interns reading for the week of 11/13/14?

November 14, 2014

Twenty-five years ago, Eric Alterman reminded us that the so-called “experts” were wrong about the Berlin Wall. Some things haven’t changed much.

November 12, 2014

What are interns reading for the week of 11/6/14?

November 6, 2014

What are interns reading for the week of 10/30/14?

November 3, 2014

Eric on this week in theater and music and Reed on how the media’s ratings-driven hysterics is warping Ebola coverage.

October 28, 2014

Eric on this week’s concerts and releases and Reed on how the gaffe-obsessed political press is doing a disservice to democracy.

October 20, 2014