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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.

On Gerald Ford's greatness and the New York Times's ghastly coverage of Iraq.

A new book examining civil rights coverage demonstrates that the best reporting sometimes requires journalists to toss objectivity out the window.

Blogs

Thirty-seven hours later, The Washington Post still has it wrong.

July 10, 2013

Reporting may be the worst crime of all.

July 9, 2013

Historical (and contemporary) context went missing on Meet the Press.

June 24, 2013

The Rolling Stone and BuzzFeed reporter whose reporting ended General Stanley McChrystal's career died yesterday.

June 18, 2013

With his proposal to jail Glenn Greenwald, the New York Republican recalls an ugly tradition of attacking freedom of the press.

June 14, 2013

According to tech experts, Glenn Greenwald has made a big mistake on a key component of his work on the NSA’s PRISM program.

June 13, 2013

The morning after the NSA whistleblower goes public.

June 10, 2013

A major PBS funder almost scuttled a film that portrayed him in a negative light. 

May 20, 2013

Coming on the heels of the DOJ's seizure of AP records, proposed legislation to keep reporters from being forced to reveal their sources seems would actually roll back protections in some states.

May 16, 2013

Women know sexism when they see it better than men do. This week’s case in point: Dylan Byers.

April 26, 2013