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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.

Media bigwigs are taking a beating as bloggers challenge their accuracy, integrity and transparency.

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?

Blogs

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

Eric on The New Yorker Festival and Reed on the lazy Beltway boosterism of Leon Panetta's new book.

October 14, 2014

Many journalists went after Webb, destroying his reputation and driving him out of the profession and into a suicidal depression. Now they’re at it again.

October 10, 2014

Eric on this week's concerts (plus some upcoming events) and Reed on Matt Bai's treatment of the Gary Hart-Donna Rice affair.

October 6, 2014

Appearing on Democracy Now! Monday morning, Lee Fang discussed "Who's Paying the Pro-War Pundits?"—his latest for The Nation.

September 15, 2014

The word “homeland,” he says, will “get us further into wars."

September 12, 2014

Eric on "The Beatles in Mono" and Reed on how the emphasis on optics skews our democratic priorities.

September 11, 2014

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