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Dilma Rousseff

Cablegate did not just reveal secrets, it inspired a new culture of investigative journalism.

The Washington Post

The paper had a problem: it needed a blogger to cover conservatives. It wound up with a bigger problem.

The beloved New Orleans daily is profitable and has enviable market penetration. So why is it moving to three-day delivery?

US soldier in Afghanistan

The MSNBC host and Nation editor at large has always been a thoughtful and fair journalist. That includes how he conducted himself in the controversy around his Memorial Day show.

Journalist

Why did Obama administration lawyers refuse to discount the possibility, even for First Amendment–protected speech?

Barack Obama

Why do journalists run interference for the 1 percent, when their job is to expose their schemes?

Rupert Murdoch

British investigations reveal the shocking extent of his shady tactics. Can we really believe he hasn’t used the same methods here?

Anthony Shadid

Anthony Shadid was an exceedingly rare reporter in the thinning ranks of American journalism.
 

Blogs

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

Eric on the latest books and CD's and Reed on media coverage of Ferguson, Missouri. 

August 14, 2014

Did the massive media conglomerates that gobbled up almost all of the country’s dailies really have the public’s best interests at heart?

August 12, 2014

Jobs that demand constant social media interaction create different burdens for men and women.

August 12, 2014

Eric on this week's concerts and Reed on electronic surveillance. 

August 5, 2014

Too much media has becomes fixated on finding “balance,” even if it means presenting fiction on par with fact.

July 15, 2014

The New York Times has yet to learn from its hawkish coverage in the lead-up to the 2003 invasion of Iraq.

July 2, 2014

Nick Kristoff defends Bush, Chelsea Manning defends journalism, and the Post recounts our government's bungled efforts to catch Edward Snowden.

June 16, 2014

The former Times executive editor seems to have been pushed out for defending fundamental journalistic principles. 

May 15, 2014