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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.
 

Fox News

This is your brain on two weeks of non-stop Fox News.

Anthony Shadid

The most gifted foreign correspondent in a generation reported with authority and empathy.

The Wicked Art of Caricature

Five centuries of political pans by a lot of old masters and a few new ones, on exhibit at the Met.

That Friedman’s self-serving feints at the truth still earn him a place of high journalistic regard is a sad commentary on the profession.

Blogs

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

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