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In light of the controversy surrounding Olbermann's campaign donations, should journalists be barred from being involved in politics?

With Marty Peretz, the problem is not a single racist statement, it's a lifetime of them.

How we remember Katrina is how we'll prepare for future disasters. Getting the story straight matters for justice—and for survival.

Andrew Breitbart's schtick should be familiar by now. The same techniques used to defame Shirley Sherrod and discredit the NAACP were employed to destroy ACORN.

JournoList is yet another casualty of the toxic combination of conservative conspiracy mongering and mainstream media cowardice.

The White House press corps is entirely focused on what happens inside the White House. While that's not irrelevant, it's not what's really important.

Fox News is getting ever more brazen in its refusal to distinguish between journalist and politician—but so is everyone else.

Our new site offers readers a vastly improved experience. Here are the changes you should know about.

Moyers's most significant legacy is that he treated his audience as adult citizens of a republic.

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