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The Nation's Richard Kim joins a conversation on Sarah Palin's recent media blitz and the impact it could have on our country's politics.

The victory over Lou Dobbs demonstrates that the immigrant community is mobilized like never before.

The next generation of right-wing journalists are largely apparatchiks.

The Nation's John Nichols talks to Hardball's Chris Matthews about President Obama's decision to marginalize Fox News.

By refusing to acknowledge Fox News's avowed partisanship, its MSM defenders diminish the work of honest journalists who try to play fair.

It's peculiar, the vocabulary that makes a liability out of the Nobel Prize.

Newsrooms' fears of misunderstanding the right leads to outsized coverage and attention.

Nation blogger Melissa Harris-Lacewell reacts to Glenn Beck's '9/12 movement' and the right-wing's tone deaf response to Obama's healthcare speech.

The Nation's editor and publisher, Katrina vanden Heuvel, joins a panel discussion on the media's coverage of healthcare and the Gates arrest.

Blogs

Complaining that O’s timing stinks, they declare his presidency pretty much over.

 

September 20, 2013

Eric on the best new play in town; and Reed on problems of process journalism.

September 20, 2013

The New York Times runs a correction about Navy Yards shooter Aaron Alexis’s attempts to buy an assault rifle, but the central question remains.

September 20, 2013

In his latest piece, the New York Times columnist ruminates on hair color and diplomatic response to Syria.

September 18, 2013

Diplomacy is messy, clichés aren’t.

September 13, 2013

In the wake of the news that Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos bought The Washington Post, William Greider looks back on the paper’s glory days.

August 7, 2013

While independent experts have questioned the administration’s claims of chemical weapons use by the Assad regime, most publications are happy to highlight the “evidence.”

June 21, 2013

While many mainstream media outlets are accepting White House confirmation as fact, some reporters are skeptical of "slam dunk" proof of chemical weapons.

June 14, 2013

Remembering the disturbing details of US diplomacy revealed through Wikileaks.

June 13, 2013

Even though the press relies on and exploits leaks, pundits still hit the NSA whistleblower in this case.

June 12, 2013