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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.

The Nation's editor and publisher Katrina vanden Heuvel clashes with Dan Abrams over the responsibilities of mainstream media.

Blogs

Though hardly a blip in campaign news, the 2,000th American troop has been killed—many by our own allies, the Afghan security forces—and inattention still abounds. 

August 23, 2012

Eric and Reed just do not like this Ryan guy.

August 17, 2012

Reed dissects the the journalistic equivalent of mortal sins.

August 10, 2012

Despite the cacophony of media criticism about HBO’s new series, there’s been hardly a murmur made about how the show criticizes the media.

August 9, 2012

The new goal for political reporting appears to regard truth as irrelevant.

August 6, 2012

Eric on "Romy and Michelle’s High School Reunion" and Reed on Gore Vidal. 

August 3, 2012

 Eric on some classic Jazz, Reed on a glimpse into the 1%. 

July 27, 2012

 Eric on David Johansen, Nora Ephron and Woodie Guthrie. Reed on Louie CK.

July 13, 2012

Eric on silly predictions and the Washington Post, and Reed on Obamacare.

June 29, 2012

What’s the biggest misconception about Obama’s online edge?

June 24, 2012