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What if Keith Olbermann delivered a scathing special comment in defense of his fluffy white cat?

All evidence to the contrary, mainstream media continue to frame election issues with discredited right-wing assumptions.

Keith Olbermann lauds Late Night host David Letterman for challenging McCain on his attack ads in a way that only he can.

Politics ain't beanbag, but the thuggishness of McCain and Palin and their conservative media enablers have infected our political discourse.

There's still plenty of time for the media to get the bailout story right: just start asking, "Who benefits?"

If Letterman and Saturday Night Live continue to cast McCain as a liar, it could have a devastating impact.

Since they got all the megastories wrong in Denver, here's a primer for the media horde as they descend on St. Paul.

Here's how to keep FOX smears of Obama from spreading.

As print journalism faces extinction, tabloids obsess over celebrity pregnancy and childbirth. What's wrong with this picture?

O'Reilly's bullying antics show he never learned the lessons the rest of us were taught in school.

Blogs

Bolling apologized, he said, because his wife gave him “the look.” Sounds sincere to us!

September 26, 2014

Scotland was closely divided on the issue of independence. But media cast a loud “no” vote.

September 19, 2014

An in-depth look at a South Carolina report on domestic violence is at the center of a national conversation. 

September 10, 2014

The Nation’s editor appeared on CNN’s Reliable Sources to discuss press coverage of ISIS and whether some members of the media are participating in war-mongering.

September 8, 2014

Insider Chuck Todd tries to bring outsider edge to the Sunday show.

September 8, 2014

Eric on this week's concerts and Reed on the Beltway Media, American Exceptionalism and foreign policy. 

September 5, 2014

Eric on this week's concerts and Reed on David Gregory's departure from Meet the Press. 

August 20, 2014

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

August 14, 2014

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

August 5, 2014

Eric on this week's concerts and Reed on the media’s coverage of climate change. 

July 21, 2014