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Official lies have always been with us. But our political life--as depicted by Maureen Dowd, among others--has been poisoned by the even more insidious unrebuttable lie.
All the warmongering that's fit to print.
A web-savvy form of conservative propaganda, written anonymously and forwarded via e-mail, is altering the political landscape.
Consider the plight of the embattled liberal hawks and their lonely struggle to discredit the left.
The Paris Principle: politics are sooo hot.
An increasingly bookless universe has become the wasteland so many have feared. In a perfect world, we'd have more Ken Burnses expressing a multiplicity of views.
He's the guy who put the guts back into TV journalism.
Here they go again: Bigfoot media are crafting the narratives that will distort the candidates, the issues and the entire presidential campaign.
Despite what many in the media believe, the American public is interested in more than just right-wing punditry and celebrity gossip.
The Rupert Murdoch effect: The progressive LA Weekly has gone from a well-reported newspaper to a flashy tabloid with "gotcha" articles.