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Nation Topics - Media Coverage of the War on Terrorism

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News and Features

The dean of American investigative journalism knows a thing or two about how to vet sources and separate fact from fiction.

Sterling conviction

It’s a warning shot—not only against whistleblowing but against basic communication with journalists by government employees.

Glenn Greenwald

If anything, reporting on the NSA’s overreach has revealed just how dangerous to our freedoms the agency’s surveillance practices really are.

Army trucks

Your tax dollars at work keeping you in the dark.

Mike McConnell

Defense contractors and the government officials that pay them are more than happy to preserve the threat of attack—to their financial benefit. 

Why aren’t film director Kathryn Bigelow’s claimed government sources, including employees of the CIA, in jail like Bradley Manning?

From Arab bandits to TV terrorists, the history of Islamophobia in US popular culture is long and ugly.

A discussion with the author of The Terror Dream: Fear and Fantasy in Post-9/11 America, the master narrative of our national security myth.

Blogs

Not correcting the story of Richard Engel’s kidnapping is worse than the Brian Williams scandal.

April 17, 2015

The sacrificial lamb for a decade of profit-driven tale-spinning.

February 12, 2015

We cannot have democracy without a free press, and the robust debate it fosters.

January 8, 2015

Eric on this week's concerts and Reed on how the pundits and politicians have failed us for fourteen Veterans Days straight.

November 11, 2014

Eric on The New Yorker Festival and Reed on the lazy Beltway boosterism of Leon Panetta's new book.

October 14, 2014

The word “homeland,” he says, will “get us further into wars."

September 12, 2014

Here at home, those charged with protecting our press freedom are endangering it instead. 

August 27, 2014

Reed on Iraq and the US establishment press.

June 18, 2014

Journalists from Politico and The Washington Post disagree about what happened when an American muslim woman asked a simple question at a Heritage Foundation panel.

June 18, 2014

From Bergdahl to the Las Vegas cop killers, Fox and friends enter Orwell’s “Eastasia.”

June 16, 2014