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Crimea protest

Why is the Western press so invested in expounding the highly unconvincing narrative of the official line?

Muslim students

A new report documents incidents of bigotry and suggests fighting bad speech with counter speech.

Internet protest

The commissioners are considering rules that would allow telecom giants to control it with “pay to play” schemes.

Vanishing ice cap

Why do ideologues who would leave the country vulnerable to catastrophe enjoy prestigious posts in journalism?

FCC headquarters

What the proposal means and how you can make your opinion heard.

Ro Khanna

Major tech donors are investing in Ro Khanna. To get to Washington, he’ll have to push another Democrat out of the way.

Northwest Detention Center

County jails charge excessive rates for phone usage—a huge barrier for immigrant detainees fighting deportation.

Edward Snowden

The NSA leaker indisputably proved all that the US government had done to destroy the privacy of Americans and people around the world.

Laura Poitras and Edward Snowden

“The first principle of any American intelligence official is not an oath to secrecy but a duty to the public, a commitment to speak truth to power.”

Blogs

Everyone from Nicholas Kristof to Yoko Ono is speaking out for gun control.

December 14, 2012

New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof acknowledges that he is no expert on domestic policy, and then sets out to prove it.

December 14, 2012

The narrative in Kathryn Bigelow's soon-to-be-blockbuster endorses torture, at least implicitly.

December 12, 2012

Many in the media are criticizing Katheryn Bigelow’s depiction of torture in her new, critic-pleasing film.

December 11, 2012

CNN’s Arwa Damon has been so deeply enmeshed with rebel fighters, she has lost all traces of objective reporting.

December 11, 2012

Poltifact misses it big by discluding Mitt Romney's "47 percent" comments from its "Lies of the Year" list.

December 10, 2012

The election is over, but President Obama is already tapping his campaign e-mail list to press Republcans into a tax retreat.

December 10, 2012

After a wave of criticism, The New York Times finally sent a reporter to the Manning trial… for a few hours.

December 10, 2012

This week: the escalating crisis in Syria, right-to-work laws in Michigan and much more. 

December 8, 2012

The authors say the GOP was caught up in such a web of deceit they couldn’t ID reality if they hit it head on.

December 8, 2012