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Media observers horrified at the thought of a Koch takeover of the Tribune Company are more sanguine about Murdoch. What are they thinking?

Mary Thom

The feminist author and long-time editor of Ms. magazine died tragically in a biking accident.

New York Times

From climate change to financial meltdown, the worst of our journalism is becoming the norm. 

Violentacrez

Unmasking racists and trolls on the Internet may feel like justice, but it does not drive social progress.

Still from 'The Reluctant Fundamentalist'

Mira Nair's latest film includes a character who's a journalist and CIA agent. Is this responsible filmmaking?

Faneuil Hall

Whatever happened to quiet bravery and dignity?

Studies show that insiders at Google could, if they wanted, covertly alter voter preferences. The very possibility is a threat to democracy.

Rinku Sen on the Associated Press's decision to "drop the 'i' word," Robert Dreyfuss on Hagel's bad budget rhetoric, and the editors on a prize for Nation illustrator Steven Brodner.

GOP-Fox Circus Act

Post Election Day, is the network's huge audience tuning out?

Blogs

Why are certain Internet users so irrationally attached to the notion of net neutrality?

May 27, 2014

Eric with the latest reviews and Reed on the media. 

May 20, 2014

Without fresh 2016 presidential candidates, Republicans will direct all their energies to tearing down Hillary Clinton.

May 20, 2014

Glad to see that The Guardian, Associated Press and three Missouri newspapers are launching “landmark” suit to end secrecy on death penalty protocols. 

May 20, 2014

Go there now to see the visual evidence in four separate “chapters.”

May 16, 2014

The former Times executive editor seems to have been pushed out for defending fundamental journalistic principles. 

May 15, 2014

After the FCC's vote to kill net neutrality, it's time to fight back. 

May 15, 2014

Risen calls this a “massive game of chicken” in the show. But it was Keller who was the real chicken, or turkey, if you wish.

May 14, 2014

Eric with the latest reviews and Reed on the media and climate change. 

May 13, 2014

This cartoon hillbilly who hates the government seemed like such a promising new conservative icon. 

May 13, 2014