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Public Radio's On the Media.

Suddenly, there are serious discussions about the danger of monopoly power.

The debate over the dangers of media monopoly got a lot less theoretical
in the last week of January, when Comcast, the nation's No.

Big Media won another battle in the escalating war over copyright on
January 15, when the Supreme Court upheld a 1998 law extending copyright
terms by twenty years, to life plus seventy years f

Progressive journals are key in creating a movement, but they lack support.

The flagship of American conservative campus publications stands on the
foundation of twenty years of attention-grabbing antics.

Orbis
Vanderbilt University
Nashville, TN
School population: 10,855

Topic magazine is a kaleidoscopic new British literary review,
still in its infancy and edited by a bunch of precocious Cambridge
graduate students.

The Chicago-based magazine Punk Planet--nominated for the past
two years in Utne Reader's Alternate Press Awards for "General
Excellence," along with such better-heeled competitio

Blogs

The new political correctness is real, even if it isn’t always wrong.

January 29, 2015

What are Nation interns reading the week of 1/22/15?

January 23, 2015

Who are the surrender monkeys now?

January 23, 2015

The week when everyone forgot the definition of irony.

January 20, 2015

The president wants cities to be able to innovate with municipal broadband systems.

January 15, 2015

While the Times frequently needs pushing on its watery language, there are real ethical reasons to exclude Charlie’s Mohammad cartoons.

January 15, 2015

Following a career of more than forty years, Bill Moyers retires.

January 13, 2015

What is it about horrific events that brings out horrific media coverage?

January 13, 2015

Yes, her schtick as a North Korean general was a gross bit of yellowface minstrelsy, but let’s remember her longer career.

January 12, 2015

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

January 8, 2015