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Getting serious about media reform: at a standstill now, the media reform movement's time has come.

The rise of the media cartel has been a long time coming. The cultural effects are not new in kind, but the problem has become considerably larger.

To keep the press free, Ben Franklin made sure that periodicals once got preferential treatment from the USPS. It's time to revisit that idea again.

Cultural critics and producers sound off on Big Media.

John Stossel has a conservative stable of pundits when it come to his questionable reporting of evironmental issues.

Right-wing climate-change deniers worked hand-in-glove with John Stossel to portray schoolchild as being 'scared green' on a recent ABC special.

Seymore Hersh has had a string of scoops since September 11, laying bare the covert community's skulduggery. Now, though, it seems he's toeing the government's line in regard to Iran.

As the country tilts toward war, media voices are craven in their obsequiousness.

Cable news peddles a soft-shoe rendition of what matters on the global stage, with certain exceptions.

Now that the Taliban regime has fallen in Afghanistan, that group's leaders can face fair and open trials for their crimes against humanity.

Blogs

Greg Mitchell celebrates the one hundredth day of Cablegate, which means he also is celebrating his 100th day of blogging WikiLeaks.

March 7, 2011

Re-visiting the first day of Cablegate. How was the news that 250,000 cables were going to be leaked over the next months received?

March 6, 2011

With Manning gaining wide attention now, it’s worth recalling that three months ago he was largely forgotten. How did so much change?

March 4, 2011

What the debate over terrorists seems to miss is the personal dimension: personal failures and personal grievances of the lone gunmen.

March 3, 2011

A highly disturbing report from Afghanistan and how it relates to the incident capture in the “Collateral Murder” video released by WikiLeaks.

March 2, 2011

Cables on Saudi Arabia and royal spending, Anonymous takes down Koch Bros website, Kenya cables on mercenaries and politics, and op-eds on WikiLeaks, journalism and upcoming protests in support of Bradley Manning and WikiLeaks.

February 28, 2011

Media Fix's Greg Mitchell says that though the media may attack WikiLeaks on their editorial pages, many outlets depend on the cables for juicy details about Libya and beyond.

February 25, 2011

Reed takes on the right-wing myths behind the Wisconsin union crackdown and readers react to the NFL labor dispute.

February 25, 2011

As a society we’ve yet to disarm rapists—or rape.

February 17, 2011

Bahrain cables, coverage of protests in Middle East and North Africa, and another excerpt from the "Age of WikiLeaks."

February 16, 2011