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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.


Reactions to Oregon teen bomber case; more WikiLeaks fallout; Iranian nuclear scientists attacked

November 30, 2010

The Nation hasn't been—and never will be—in the business of muffling citizen protest.

November 28, 2010

 We've been having fun since Wednesday with a response to Salon's popular "30 Biggest Media Hacks" list. Here are the results.

November 27, 2010

 Bristol loses Dancing With The Stars; US students suffer from too much texting; continuing UK student protests

November 24, 2010

Obama sucks up to big business; new liberal counterweight to GOP on the air; Bill O'Reilly takes a swipe back at The Simpsons

November 23, 2010

 2012 predictions; the worst of Bush's memoir lies; DADT on the way out?

November 22, 2010

New Jersey governor Chris Christie’s alliance with peeping con James O’Keefe is about more than just hating unions.

November 22, 2010

Bush joked in front of a room of journalists about somehow not finding any WMD in Iraq, even as young Americans were perishing there—and no one called him out on it.

November 19, 2010