News and Features
Synergy—it's all well and good. But media consolidation's dark side often raises its head.
For three months now, I've been closely following the coverage of September 11 and its aftermath; how well have the media done?
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.