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Obama in a camera's viewfinder

The president's inaugural address touched all the important bases, except one.

Andrew Sullivan

Andrew Sullivan garners much attention for his bold moves as a blogger. But what about the quality of his judgments?

Aaron Swartz

The Justice Department has been ruthless in targeting those who bring hidden information into the public realm. 

Google campus

Left undiscussed in the FTC’s investigation is the search giant’s ability to limit what we all read.  

Why aren’t film director Kathryn Bigelow’s claimed government sources, including employees of the CIA, in jail like Bradley Manning?

Energy in Depth, a PR group for oil interests, is leading a campaign to discredit Matt Damon’s new film.

Girls and Shameless

Girls’s Hannah and Shameless’s Fiona are both penniless twentysomethings finding their way through big cities, but Hannah has a college degree—and a safety net.

How the US intelligence community came out of the shadows. 

manning

News organizations thrilled to exploit the information Manning uncovered are deeply afraid of being associated with the brave whistle-blower himself.

How can two generals be hailed as military heroes, when the wars they commanded failed spectacularly?

Blogs

San Francisco is in the midst of a war, but it’s not about culture.

March 24, 2014

Will Media Atonement Day happen? Don’t bet on it. 

March 24, 2014

Can the women of color on Twitter who are feeding the media’s aggregation mania see remuneration for their efforts?

March 21, 2014

I felt the press had blown its last best chance to really put Bush's feet to the fire.

March 20, 2014

We were among the few to raise serious questions about what might happen after our “victory” in Iraq.

March 18, 2014

A reporter interviews a young woman about her contraceptive choices. 

March 18, 2014

The numbers for representation of women and people of color in the media don’t add up to anything good.

March 17, 2014

Greg Mitchell recalls the good, the bad and the ugly in press coverage of the Iraq War.

March 17, 2014

De Blasio has a message problem, but who’s to blame? The mayor? The media? Neither?

March 14, 2014

Robert Redford and Susan Sarandon produced the terrific documentary series.

March 14, 2014