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The Federal Communications Commission’s new chairman Tom Wheeler announces efforts to “do things differently.”

Wild Republican accusations have been debunked—but still they continue.

When Robin Thicke, Miley Cyrus, R. Kelly and capitalism killed sexual liberation.

Finn Brunton

How did something as trivial as spam end up on the forefront of cyberwar?

Rabaa

At first it was the Muslim Brotherhood. Now dozens of journalists, non-Islamist activists and students have been detained and beaten.

Net Neutrality protest

Why is Verizon suing the FCC over net neutrality regulations?

Computers

Prosecutors are warping the law to throw activist hackers like Aaron Swartz behind bars for years.

E.L. Doctorow

Who will rule our virtual world—government data miners and the corporations in step with them, or everyone else?

Blogs

Eric with the latest reviews and Reed on the media and climate change. 

May 13, 2014

This cartoon hillbilly who hates the government seemed like such a promising new conservative icon. 

May 13, 2014

The press tour and reviews for No Place to Hide are already underway.

May 13, 2014

Have the media grown up half as much as Monica Lewinsky?

May 12, 2014

In the late-night host’s debate, the reality of human-made climate change was taken as a given. 

May 12, 2014

Her comparison of the Lewinsky-Clinton affair to the suicide of an unknown gay Rutgers freshman is gross and inaccurate.

May 9, 2014

The United States government is insisting that New York Times reporter James Risen reveal a confidential source—or go to jail.

May 8, 2014

Don’t worry, there will also be an opinion section partly aimed at the kiddies who find Fox and The Wall Street Journal too fuddy-duddy.

May 8, 2014

Eric with the latest reviews (sort of) and Reed on Benghazi and the right-wing media. 

May 7, 2014

It includes interviews with Blair, Raines and others involved.

May 5, 2014