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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

This morning, PBS Frontline scooped itself, posting online its promised ten-minute segment for tonight's show on Bradley Manning's early years, or as it's billed  (wink, wink)  “The Private Life of Bradley Manning.”

March 29, 2011

Eric Alterman reviews music and Reed Richardson parses the ethics of sports journalism.

March 25, 2011

The suspension of a star professor raises very disturbing question about the future of one of the country’s foremost journalism schools.

March 23, 2011

Is there data proving that liberals get interrupted more on political television? And who's fault is that?

March 18, 2011

Alter-reviews of Stoppard and music old and new, Reed on the Washington Post's decision to bracket their writers into right-leaning and left-leaning and reader mail.

March 17, 2011

Anonymous leaks Bank of America employee emails allegedly showing fraud, fallout from the cables between Indonesia and the US and more fallout from P.J. Crowley's firing from the State Dept.

March 13, 2011

Eric on David Broder, Reed on NPR and undercover journalism and the mail.

March 10, 2011

FCC leniency has allowed News Corp to create countless coverage-restrictive duopolies.

March 10, 2011

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