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Public interest organizations say deregulating phone service providers will hurt communities of color, but major civil rights groups are still in favor.

Reza Aslan

Yes, the author was attacked on Fox News for daring to be a Muslim writing about Jesus. But does his book actually meet the historical standards he claims?

What a country's treatment of its own citizens says about how it will treat non-citizens.

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Your tax dollars at work keeping you in the dark.

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Publishers of sponsored content are playing fast and loose with credibility, the ‘unique value proposition’ journalism has to offer.

A portrait of the journalist and intellectual who championed the caboclos of the young Brazilian republic.


Obama's media strategy is catching up with him.

June 14, 2010

As sure as the ultimate soccer spectacle brings guaranteed adrenaline and agony to fans across the United States, it also drives the right-wing noise machine utterly insane.

June 13, 2010

How BP’s disarmingly charming ten-year-long ad campaign helped get us into this mess.

June 13, 2010

One can't help thinking that the grande dame of the White House press corps would have gotten less grief if she'd  purposely cheated the financial system and took taxpayer money to recover.

June 8, 2010

Thomas's remarks were offensive, but considering her journalistic moxie and courage over many decades, isn't there room for someone who made a mistake, apologized for it and wants to continue speaking truth to power?

June 7, 2010

A US military intelligence analyst, who claimed to be the source for the Wikileaks "Collateral Murder" video, has reportedly been arrested. But the biggest story here may be the classified documents and videos yet to come.

June 7, 2010

Everything you need to start your work week, updated all day, today featuring: war in Afghanistan becomes our longest ever, key WikiLeaks source busted, even young people worry about our over-wired brains, South Park and Levon Helm, and much more.

June 7, 2010

Fox News's Free-Market Theory of Journalistic Evidence has it that more viewers makes the channel more correct. Therefore...

June 5, 2010

Could it be that what is actually missing from this debate might be even-handed coverage and logic?

June 4, 2010

Like the 1 million gallons of chemical dispersant that BP has now dumped in the Gulf, media can make any gush of oily lies less visible on the surface, though more toxic in the long run.

May 28, 2010