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Ted Cruz sign

As the GOP’s ideological center hurtles into the farthest reaches of the universe, the MSM still strives for “balance.”

stalked online picture

For the novelist James Lasdun, being stalked online is like “swallowing a cup of poison every morning.”

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. 

Blogs

The New Jersey governor still looks like a front-runner for 2016.

February 17, 2014

Americans can and should say "no" to the consolidation of communications.

February 14, 2014

Is the Texas candidate a victim of sexism?

February 13, 2014

Eric with the latest reviews and Reed on what's wrong with how the media covers the primary. 

February 11, 2014

Bill Keller leaves The New York Times to run a nonprofit journalism start-up focused on the American criminal justice system.

February 9, 2014

What did the critics have to say in 1979? 

February 6, 2014

Who says social activists don’t have a sense of humor? 

February 5, 2014

A searing New Yorker story about a rogue abortion provider shows that unsafe abortion has persisted in post-Roe America—likely because of anti-abortion regulations.

February 4, 2014

The NSA leaker charges that the media promote smears and lies without demanding proof.

January 22, 2014