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With developments in the Mumia Abu-Jamal case and Pacifica's re-emergence, the left has a couple of victories under its belt; the Enron scandal develops further.

Organic farming critic Dennis Avery is supported by generous contributions from several chemical companies, all of whom profit from the sale of products prohibited in organic production.

John Stossel has high Q-ratings, so he doesn't have to worry about the rules.

Media consolidation is creeping in slowly while the public’s attention is elsewhere—is it too late to fight back?

Synergy—it's all well and good. But media consolidation's dark side often raises its head.

For three months now, I've been closely following the coverage of September 11 and its aftermath; how well have the media done?

Getting serious about media reform: at a standstill now, the media reform movement's time has come.

The rise of the media cartel has been a long time coming. The cultural effects are not new in kind, but the problem has become considerably larger.

To keep the press free, Ben Franklin made sure that periodicals once got preferential treatment from the USPS. It's time to revisit that idea again.

Blogs

 Music for giving thanks.

November 25, 2010

Alter-reviews, gift-giving guide of Alter-approved books and the mail.

November 24, 2010

 Bristol loses Dancing With The Stars; US students suffer from too much texting; continuing UK student protests

November 24, 2010

Obama sucks up to big business; new liberal counterweight to GOP on the air; Bill O'Reilly takes a swipe back at The Simpsons

November 23, 2010

NFL Players Association President DeMaurice Smith is calling on circles of people well beyond football fans to help the league avoid an owners' lockout in 2011.

November 22, 2010

 2012 predictions; the worst of Bush's memoir lies; DADT on the way out?

November 22, 2010

New Jersey governor Chris Christie’s alliance with peeping con James O’Keefe is about more than just hating unions.

November 22, 2010

Several senators still have uncertain positions on the DREAM Act.

November 19, 2010

 Why the controversial Maclean's On Campus article, "Too Asian," is lazy and inaccurate.

November 19, 2010