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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

Stephen Colbert, with the help of Nation friend Peter Edelman, takes on right-wing poverty deniers with integrity and humor.

July 28, 2011

Eric in the wilds of an Allman Brothers show, and Reed on the media's amazing ability to pamper conservatives.

July 28, 2011

Far from piquing interest in female sports, hyper-sexualized media images actually serve to suppress interest in—and respect for—women’s sports.

July 28, 2011

The misleading press coverage of the debt fight reveals a fundamental problem with today’s journalism—the quest for innocence and balance when it does not exist.

July 27, 2011

After an eighteen-week standoff, the NFL players' unanimously voted to approve an agreement that promotes player health and safety.

July 27, 2011

On Capitol Hill, Muslim students confront Islamophobia.

 

July 27, 2011

Who was your sports hero growing up, and why? Tell us in 200 words or less.

July 27, 2011

Melissa Harris-Perry discusses the widening wealth gap between minority and white households.

July 26, 2011