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Once a beacon of progressive programming, the network is now beset by financial woes and infighting.

The San Quentin News staff

For 127 years, prison newspapers have struggled to speak truth to the outside world.

Ehab Al Shihabi

The network wants to reshape the market. But first it must reach—and win over—its viewers. 

The Center for American Progress celebrated recently celebrated its tenth annive

Two critical institutions of American liberalism just celebrated birthdays. Here’s wishing them many happy returns.

Studies show that insiders at Google could, if they wanted, covertly alter voter preferences. The very possibility is a threat to democracy.

Some of our favorites from nearly thirty years of his Nation column.

The state still controls the media in post-revolution Egypt, but an independent press is emerging.

Al Jazeera English's Ahmed Shihab-Eldin explains how social media facilitates political movements in the Arab world.

Blogs

He criticized old media, he created new media and he knew the necessity of a free and freewheeling press.

March 20, 2015

While the Times frequently needs pushing on its watery language, there are real ethical reasons to exclude Charlie’s Mohammad cartoons.

January 15, 2015

The billionaire media entrepreneur responds to criticisms that his former company helped block donations to WikiLeaks.

December 4, 2013

The journalist hits back on allegations that his new venture with Pierre Omidyar has “privatized” NSA leaks.

December 2, 2013

The leaked Trans-Pacific Partnership text privileges corporations over consumers in intellectual property.

November 13, 2013

The outspoken civil liberties journalist and longtime New York Times editor outlined the changing face of journalism in a wide-ranging debate yesterday.

October 29, 2013

A new case of lax punishment of sexual assault has arisen in Maryville, Missouri, drawing comparisons to Steubenville.

October 15, 2013

The news-leaking website, in possession of a leaked script, offers rebuttals to the film that dramatizes Julian Assange's relationship with former colleague Daniel Domscheit-Berg. 

September 22, 2013

Eric on Jeff Bezos; and Reed on why you should be reading McClatchy.

August 15, 2013