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India has a billion people in it, and in reality, maybe 2 percent of them get to fly in a plane or go online.

A look at the past friendship between Fox's racism cop and a neo-Nazi.

Why "Deep Throat" and the Watergate story are still important today.

Why is The New York Times Magazine floating an unsubstantiated theory of genetic determinism?

Reading the New York Times reform proposals is like reading a
strategy memo from the dying embers of the Dukakis campaign.

Clear Channel failed its listeners in Minot, North Dakota.

Chastened by voter response to their earlier errors, many legislators push reform.

The editorial page of the New York Times recently led with a justifiably
outraged condemnation of George W.

On the long list of resignations of Cabinet members, agency heads and political appointees that has accompanied the launch of the second Bush term, no member of the Administration's team left und

On October 10, the New York Times published a front-page obituary for French philosopher Jacques Derrida.

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Members of Congress and federal regulators have bowed every bit as deeply before Murdoch as British officials. Don’t just investigate Murdoch's misdeeds, examine those of his political accomplices.

July 16, 2011

The Nation's John Nichols joins The Last Word to explain the history of Murdoch's extreme influence over British politics and also how this translates to who is—and who isn't—elected in Washington.

July 11, 2011

The News of the World is toast. But Rupert Murdoch may still eat his foes for breakfast.

July 8, 2011

Murdoch’s media conglomerate, embroiled in a British phone-hacking scandal, has been forced to close one of its largest holdings, the News of the World newspaper. A critical broadcast deal is threatened. Even Murdoch’s conservative allies are breaking with him in Britain. Will American conservatives declare independence?

July 7, 2011

Progressives cheered when it was announced Wednesday that Glenn Beck would be “transitioning” off his Fox News show. Beck’s not gone for good, of course, but his daily screeds against the likes of Van Jones and Frances Fox Piven will be somewhat more limited—perhaps to radio.

April 7, 2011

Thanks to cable news, discredited experts and government officials are regularly reborn as trusted authorities.

March 29, 2011

FCC leniency has allowed News Corp to create countless coverage-restrictive duopolies.

March 10, 2011

Arianna Huffington says HuffPo won't change. Perhaps. But her challenge now is to do what big media aren't very good at: create journalism sufficient to the demands of democracy.

February 7, 2011

Alterman and Reed respond to the critics, music reviews and the mail.

October 28, 2010

That big sucking sound you don't hear? That's the war—spending that's getting away with murder.

October 27, 2010