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This city has been the November host of a global tyrant, on whose
rampages the sun never sets. His name is not George Bush but Rupert
Murdoch.

A small-town station in maine is proof that low-power radio builds
community.

Their reporters had the goods, but the Washington Post editors chose not to display them.

The words "Al Gore" are properly understood to be synonymous with the
words "cautious politician." And yet speaking to MoveOn.org at New York
University recently, Gore gave voice to some plain-

The revolution may, in fact, be televised--and on C-Span, no less.

Rupert Murdoch will soon become an even more powerful presence in the US.

It's no secret that Washington has a limited interest in the public
interest these days.

Blogs

The merger doesn’t just impact the marketplace of cable; it threatens the marketplace of ideas.

February 18, 2014

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

February 14, 2014

Eric's weekly reviews and Reed on Murdoch's media empire.

December 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

Democracy doesn’t fare well when a few personalities dominate media ownership.

August 16, 2013

In the wake of the news that Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos bought The Washington Post, William Greider looks back on the paper’s glory days.

August 7, 2013

A major PBS funder almost scuttled a film that portrayed him in a negative light. 

May 20, 2013

Industry lobbyists outspent activists 38-1, but a grassroots coalition and dissenting members of Congress appear to have rendered CISPA “dead for now.”

April 26, 2013

Some perspective on the concentration of the press in the power of a few and the dangers of media consolidation.

April 6, 2013

The campaign season earns local television stations enormous sums of money. What should they give back?

August 14, 2012