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.
Where do I begin?
What happens when Pentagon objectives and journalists' needs coincide.
It's hard to choose which deserves the coarser jeer: the excited baying
in the press about the nondiscovery of weapons of mass destruction in
Iraq, or the wailing about the 3-to-2 decision of t
With all the words laundered over the Jayson Blair affair, why is my
soul still disquieted? Why do I feel even further from the truth than on
the day the journalistic fraud was first revealed?
Thank God for fakers! Matchless as deflaters of human and institutional
pretension, they furnish us rich measures of malicious glee at the
John Nichols and Robert W.
McChesney are founders of the media-reform
network Free Press, one of the groups named in this article.
You could have knocked CNN's Aaron Brown over with a feather.
A generation ago, when I worked at the Washington Post, the
right-wing fringe occasionally referred to us as "Pravda on the
Potomac." We reporters were amused but also rankled.