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As we observe the third anniversary of Molly Ivins's death, we are ever more the lesser for her loss.

The Washington Post has run a "news" article about deficit reduction produced by The Fiscal Times, an outfit backed by Social Security demonizer Pete Peterson.

By refusing to acknowledge Fox News's avowed partisanship, its MSM defenders diminish the work of honest journalists who try to play fair.

Jon Stewart is appalled by Beck and his guest Michael Scheuer's suggestion that Bin Laden should attack the US again to change Obama's policies.

Has Bill O'Reilly finally gone too far? MSNBC's Keith Olbermann links the murder of Dr. George Tiller to Fox News.

A longstanding rivalry between old friends shows what it takes to get into the New York Times.

Fox News truncates or splices video to support its ideological slant regardless of context or speaker intent.

Rupert Murdoch has not wrecked the Wall Street Journal, as many had predicted. But a key question remains: is the new regime committed to unbiased reporting, or will it politicize the news?

We have no more hope today of saving the newspaper business than we do the telegraph business. But we can save the news.

Stephen Colbert counters Glenn Beck's absurd 9/12 project with his own plan to reclaim America from 'them'.

Blogs

Why are certain Internet users so irrationally attached to the notion of net neutrality?

May 27, 2014

The FCC is mistaken—and democracy is threatened—when commissioners fail to embrace their authority to protect a free and open Internet. 

April 24, 2014

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