A new study finds that liberal blogs promote deeper participation than conservative blogs do--and are more vocal in asking readers to vote, donate and organize.
Ari Melber talks to web expert and Harvard law professor Yochai Benkler about the conservative and liberal blogospheres, the future of blog research and how Obama managed to run a fringe and a mainstream campaign at the same time.
Stranded in Europe, I don't feel like a displaced person. I'm buoyed by an invisible network of friends and strangers all connected by social media.
Our media watchdogs require close watching. It's been an article of faith for Nation editors and readers since the founding of the magazine. I'm excited to join this tradition, and take it to new terrain at Media Fix, The Nation's first blog devoted to highlighting the best and worst of current media.
Nation writers Robert McChesney and John Nichols support
government subsidies to sustain journalism in the future.
Authors of The Death and Life of American Journalism propose the government grant subsidies to ensure that democracy and a thriving press survive.
The goal of government surveillance is to create a deliberate backdoor into secure systems. The appeal to a hacker is obvious.
Joseph Stiglitz's Freefall, Mark Weiss's The Whole Island and Robert Darnton's The Case for Books.
Had the Supreme Court not kicked video cameras out of the courtroom, the Prop 8 trial may have enabled Americans to see how a controversial court decision is born.
Jane Mayer offers a perspective on the troubling losses in the field of investigative reporting. Investigative reporting, which is a slow, expensive undertaking, has become a "luxury item" for many outlets.