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Susie Linfield | The photographers who documented the Spanish Civil War captured the heart of battle in ways that now seem iconic but were then radically new.

At the Las Vegas Democratic debate, CNN Anchors Blitzer and Malvaux twisted legitimate questions into "gotcha" traps. There's gotta be a better way.

Official lies have always been with us. But our political life--as depicted by Maureen Dowd, among others--has been poisoned by the even more insidious unrebuttable lie.

A web-savvy form of conservative propaganda, written anonymously and forwarded via e-mail, is altering the political landscape.

Consider the plight of the embattled liberal hawks and their lonely struggle to discredit the left.

An increasingly bookless universe has become the wasteland so many have feared. In a perfect world, we'd have more Ken Burnses expressing a multiplicity of views.

He's the guy who put the guts back into TV journalism.

Here they go again: Bigfoot media are crafting the narratives that will distort the candidates, the issues and the entire presidential campaign.

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“New players are boosting reporting power, technological talent and financial resources going into news, creating a level of energy not felt for a long time,” said Amy Mitchell, Pew's director of journalism research.

March 26, 2014

Eric with the latest reviews and Reed on the media’s coverage of the missing Malaysia Air Flight 370. 

March 25, 2014

Eric with the latest reviews and Reed on the “nuclear option” and the media.

March 12, 2014

The Times raises a red flag over the mayor’s appointments.

March 3, 2014

Are Alec Baldwin and Bill Maher right about the network?

February 28, 2014

This week, Nation contributing editor Stephen Cohen appeared on the John Batchelor Show and The O'Reilly Factor to discuss the geopolitical stakes of the unrest in Ukraine. 

February 19, 2014

The New Jersey governor still looks like a front-runner for 2016.

February 17, 2014

It launched months late, loads slowly and is poorly translated.

 

January 14, 2014

Eric with the latest reviews and Reed on the gaping holes in the mainstream media's coverage of unemployment benefits. 

January 7, 2014

David Brooks’s blinkered pot column shows how our elites are shielded from the consequences of the war on drugs. 

January 3, 2014