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The fact that the media is astonished that the Rutgers athletes are articulate and smart is a tragedy.

The media have fashioned an impossible portrait of Barack Obama: an American cleansed of the baggage of racism and slavery.

Media frenzy to the contrary, a warm winter doesn't point to the end of the world--scientific evidence does.

The New York Times's credulous reporting of flimsy "evidence" regarding Iranian weapons in Iraq is enabling Bush's anti-Iran propaganda drive.

Hugo Chávez's critics may mock his ideas of twenty-first-century socialism as empty rhetoric. But maybe it's magical realism--still a fiction, but one to be nourished as a realizable ideal.

David Axelrod, Barack Obama's closest political adviser, is applying the lessons he learned from Chicago's ugly racialized politics.

Also at stake in the trial of an Army officer who refuses to deploy to Iraq is the independence of the press.

Given their sorry records on Iraq, why are are neocon pundits worth listening to at all?

Newspapers may be dinosaurs in the age of new media, but they have enough life to guide--and even define--our politics.

Blogs

An in-depth look at a South Carolina report on domestic violence is at the center of a national conversation. 

September 10, 2014

The Nation’s editor appeared on CNN’s Reliable Sources to discuss press coverage of ISIS and whether some members of the media are participating in war-mongering.

September 8, 2014

Insider Chuck Todd tries to bring outsider edge to the Sunday show.

September 8, 2014

Eric on this week's concerts and Reed on the Beltway Media, American Exceptionalism and foreign policy. 

September 5, 2014

Eric on this week's concerts and Reed on David Gregory's departure from Meet the Press. 

August 20, 2014

Eric on the latest books and CD's and Reed on media coverage of Ferguson, Missouri. 

August 14, 2014

Eric on this week's concerts and Reed on electronic surveillance. 

August 5, 2014

Eric on this week's concerts and Reed on the media’s coverage of climate change. 

July 21, 2014

As pundits droned on about Eric Cantor, Iraq descended into ever greater chaos.

June 12, 2014