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The Federal Communications Commission’s new chairman Tom Wheeler announces efforts to “do things differently.”

Wild Republican accusations have been debunked—but still they continue.

When Robin Thicke, Miley Cyrus, R. Kelly and capitalism killed sexual liberation.

Finn Brunton

How did something as trivial as spam end up on the forefront of cyberwar?

Rabaa

At first it was the Muslim Brotherhood. Now dozens of journalists, non-Islamist activists and students have been detained and beaten.

Net Neutrality protest

Why is Verizon suing the FCC over net neutrality regulations?

Computers

Prosecutors are warping the law to throw activist hackers like Aaron Swartz behind bars for years.

E.L. Doctorow

Who will rule our virtual world—government data miners and the corporations in step with them, or everyone else?

Blogs

Melissa Harris-Perry argues that social media platforms offer a voice to segments of the American population that might not have had one before.

September 1, 2011

Conservative media outlets don’t know how to fit Qaddafi’s ouster into their false narrative of Obama’s being weak on defense. 

August 22, 2011

Dismantling the right’s “class warfare” hysteria, Jon Stewart dares to speak the “p” word.

August 19, 2011

Eric clears away the brush with reviews and T-Mobile struggles, and Reed envisions the post-Citizen United American democracy.

August 18, 2011

Every week, Nation interns cut through the echo chamber and choose one good article in their area of interest that they feel should receive more attention. 

August 11, 2011

We need to regain and sustain that momentum If we are to have an independent, fearless and incorruptible media, we have to investigate the Murdochization of our media and politics in the US.

August 10, 2011

Eric on Jennifer Rubin's deepening hypocrisy, and Reed on the media's "shark week"-esque debt-ceiling coverage.

August 5, 2011

By letting the GOP set the terms of the debate (just like in Iraq!), Beltway media can overlook reality.

August 4, 2011

Every week, Nation interns cut through the echo chamber and choose one good article in their area of interest that they feel should receive more attention. 

August 4, 2011

Times columnist Frank Bruni ignores the dramatic toll the economic downturn has taken on women. 

August 4, 2011