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Mark Boal

How did a journalist whose career was devoted to exposing injustice end up writing a film like Zero Dark Thirty?

AT&T

As the company moves to Internet-based telephone service, it’s looking to shed regulatory obligations that benefit low-income Americans.

Barack Obama

Prosecution of whistleblowers, dragnet seizure of phone records, the threatened criminalization of basic news-gathering—it’s dangerous for the media, and dangerous for democracy.

Associated Press offices

The uproar over government searches of media phone records should not obscure the deeper problem—the law’s failure to protect the privacy of all of us in the digital age.

Reports of President Obama’s demise turn out to be greatly exaggerated.

Facebook

Social media companies say consumers’ loss of privacy is just the cost of doing business. But what would happen if they actually had to bargain with users on equal footing?

photo of Janet Malcolm

The war between democracy and aristocracy in Janet Malcolm’s Forty-One False Starts.

Yahoo isn’t buying the blogging service for its profitability. It’s buying it for the advertising possibilities.

Journalist

The future of media must include all of us.

Media observers horrified at the thought of a Koch takeover of the Tribune Company are more sanguine about Murdoch. What are they thinking?

Blogs

The piece drew hard questions because of the choice of the (allegedly biased) reviewer.

May 28, 2014

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

May 27, 2014

Eric with the latest reviews and Reed on the media. 

May 20, 2014

Without fresh 2016 presidential candidates, Republicans will direct all their energies to tearing down Hillary Clinton.

May 20, 2014

Glad to see that The Guardian, Associated Press and three Missouri newspapers are launching “landmark” suit to end secrecy on death penalty protocols. 

May 20, 2014

Go there now to see the visual evidence in four separate “chapters.”

May 16, 2014

The former Times executive editor seems to have been pushed out for defending fundamental journalistic principles. 

May 15, 2014

After the FCC's vote to kill net neutrality, it's time to fight back. 

May 15, 2014

Risen calls this a “massive game of chicken” in the show. But it was Keller who was the real chicken, or turkey, if you wish.

May 14, 2014

Eric with the latest reviews and Reed on the media and climate change. 

May 13, 2014