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Enron's Ken Lay is no stranger to not only the Bush family, but the Bush administration. Finally, reporters are starting to take notice and ask questions.

The New Republic strains credibility with its 'Idiocy Watch'—it might want to keep itself in its sights.

The war on terror is threatening to overshadow a far more deadly threat—the AIDS epidemic.

With developments in the Mumia Abu-Jamal case and Pacifica's re-emergence, the left has a couple of victories under its belt; the Enron scandal develops further.

Organic farming critic Dennis Avery is supported by generous contributions from several chemical companies, all of whom profit from the sale of products prohibited in organic production.

John Stossel has high Q-ratings, so he doesn't have to worry about the rules.

Media consolidation is creeping in slowly while the public’s attention is elsewhere—is it too late to fight back?

Synergy—it's all well and good. But media consolidation's dark side often raises its head.

For three months now, I've been closely following the coverage of September 11 and its aftermath; how well have the media done?

Blogs

 Reed on fact-checking in the new, old-fashioned way, and the mail.

December 22, 2011

Politifact declared Democrats’ complaint that Republicans voted to end Medicare the biggest lie of the year. But the Ryan budget the House GOP passed would end Medicare. 

December 20, 2011

Gov. Mitt Romney claims to have consistently opposed anti-gay discrimination throughout his career, but his past statements contradict him. 

December 19, 2011

The NFL’s reaction to Tebow’s Christianity has confirmed the hypocrisy of the league’s right-wing politics.

December 19, 2011

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

December 16, 2011

Alterman on Israel and Steve Tyrell, Reed on the Iraq War. 

December 16, 2011

A story about the polemical pugilist Christipher Hitchens, who died this week at the age of 62.

December 16, 2011

Long-time Nation contributor, columnist and friend Christopher Hitchens passed away last night at 62.

December 16, 2011

The Democratic Senator from Oregon has endorsed Paul Ryan's plan to privatize Medicare, taking away the Democrats’ best issue in 2012. 

December 15, 2011

In a fitting end to a revolutionary year, a longtime accepted truth has been turned on its head. The Clippers now rule LA hoops.

December 15, 2011