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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?

Getting serious about media reform: at a standstill now, the media reform movement's time has come.

The rise of the media cartel has been a long time coming. The cultural effects are not new in kind, but the problem has become considerably larger.

To keep the press free, Ben Franklin made sure that periodicals once got preferential treatment from the USPS. It's time to revisit that idea again.

Cultural critics and producers sound off on Big Media.

Blogs

 2012 predictions; the worst of Bush's memoir lies; DADT on the way out?

November 22, 2010

New Jersey governor Chris Christie’s alliance with peeping con James O’Keefe is about more than just hating unions.

November 22, 2010

Several senators still have uncertain positions on the DREAM Act.

November 19, 2010

 Why the controversial Maclean's On Campus article, "Too Asian," is lazy and inaccurate.

November 19, 2010

Bush joked in front of a room of journalists about somehow not finding any WMD in Iraq, even as young Americans were perishing there—and no one called him out on it.

November 19, 2010

Who you callin' a Nazi?; Close encounters of the TSA kind; Sharron Angle: "Sometimes dictators have good ideas"

November 19, 2010

A new collection from Bruce Springsteen, a defense of Nancy Pelosi and a fresh angle on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

November 18, 2010

The New York Times is finally calling it torture—when someone else has admitted to it.

November 18, 2010

 Alterman on Hitchens; Patti Smith wins book award; Kanye and Bush autotune'd

November 18, 2010