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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.

Blogs

Even if voters come to believe that the allegations against Cain are true, will they care?

November 7, 2011

Did protecting Joe Paterno’s football program matter more than stopping a child-rapist? It looks that way.

November 7, 2011

The key is getting young girls—under age 12—passionate about technology and the physical world. Here’s how. 

November 4, 2011

Alterman reviews the Beach Boys and Reed pokes holes in media ethics.

November 4, 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.

November 3, 2011

As the state votes on a personhood amendment defending the ‘sanctity of life,’ leadership is measured in executions and assassinations.

November 3, 2011

One out of five American children live in poverty. Among them, 40 percent of African-American children and 35 percent of Hispanic children live below the poverty line. We know this is a problem, but how should we address it?

November 1, 2011

What happens when a nonpartisan newspaper reveals unflattering information about a Republican?

November 1, 2011

Denver quarterback Tim Tebow showed what happens when style is bereft of substance.

October 31, 2011

 Conservatives are trying to blame the protests for every shooting in New York City. 

October 31, 2011