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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.

What's next for Ms. magazine now that it's hit the ripe age of 30 and is now heading west?

Blogs

The Obama administration has continued to operate Bush’s legally dubious detention centers for terrorism prisoners, but the opaque practices at these secret prisons deserve to be rigorously reconsidered.

March 18, 2011

Is there data proving that liberals get interrupted more on political television? And who's fault is that?

March 18, 2011

Alter-reviews of Stoppard and music old and new, Reed on the Washington Post's decision to bracket their writers into right-leaning and left-leaning and reader mail.

March 17, 2011

The Foundation for Individual Rights in Education inappropriately editorializes a racist video posted by a UCLA student.

March 17, 2011

Stacey Abrams fights the antiabortion wackos so you don’t have to.

March 16, 2011

Adrian Peterson, the Minnesota Vikings All-Pro running back, likened his labor to slavery. He’s been scorched for his comments, but maybe there is more here than meets the eye. Maybe we would do well to listen.

March 16, 2011

Is Earth becoming Easter Island?

March 15, 2011

Looking at an unhappy future shaped by family planning cuts.

March 15, 2011

As those laid off during the recession continue to apply for entry-level positions, college seniors are facing more competition than expected.

March 14, 2011

Members of Congress—including some who oppose abortion—are beginning to see recent attempts to defund contraception for what they are: attacks on the American family.

March 14, 2011