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?
In these heated times, what does the word 'fundamentalist' mean? Well, it all depends on whom you ask.
John Stossel has a conservative stable of pundits when it come to his questionable reporting of evironmental issues.
Right-wing climate-change deniers worked hand-in-glove with John Stossel to portray schoolchild as being 'scared green' on a recent ABC special.
The FAA, which had long ignored airlines' requests for help with unruly passengers, is now relying on those same airlines' apparent racial profiling when deciding who gets to fly.
The Bush administration's insistence on secrecy in the Whitey Bulger case raises some unsettling questions.