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The Liberal Media


  • June 16, 2005

    Clinton Agonistes

    John Harris's history of the Clinton Administration deserves much of the praise it has received, but it ignores the media's anti-Clinton animus.

    Eric Alterman

  • June 2, 2005

    In Re Newsweek: Which Side Are You On?

    In its campaign against Newsweek, the Bush Administration seeks to undermine already faltering public confidence.

    Eric Alterman

  • May 19, 2005

    Cowboys and Eggheads

    Why do Americans trust Bush and the Republicans on national security issues?

    Eric Alterman

  • May 5, 2005

    What Would Dewey Do?

    Robert Novak has never given the impression that he cared much for the virtues of civility.

    Eric Alterman

  • April 7, 2005

    ‘Case Closed’

    In a more just universe, the right-wingers wouldgive reporters the credit they so richly deserve.

    Eric Alterman

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  • March 24, 2005

    In Re Rather: The Target Is Journalism

    That the resignation of Dan Rather from his CBS News anchor job is a humiliation for the so-called liberal media (SCLM) is taken as a given across the conservative and mainstream press.

    Eric Alterman

  • March 10, 2005

    Anti-Semite? Self-Hating Jew? Moi?

    That the Boston Globe is a great newspaper can be in no doubt, as its brave (though flawed) reporting on sexual abuse in the Catholic Church has recently demonstrated.

    Eric Alterman

  • February 24, 2005

    The Pajama Game

    It's hard to know who to root against in the bloggers vs. CNN controversy that led to the resignation of CNN's Eason Jordan, a twenty-three-year veteran of the network.

    Eric Alterman

  • February 10, 2005

    Better Red Than Dead?

    The United States government is currently run by a group of people for whom verifiable truth holds no particular privilege over ideologically inspired nonsense.

    Eric Alterman

  • January 13, 2005

    Pundit Limbo: How Low Can They Go?

    What do Robert Novak and Armstrong Williams have to do before they're completely discredited?

    Eric Alterman