Ad Policy

The Liberal Media

  • June 21, 2006

    The Uses and Abuses of Abu Musab al-Zarqawi

    Abu Musab al-Zarqawi was a really bad guy. But the Bush Administration's armchair warriors mythologized him into a self-fulfilling prophecy of insurgent terror.

    Eric Alterman

  • June 8, 2006

    Truth Is for ‘Liberals’

    Five years into the Bush Administration, the press corps still can't figure out how to handle the White House's primary media management tactic: lying.

    Eric Alterman

  • May 30, 2006

    Time Is on Their Side

    Time magazine's new managing editor has inherited an editorial model that's under siege and a pundit lineup that tilts squarely to the right.

    Eric Alterman

  • May 11, 2006

    Three Liberal Lives

    In praise of three giants of American liberalism: John Kenneth Galbraith, Rabbi Arthur Hertzberg and the Rev. William Sloane Coffin Jr.

    Eric Alterman

  • April 27, 2006

    Bush’s Other War

    The FBI's bid to examine Jack Anderson's papers is the latest battle in the Bush Administration's war against the media.

    Eric Alterman

  • Get highlights of the most recent, pressing climate coverage in your inbox.

  • April 13, 2006

    AIPAC’s Complaint

    Analytical weaknesses in a controversial academic paper on the impact of the "Israel lobby" on US Mideast policy hinder its authors' attempt to pierce the wall of ignorance and intimidation erected around the debate.

    Eric Alterman

  • March 30, 2006

    Prescient and Patriotic: America’s Honor Roll

    Here's an honor roll of people who risked their positions and/or prestige to warn the nation of the Iraq War catastrophe.

    Eric Alterman

  • March 16, 2006

    Iraq: The Democrats’ Dilemma

    With Bush's popularity dropping and Iraq in chaos, Democrats must provide clear leadership without making themselves targets of political assassination by the right. How can they do that when the master story in the media depicts a party in disarray?

    Eric Alterman

  • March 2, 2006

    With God on Our Side?

    The right-wing hijacking of religion's public role in our political discourse is as undeniable as it is inappropriate, and represents one of liberalism's most serious problems.

    Eric Alterman

  • February 16, 2006

    The Gasbag Gap

    Why expect political balance on talk TV when the networks are wedded to the belief that all the action is on the right?

    Eric Alterman