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Media consolidation news and analysis from The Nation
September 21, 2020
My Life in the Media Machine
The corporate media isn’t interested in journalism. It’s up to journalists—and readers—to keep it alive.
May 12, 2020
Journalism Cannot Be a Covid-19 Casualty
Here’s the plan Congress must include in stimulus measures to provide muscular support for journalism.
October 11, 2019
WBAI Signs Off. Its Future Remains Uncertain.
A management coup by the Pacifica Foundation has silenced New York’s legendary counterculture radio station.
October 4, 2019
The ‘Sports Illustrated’ Layoffs Are What Happen When We’re Ruled by Vampires
A private equity firm bought the esteemed magazine and let go half its employees, turning the invaluable legacy publication into a shell of its former self.
August 16, 2019
Bernie Sanders Is As Frustrated as Ever With Corporate Media
The senator explains to
why he is raising concerns not just about the presidential debates but about the media’s narrow coverage of national crises.
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July 17, 2019
If Jeffrey Epstein Faces Justice, It’ll Be Thanks to a Local Newspaper
The decline of regional news will lead to a golden age of corruption.
May 30, 2019
Why We Challenged Singapore’s ‘Fake News’ Legislation
Activist victories against Singapore’s ruling party are close to impossible—but we kept fighting, because we had no other option.
July 25, 2018
These Are the Worst of Times for American Journalism
Newsroom layoffs at the New York
and papers nationwide remind us that things are going from bad to worse.
April 13, 2018
Meet the Vulture Capitalists Who Savaged ‘The Denver Post’
Stop Alden Global Capital before it kills again.
April 2, 2018
The Real Problem With Sinclair
They have a right to their conservative opinions. But media consolidation and one-size-fits-all content damages the discourse in communities nationwide.