Media Analysis

Colin Kaepernick Black Panther T-Shirt

On Colin Kaepernick’s Decision Not to Vote On Colin Kaepernick’s Decision Not to Vote

Colin Kaepernick is facing backlash for refusing to vote in this election, but he was hardly alone.

Nov 14, 2016 / Dave Zirin

Stephen Cohen

Stephen F. Cohen: ‘Above All, We Need Debate’ on Russia Stephen F. Cohen: ‘Above All, We Need Debate’ on Russia

Post-election, challenging the media’s dangerous orthodox consensus on Russia is more urgent than ever. 

Nov 11, 2016 / Video / Stephen F. Cohen

Hillary Women

Inequality Among Women Is Crucial to Understanding Hillary’s Loss Inequality Among Women Is Crucial to Understanding Hillary’s Loss

Working-class women who voted for Trump tell us a lot about feminism’s relationship to class politics.

Nov 11, 2016 / Kathleen Geier

New York Post Cover

Election 2016 and the Collapse of Journalistic Standards Election 2016 and the Collapse of Journalistic Standards

It would be hard to imagine a worse indictment of our media than the coverage of Candidate Trump.

Nov 10, 2016 / Column / Eric Alterman

Trump supporters

The Plain People Spoke on November 8. Will the Powerful Listen? The Plain People Spoke on November 8. Will the Powerful Listen?

Like it or not, Tuesday’s ballot-box rebellion was a profound act of small-d democracy.

Nov 9, 2016 / Naked Democracy / William Greider

Donald Trump press

Media Malpractice 2016 Media Malpractice 2016

We need structural reforms to revive an accountability-centered media that doesn’t value profits over the public interest.

Nov 8, 2016 / Katrina vanden Heuvel

The Rape Allegations Against Trump: If Jane Doe Breaks Her Silence, Will the Media Break Theirs?

The Rape Allegations Against Trump: If Jane Doe Breaks Her Silence, Will the Media Break Theirs? The Rape Allegations Against Trump: If Jane Doe Breaks Her Silence, Will the Media Break Theirs?

Until the Access Hollywood video broke, TV news mostly ignored accusations against Trump.

Nov 2, 2016 / Leslie Savan

Nixon and Kissinger

How ‘The New York Times’ Whitewashed the 1968 ‘October Surprise’—and Why It Still Matters How ‘The New York Times’ Whitewashed the 1968 ‘October Surprise’—and Why It Still Matters

Ever since Nixon and Kissinger undermined the Vietnam peace talks to win that election, politicians have used militarism abroad to defeat domestic opponents.

Nov 2, 2016 / Greg Grandin

Putin 2016

The Imperative of De-Demonizing Vladimir Putin The Imperative of De-Demonizing Vladimir Putin

The personal vilification of Russia’s president is propelling the new Cold War toward hot war, poisoning American politics, and degrading US media.

Nov 2, 2016 / Audio / Stephen F. Cohen

Trump Baton Rouge

Donald Trump’s ‘Open Carry’ Is Legal in All 50 States Donald Trump’s ‘Open Carry’ Is Legal in All 50 States

Trump isn’t the first man to abuse women in both public and private—and tragically, he won’t be the last either.

Nov 1, 2016 / Ann Jones

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