Media Analysis

Trump Wearing Make America Great Again Hat

Donald Trump Is a Textbook Abuser, and Women Everywhere Know It Donald Trump Is a Textbook Abuser, and Women Everywhere Know It

The media may not see through Trump, but women, particularly those who have experienced abuse, do.

Jun 14, 2016 / Ann Jones

The Orlando Massacre’s Moral Imperative: Don’t Propagate Hate

The Orlando Massacre’s Moral Imperative: Don’t Propagate Hate The Orlando Massacre’s Moral Imperative: Don’t Propagate Hate

We need more wisdom and less posturing about the underlying factors—hate, guns and terrorism—rooted in this horror.

Jun 14, 2016 / Katrina vanden Heuvel

US NATO Ukraine

War With Russia Without Public Debate? War With Russia Without Public Debate?

NATO is continuing its military buildup and “exercises” on Russia’s borders, Moscow is taking “counter-measures,” while the US mainstream media remains silent.

Jun 9, 2016 / Audio / Stephen F. Cohen

New York Voting Polls

Reminder: Exit-Poll Conspiracy Theories Are Totally Baseless Reminder: Exit-Poll Conspiracy Theories Are Totally Baseless

Voters have good reason to lack confidence in our election systems. But claims of widespread fraud aren’t going to fix anything.

Jun 7, 2016 / Joshua Holland

Everybody Wants Some!!

Chuffah Degree Zero Chuffah Degree Zero

Why has trivial conversation become essential in contemporary cinema?

Jun 7, 2016 / Joshua Clover

How False Equivalence Is Distorting the 2016 Election Coverage

How False Equivalence Is Distorting the 2016 Election Coverage How False Equivalence Is Distorting the 2016 Election Coverage

The media’s need to cover “both sides” of every story makes no sense when one side has little regard for the truth.

Jun 2, 2016 / Feature / Eric Alterman

Stalin Resurgent, Again

Stalin Resurgent, Again Stalin Resurgent, Again

Russia has long been deeply divided over Stalin’s role in history, with pro-Stalin sentiments surging in times of domestic hardships or perceptions of foreign threats.

Jun 1, 2016 / Audio / Stephen F. Cohen

Chicago gun violence

What Black Americans Say About ‘Black-on-Black’ Gun Violence What Black Americans Say About ‘Black-on-Black’ Gun Violence

We understand that police violence and gun crimes are two parts of the same systemic problem. If only news media saw that, too.

Jun 1, 2016 / Spencer Overton

Trump Rolling Thunder Rally

Here Is a List of People Donald Trump Insulted Last Week Here Is a List of People Donald Trump Insulted Last Week

Mitt Romney, Susana Martinez, ABC’s Tom Llamas, CNN’s Jim Acosta, vets, his own supporters—and more!

May 31, 2016 / Joan Walsh

Jimmy Carter

Thanks, Jimmy Carter, for Stating What Should Be Obvious: Trump’s Campaign Is Racist Thanks, Jimmy Carter, for Stating What Should Be Obvious: Trump’s Campaign Is Racist

The former president has long modeled how white leaders can and should disavow white supremacy.

May 26, 2016 / Imara Jones

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