Media

Erin Reed.

The Mainstream Media Is Failing Trans People. These Journalists Are Fighting Back. The Mainstream Media Is Failing Trans People. These Journalists Are Fighting Back.

A small but influential group of trans journalists are covering trans issues in a way that too many leading outlets refuse to do.

Feb 22, 2024 / Emmet Fraizer

Following an Israeli attack in Deir al-Balah, Gaza, a wounded Palestinian child receives medical attention at Al-Aqsa Martyrs Hospital on February 20, 2024.

Aren't the Children of Gaza Worth Saving? Aren't the Children of Gaza Worth Saving?

If our answer is yes, then we have to stop sending Israel the weapons that kill them.

Feb 21, 2024 / Charles Glass

Ezra Klein

Are Democrats Over That Ezra Klein Piece Yet? Are Democrats Over That Ezra Klein Piece Yet?

A major pundit, unmoored from political reality, suggests Democrats need a brokered convention to replace Biden. Liberals freak out. Stop it!

Feb 20, 2024 / Joan Walsh

The Divided Landscape of Indian American Politics

The Divided Landscape of Indian American Politics The Divided Landscape of Indian American Politics

The Desi diaspora is both rising up and fracturing on issues of religion, race, and caste, with far-reaching implications for US politics.

Feb 20, 2024 / Feature / Jeet Heer

A still from the Super Bowl ad for RFK Jr showing photos of him with text reading

RFK Jr. Has Lost His Way RFK Jr. Has Lost His Way

A Super Bowl ad that defiled his assassinated uncle’s memory was paid for by a super PAC funded by one of Donald Trump’s largest donors.

Feb 12, 2024 / Joan Walsh

A man holds a placard reading

It’s the 2024 Election Season. Where’s the Climate Story? It’s the 2024 Election Season. Where’s the Climate Story?

Despite the threats to all of humanity, news outlets around the world are largely sidelining the climate conversation

Feb 7, 2024 / Covering Climate Now / Mark Hertsgaard and Kyle Pope

Musician Kiana Ledé at the 2024 NHL All-Star Game on February 3, 2024, in Toronto, Canada.

When Wearing a Sweater Is Antisemitic When Wearing a Sweater Is Antisemitic

The singer Kiana Lede wore a black-and-white cardigan to sing the US national anthem, riling up the reactionary right and supporters of the Israeli state.

Feb 6, 2024 / Dave Zirin

A pro-Palestinian protester holds a handmade placard paying tribute to Palestinian journalists at a rally in Whitehall to call for an immediate ceasefire in Gaza and an end to Israel's occupation on February 3, 2024, in London, United Kingdom.

An Essential Intervention on Behalf of Embattled Palestinian Journalists An Essential Intervention on Behalf of Embattled Palestinian Journalists

The Committee to Protect Journalists has just committed $300,000 to an emergency fund to aid journalists working in Gaza.

Feb 5, 2024 / John Nichols

French far-right Rassemblement National parliamentary group president Marine Le Pen addresses the media at the National Assembly in Paris on February 6, 2023.

The Rise of Authoritarian Journalism in France The Rise of Authoritarian Journalism in France

World / February 7, 2024 The Rise of Authoritarian Journalism in France In French newsrooms and radio studios, unconditional support for Israel is the norm and part of a wider…

Feb 7, 2024 / Between Us, We Cover the World / Serge Halimi and Pierre Rimbert

Is Derek Penslar the Wrong Kind of Jew for Harvard?

Is Derek Penslar the Wrong Kind of Jew for Harvard? Is Derek Penslar the Wrong Kind of Jew for Harvard?

He’s a distinguished scholar, director of Harvard’s Center for Jewish Studies, and former president of the American Academy for Jewish Research. But Bill Ackman doesn’t like him.

Feb 2, 2024 / Eric Alterman

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