Publishing Industry

Next Year the Nobel Committee for Literature Needs to Look Beyond Europe’s Borders

Next Year the Nobel Committee for Literature Needs to Look Beyond Europe’s Borders Next Year the Nobel Committee for Literature Needs to Look Beyond Europe’s Borders

Despite the differences between Olga Tokarczuk and Peter Handke, they both reflect a divided Europe as viewed only from within its borders.

Oct 14, 2019 / Jennifer Wilson

Newsroom.

Media Companies Are (Still) Failing When It Comes to Diversity Media Companies Are (Still) Failing When It Comes to Diversity

We all need to do better—and that includes The Nation.

Aug 15, 2019 / D.D. Guttenplan

Another Cartoonist Is Fired for Drawing Reality

Another Cartoonist Is Fired for Drawing Reality Another Cartoonist Is Fired for Drawing Reality

Canadian cartoonist Michael de Adder was dropped after creating this drawing.

Jul 5, 2019 / OppArt / Michael de Adder

Honore Daumier's Gargantua

Why the Paper of Record Hates Cartoons Why the Paper of Record Hates Cartoons

Cartoons are powerful—so much so that The New York Times is cracking down on them.

Jun 18, 2019 / Jeet Heer

Guardians of Civilization

Guardians of Civilization Guardians of Civilization

The truth hurts at times.

Jun 13, 2019 / OppArt / Kevin Kallaugher and Ed Hall

Stanford Campus

One of World’s Wealthiest Educational Institutions May Close Its Renowned Press One of World’s Wealthiest Educational Institutions May Close Its Renowned Press

Stanford University Press is at risk—even though it costs scarcely more than the college football coach’s raise.

May 6, 2019 / Michael Rothberg

It’s Time to Stop Pretending the Murdochs Are in the News Business

It’s Time to Stop Pretending the Murdochs Are in the News Business It’s Time to Stop Pretending the Murdochs Are in the News Business

For Rupert and his sons, the press has always been the prime weapon in their power-seeking agenda.

Apr 11, 2019 / Column / Eric Alterman

Abandoned newspaper vending machines, Covina, California, 2011.

Are We Witnessing the End of News? Are We Witnessing the End of News?

If you think the media are in trouble now, just wait till there’s a recession.

Feb 20, 2019 / Column / Eric Alterman

A Style Guide for the 1 Percent

A Style Guide for the 1 Percent A Style Guide for the 1 Percent

The new grammar and usage handbook by Benjamin Dreyer, Twitter’s premier grammarian, reinforces an elitist view of writing and language.

Feb 11, 2019 / Kyle Paoletta

Sad Donald

GM’s Plant Closures Confirm the President is a Liar and a Fool GM’s Plant Closures Confirm the President is a Liar and a Fool

He has never cared about the men and women who build cars in places like Michigan and Ohio.

Nov 26, 2018 / John Nichols

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