Skip to content
Send Us a Confidential Tip
If you are a current Subscriber and are unable to log in, you may have to create a NEW username and password. To do so,
and use the “NEW USER” sign-up option.
Forgot Your Password?
If you are not a Subscriber,
Television news and analysis from The Nation
October 18, 2017
The Devolution Will Be Televised
Preserving the public record on television is becoming an ever-more-urgent task and critical challenge for the country and the world.
Peter B. Kaufman
September 22, 2017
What Does a Leader of the Vietnam Anti-War Movement Think About Ken Burns’s Documentary?
According to Todd Gitlin, the film is an extraordinary portrayal of the people who lived through the war—both Americans and Vietnamese.
September 19, 2017
‘The Vietnam War’: Past All Reason
The new series by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick is mesmerizing. But it doesn’t answer the questions about the Vietnam War that many are still seeking.
Andrew J. Bacevich
August 31, 2017
This Season, ‘Game of Thrones’ Cut Deep
In a fantastically misogynist imaginary world, a highly qualified woman gets close to winning power.
July 19, 2017
Trump’s Allies Are Taking Over the Media and Creating Their Own Reality
Is anybody paying attention?
Subscribe Today and Save $129!
June 27, 2017
Fighting American Wars on Reality TV
Our invasions and bombings have become prime-time entertainment for millions.
June 19, 2017
Belief in ‘American Gods’
Based on a 2001 novel, the new TV show explores immigration, assimilation, and the march to modernity.
Loren A. Lynch
June 12, 2017
Norman Lear: From Archie Bunker to Donald Trump
The creator of TV classic
All in the Family
reflects on how 2016 was about Americans’ rejecting decades of ethically devoid leadership.
June 8, 2017
Norman Lear: Donald Trump Is the Middle Finger of the American Right Hand
All in the Family
, which had 60 million viewers during the 1970s, from political satire today?
Start Making Sense
June 3, 2017
Getting the Last Word
MSNBC has renewed Lawrence O’Donnell’s contract, and, for now, the network’s increasingly conservative tilt is on hold.