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Alterman is also a Senior Fellow at American Progress, where he writes the “Think Again” column. He is a distinguished professor of English at Brooklyn College, City University of New York, and professor of journalism at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism. He is also “The Liberal Media” columnist for The Nation and a fellow of the Nation Institute. His “Altercation” blog now also appears on The Nation’s site. Additionally, he is a senior fellow (since 1985) at the World Policy Institute at The New School in New York, and a history consultant to HBO Films.

Alterman is the author of seven books, including the national bestsellers, What Liberal Media? The Truth About Bias and the News (2003, 2004), and The Book on Bush: How George W. (Mis)leads America (with Mark Green, 2004). The others include: When Presidents Lie: A History of Official Deception and its Consequences, (2004, 2005); His Sound & Fury: The Making of the Punditocracy (1992, 2000), which won the 1992 George Orwell Award; It Ain’t No Sin to be Glad You’re Alive: The Promise of Bruce Springsteen (1999, 2001), which won the 1999 Stephen Crane Literary Award; and Who Speaks for America? Why Democracy Matters in Foreign Policy, (1998). His newest book is Why We’re Liberals: A Political Handbook to Post-Bush America, (2008).

Termed “the most honest and incisive media critic writing today” in the National Catholic Reporter, and author of “the smartest and funniest political journal out there,” in The San Francisco Chronicle, Alterman is frequent lecturer and contributor to numerous publications in the United States, Europe, and Latin America. In recent years, he has also been a columnist for Worth, Rolling Stone, Mother Jones, and The Sunday Express (London). A former adjunct professor of journalism at NYU and Columbia, Alterman received his B.A. in history and government from Cornell, his M.A. in international relations from Yale, and his Ph.D. in U.S. history from Stanford. He lives with his family in Manhattan.

For more details, please go to www.ericalterman.com. For media or speaking inquiries, please contact Alterman at whatliberalmedia@aol.com.

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By Eric Alterman
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Is Obamacare the End of Liberalism? Not So MuchCenter for American ProgressDecember 5, 2013
Murdoch, Ailes, and Fox: Right from the StartCenter for American ProgressNovember 21, 2013
A Bully Pulpit for BillionairesCenter for American ProgressNovember 14, 2013
The Super-Rich and Their MonsterCenter for American ProgressNovember 7, 2013
The Tea Party’s Forebears Are a Movement of the RichCenter for American ProgressOctober 31, 2013
10 Years of False Equivalence and Still Going StrongCenter for American ProgressOctober 24, 2013
Heads, the Tea Party Wins; Tails, the Tea Party WinsCenter for American ProgressOctober 17, 2013
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Rupert Makes the News—LiterallyCenter for American ProgressSeptember 12, 2013
Labor for a Day, Capital for the Rest of the YearCenter for American ProgressSeptember 5, 2013
The Mainstream Media and the Slowly Boiling FrogCenter for American ProgressAugust 29, 2013
When ‘Journalism’ Became ‘Liberalism’: Remembering Jack GermondCenter for American ProgressAugust 22, 2013
Neoconservatism on the DeclineCenter for American ProgressAugust 15, 2013
How to ‘Ignore’ and Obsess About a Story SimultaneouslyCenter for American ProgressAugust 8, 2013
The Nonexistent ‘Center’ FoldsCenter for American ProgressAugust 1, 2013
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Acknowledging Our Mistakes in Iraq Would Prevent Us from Repeating ThemCenter for American ProgressMarch 28, 2013
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More Tea Party FictionCenter for American ProgressJanuary 10, 2013
The Top 10 Stories of 2012—or Maybe NotCenter for American ProgressJanuary 3, 2013
The Power of Un-RealityCenter for American ProgressDecember 20, 2012
Murdoch, Murdoch, EverywhereCenter for American ProgressDecember 13, 2012
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Tax Cuts: The Faith and the FactsCenter for American ProgressNovember 29, 2012
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Our Trivial Political Media, Continued…Center for American ProgressNovember 8, 2012
George McGovern—A Lifetime of Conscience and CourageCenter for American ProgressOctober 25, 2012
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The Mistaken Bias of The New York Times’s Public EditorCenter for American ProgressSeptember 6, 2012
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Political Dysfunction Summer ReadingCenter for American ProgressAugust 23, 2012
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Bad News About the NewsCenter for American ProgressJuly 26, 2012
Our Broken Political SystemCenter for American ProgressJuly 19, 2012
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Government by (and for) MurdochCenter for American ProgressJune 14, 2012
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The Conservative War on KnowledgeCenter for American ProgressMay 24, 2012
As a Matter of FactCenter for American ProgressMay 17, 2012
A Chronicle of Journalistic MalfeasanceCenter for American ProgressMay 10, 2012
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The Ryan Budget Show, Part 2Center for American ProgressApril 12, 2012
John Bolton and the Problem with On-the-One-Hand ObjectivityCenter for American ProgressApril 5, 2012
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The End of Newspapers and the Decline of DemocracyCenter for American ProgressMarch 22, 2012
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And They Call It DemocracyCenter for American ProgressOctober 28, 2010
Collapsing Infrastructure? Who Knew?Center for American ProgressOctober 14, 2010
Just What Exactly Is Fox News?Center for American ProgressOctober 7, 2010
Is Farm Work Funny, Mr. Colbert?Center for American ProgressSeptember 30, 2010
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Forget the Question. The Answer Is “Tax Cuts”Center for American ProgressSeptember 9, 2010
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Rupert Murdoch and the Myriad Means of MisinformationCenter for American ProgressAugust 19, 2010
Wall-to-Wall CrazinessCenter for American ProgressAugust 12, 2010
Left and Right Both Do it? Wrong.Center for American ProgressAugust 5, 2010
What’s Wrong with this Mainstream Media Picture?Center for American ProgressJuly 29, 2010
Economist, Heal ThyselfCenter for American ProgressJuly 22, 2010
Kabuki Democracy: The ResponsesCenter for American ProgressJuly 15, 2010
“No Opinions Except Ours,” Says The Washington PostCenter for American ProgressJuly 8, 2010
A “Very, Very Bad” ArticleCenter for American ProgressJuly 1, 2010
Foolish Loudmouths in the Military and in the MediaCenter for American ProgressJune 24, 2010
Networks to Women: “Never on Sunday”Center for American ProgressJune 17, 2010
Perception, Reality, and Responsibility in the Gulf Oil SpillCenter for American ProgressJune 10, 2010
Springtime for HitlerCenter for American ProgressJune 3, 2010
Chafets and Limbaugh: An Army of 1.1Center for American ProgressMay 27, 2010
This “Tea” Swallows RepublicansCenter for American ProgressMay 20, 2010
Kagan Gets the Kitchen SinkCenter for American ProgressMay 13, 2010
Heckuva Job, Mainstream MediaCenter for American ProgressMay 6, 2010
Scammed by the RightCenter for American ProgressApril 29, 2010
Mainstream Media to Conservatives: ‘Thank You, Sir, May I Have Another?’Center for American ProgressApril 22, 2010
CNN Sells Itself Again (and Again)Center for American ProgressApril 15, 2010
Global Warming: You Don’t Need a WeathermanCenter for American ProgressApril 8, 2010
What Is Conservatism?Center for American ProgressApril 1, 2010
Health Care Promises, Predictions, and PropagandaCenter for American ProgressMarch 25, 2010
Mission Accomplished? Really?Center for American ProgressMarch 18, 2010
Listen Up, Progressives: Talk Radio MattersCenter for American ProgressMarch 11, 2010
On TV News, “Right” Makes RightCenter for American ProgressMarch 4, 2010
Conservative? Bad? How About Both?Center for American ProgressFebruary 25, 2010
A Hard Week on the PlanetCenter for American ProgressFebruary 18, 2010
Kill Me Before I Sing AgainCenter for American ProgressFebruary 11, 2010
The Truth About Conservative “Journalism”Center for American ProgressFebruary 4, 2010
Court Disposes, Media YawnCenter for American ProgressJanuary 28, 2010
Tea Party/Fox PartyCenter for American ProgressJanuary 21, 2010
Blame GitmoCenter for American ProgressJanuary 14, 2010
Money for Nothing?Center for American ProgressJanuary 7, 2010
How to Control Health Care Costs, Conservative StyleCenter for American ProgressDecember 17, 2009
Conservatives Turn to CNBC and the WSJ for Stimulating PropagandaCenter for American ProgressDecember 10, 2009
A Climate of ConspiracyCenter for American ProgressDecember 3, 2009
“History” Isn’t a Dirty WordCenter for American ProgressNovember 19, 2009
The Neverending Scandal of Howard Kurtz and The Washington PostCenter for American ProgressNovember 12, 2009
This Fish Rots from the Head DownCenter for American ProgressNovember 5, 2009
Obama’s Commie Past Exposed Yet AgainCenter for American ProgressOctober 29, 2009
It’s a Bird. It’s a Plane. It’s…Cable NewsCenter for American ProgressOctober 22, 2009
Catfight on the RightCenter for American ProgressOctober 15, 2009
CBS and Dan Rather—Doing the Right’s Dirty WorkCenter for American ProgressOctober 8, 2009
Kevin Jennings, the Mainstream Media, and Right-Wing Target PracticeCenter for American ProgressOctober 1, 2009
Falling for the Far Right’s ACORN AgendaCenter for American ProgressSeptember 24, 2009
The Conspiracy Nuts Take OverCenter for American ProgressSeptember 17, 2009
Why Can’t the Media Explain Our Woes (and Why Other Countries Don’t Have Them)?Center for American ProgressSeptember 10, 2009
Ted Kennedy, in SubstanceCenter for American ProgressSeptember 3, 2009
Official Evidence vs. “Gut Hatred”Center for American ProgressAugust 27, 2009
That Doggone Librul Media, Caught Again…Center for American ProgressAugust 20, 2009
Media Ethics: “So Last Century”Center for American ProgressAugust 13, 2009
The Mainstream Media Opens the Door to HateCenter for American ProgressAugust 6, 2009
Why Does Barack Obama Hate America? (Hint: Blame ACORN)Center for American ProgressJuly 30, 2009
Why Not the Best?Center for American ProgressJuly 23, 2009
The End of Local Reporting?Center for American ProgressJuly 16, 2009
Conflicts of Interest by the Wealthy and for the WealthyCenter for American ProgressJuly 9, 2009
How Bold Is Barack?Center for American ProgressJuly 6, 2009
The Strange Politics of Collusion (and “Dickishness”)Center for American ProgressJuly 2, 2009
Who Jails Journalists?Center for American ProgressJune 25, 2009
Chiller, Socialist TheaterCenter for American ProgressJune 18, 2009
Sotomayor and SCOTUS, Captured on a Carousel of TimeCenter for American ProgressJune 11, 2009
The Surprising Success of the Right-Wing RantCenter for American ProgressJune 4, 2009
Dick Cheney’s Post PresidencyCenter for American ProgressMay 28, 2009
Blogosphere to Mainstream Media: Get Off the Bus (and Walk a Mile in Our Shoes)Center for American ProgressMay 21, 2009
Sex and the Single JusticeCenter for American ProgressMay 14, 2009
Codeword “Empathy”Center for American ProgressMay 7, 2009
Conservatives Know the Real Origin of Swine FluCenter for American ProgressApril 30, 2009
The DHS Report: Torturing the TruthCenter for American ProgressApril 23, 2009
It’s Still the Bush EconomyCenter for American ProgressApril 16, 2009
Will-ful Ignorance, Round 26Center for American ProgressApril 9, 2009
Mice, Playing: The Decline of Skeptical JournalismCenter for American ProgressApril 2, 2009
Cable News BluesCenter for American ProgressMarch 26, 2009
Remember Real JournalismCenter for American ProgressMarch 19, 2009
Whose News Is It, Anyway?Center for American ProgressMarch 12, 2009
The Other Meltdown: ConservativesCenter for American ProgressMarch 5, 2009
Thank God for Gitmo!Center for American ProgressFebruary 26, 2009
Media to Climate: “Drop Dead”Center for American ProgressFebruary 19, 2009
FCC, Meet “Change”Center for American ProgressFebruary 12, 2009
William Kristol: Journalism’s Indispensable ManCenter for American ProgressFebruary 5, 2009
Spying on Journalists? Why the Silence?Center for American ProgressJanuary 29, 2009
Bush’s Free Ride to the Finish LineCenter for American ProgressJanuary 22, 2009
Scarborough’s FareCenter for American ProgressJanuary 15, 2009
Mainstream Media MalpracticeCenter for American ProgressJanuary 8, 2009
Mr. Pot, Meet Mr. KettleCenter for American ProgressDecember 18, 2008
War on War (and More)Center for American ProgressDecember 11, 2008
Inventing the News for Fun and Profit…Center for American ProgressDecember 4, 2008
The Bush Legacy: War on the Press, ContinuedCenter for American ProgressNovember 26, 2008
The Bush Legacy: War on the PressCenter for American ProgressNovember 20, 2008
Meanwhile, Back in Baghdad…Center for American ProgressNovember 13, 2008
What Obamedia?Center for American ProgressNovember 6, 2008
Plummeting Press FreedomCenter for American ProgressOctober 30, 2008
The Invisible Battle Over Posse ComitatusCenter for American ProgressOctober 23, 2008
Meltdown: The Blame GameCenter for American ProgressOctober 16, 2008
The Uses and Abuses of “Voter Fraud”Center for American ProgressOctober 9, 2008
White Open Spaces, Owned by UsCenter for American ProgressOctober 2, 2008
The Crisis from NowhereCenter for American ProgressSeptember 25, 2008
Out, Out, Damned EarmarkCenter for American ProgressSeptember 18, 2008
Shallow Reporting on Deep DrillingCenter for American ProgressSeptember 11, 2008
Remember Iraq?Center for American ProgressSeptember 4, 2008
Olympic Coverage or Cover-up?Center for American ProgressAugust 28, 2008
Return of the Cold War PunditocracyCenter for American ProgressAugust 21, 2008
Money for NothingCenter for American ProgressAugust 13, 2008
Poor Coverage on PovertyCenter for American ProgressAugust 7, 2008
Sources Need ProtectionCenter for American ProgressJuly 31, 2008
Seven Counts for Stevens and One Win for Muckrakers EverywhereCenter for American ProgressJuly 29, 2008
Gore in the FunhouseCenter for American ProgressJuly 24, 2008
“Nowhere-istan”Center for American ProgressJuly 17, 2008
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The Quest to Save Red LionCenter for American ProgressJuly 3, 2008
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New Orleans After the StormCenter for American ProgressJune 19, 2008
Iraqi Weapons of Mass DestructionCenter for American ProgressJune 12, 2008
Hatred for SaleCenter for American ProgressJune 5, 2008
The Case of the Missing ScandalCenter for American ProgressMay 29, 2008
There They Go Again: The “Pro-Military” ConservativesCenter for American ProgressMay 22, 2008
The Fire Next Time?Center for American ProgressMay 15, 2008
The Costs of Enforced Sexual IgnoranceCenter for American ProgressMay 8, 2008
Pentagon Propaganda and the Media StonewallCenter for American ProgressMay 1, 2008
The Boys in the BubbleCenter for American ProgressApril 24, 2008
The Media (Finally) Talk About TortureCenter for American ProgressApril 17, 2008
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Getting Iraq RightCenter for American ProgressApril 3, 2008
Iraq Disappears from ViewCenter for American ProgressMarch 27, 2008
Out of Print: The death and life of the American newspaperCenter for American ProgressMarch 26, 2008
Why We’re Liberals: The Polls SpeakCenter for American ProgressMarch 20, 2008
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FCC vs. The PublicCenter for American ProgressMarch 6, 2008
The Surge Goes On Forever (and the Spinning Never Ends)Center for American ProgressFebruary 28, 2008
The Bush Legacy: Flailing and Failing the World OverCenter for American ProgressFebruary 21, 2008
9/11 De-CommissionedCenter for American ProgressFebruary 14, 2008
Your Government: Access DeniedCenter for American ProgressJanuary 31, 2008
Fool Me 936 TimesCenter for American ProgressJanuary 24, 2008
No Dhue Diligence for Bill O’ReillyCenter for American ProgressJanuary 17, 2008
Iraq Isn’t Vietnam, but America Is Still AmericaCenter for American ProgressJanuary 10, 2008
No Iraq News (Still) Isn’t Good NewsCenter for American ProgressJanuary 3, 2008
Reporting on Warming, Dropping the BaliCenter for American ProgressDecember 20, 2007
The Nth Time is Farce: Neocons Attack the NIE, Yet AgainCenter for American ProgressDecember 13, 2007
Reporting Iraq Is a Lot Harder than it LooksCenter for American ProgressDecember 6, 2007
Bad Rates Risin’Center for American ProgressNovember 29, 2007
Exposing Stevens: Journalism Happens HereCenter for American ProgressNovember 20, 2007
Liberals and Veterans: Welcome BackCenter for American ProgressNovember 15, 2007
Torturous Debate over WaterboardingCenter for American ProgressNovember 8, 2007
Rejected Reruns from the FCCCenter for American ProgressNovember 1, 2007
The Blackwater Scandal or The More Things Don’t Change…Center for American ProgressOctober 25, 2007
Everything is Beautiful: The Fox Business NetworkCenter for American ProgressOctober 18, 2007
Limbaugh and the Military: No Story ThereCenter for American ProgressOctober 11, 2007
The More Things Change…Center for American ProgressOctober 4, 2007
The Coming ‘Stab in the Back’ CampaignCenter for American ProgressSeptember 27, 2007
Jena, FinallyCenter for American ProgressSeptember 27, 2007
“Michael Mukasey: Man of Mystery”Center for American ProgressSeptember 20, 2007
Beware the Ideas of NewtCenter for American ProgressSeptember 13, 2007
The Surge Numbers Speak But Who is Listening?Center for American ProgressSeptember 6, 2007
Investigating an Outsourced WarCenter for American ProgressAugust 30, 2007
FISA and the FoundersCenter for American ProgressAugust 16, 2007
The Rise and Rise of ‘Netroots Nation’Center for American ProgressAugust 9, 2007
Deal Me InCenter for American ProgressJuly 19, 2007
The Pure Politics of “Privilege”Center for American ProgressJuly 12, 2007
Lies, Justice, and the Punditocracy’s “Place”Center for American ProgressJuly 5, 2007
The Assault on Reality, Part IICenter for American ProgressJune 28, 2007
Poll FaultsCenter for American ProgressJune 21, 2007
Bible ClassCenter for American ProgressJune 13, 2007
“Modest and Respectful No More”Center for American ProgressJune 6, 2007
Who Really Supports the Troops?Center for American ProgressMay 31, 2007
The Complicated Corruptions of Rupert Murdoch and The Wall Street JournalCenter for American ProgressMay 24, 2007
The Role of Public Opinion in Iraq and VietnamCenter for American ProgressMay 17, 2007
Hot Planet, Hot AirCenter for American ProgressMay 10, 2007
Another Unnecessary War? Another Media Misstep?Center for American ProgressMay 3, 2007
Oversight, Overload?Center for American ProgressApril 26, 2007
The “Surge”: The Powerlessness of Positive ThinkingCenter for American ProgressApril 19, 2007
Campaign 2008: The “Story” vs. the StoriesCenter for American ProgressApril 12, 2007
The Best Things in Life Are Free…Center for American ProgressApril 5, 2007
The Best Things in Life Are Free…Center for American ProgressApril 5, 2007
Just One DOJ Scandal? Does the MSM have BAADD?Center for American ProgressMarch 28, 2007
Taking Mr. Bush at his WordCenter for American ProgressMarch 22, 2007
Now You Tell Us …Center for American ProgressMarch 15, 2007
What About Bob?Center for American ProgressMarch 8, 2007
You Call That News?Center for American ProgressMarch 1, 2007
No Substance, Please. We’re JournalistsCenter for American ProgressFebruary 21, 2007
Iraq: The Sequel?Center for American ProgressFebruary 15, 2007
The Media’s Color (and Gender) Wars, ContinuedCenter for American ProgressFebruary 8, 2007
Still the SameCenter for American ProgressFebruary 1, 2007
Conservatives Blame America First, AgainCenter for American ProgressJanuary 25, 2007
The Viral CenterCenter for American ProgressJanuary 18, 2007
The “Surge” and the “Purge”Center for American ProgressJanuary 10, 2007
The Sunday Scene: Same as It Ever WasCenter for American ProgressDecember 21, 2006
The New, New, New JournalismCenter for American ProgressDecember 14, 2006
What’d I Say?Center for American ProgressDecember 7, 2006
Defining Civil War UpCenter for American ProgressNovember 30, 2006
Cruisin’ With MiltieCenter for American ProgressNovember 16, 2006
So Who’s “The Decider?”Center for American ProgressNovember 16, 2006
Back to 9/11: Was Condi a Friend in Need?Center for American ProgressNovember 9, 2006
This Election, We All LoseCenter for American ProgressNovember 2, 2006
“Oh Never Mind, Mr. President”Center for American ProgressOctober 26, 2006
Portraying an Electoral VictoryCenter for American ProgressOctober 19, 2006
Blaming Success, Upholding FailureCenter for American ProgressOctober 12, 2006
Radio Marti: “Hecka of a Job, Kenny”Center for American ProgressSeptember 21, 2006
9/11: Business as UsualCenter for American ProgressSeptember 14, 2006
Spun DizzyCenter for American ProgressSeptember 7, 2006
Are the Times A-Changing?Center for American ProgressAugust 17, 2006
Are the Times A-Changing?Center for American ProgressAugust 17, 2006
An “Honest” FailureCenter for American ProgressAugust 10, 2006
Remember Iraq?Center for American ProgressAugust 3, 2006
Bush Bounces, Reporters FollowCenter for American ProgressJuly 27, 2006
Watching the DetectivesCenter for American ProgressJuly 20, 2006
The Past as Forgotten PrologueCenter for American ProgressJuly 13, 2006
The Best of Times…Center for American ProgressJune 29, 2006
Change the ToneCenter for American ProgressJune 15, 2006
Media Amnesia on IranCenter for American ProgressJune 7, 2006
Oh, That Liberal Media…Center for American ProgressJune 1, 2006
Straight Talk DistressCenter for American ProgressMay 25, 2006
A Nation of SuspectsCenter for American ProgressMay 18, 2006
Remember the Goss Era?Center for American ProgressMay 11, 2006
Signing the Constitution AwayCenter for American ProgressMay 3, 2006
Do as We Say…Center for American ProgressApril 27, 2006
What Some Call Treason, Others Call TruthCenter for American ProgressApril 20, 2006
McCarthyism: Standard Operating ProcedureCenter for American ProgressApril 13, 2006
Deconstructing the Attack on Jill CarrollCenter for American ProgressApril 6, 2006
The Sad Saga of the “Red State” Washington Post BloggerCenter for American ProgressMarch 30, 2006
Together in Never Never LandCenter for American ProgressMarch 23, 2006
No News Is Bad News…Center for American ProgressMarch 16, 2006
The War at HomeCenter for American ProgressMarch 9, 2006
Port InsecurityCenter for American ProgressMarch 2, 2006
Second, Third and Fourth Thoughts about the PresidentCenter for American ProgressFebruary 23, 2006
A Funeral for America’s ConscienceCenter for American ProgressFebruary 15, 2006
The War Goes On, Unreported…Center for American ProgressFebruary 9, 2006
Rigging the NumbersCenter for American ProgressJanuary 12, 2006
Spinning SpyingCenter for American ProgressJanuary 5, 2006
“Humility” is Front Page NewsCenter for American ProgressDecember 22, 2005
The FCC, A New Starr Chamber?Center for American ProgressDecember 15, 2005
“The Second (Fourth, Fifth and Sixth) Time is Farce”Center for American ProgressDecember 8, 2005
Everybody Doesn’t Do ItCenter for American ProgressDecember 1, 2005
The New Rules of the GameCenter for American ProgressNovember 17, 2005
Cheney and the Intel Reporting: What’s New, Pussycats?Center for American ProgressNovember 10, 2005
Mr. Fitzgerald’s Unanswered QuestionsCenter for American ProgressNovember 3, 2005
Post-Katrina Press: Same as it Ever WasCenter for American ProgressOctober 27, 2005
“Elitism? Moi?”Center for American ProgressOctober 20, 2005
The Media and the War: Any Lessons Learned?Center for American ProgressOctober 14, 2005
The Buck Stops Where?Center for American ProgressSeptember 29, 2005
Rescuing the President from KatrinaCenter for American ProgressSeptember 22, 2005
Questioning Mr. RobertsCenter for American ProgressSeptember 15, 2005
The Return of Self-RespectCenter for American ProgressSeptember 8, 2005
The Grilling of the PresidentCenter for American ProgressSeptember 1, 2005
They Call This “Changing the Tone”?Center for American ProgressAugust 10, 2005
Novak’s Still Giving No FactsCenter for American ProgressAugust 4, 2005
Buyouts, Payoffs, and the Public InterestCenter for American ProgressJuly 28, 2005
Fuzzy Math, Sloppy ReportingCenter for American ProgressJuly 21, 2005
Where’s the Outrage? Where’s the Patriotism?Center for American ProgressJuly 14, 2005
Conservative Media, Liberal NationCenter for American ProgressJuly 7, 2005
The Press Playing Catch-UpCenter for American ProgressJune 30, 2005
Think AgainCenter for American ProgressJune 23, 2005
The Memo Springs to LifeCenter for American ProgressJune 16, 2005
A Hole in the NewsCenter for American ProgressJune 9, 2005
Has the Media Learned a Lesson?Center for American ProgressJune 2, 2005
“Working the Refs”Center for American ProgressMay 26, 2005
Lost in TranslationCenter for American ProgressMay 19, 2005
“Faith-Based” JournalismCenter for American ProgressMay 12, 2005
Instant DemocracyCenter for American ProgressMay 5, 2005
How We Got HereCenter for American ProgressApril 28, 2005
Failing Upward at CPBCenter for American ProgressApril 21, 2005
Bolton vs. Moynihan: Who’s Kidding Whom?Center for American ProgressApril 14, 2005
Missing in ActionCenter for American ProgressApril 7, 2005
Doomsday ApproachesCenter for American ProgressMarch 31, 2005
Meet the New BossCenter for American ProgressMarch 24, 2005
Failure to ReportCenter for American ProgressMarch 17, 2005
The New Content CommissarsCenter for American ProgressMarch 10, 2005
Losing the Loose NukesCenter for American ProgressMarch 3, 2005
Iran-Contra, the Sequel?Center for American ProgressFebruary 24, 2005
Weird ScienceCenter for American ProgressFebruary 17, 2005
Pay to PlayCenter for American ProgressFebruary 10, 2005
IndylinkCenter for American ProgressFebruary 3, 2005
Watching the DirectivesCenter for American ProgressJanuary 27, 2005
“Fool Me Thrice? The Media and the ‘Crisis’ in Social Security”Center for American ProgressJanuary 19, 2005
The Real Memogate ScandalCenter for American ProgressJanuary 13, 2005
Private Accounts, Personal AttacksCenter for American ProgressJanuary 6, 2005
The World Turned Upside Down: Reporting 2004Center for American ProgressDecember 23, 2004
Selling Social Security (Down the River)Center for American ProgressDecember 16, 2004
“Everything is Not Enough”Center for American ProgressDecember 10, 2004
“Chilling” the PressCenter for American ProgressDecember 2, 2004
“Deny, Defame and DeLay; New Rules for a New Majority”Center for American ProgressNovember 24, 2004
Phony “Balance” Benefits Those with the Most to HideCenter for American ProgressNovember 18, 2004
The Return of the Fox-like FCCCenter for American ProgressNovember 12, 2004
Media Postmortem: The First Cut is Not the DeepestCenter for American ProgressNovember 4, 2004
Sinclair and the Conservative Media’s True ColorsCenter for American ProgressOctober 28, 2004
Money Matters, Part IICenter for American ProgressOctober 20, 2004
“Ideas Have Consequences: So Does Money”Center for American ProgressOctober 14, 2004
Torturous Logic, Media SilenceCenter for American ProgressOctober 7, 2004
“A Shameful Debate”Center for American ProgressSeptember 30, 2004
Afghanistan and Iraq: Debasing “Democracy”Center for American ProgressSeptember 23, 2004
Meanwhile, in the Real World…Center for American ProgressSeptember 16, 2004
Of Rhetoric and RealityCenter for American ProgressAugust 26, 2004
The Future Dictionary of AmericaCenter for American ProgressAugust 19, 2004
The Narrative vs. The TruthCenter for American ProgressAugust 16, 2004
Boston 2004: The Media’s Missed OpportunityCenter for American ProgressAugust 5, 2004
The Word “Liberal”Center for American ProgressJuly 29, 2004
“As Goes Kansas…”Center for American ProgressJuly 22, 2004
Big Media: The Fox EffectCenter for American ProgressJuly 20, 2004
Fox Outfoxes ItselfCenter for American ProgressJuly 15, 2004
Media Concentration: The Repudiation of Mr. PowellCenter for American ProgressJuly 8, 2004
Michael Moore, Cause for War?Center for American ProgressJuly 1, 2004
No Link? Who Knew?Center for American ProgressJune 17, 2004
You Call this “Liberal?”Center for American ProgressJune 3, 2004
What Bush Surge?Center for American ProgressApril 29, 2004
Testing Media BiasCenter for American ProgressApril 22, 2004
Media Misunderestimates Bush… AgainCenter for American ProgressApril 15, 2004
Never Apologize, Never ExplainCenter for American ProgressMarch 4, 2004
Bush’s Missing National Guard Years: No News is New NewsCenter for American ProgressFebruary 19, 2004
What Tim ForgotCenter for American ProgressFebruary 12, 2004
9/11 and the Bush Administration: Is Ignorance Bliss?Center for American ProgressJanuary 28, 2004
The Sorry State of the State of the UnionCenter for American ProgressJanuary 22, 2004
Is the Right to Vote a Criminal Matter?Center for American ProgressJanuary 15, 2004
The Myths of National Security CredibilityCenter for American ProgressJanuary 8, 2004
We Are No SaferCenter for American ProgressDecember 18, 2003
Meet Roy Blunt. (If You Liked Tom DeLay…)Center for American ProgressDecember 10, 2003
For 9/11 Investigation, Where Is Fox?Center for American ProgressNovember 20, 2003
“The Reagans”Center for American ProgressNovember 6, 2003
Team “B”Center for American ProgressOctober 30, 2003
Who’s Driving This Train?Center for American ProgressOctober 23, 2003
What Liberal Media?Center for American ProgressFebruary 4, 2003