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The Top 10 Stories of 2012—or Maybe Not

Eric Alterman has an alternative take on Politico’s top media stories of the past year and what those stories say about the media’s coverage of politics.

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The Power of Un-Reality

As honest journalism has declined, we are more vulnerable to manipulation and distortion of information propagated by powerful interests.

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Murdoch, Murdoch, Everywhere

Rupert Murdoch’s actions over the past few days are further proof of his wanton disregard for journalistic ethics.

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Tax Cuts: The Faith and the Facts

Conservatives continue to believe in and argue for the benefits of tax cuts for the wealthy, even though those claims have been thoroughly debunked.

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Why Were Pundits All In on ‘All In’?

Initial positive coverage of the general’s biography reflects many journalists’ willingness to suspend their critical faculties when it comes to the military.

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Our Trivial Political Media, Continued…

Politico encapsulates what’s wrong with inside-the-beltway political coverage when triviality trumps insight and “The Donald” is taken seriously.

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Ignoring Poverty and Hunger

The mainstream media’s silence on these interrelated issues contributes to the starvation of millions both here and abroad.

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Of Groupthink and ‘Groupthink’

Intense pressure on mainstream journalists to stick to the same narrative cripples our ability to conduct robust democratic debate.

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