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FCC, Meet “Change” Article
Kevin Martin, President Bush's FCC chairman, speaks during a news conference last year. (AP/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

FCC, Meet “Change”

President Obama’s FCC will have their work cut out for them in restoring the agency to the side of the citizens and consumers, write Eric Alterman and George Zornick.

Eric Alterman, George Zornick

William Kristol: Journalism’s Indispensable Man Article
William Kristol's last column for the <i>New York Times</i> on January 25, 2009. (<a href=Flickr/Adam "Slice" Kuban)" data-srcset="https://cf.americanprogress.org/wp-content/uploads/2009/02/kristol_nyt_onpage.jpg 610w, https://cf.americanprogress.org/wp-content/uploads/2009/02/kristol_nyt_onpage.jpg 610w, https://cf.americanprogress.org/wp-content/uploads/2009/02/kristol_nyt_onpage.jpg 610w, https://cf.americanprogress.org/wp-content/uploads/2009/02/kristol_nyt_onpage-500x340.jpg 500w, https://cf.americanprogress.org/wp-content/uploads/2009/02/kristol_nyt_onpage-250x170.jpg 250w" data-sizes="auto" />

William Kristol: Journalism’s Indispensable Man

Columnist William Kristol moves to the Washington Post after a year of blurring the line between journalism and political strategy at the New York Times, write Eric Alterman and George Zornick.

Eric Alterman, George Zornick

Spying on Journalists? Why the Silence? Article
The White House press corps—many or all of whose communications were monitored, according to new imformation from Russell Tice. (AP/Charles Dharapak)

Spying on Journalists? Why the Silence?

It now appears that the Bush administration was spying on American journalists; so Eric Alterman and George Zornick ask, why’s the media keeping quiet?

Eric Alterman, George Zornick

Bush’s Free Ride to the Finish Line Article
President George W. Bush speaks during the final news conference of his administration on Monday, January 12, 2009. (AP/Gerald Herbert)

Bush’s Free Ride to the Finish Line

After failing to challenge Bush and Cheney's misstatements over the past eight years, it's unsurprising that the press failed to do so during his last interviews.

Eric Alterman, George Zornick

Scarborough’s Fare Article
Joe Scarborough on the set of his MSNBC talk show. (AP/Bill Kaczor)

Scarborough’s Fare

Eric Alterman and George Zornick wonder why MSNBC gives Joe Scarborough more time on the air than anyone else if it’s as liberal as everyone says?

Eric Alterman, George Zornick

Mainstream Media Malpractice Article
The three network news anchors, from left Brian Williams, Katie Couric, and Charles Gibson, appear together for an interview on the Today Show in 2008.<br /> (AP/Richard Drew)

Mainstream Media Malpractice

Not only does the mainstream media ignore critical health policy issues; when it does cover them, it often offers misleading information, write Eric Alterman and George Zornick.

Eric Alterman, George Zornick

Mr. Pot, Meet Mr. Kettle Article
Bill O’Reilly is definitely a top contender in the race for the most outrageous conservative comments. (AP/Jeff Christensen)

Mr. Pot, Meet Mr. Kettle

Eric Alterman and George Zornick take a look at some of conservatives’ most outrageous comments.

Eric Alterman, George Zornick

War on War (and More) Article
Trying to prevent photos of war dead from showing up in the news is just one way the Bush administration has tried to prevent press access in the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq. (AP)

War on War (and More)

In the last installment of a four-part series on Bush’s war on the press, Eric Alterman looks at treatment of press during the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.

Eric Alterman, George Zornick

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