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by | Oct 30, 2013

NEW YORK TIMES media reporter Brian Stelter greeted the August 20 debut of Al-Jazeera America by gushing that it was…

by | Sep 7, 2013

YOUR HUMBLE MEDIA critic came in for some media criticism over the summer. Its source: Kelly McBride, a senior faculty…

by | Jul 6, 2013

IT WAS an appeal to his political base from a Democratic president mired in scandal. “Journalists should not be at…

by | Jun 8, 2013

When the Democratic Senate killed every one of President Obama’s gun-control proposals on April 17, the next day’s New York…

by | May 11, 2013

WHEN PHILADELPHIA MAGAZINE published an article Mayor Michael Nutter didn’t like, he tried to censor it. He wrote a letter…

by | Apr 30, 2013

IF YOU’RE A REPORTER at the Washington Post and you aspire to write unsigned editorials, just send an e-mail to…

by | Mar 31, 2013

It turns out you can deny evolution and get published on the New York Times op-ed page. Dan Slater did…

by | Feb 2, 2013

If hypocrisy were an intoxicating spirit, Andrew Rosenthal would be a master distiller. A few hours after the December massacre…

by | Dec 5, 2009

The first week in October saw a stunning turnabout in coverage of Barack Obama. Pro-Obama coverage might have hit its…

by | Nov 1, 2009

By the time readers of the New York Times met Van Jones, the Obama administration’s so-called green-jobs czar, he had…

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