Stories by Bill Moyers

Bill Moyers is the host of “Moyers & Company,” airing weekly on public television. More at: subscribe to Bill Moyers's feed

Posted on: Apr 9, 2008, Source: The Nation Institute

Moyers: Journalists' "deeper mission is to uncover the news that powerful people would prefer to keep hidden."

Posted on: Nov 21, 2007, Source:

"When Roosevelt was President, my father knew he had a friend in the White House. We should rekindle that spirit," Moyers says.

Posted on: Jun 29, 2007, Source: Bill Moyers Journal

When it comes to money and power, Rupert Murdoch is carnivorous: all appetite and no taste. He'll eat anything in his path.

Posted on: Oct 17, 2006, Source:

Corporate media are looking to use the "free market" to add the internet to their empire. But we can't let them dominate the 'net and undermine our democracy.

Posted on: Mar 23, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Unless we choose to renew our commitment to America's deepest values, the day will come when we no longer recognize the country we love.

Posted on: Feb 26, 2006, Source: AlterNet

The Abramoff and DeLay corruption scandals make it clear that now more than ever we need publically financed elections.

Posted on: Dec 15, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Moyers addresses the Bush administration's obsession with secrecy and its bullying and manipulation of PBS.

Posted on: Sep 9, 2005, Source: AlterNet

The notion of spiritual freedom is at risk, and the fourth observance of the terrorist attacks of 9/11 is an appropriate time to think about it.

Posted on: Jun 5, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Washington is a divided city -- not between north and south as in Lincoln's time, but between those who can buy all the government they want and those who can't even afford a seat in the bleachers.

Posted on: May 17, 2005, Source: AlterNet

In this highly anticipated speech the veteran public broadcaster takes on the PBS coup and its right-wing engineers who are 'squealing like a stuck pig.'

Posted on: Dec 8, 2004, Source: AlterNet

The environment is in trouble and the religious right doesn't care. It's time to act as if the future depends on us – because it does.

Posted on: Nov 9, 2004, Source: NOW with Bill Moyers

Gorver Norquist, leader of the American conservative movement, shares his vision of the next four years with the GOP in control of Washington.

Posted on: Sep 17, 2004, Source: AlterNet

"I believe democracy requires 'a sacred contract' between journalists and those who put their trust in us to tell them what we can about how the world really works."

Posted on: Sep 9, 2004, Source: NOW with Bill Moyers

Much of the truth about 9/11 is now public, thanks to the Commission's report: Key government officials failed the system, and they failed the American people.

Posted on: Aug 20, 2004, Source: NOW with Bill Moyers

Lou Dobbs talks about how American businesses are putting their interests ahead of the national interest with the outsourcing of jobs.

Posted on: Jul 25, 2004, Source: AlterNet

Who needs a movie when you have the news?

Posted on: Jun 15, 2004, Source: AlterNet

Some things are worth getting mad about. Case in point: the growing, vast equality gap between the richest and the poorest Americans. If this isn't class war, what is?

Posted on: May 6, 2004, Source: AlterNet

Every news organization has First Amendment rights. But speaking out is one thing, keeping others from being heard is another.

Posted on: Apr 6, 2004, Source: AlterNet

We Americans cannot begin to do our part in the battle against terrorism as long as the Bush White House makes it a partisan cause.

Posted on: Mar 16, 2004, Source: AlterNet

One of the most respected commentators on television explains why he is bidding his viewers goodbye.

Posted on: Nov 30, 2003, Source: NOW

The imperial union of media and government is the most important story of all, the one that determines what other stories get told.

Posted on: Oct 9, 2003, Source: Bill Moyers

Skirting existing FCC regulations, Big Media controls more of what we hear, read and watch.

Posted on: Jun 9, 2003, Source: AlterNet

In a speech for the Take Back America conference, Moyers takes a look at the progressive landscape: the many accomplishments and the work that lies ahead.

Posted on: May 29, 2003, Source: Bill Moyers

While the rich reap instant rewards from the Bush tax cut, the poor get stiffed again in a last minute act of Congressional cowardice: Dropping a $400 child tax credit for the working class.

Posted on: May 24, 2003, Source: NOW

Every Memorial Day I think about what our soldiers did on D-Day and what we owe them. They thought democracy was worth fighting for. The least we can do is to help make democracy worthy of them.

Posted on: Apr 27, 2003, Source: Bill Moyers

The founder of Fox Broadcasting and present CEO of USA Networks is an unlikely but passionate opponent of plans to loosen media ownership rules.

Posted on: Mar 30, 2003, Source: Public Affairs Television

Moyers talks to Chuck Lewis of the Center for Public Integrity about Richard Perle's resignation from the Defense Policy Board.

Posted on: Nov 11, 2002, Source: NOW

One of the most important differences between the right-wing of this country in the 1950s and today is that the extremists were few and far between in the 50s, and they are the standard today.