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Posted on: Jul 29, 2009, Source: Comment Is Free

Join MoveOn's fight take on Lou Dobbs and put this paranoid and racist movement to an end.

Posted on: Dec 7, 2004, Source: Boston Phoenix

An apparent war crime is caught on video – why hasn't it stuck with the American public?

Posted on: Nov 16, 2004, Source: Boston Phoenix

Meet the new Republican senators. Five of them hope to make your worst nightmares come true.

Posted on: Jun 8, 2003, Source: Boston Phoenix

The public as well as opinion leaders of diverse ideological stripes are finally so outraged by the FCC sellout that they are demanding action.

Posted on: Jan 16, 2002, Source: Boston Phoenix

FCC chairman Michael Powell wants us to pay no attention to those 'big fish' that are swallowing our media -- and threatening our democracy.

Posted on: Jan 8, 2002, Source: Boston Phoenix

Mad Cow Disease could be much ado about nothing -- or a terrifying threat to our food supply. It's time for the media to take another look.

Posted on: Oct 29, 2001, Source: Boston Phoenix

Since Sept. 11, news organizations have been spending more and earning less. Will profit-obsessed Wall Street put on the brakes?

Posted on: Oct 25, 2001, Source: Boston Phoenix

While listeners rely on public radio stations as virtually the last bastion of serious news and talk, their dependence on corporate underwriting raises some very troubling issues.

Posted on: Oct 14, 2001, Source: Boston Phoenix

In the war on terrorism, print journalism remains essential, according to this media critic who reviews the best reporting from the last month.

Posted on: Oct 1, 2001, Source: Boston Phoenix

As we wrap ourselves in the flag, let's not forget to cling tightly to the Bill of Rights.

Posted on: Oct 1, 2001, Source: Boston Phoenix

In the aftermath of the terrorist attacks, a little-noticed decision by the Bush administration last May has emerged as a powerful symbol of US fecklessness.

Posted on: Sep 11, 2001, Source: Boston Phoenix

Media coverage of the worst terrorist attack in American history is full of reactions rather than reporting and irresponsible conjecture about the Taliban's responsibility.

Posted on: Jun 18, 2001, Source: Boston Phoenix

The FCC reaches a new low by censoring an already censored Eminem hit -- even as it gives its blessing to greater media concentration.

Posted on: Oct 3, 2000, Source: Boston Phoenix

Bush was brutal, but the media -- wanting to be fair and cowed by an ignorant public -- pronounce him fit to serve.

Posted on: Jul 30, 2000, Source: Boston Phoenix

A modest proposal to reverse declining convention viewership: Force people to watch.

Posted on: Jun 26, 2000, Source: Boston Phoenix

Some extremely random observations and outrageous digressions about our cultural obsession with Bill Gates.

Posted on: May 29, 2000, Source: Boston Phoenix

Dan Kennedy speaks with Jerold Starr, public broadcasting advocate, about Starr's campaign to save his local public television foundation, the resulting lessons and their national implications.