Stories by Jeff Cohen

Jeff Cohen is founder of the media watch group FAIR, former TV pundit, and author of Cable News Confidential: My Misadventures in Corporate Media. subscribe to Jeff Cohen's feed

Posted on: Jun 26, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Suggesting a fellow journalist be arrested is a new low in mainstream media.

Posted on: Apr 10, 2013, Source: AlterNet

It’s arguably our country’s biggest problem — and the mainstream media won't acknowledge it exists.

Posted on: May 31, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Today, elite media are doing their best to raise Edwards' unfavorable rating. But the independent media and the Netroots are four years stronger than during Howard Dean's rise and fall.

Posted on: Feb 6, 2007, Source: AlterNet

Right-wing pundit Jonah Goldberg made a bet two years ago that by this time Iraqis and Americans would agree the war was worth it. Time to pay up.

Posted on: Feb 2, 2007, Source: AlterNet

It's conventional wisdom that Iraq is the issue that will hurt Hillary Clinton's run for the presidency, but if she offers vague rhetoric and half-way measures on health care, it could destroy her campaign.

Posted on: Dec 26, 2006, Source: AlterNet

Many can plausibly lay claim to stinky media performances, but only a few can win a P.U.-litzer.

Posted on: Sep 14, 2006, Source: AlterNet

The <i>Washington Post</i> hires a Bush speechwriter whose words helped sell the War on Iraq.