Stories by Nina Burleigh

Nina Burleigh has written for the Washington Post, Rolling Stone and New York magazine. Follow her on Twitter: @ninaburleigh subscribe to Nina Burleigh's feed

Posted on: Jan 18, 2017, Source: Newsweek

“It was a scam from beginning to end,” says a former student.

Posted on: Aug 1, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The media continues to fail us.

Posted on: Jul 25, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Disturbing coverage, with a hat tip to NYT's skewed Israel coverage.

Posted on: Jul 12, 2014, Source: AlterNet

Esquire and its writer Tom Junod win the week’s "Oops, My Sexist Underwear Is Showing" award.

Posted on: Jul 5, 2014, Source: AlterNet

The media loves those drone bombs bursting in air.

Posted on: Jun 28, 2014, Source: AlterNet

It was a week filled with deception in the corporate media.

Posted on: Dec 16, 2013, Source: AlterNet

Kelly's combined 2.5 million viewers are beating CNN and MSNBC combined; can her toxic mix of beauty and hate make it in the long haul?

Posted on: Sep 25, 2011, Source: Salon

Schneiderman is the best and probably last hope for some kind of public retribution against the banksters, some righting of wrongs--rolling of heads--as far as the Great Recession.

Posted on: Oct 5, 2009, Source: AlterNet

An interview with Erik Gandini, director of the documentary Videocracy, an account of how Berlusconi's sex-obsessed media empire has shaped the country over the past 30 years.

Posted on: Jan 14, 2008, Source: Huffington Post

The president is visiting the Mideast as some kinds of a savior not like somebody who waged a "war on terror" that has killed Arab civilians.

Posted on: Aug 30, 2007, Source: Huffington Post

It's time for Republicans to embrace their own gay wing and stop fueling the sickness of suppression that drives men like Larry Craig into airport bathroom stalls.

Posted on: Apr 23, 2006, Source: AlterNet

I cringed as my young son recited the Pledge of Allegiance. But who was I to question his innocent trust in America?

Posted on: Oct 31, 2004, Source: AlterNet

Four years of George Bush have meant the triumph of the bully – from abusers in Iraq to intimidators at the polls.

Posted on: Oct 21, 2004, Source: AlterNet

Each of the characters in the black comedy 'Desperate Housewives' is a little mad. No wonder: women who stay home all day are bound to get somewhat loony.

Posted on: Oct 10, 2004, Source: AlterNet

Massive billboard campaigns and helicopter fly-in visits to northeastern Pennsylvania haven't kept George Bush from losing seven points in the Keystone State.

Posted on: Sep 21, 2004, Source: AlterNet

An emergency team of former Reagan aides has swooped in during these last months of the re-election campaign to help recast George Bush as the true heir of the Gipper.

Posted on: Sep 2, 2004, Source: AlterNet

The old conservative bulls in the Senate who have run the South for decades are giving way to a new kind of southern politics.

Posted on: Mar 30, 2003, Source: AlterNet

Pulitzer Prize or no, famous reporter reprising heroic Baghdad role finds acting like an honest reporter doesn't play well when right-wing watchdogs are guarding the media's perimeter.

Posted on: Apr 4, 2002, Source:

The freest press in the world willfully ignores stories about vast migrations of terrified people running for their lives from American bombs and threats.

Posted on: Oct 14, 2001, Source:

Only two articles in the American media since September 11 have tried to describe how Big Oil might benefit from a cleanup of terrorists and other anti-American elements in the Central Asia region.