Stories by Norman Solomon

Norman Solomon is founding director of the Institute for Public Accuracy and co-founder of  His latest book is War Made Easy: How Presidents and Pundits Keep Spinning Us to Death.  subscribe to Norman Solomon's feed

Posted on: Dec 23, 2005, Source: AlterNet

In 2006, Bush will try to put any real or imagined reduction of U.S. troops in the spotlight, while the Pentagon uses massive air power in Iraq.

Posted on: Dec 22, 2005, Source: AlterNet

From primetime slime to self-praise, these awards honor the stinkiest media performances of the year.

Posted on: Dec 13, 2005, Source: AlterNet

At 12:38 a.m., Stanley Tookie Williams was dead, and the country was no safer.

Posted on: Dec 12, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Contrary to what pundits still contend, Murtha sees the U.S. presence in Iraq as a boon, not an impediment, to terrorism.

Posted on: Dec 8, 2005, Source: AlterNet

The media has barely mentioned Rumsfeld's key role in aiding the Iraqi tyrant.

Posted on: Dec 6, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Mainstream news outlets haven't acknowledged that US military could end up killing more Iraqis when there are fewer Americans in Iraq.

Posted on: Nov 30, 2005, Source: AlterNet

After so much evidence discrediting the U.S. war effort, Colin Powell still can't bring himself to admit his crucial role.

Posted on: Nov 28, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Far from dying down over Thanksgiving, the scandal enveloping the <i>Washington Post</i> reporter has deservedly picked up steam.

Posted on: Nov 23, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Thanksgiving marks a time of appreciation. But media outlets only encourage us to buy -- and forget.

Posted on: Nov 21, 2005, Source: AlterNet

The basic problem with the current U.S. war effort is that it still exists.

Posted on: Nov 4, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Iran's hardliners are benefitting greatly from another set of true believers: the Bush Administration's neocons.

Posted on: Oct 31, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Even as the media are bypassing their own key roles in the marketing of those lies.

Posted on: Oct 28, 2005, Source: AlterNet

A media siege is underway at the White House and the Bush Administration is locked in a fundamentally defensive crouch.

Posted on: Oct 25, 2005, Source: AlterNet

...The U.S. media have continually laid down flagstones on the path the military intervention.

Posted on: Oct 23, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Back then, conservatives captured the White House. Today, an even more extreme incarnation is in charge.

Posted on: Oct 17, 2005, Source: AlterNet

During the propaganda buildup for the invasion of Iraq, Judith Miller and the New York Times served as a key asset of the warfare state.

Posted on: Oct 10, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Here's what the President really meant in his speech last week.<br />

Posted on: Sep 29, 2005, Source: AlterNet

What are we to make of the fact that the media considers torture controversial -- instead of clearly unjust?

Posted on: Sep 26, 2005, Source: AlterNet

The way U.S. news outlets are covering the anti-war movement is similar to the coverage of the Vietnam War.

Posted on: Sep 22, 2005, Source: AlterNet

Dan Rather's latest griping about the state of media is part of an ongoing cycle among our compliant media.