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Long Form, Long Form, Long Form! Is the Future of Print Journalism May. 17, 2019

Ted Rall

Journalism is in trouble. Writers of articles pointing this out typically argue that this is really ... Read More

A Story 'Too Good to Check' May. 11, 2019

Mark Shields

Shortly after the cooling of the earth, when I was working for The Washington Post, I more than once... Read More

Extra, Extra! Newspapers Found Dying May. 07, 2019

William Murchison

I know, I know. Fake news! Media bias! Intellectual arrogance! That's my old profession, the newspap... Read More

Spring Breezes From the Old and New Days May. 01, 2019

Jamie Stiehm

WASHINGTON — Congress returns from its spring recess, so political theater is not far behind. ... Read More

Media Matters' Fake-News Pro-Slavery Headline Apr. 25, 2019

Larry Elder

In journalism, a "lede" is the introductory section of a news story, intended to entice the reader i... Read More

The Media's Push for Impeachment Apr. 24, 2019

L. Brent Bozell

The Mueller report is out, and Donald Trump's summary got it right: "no collusion, no obstruction." ... Read More

After Mueller, Nobody Has Changed Their Views on Trump Apr. 23, 2019

Salena Zito

Nothing has changed. Just about no one has moved away from where they stood on Nov. 9, 2016, when th... Read More

For Journalists, Self-Censorship Is Credibility Suicide Apr. 19, 2019

Ted Rall

What is the job of the news media? To report the news. Everyone agrees on that. But some well-intent... Read More

The Assange Exception to the First Amendment: Freedom of the Press Is Not Limited to 'Legitimate Journalists' Apr. 17, 2019

Jacob Sullum

The debate about whether Julian Assange should be considered a journalist, reignited by the WikiLeak... Read More

Pulitzer Prizes and Howling Omissions Apr. 17, 2019

L. Brent Bozell

The Pulitzer Prizes are just another way the anti-Trump media congratulate themselves as doing the L... Read More

Julian Assange Is No Hero. And He Sure as Hell Is No Journalist. Apr. 17, 2019

Daily Editorials

Some call him a hero. A New York Times headline called him "A Divisive Prophet of the Public's Right... Read More

The Assange Indictment Is a Victory for Press Freedom Apr. 14, 2019

Steve Chapman

Julian Assange has a knack for making enemies. Conservatives denounced him in 2010 after he put onli... Read More

You Can Trust These Pages Apr. 12, 2019

The Outlaw

When Horace Greeley founded the New-York Tribune in 1841, he separated news reporting from opinion w... Read More

The Greatest Projects I Never Made (Part 2 of 2) Apr. 05, 2019

Ted Rall

Two weeks ago, I discussed some of the projects and jobs that, for whatever reason, I never got to d... Read More

'They' Are Americans Apr. 04, 2019

Connie Schultz

More than a decade ago, when I was a reporter at The Plain Dealer, management invited a number of us... Read More

I Told You So: Only Idiots Believed in Russiagate Mar. 30, 2019

Ted Rall

There they go again. In 2002 and 2003, corporate media idiots speculated that secular socialist Sadd... Read More

The Death of Honest Journalism Mar. 29, 2019

Adriana Cohen

The verdict is in. The Mueller investigation confirmed in its report delivered to the attorney gener... Read More

Can the Media Earn Back Our Trust? Mar. 28, 2019

Laura Hollis

After it was revealed on Sunday that the two-year investigation conducted by special prosecutor Robe... Read More

The Greatest Projects I Never Made (Part 1 of 2) Mar. 22, 2019

Ted Rall

She was a terrible boss, but she was wise about work. "We are defined more by the business we refuse... Read More

Here Comes a Cakewalk for Democrats Mar. 20, 2019

L. Brent Bozell

At this point in Donald Trump's presidency, we've become almost numb to the daily panic and screechi... Read More