Al Jazeera America Just Launched. Fox and MSNBC Should Worry.
August 21, 2013
Al Jazeera America’s first day of television programming began with an hour of self-promotion so urgent that it played like an episode of “The Newsroom,” a passionate condemnation of every other media outlet and a paean to its own righteousness.
The Latest Obamacare Lie That Just Won't Die
August 13, 2013
First they said Obamacare would create death panels. Then they said the law would cover undocumented immigrants.
Now The Washington Post Owes Reza Aslan An Apology, Too
August 09, 2013
Last night, The Washington Post published a strongly worded argument about Reza Aslan, the scholar who Fox News pilloried for having the audacity to write a book about Jesus when he is (in the interest of “full disclosure”) a Muslim.
The paradox of writing about Jesus is that we can only form an idea of him from the scriptures, yet we can only evaluate the scriptures if we have an idea of what he must have been like.
There is much to be said about the interview Reza Aslan did Friday on Fox News’ online show “Spirited Debate.” Aslan, a Muslim writer who converted from Christianity (to which he had converted from Islam) who holds a doctorate in sociology of religio
Bill O'Reilly Was a Surprisingly Handsome Young Man
July 25, 2013
The Fox News host in 1971.
Erick Erickson, Meet My Wife
May 30, 2013
The truth about female breadwinners.
Slyer Than Fox
March 25, 2013
Phil Griffin is charming and impulsive, a TV savant who built MSNBC into a liberal oasis. But if you think he cares about the future of American liberalism, you’re very much mistaken.
The Man With the Kind Face
March 20, 2013
Roger Ailes wanted a friendly biography. Author Zev Chafets was the man for the job.
The Ten Oddest Things in the New Roger Ailes Book
March 20, 2013
He's not a bleeding heart, but... Ailes suffered from hemophilia and almost died after he bit his tongue as a pre-schooler. His father rushed him to a hospital sixty miles away.