Media

Before Fox News, Rupert Murdoch Battled Liberals on Their Own Turf
June 11, 2015

The trouble began when Murdoch bought New York magazine and The Village Voice in 1977.

Professors Do Live in Fear—But Not of Liberal Students
June 11, 2015

The real threat to job security comes from above, not below.

The Controversy Over Muhammad Cartoons Is Not About the Prophet Muhammad
June 09, 2015

Blasphemy depends upon belief, and is fading with it.

The Hostile Renegotiation of the Professor-Student Relationship
June 05, 2015

College classrooms will never be the same again—and that's not necessarily a bad thing.

Alice Goffman's Denial of Murder Conspiracy Raises Even More Questions
June 03, 2015

The sociologist wrote about joining a murder plot. Now she insists that it was "not about actual violence."

One Step Forward for Caitlyn Jenner, One Step Back for Womankind
June 02, 2015

Vanity Fair's cover proves magazines can objectify trans women, too.

American Imperialism's Most Ambivalent Salesman
May 29, 2015

For Robert D. Kaplan, there's nothing imperialism can't fix—except for all the problems it creates.

The Loneliness of Sy Hersh
May 12, 2015

He used to be a celebrated journalist. Now, his alternate history of Osama bin Laden's death is making him a mockery.

What Is David Brooks's Purpose?
May 07, 2015

The Times columnist says moral debate is dying. He must not be paying attention to #BlackLivesMatter.

Ed Miliband Is So Weird, He Just Might Win Britain's Election
May 06, 2015

The conservative press and teenage "Milifans" are at war over the Labour leader's image.

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