Media

It's the Economy, Stupid. And Guns, Too.
Toward an understanding of the rise of suicides in America
May 24, 2013

Toward an understanding of the rise of suicides in America.

Gus Johnson Won't Ruin Soccer
Americans aren't yet sold on the sport. The Fox broadcaster is just the salesman it needs.
May 24, 2013

Soccer fans call the sport, without irony, “The Beautiful Game.” Sportscaster Gus Johnson, by contrast, does not luxuriate in the beauty of any game.

The Oklahoma Tornado Is Proof That Local TV News Can Still Be Powerful
May 21, 2013

Amid all the expensive camerawork and sharp matching windbreakers on the major TV networks’ coverage of Monday's tornado in Moore, Oklahoma, the best dispatches largely came from local TV news.

The Surge in Suicides Has Nothing to Do With Marriage or Religion
The data doesn't support Ross Douthat's argument
May 20, 2013

The data doesn't support Ross Douthat's argument.

Carney Barker
Jay Carney's rough week was a blessing to one man: his boss
May 20, 2013

Jay Carney's rough week was a blessing to one man: his boss.

LGBT PC
Being against marriage equality doesn’t make you a monster
May 17, 2013

Being against marriage equality doesn’t make you a monster.

Big-Government Liberalism Is Not to Blame for These Scandals
The IRS case shows that bad laws can have conservative roots, too
May 16, 2013

The IRS case shows that bad laws can have conservative roots, too.

Paul Krugman's Misguided Moral Crusade Against Austerity
May 16, 2013

Feeling perhaps that columnist Paul Krugman hasn't made the point emphatically enough, The New York Times Monday published an op-ed shocker by two academics with the title, "How Austerity Kills." Kills? Yes, kills.

Every President Since Nixon Has Been 'Nixonian'
A brief history of media hyperbole
May 15, 2013

A brief history of media hyperbole.

Is the 'Chilling Effect' Real?
National-security reporters on the impact of federal scrutiny
May 15, 2013

National-security reporters on the impact of federal scrutiny.

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