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Entries by Eric Alterman from 09/2012

Think Again: The Mistaken Bias of the New York Times's Public Editor

| Posted 09.07.2012 | Media

Arthur Brisbane left his job as the public editor of the New York Times this past week, deciding before leaving to double the degree of damage he has done to that institution -- and to the newspaper business itself, of which the Times is the unchallenged leader.

Think Again: Of Groupthink and 'Groupthink'

| Posted 09.13.2012 | Media

Why journalists feel compelled to ape one another so closely in this election season is a bit mysterious.

Think Again: Ignoring Poverty and Hunger

| Posted 09.20.2012 | Media

The choice -- and it is a conscious choice -- to ignore the problems facing poor Americans comes at a moment when those problems are not only multiplying but also as more and more people find themselves either teetering on the abyss of poverty or falling into it entirely.

Think Again: The Media and Climate Science: ADHD or Deliberate Deception?

| Posted 09.27.2012 | Media

The Union of Concerned Scientists recently took a hard look at the coverage of climate science on Fox News and in The Wall Street Journal, both owned by Murdoch's News Corp. In the case of Fox, they discovered that 93 percent of segments dealing with the issue were "misleading."