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American Journalism

The Abundant Riches of American Political Journalism

Rasmus Kleis Nielsen | Posted 03.10.2014 | Media
Rasmus Kleis Nielsen

You don't have to watch Fox News if you don't like it. You don't need to read premature speculation about 2016. And you don't have to care about what respondents have answered in the most recent poll. Because American political journalism today is not impoverished. It is abundantly rich.

WATCH: How Al Jazeera's Deep Pockets Might Change American Journalism

The Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 02.11.2013 | Media

Al Jazeera — and its Qatari-government funding — is coming to the U.S. market and it may be changing the face of American journalism. The network'...

WikiLeaks, Revolution, and the Lost Cojones of American Journalism

Naomi Wolf | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Naomi Wolf

Now that the WikiLeaks releases have directly sparked a peoples' uprising in Tunisia, which has inspired another in Egypt, surely one would expect key U.S. news organizations to stand for the right to publish classified materials.

Happy Birthday Helen!

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

August 4 marks Helen Thomas' 90th birthday. May she celebrate it in good health and peace, surrounded by her countless loved ones. As a former colleague, I had the pleasure and privilege of observing Helen in action up close.

William Safire's Passing and the Decline of American Journalism

Nancy Snow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Nancy Snow

Is the death of an esteemed giant in American journalism less newsworthy than a second-tier celebrity wedding?

We Need Heroes in American Journalism

Nancy Snow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Nancy Snow

Truth is, we need heroes in American journalism, and I'm less than optimistic that my journalistic hero is going to be a Facebook friend or someone I'm following on Twitter.

An Open Letter to President Obama

Faisal J. Abbas | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Faisal J. Abbas

Mr. President, you bring a lot of hope to my region, and people are counting on you to make a change for the better and to once and for all bring peace and prosperity to this very troubled part of the world.

Shoe Throwing Incident Exposes Western Failure to Understand Arab World

Ray Hanania | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ray Hanania

Muntandar al-Zaidi, the cameraman for al-Baghdadiya TV, threw his shoe at President Bush not as an act of violence, but because in Arab culture, that is in fact the ultimate form of protest.

Silencing Journalism

Sandra Fu | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Sandra Fu

Why are most of our journalists less like Edward R. Murrow and more like show ponies? What they really need to do is consider the journalists in other parts of the world where more than a salary is at stake -- they pay with their lives.