Reality and tabloid television are a social virus that has infected the American body politic. In the 1980s, "I'm with Stupid" was a put-down. In 20...
No wonder the conventional wisdom in Washington holds, without evidence, that the United States is a "center-right" country. Those making that argument might not be real, informed commentators -- but they play them on TV.
How can AT&T's leadership condone inefficient and ultimately uncaring processes within the same company that cause its customers such tumult?
Christopher Hitchens has always encouraged his audiences to think, which is the ultimate accomplishment of any writer. I wish him a swift recovery.
Would a newspaper and website like The Jewish Daily Forward hire a Catholic editor? Would The Advocate engage a straight person as executive director...
A 24-hour news channel, you see, is a good thing. Live news, more often than not, just blows.
The question of media access on the Gulf Coast has become a very confusing sequence of orders issued, retracted, clarified, and contradicted.
Did my July 3 post inadvertently provide a bully pulpit for BP and Coast Guard propaganda? As it turns out, there is plenty of room for concern regarding this apparent marriage of public relations and a government agency.
I am not a fan of BP, and the oil company deserves the heap of criticism tossed its way, but I believe the media has once again behaved outrageously.
There is a deep distrust of anything British Petroleum has to say here in south Louisiana, and the President's claim that 90 percent of the flow will be stopped by the middle of July is being roundly criticized. If the number came from BP, there is good reason to be incredulous.
"Women Lead the Way on Green Energy and Environment: Making their Impact on the Economy and Culture" is the theme of the 14th annual awards program to...
Having watched Lost faithfully throughout its run and marveled at the twists and turns, however odd and fanciful, I couldn't help a sense of revulsion at the easy way out the writers took in the show's finale.
If we are to change how students -- white and black -- perceive race and skin color, we have to employ modern day weaponry and a 24/7, 360° reclamation campaign.
When we don't talk to our children about race and inequality, the only way they have to make sense of it all is to assume that there is a greater human value for those who by accident of birth are white.
The total lack of attention and concern in response to a recent attack on a mosque in Jacksonville, Florida reveals a troubling double standard in how we address terrorism in this nation.
It seems the effects of devastation in a natural disaster are not felt equally. Perhaps the reasons are the man-made parts of such tragedies.