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WikiLeaks Exposes More Than Documents

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Joseph A. Palermo

Rather than focus on the substance of the leaked diplomatic cables, American journalists tend to either frame the story as being about the "over-classification" of documents or the personal motivations and private life of Julian Assange.

Weekly Diaspora: Arizona's SB 1070 Takes Nativist Fever Nationwide

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
The Media Consortium

by Catherine A. Traywick, Media Consortium blogger While Arizona's draconian anti-immigrant law, SB 1070, was far from the first controversial immigra...

Time Magazine Reporter Goes Mental Over Congo Piece

Ben Cohen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Ben Cohen

Alex Perry, Time magazine's Africa bureau chief, wrote a highly offensive and inaccurate piece essentially calling for the recolonization of the Congo by China.

PBS and our "Need to Know" the Truth

Rory O'Connor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Rory O'Connor

Alison Stewart is one of the anchors of Need To Know, a new public television public affairs offering that began stirring controversy long before its launch.

The Far-Right Movement Behind Arizona Copycat Bills

Seth Freed Wessler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Seth Freed Wessler

In a majority of the states where immigration legislation has been proposed or discussed, the lawmakers behind the bills are associated with a group called State Legislators for Legal Immigration.

The F Word: Another Super Bowl, Another Scandal

Laura Flanders | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Laura Flanders

It's Super Bowl season, another year, another scandal. This year's outburst over CBS's $3 million Focus on the Family ad has revived the mythology a...

CNN Drops Dobbs: To All Those Who Joined Us in the Drop Dobbs Campaign

Janet Murguía | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Janet Murguía

Yesterday's resignation came after thousands of people and organizations pressured CNN to stop Dobbs's biased coverage of our community and the immigration debate.

CNN, You Can't Have It Both Ways: It's Either Dobbs or Your Latino Future

Roberto Lovato | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Roberto Lovato

A few hours of serious reporting on Latinos by sunny Soledad O'Brien can't make up for thousands of hours of anti-Latino extremism from the dark Lou Dobbs.

My 2009 "McLaughlin Awards" [Part 1]

Chris Weigant | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Welcome once again to our year-end wrap-up and awards ceremony. Honesty dictates that I immediately genuflect to The McLaughlin Group, from whom I have stolen all these award categories.

CNN: It's Time to Deport Lou Dobbs

Adam Luna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Adam Luna

What else does Dobbs have to do to get fired?

Dobbs To Rally Anti-Immigrant Fans On Capitol Hill

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

On September 15 and 16, Lou Dobbs is scheduled to once again broadcast his radio show from Capitol Hill as part of the "Hold Their Feet to the Fire" l...

DC or Bust: Lou Dobbs and His Hate Groupies

Karl Frisch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Karl Frisch

If Dobbs won't end his association with FAIR, which the Southern Policy Law Center has designated as a hate group, CNN should do the right thing and end its association with Dobbs.

Face Paint: Not Just For Carnivals Anymore (SLIDESHOW, POLL)

Huffington Post | Emily Singer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style

Face paint has been used for cultural purposes for centuries. Face painting booths are a staple at carnivals and fairs, and elaborate make-up is ofte...

Crying Wolf at the Inauguration

Sumbul Ali-Karamali | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Sumbul Ali-Karamali

Obama never said America's enemies were "the Muslim world." His two statements were separate. The first addressed our enemies. The second, much later, addressed "the Muslim world."