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Political Writing

Poetry And Politics: What Role Should Poetry Play? | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Last week's images of mounted policemen charging the protesters around Parliament Square evoked multiple memories: the poll tax riots in John Major's ...

Political Celebrity and Publishing Tastes

David Colbert | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
David Colbert

Angry books sell on emotion. That's why they'll always sell better than cooler, thoughtful books. It's also why they're soon forgotten.

Journalism Does Not Need To Be Saved, Newspapers Do

Henryk A. Kowalczyk | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Henryk A. Kowalczyk

I see editorial writing in U.S. mainstream media, with a very few exceptions, as propaganda deprived of intellectual reflection. The public senses this as well, distrusts the media instinctively.