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Progressive Groups Want To See FitzGibbon Media Regroup Without Disgraced Founder

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 12.19.2015 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The implosion of a progressive public relations giant over allegations of sexual assault and harassment has shaken liberal Washington. B...

Dave Jamieson

After 37 Years, Venerable Lefty Magazine Finally Unionizes | Dave Jamieson | Posted 02.25.2014 | Media

WASHINGTON -- The staff of the progressive independent magazine In These Times joined the Communications Workers of America on Monday, formally making...

The Story About Conservative Media That Should Terrify Progressives

Colin Holtz | Posted 03.10.2014 | Media
Colin Holtz

Politico is up with a big story this week that should scare any progressive who cares about winning the war of ideas. It is ostensibly about how the right is copying the success of liberal outlets like the Huffington Post. In reality, it is a good reminder of just how badly the right is trouncing the left when it comes to media infrastructure.

Independent Media Goes Mainstream

Rory O'Connor | Posted 06.11.2013 | Media
Rory O'Connor

As the mainstream media continue to go lamestream, have you noticed the extent to which the progressive independent media sector has been busy moving into the vacuum?

Jennifer Bendery

Obama Meets With Rachel Maddow, Al Sharpton, 'Influential Progressives' | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 12.04.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama met with Rachel Maddow, Al Sharpton and other "influential progressives" on Tuesday as part of his campaign to se...

Sam Stein

American Crossroads GPS, New Rove Group, Has Dems Questioning Obama's Political Operations | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

News that two former top Bush strategists have formed a spinoff organization to dig up dirt on Congressional Democrats before the 2010 elections has r...

Arthur Delaney

Schumer: Washington Post Story 'Burned Me Up' | Arthur Delaney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) said Wednesday at a progressive media summit that a front-page Washington Post story on Tuesday about unemployment benefit...

Let's Not Help the Right Manufacture a Perception That Creates an Alternative Reality

David Sirota | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
David Sirota

I have shifted from focusing on Republicans and the conservative/Tea Party movement during the Bush era to focusing more on Democrats and the progressive movement because this is no longer the Bush era -- Democrats are in power.

Hope 2.0: Standing With Obama Over the Long Haul

Mark Klempner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Klempner

It's not that I object to critical thinking. We need it. Yet, while we're reminding Obama of his promises and scrutinizing him on his decisions, we need to stand with him.

Conservative Media vs. Progressive Media

Cenk Uygur | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Cenk Uygur

Do you know how many people read The Weekly Standard? 80,000. To put it bluntly, that's pathetic. Its main purpose is to spread Republican propaganda in the guise of news.

Accidental Empire: The Rise of the Liberal Blogosphere

Eric Boehlert | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Eric Boehlert

The liberal blogosphere, at least at its inception, represented perhaps the most unplanned, un-thought-through media and political movement in modern America. It really was an accidental empire.

The 35,000,000 Visitor Question This November 4th

James Boyce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
James Boyce

When the votes are counted next Tuesday, this site and many others like it, deserve a share of the applause and a mention in everyone's victory speech.

GOP Convention Violence Reviewed; Forum Attendees Struggle For Meaning

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Georgianne Nienaber

No clear definition of a journalist was reached. The deputy had no solid suggestions to take back to the city of St. Paul to help prevent a repeat of the RNC protests and the aftermath, and members of the general public had no idea whom they could count on for solid information in this critical election year.

A Tale of Two Obama Books: Why Do Progressives Still Not Get It?

Jennifer Nix | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jennifer Nix

Obama Nation is a pathetic excuse for a book and is just one more example of how the right effectively moves their lies into the national discourse while the left fails to do so with progressive ideas.

Progressives Launch First Major Book Club

New York Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The progressive movement has prided itself on its ability to get its messages out by harnessing the Internet, through organizations like an...