Sitting by my television set watching the news and thumbing my Blackberry, I wrote this note to Cecile Richards, President of Planned Parenthood, on t...
What's right about TV and cable news? This critic doesn't often get to address that because broadcast and cable news is generally so dismal. But here's a rare example of TV news excellence: NBC's Richard Engel.
Although all of our eyes turned to the faces of the Louisiana bayous following the largest oil spill in U.S. history, we slowly adapted to Gulf Coast ...
Amanda Terkel, Senior Politics Reporter at The Huffington Post, appeared Monday on 'The Rachel Maddow Show' to discuss new anti-union measures being p...
The moniker "No Drama Obama" has long-since evaporated from the political dialogue, but that maturity and statesmanship that brought an end to a gener...
To say our president has his hands full is an understatement. But his leadership style is ideally suited for times such as these.
If only celebrated actor Martin Sheen received the same media exposure as his troubled son Charlie. Never has his long-time work for union rights been more needed in the public arena.
It's time the Democrats recognize that the GOP has declared war on them and their core constituencies. The cower and cave strategy has never worked in the past, and it won't work now.
The attack on public employee unions has just begun and won't go away. With the disempowerment of labor in our society, any sociologist will tell you, the living standards of all working people will be lowered.
Miss Representation, which premiered on Saturday in New York City, explores how one-dimensional, hypersexualized images of women in mainstream media reinforce negative gender stereotypes.
While Egyptian citizens are demanding democracy, we, who have all the democracy we need, are not protesting at all as some in Congress try to force radical anti-abortion bills on the American public.
My conversation with my friend Negma is fragmented and she lets out a torrent of words -- she knows that she might be cut off any minute.
Watching Keith's apparently unmoored anger has often been confusing, but given what's now been widely reported, it makes more sense. The end was near, and he knew it.
Keith, for all his faults, was erudite, intellectual, and unafraid of being associated with liberal causes, and that courage made him the anti-O'Reilly and anti-Beck all in one
What passes for a "national" media these days is almost exclusively New York/D.C.-based media that focuses almost exclusively on New York/D.C.-centric stories.
"There are no parties that I want to go to, and I didn't go to Columbia journalism school." Those are Roger Ailes' qualifications to be one of the most important people in media, according to Roger Ailes.