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To Those Predicting Healthcare Reform Failure: The Evidence of Obama's Achievements Shows You're on the Wrong Side of History -- Again

Frank Schaeffer | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Frank Schaeffer

Today the president's poll numbers are down. Thirty years from now the word "Obamacare" will be right up there with the other things we take for granted as the bedrock of our civil society.

WATCH: Counterterrorism and the Media

Posted 07.20.2013 | Impact

This livestream is part of our coverage of the Aspen Security Forum. For more from the series, click here. DATE: July 20, 2013. TIME: 11:00a – 12...

Of Course the Media Failed in Iraq -- Here's Why

Will Bunch | Posted 05.26.2013 | Media
Will Bunch

By any standard, the failure of the America media in 2002-03 was the worst collapse by any press corps anywhere since the 1930s. In a profession where the highest value is on truth telling, false information was presented as fact on front pages night after night.

Ending Washington Gridlock

William B. Bradshaw | Posted 12.18.2012 | Politics
William B. Bradshaw

There's plenty of blame to go around, but simply finding fault doesn't accomplish anything. We need practical solutions.

RNC Shows How Useless Conventions Have Become in Addressing Real Issues

Daniel Simon | Posted 11.04.2012 | Politics
Daniel Simon

The word is in and the people have spoken. Campaign coverage has been abysmal.

How To Filter Through The Noise To Learn What You Love

Noah Kass | Posted 07.08.2012 | Healthy Living
Noah Kass

The news has become noise, massive chatter that's transmitted at lightning speed. Here are a few tips to tune out the drone and listen to only what's essential.

The Travyon Martin Case and the Media

Sonya Hamlin | Posted 06.17.2012 | Media
Sonya Hamlin

We must look at the two sides of this effort -- the powerful role the media played to spread the news and get a defendant to even stand trial. But at the same time what evidence was being discovered and described and shown in infinite detail by this same media process?

Cable News Debate Coverage Is Hurting Democracy

Bob Cesca | Posted 11.15.2011 | Media
Bob Cesca

The cable news media has gone from simply cracking gaming and sports metaphors to actually becoming a game, with politicians as the contestants and a rotating guest panel of snickering propagandists and "analysts" as the judges.

The Biggest Crime in the Anthony Weiner Scandal

Bob Cesca | Posted 08.08.2011 | Media
Bob Cesca

The worst non-crime crime committed by Anthony Weiner is that he's successfully fed a dangerous Mobius Loop involving the news media and those of us who consume its mostly nonsensical content.

Where Do We Go From Here?

Jim Lichtman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jim Lichtman

How will news editors and government officials translate the lessons from the Sherrod case into better ethical decision making?

What Do You Believe? Conscience vs. Reason: Can Values Be Fact?

Lisa Solod | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lisa Solod

Belief systems are a funny thing. They're hard felt, hard won and nearly impossible to shake. And unfortunately, most of them are often built on thi...

Is Elena Kagan a Vegan?

Lawrence Meyer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lawrence Meyer

People want to know many things about public officials that are of questionable value to the well being and future of the Republic. Let's not confuse the desire to know with the need to know.

WHY Are We in Afghanistan? And Other Pressing Questions of Our Time

Lisa Solod | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Lisa Solod

Bill Press had a discussion on the "war" in Afghanistan on his radio show this morning. I put the word "war" in quotation marks because it remains d...

More Apologies! Now!

Stanley Bing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Stanley Bing

Other guys who haven't apologized enough: John Edwards, Eliot Spitzer, Richard Fuld, Tiberius Caesar, Alan Greenspan, and the guys from the cable company who told me they were going to be there between 8 AM and noon.

Please, Tiger, Don't Apologize any More!

Stanley Bing | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Stanley Bing

Tiger: Be quiet. Do what you do well. Let your club do the talking. Perhaps that's an unfortunate choice of words, but you know what I mean.

Jackson Funeral Won't Convince Followers He Is Dead

Francesca Biller | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Francesca Biller

Since Elvis, the social pathos and obsession with celebrities has grown more than a hundred-fold, and this King of Pop will never be laid to rest or allowed to rest in peace.

Would President Bush Have Gone To War In Iraq If He Faced Incessant Coverage Of That War By the Television Networks?

Norman Horowitz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Norman Horowitz

In the past, aggressive media coverage helped turn around public opinion about the Vietnam War. The press did ultimately get beyond the pro-military reporting from Vietnam.

TIME's Mark Halperin: 'Extreme Pro-Obama Media Bias A Disgusting Failure'

Politico | ALEXANDER BURNS | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Media bias was more intense in the 2008 election than in any other national campaign in recent history, Time magazine's Mark Halperin said Friday at t...

Obama Promised Change -- Change from Bush and Cheney: So Why Do the Media Foment Faux Controversy?

Michael Russnow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Michael Russnow

Change is coming no thanks to many in the media, who, perhaps looking at the gloomy economic forecasts, are more concerned at being downsized themselves.

Bill Clinton's Enemies List: The Media, MoveOn.org

Politico | KENNETH P. VOGEL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

With Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign on the verge of defeat, Bill Clinton has been placing blame on enemies including a brazenly biased media ...