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Fourth-estate follies, 2009 edition

Between the rise of the Web, the ADD-addling of America, the fragmentation of any national political consensus, and the devastated economy, working in the press can feel a bit like manning the Titanic — and this year, the entire industry seemed to te
The Phoenix's second annual year in media malfeasance
By ADAM REILLY  |  December 25, 2009

TPM expands, ponders life after Bush

Earlier today, Josh Marshall announced that Talking Points Memo is about to get bigger: January will usher in a new Democratic Ascendancy in Washington. And...
By Adam Reilly  |  November 07, 2008

Balance vs. accuracy: Josh Marshall's take

In a speech delivered last month at Ithaca College and newly published at Alternet, the Talking Points Memo founder makes a compelling case that independent/alternative...
By Adam Reilly  |  October 07, 2008

Media rebels in the Internet age

Bloggers have “used a new and powerful medium and ‘crashed the gates’ to ensure that information — the most important ingredient in a democracy — would be available to anyone who wanted to write, read, or debate.”
The debate-defining posts of Rhode Island activists wield influence beyond their readership
By IAN DONNIS  |  May 01, 2008

Highway robbery

Not long ago, the path by which the recent Justice Department scandal traveled from tidbit to tsunami would have been seen as an exotic trip through an unknown land.

Is Internet populism destined for corporate ruin?

By DAN KENNEDY  |  October 04, 2007

He had his reasons

So why did Alberto Gonzales resign?
Going, going, Gonzo
By MIKE MILIARD  |  August 29, 2007