President Joe Biden delivers remarks at a Medal of Valor ceremony, Monday, May 16, 2022, in the East Room of the White House. (Official White House Photo by Adam Schultz) President Joe Biden delivers remarks at a Medal of Valor ceremony, Monday, May 16, 2022, in the East Room of the White House. (Official White House Photo by Adam Schultz)

The News is Bad for Biden

The nature of American political reporting distorts our perception of reality.

The Narrative of the ‘MSM Narrative’

Journalism is terrible except when compared to the alternatives.

The Pendulum Is Broken, Not Swinging

Historical precedents fall apart when we’re in a truly unprecedented time.

The Business of the News is Business

“We are a cancer and there is no cure,”

Chris Matthews Retires

The longtime talking head is the latest poster boy for #MeToo. And mandatory retirement.

The Narrative Abides

Iowa and New Hampshire voters are changing the perception of the race.

Jim Lehrer, 1934-2020

A legendary newsman has passed.

Americans Can’t Distinguish Satire from Reality

Stories from sites like The Onion are routinely shared on social media and perceived as real news.

Apollo At 50

Fifty years ago today, we were reminded of what humanity can accomplish if we put our minds to it. It seems like we’ve forgotten that over the past half-century.

The Russia-Right Wing Talking Point Cycle

How insidious talking points spread in the modern media environment.

Norah O’Donnell Latest to Fill Walter Cronkite’s Chair

Anchoring of CBS Evening News is not what it used to be.

News Anchors At Sinclair Owned Stations Caught Reading From Same Corporate Mandated Script

News anchors at dozens of local stations owned by conservative-leaning Sinclair Broadcast Group were recently required to read a script mandated by corporate headquarters, and it’s leading to some bad media coverage for Sinclair.

Geraldo: Nixon Wouldn’t Have Had to Resign if he Had a Sean Hannity

The guy who found Al Capone’s vault wishes we had a guy like Sean Hannity back in the Watergate era.

I’m A Political Junkie, But 2016 Has Burned Me Out

I’ve been something of a political news junkie for 40 years now. This year has burned me out.

Morley Safer, Legendary 60 Minutes Correspondent, Dies At 84

A journalistic legend has passed away just days after his retirement was officially announced.

Brian Williams and the Pressures of War Correspondents

There’s no excuse for the former NBC anchor’s lies. But there are reasons.

Sinking MSNBC to Shuffle Lineup Yet Again

MSNBC’s attempt to be the liberal Fox News isn’t working.

Americans Don’t Have Much Confidence In The News Media

Public trust in the news media, along with many other institutions, continues to fall. That’s troublesome for many reasons.

Americans’ Distrust In Media Hits New High

Public distrust of the media is at an all-time high. It’s easy to see why.

Gene Weingarten: Branding is Ruining Journalism

Gene Weingarten is not a fan of journalists building a brand.

Afghanistan’s Tet Offensive?

Todays’ horrific attack on the UN complex in Mazar-i Sharif may well the the Tet Offensive of Afghanistan: a relatively minor event that permanently changed the American public’s view of the war.

Jon Stewart As Edward R. Murrow?

Is Jon Stewart the next Edward R. Murrow? No.

Elite Journalists

Press Corps Patriotism