After several decades as an incurable listener to NPR, overcome with admiration and self-loathing by turns, I’ve developed some pretty strong opinions about its on-air...

What do readers expect of cultural critics, and what do critics demand of themselves and the culture they write about? In “The Function of Criticism...

This year saw two major scandals in the British media. The one that received the most attention concerned cell-phone “hacking” by a private detective hired...

Of the dead you shall speak no ill, the ancients taught, and as an often dazzled, frequently frustrated, occasionally maddened user of his company’s products,...

Left Turn: How Liberal Media Bias Distorts the American Mind By Tim Groseclose St. Martin’s Press, 304 pages The notion that America’s mainstream news organizations exhibit...

“I am a public man,” declares Jeff Jarvis, a blogger, founding editor of Entertainment Weekly, and well-paid consultant to Internet start-ups. How public is he, you...

I remember when it was socially acceptable to like and even admire Dick Cheney, whose memoir In My Time was greeted last month with unanimous...

I’ve spent much of my summer trying to dodge Mark Zandi. I pick up my newspaper, I turn on the TV, I tap-tap my iPad,...

A few months ago, a journalist named Melinda Henneberger had an interesting encounter with the left-wing media gadfly Jay Rosen. He had said he would like...

It was well past my bedtime on that glorious Sunday night when President Obama told the nation that Osama bin Laden had been brought to...

Media Matters, the popular left-wing “media watchdog” funded in part by George Soros and overseen by a former conservative journalist named David Brock, has announced that...

During the book tour to celebrate his recently published memoir, the worldview of Donald Rumsfeld collided, not for the first time, with the worldview of...