Journalism

Michael Schaub writes at the Pessimist: You probably think that the online contrarian thinkpiece represents a new low in journalism: a dispensable, reactionary quasi-essay written by a condescending know-it-all, and published by…









Seymour Hersh’s investigation into the real events surrounding bin Laden’s death not only makes the government look bad, it also shows-up the news media who have been its patsy for years. Accordingly, their response to…



Apparently unaware of the irony, Buzzfeed crowns Central European News (CEN) as the “King of Bullsh*t News”: Last November, within a few hours of each other, some of the planet’s biggest news…





Paul Craig Roberts’ acceptance speech for the International Award for Excellence in Journalism (via CounterPunch): Thank you for this recognition, for this honor.  As Jesus told the people of Nazareth, a prophet is…


Abby concludes the final episode of Breaking the Set by explaining why BTS has been such an important part of her life and why we should never stop Breaking the Set. Editor’s…










Dady Chery writes at CounterPunch: “Les intellectuels ont toujours été des courtisans. Ils ont toujours vécu dans le palais.” “Intellectuals have always been courtesans. They have always lived in the palace.” –…