It's fair to take the cops' account with a grain of salt.
Journalism is at risk not just from government but from media types who see their jobs as protecting the powerful from embarrassment.
The Percentage of Americans Who Understand That Vaping Is Less Dangerous Than Smoking Continues to Fall
Years of mealy-mouthed, misleading, and mendacious statements by activists, government officials, and journalists have taken a toll on the truth.
Covering stories is too important to abandon for brazen partisan pandering-or wishful thinking.
When absurd ghost stories are passed off as actual journalism
As the investigation turns on the Empire star, it's important not to confuse "reality" with "narrative."
Town hall pilloried because Schultz is undeclared, uninformed, unelectable...and because he might become the next-or help the current-Donald Trump.
The Washington Examiner story relies on a single, anonymous source who has no evidence to support her claims. It serves only to confirm existing biases.
What conservatives against "market fundamentalism" can tell you about libertarians without powerListen
Jim Rutenberg's indictment of "the Incitement Industry" charges right-wing provocateurs with complicity in violence.
The New York Times continues to push the myth that there is something uniquely deadly about the guns Dianne Feinstein wants to ban.
Are we all just living through Elon Musk's dystopian simulation?Listen
The congressman does not have a good relationship with his local paper.
Actually, the average salary for public-school teachers is close to the median income for U.S. households.
Critiquing an ex-president's warnings about anti-media rhetoric, non-voting, and unelected bureaucratsListen
Your unfettered expression is only one click away, and the late senator himself engaged in ritual self-criticism, Matt Welch argues on Bloggingheads.
What could go wrong with federalizing the corporate charter process and putting bureaucrats in charge of long-term business thinking?Listen
People who supported Trump's policy justified it by falsely claiming that today's critics never cared about Obama's detention facilities.
Reason's Elizabeth Nolan Brown on libertarian feminism, how to encrypt your email, and moreListen
Like most people who become addicted to prescription opioids, the famous photographer had a history of substance abuse.
The 37th president used the then-stronger tools of media regulation to manipulate the far more centralized 1970s news industry in ways that Donald Trump can only fantasize about.
The CNN host and best-selling novelist comes clean about his politics, why Hillary Clinton lost, and how his training in alternative media gives him a leg up.
When Kevin Williamson isn't welcome but Joseph Stalin is
The Arizona crash was caused by two human drivers, at least one of whom ran a red light. The car was just in the wrong place at the wrong time.
Wolf's White House-focused hostility was a hell of a lot healthier than the smug chumminess that usually prevails at the annual journalist gathering.
The MSNBC host kind of sucked on gay issues 10 years ago. So did most Democratic moderates.
An editorial calling for further restrictions on pain pills grossly exaggerates their dangers.
A state legislator says energy drinks pose a deadly threat to minors.
Youth opinion on firearms is far from monolithic.
Since responses to pain treatment vary widely, it is hazardous to draw broad conclusions from a single study.
Sloppy thoughts, sloppy policies.
An elementary school student said Americans use 500 million straws a day. Adults studying the issue put the figure far lower.
Spectacular but rare accidents receive the bulk of the attention.
Bari Weiss: 'It Was Heartbreaking for Me' to See the Wall Street Journal Editorial Page Go Soft on Trump
Former WSJ'er, current NYT'er, and inspiration for a hilarious Saturday Night Live skit this weekend talks about her contrarian media life (and much else besides) on The Fifth Column.
The president applies the term to any reporting that makes him look bad, regardless of whether it is accurate.
It's gonna be a wild 2018.
There will always be arguments about the efficacy of tax cuts for corporations and the rich, but at some point people find out that they get one, too.
As partisan skepticism degenerates into media illiteracy, in-house media criticism devolves into pompous wagon-circling.