by Michelle Chen on July 27 2011, 10:13AM
The key lesson from Oslo is that fear blinds, not just those who act on violent impulses but also those who bear witness to it. Americans should finally examine the ripple effects of political ideas with which they’ve grown dangerously comfortable.
by Jorge Rivas on July 21 2011, 2:12PM
At least the producers are excited. “There’s not a show like it on TV,” they’ve said.
How the network uses black rappers to scare white parents, court their kids and make millions.
by Bryan Gerhart on July 15 2011, 1:51PM
As anger over the News International scandal rises in the United States, activists call on lawmakers to do more than just wag their fingers.
by Jorge Rivas on July 14 2011, 2:11PM
The number dwarfs the percentage of new users from other races, which only increased by 21 percent during the same time.
One site targets Latino viewers and uses the word “undocumented.” The other, of course, doesn’t. What gives?
by Jamilah King on July 14 2011, 11:25AM
The group is calling for a Congressional investigation into unethical practices by Murdoch-owned FOX news.
by Jorge Rivas on July 12 2011, 11:02AM
“The View” co-host Whoopi Goldberg schools Michele Bachmann and tells her to get her act together.
by Jorge Rivas on July 8 2011, 1:40PM
The child star recently revealed the he’s a father. And he’s determined to be a good one.
by Channing Kennedy on July 1 2011, 12:35PM
We skim the surface of the network’s questionable relationship with right wing immigration group FAIR.
by Asraa Mustufa on June 28 2011, 2:09PM
The Pulitzer Prize winning journalist is quickly becoming a gamechanger in the debate over the Dream Act.
by Jamilah King on June 23 2011, 12:33PM
Netroots advocates say Beltway groups have become Big Telecom’s “astroturf.” Civil rights groups say they’re all about jobs—and charge critics with simplistic name-calling.
by Mónica Novoa on June 23 2011, 9:43AM
So why do so many of his journalism colleagues still insist on using the slur to describe him? Monica Novoa explains why it is long past time for news media to Drop the I-Word.
by Jamilah King on June 17 2011, 1:44PM
The actor took to the David Letterman Show to read portions of Adam Mansbach’s hilarious new children’s book for parents.
by Jamilah King on June 17 2011, 9:27AM
The NAACP and Urban League have said the deal is good for people of color. But media justice advocates insist it’ll threaten equal access and drive up costs—and they charge civil rights groups are selling out.
by Stokely Baksh on June 15 2011, 9:49AM
A new study breaks down the significant racial disparity in media consumption, and advocates point out what it means for the politics of media regulation.