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New books look at all the news that’s fake to print—including what Donald Trump and P.T. Barnum have in common. more

Nov 30, 2017 12:24 PM Dispatches

They are falling like dominoes, but it’s more than a little frustrating that it still takes such overwhelming evidence and access to major platforms for this to occur. more

Nov 19, 2017 1:28 PM Dispatches

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Science

A five-year long study shows that even small independent news outlets like “The Progressive” can have a dramatic effect on the content of national conversation. And that matters for democracy. more

Nov 9, 2017 4:30 PM Dispatches

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Yoichi Okamoto, LBJ Library

Fifty years ago President Johnson signed the Public Broadcasting Act of 1967.  Now, Donald Trump is threatening the future of our national broadcasting system. more

Nov 6, 2017 9:10 AM Magazine

A Michigan prison blocked an inmate from receiving their monthly issue of The Progressive. We want to know why. more

Nov 3, 2017 1:47 PM Dispatches

Here are a few examples of how mainstream media distort the news. more

Oct 2, 2017 2:20 PM Magazine

Remarks last week by Jeff Sessions are part of a larger campaign to vilify the press. Press freedom organizations are responding. more

Aug 7, 2017 1:27 PM Dispatches

Two Netflix series featuring strong women shine a light on current issues of gender and race through a historical lens. more

Jul 6, 2017 12:34 PM Dispatches

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Shannon Young

There’s no shortage of issues that require investigative attention, and a core group of Mexican journalists are doing remarkable work under duress and in dangerous conditions. Their work is both an example and a lesson. And they need our support. more

Jun 15, 2017 7:05 AM Dispatches

On June 3rd, in more than 100 cities nationwide, March for Truth rallies brought people together to stand up for democratic institutions and the press. Ordinary people are demanding truth and transparency. Battles for these values can be won. more

Jun 6, 2017 7:47 AM Op-Eds

The bimonthly magazine has nearly 90,000 paid subscribers, many of whom have come forward to defend it, saying Walker’s move is anti-science and anti-environment. more

May 31, 2017 11:25 AM Dispatches

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David Klann

“I won’t let people I care about be deliberately silenced.” more

May 18, 2017 8:50 AM Dispatches

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Ryan J. Reilly

As practitioners of journalism, and citizens who rely on it, we have to respond to Trump's attack on the press. more

Mar 25, 2017 4:06 PM Magazine

The best way to make a piece of legislation bulletproof is to name it after a child, especially a disabled child. more

Mar 24, 2017 9:42 AM Dispatches 1 Comments

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Lukas Keapproth

Who is really the enemy here? more

Mar 17, 2017 12:00 AM Op-Eds

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© Keri Pickett, 2015

By presenting the often overlooked female indigenous point of view, the filmmakers of the Native Women in Film Film Festival are pathfinders, blazing new trails in cinema and culture. more

Feb 28, 2017 10:08 AM Dispatches 1 Comments

Channeling Willie Stark, the Southern demagogue in Robert Penn Warren’s classic novel, Trump’s cynicism about elected representatives, the press, and even facts, opens the door for massive corruption. more

Feb 17, 2017 11:41 AM Dispatches

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Lightyear Entertainment

Celebrating its silver anniversary with a wealth of silver screen productions from around the world. Lots of good ones here for your movie list. more

Feb 16, 2017 3:43 PM Dispatches

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Hollywood Reporter

Instead of rewarding only glitz and glamour The Progie awards zoom in last year's best commentary on the human condition. Here are the picks for the year. more

Jan 19, 2017 12:00 AM Dispatches

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