This week, XM and Sirius announced plans to merge. The deal still awaits approval by regulators, whose license of the satellite radio companies explicitly forbids their merger. But despite the hurdles, telecom analyst Blair Levin says it’s likely a go.
Though many and varied throughout America, Evangelicals are often cast by media as a conservative monolith. Tim Morgan, deputy editor of Christianity Today, wants to save “the E word” from permanent stigmatization.
A few months ago, President Bush mentioned that he’d just read King Leopold’s Ghost. It's a timely study in media manipulation and the potential of investigative reporting, so we called on author Adam Hochschild to discuss his portrait of crimes in
Media consultant David Axelrod has gained a reputation for packaging black candidates for white voters. But The Nation's Christopher Hayes says the real challenge may be selling Barack Obama to fellow African-Americans.
We’re in the midst of the earliest campaign season ever. Or are we? Historian Michael Kazin makes the case that not only has permanent politicking being going on for years, but it's actually part and parcel of the electoral system itself.