Aug 1 2011

Extra! Contents

Volume 24, Number 8




The Fires This Time

In coverage of extreme weather, media downplay climate change

by Neil deMause

‘Humanitarian War’ in Libya—or the Regular Kind?

Factchecking the case for Obama’s bombing

by Peter Hart

Desperate for Democracy in Iraq

Protesters fight for what U.S. media say they already have

by Julie Hollar

The End of the Bill Keller Era

NYT chief did not challenge state power—he served it

by Michael Corcoran

On Lockout, NFL and Media Play on the Same Team

TV deals give networks billions of reasons to root for owners

by Zachary Tomanelli