Media

Because a vigorous and vigilant media is essential to a democracy, Bill Moyers has devoted significant reporting time not only to press coverage of specific issues, but also to ways in which media’s impact and journalistic power have been diluted by media consolidation, government deregulation and the lack of community and minority ownership. Learn more about what you read, watch and experience with Moyers’ own media below.

EXPLORE Media

Russian President Vladimir Putin casts his ballot paper at a polling station in Moscow, Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013. Moscow was holding its first mayoral election in a decade on Sunday, a potentially pivotal contest that is energizing the small opposition in ways that could pose a risk to the Kremlin in the days and years ahead. (AP Photo/RIA-Novosti, Alexei Druzhinin, Presidential Press Service)
September 10, 2013 | Blog

A roundup of the stories the Moyers & Company crew are reading today. Continue reading

United Nations Ambassador Samantha Power speaks about Syria at the Center for American Progress in Washington, Friday, Sept. 6, 2013. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)
September 9, 2013 | Blog

This morning’s recommended reads include stories on Syria, California’s incarceration problem, drone hunting licenses in Colorado, and much, much more. Continue reading

Syria President Bashar al-Assad. (AP Photo/Remy de la Mauviniere)
Updated September 11, 2013 | Blog
Articles guaranteed to give you a better grasp of what's happening in Syria.
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September 6, 2013 | Blog

Today’s reads include links to several articles and op-eds on Syria, ProPublica’s NSA report, last month’s jobs numbers, Mitch McConnell’s Obamacare problem, and much more. Continue reading

Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Sen. Robert Menendez, D-N.J., listens at right as the committee's ranking Republican Sen. Bob Corker, R-Tenn. speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2013, during the committee's hearing to consider the authorization for use of military force in Syria. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
September 5, 2013 | Blog

A roundup of the stories the Moyers & Company crew are reading today. Continue reading

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September 4, 2013 | Blog

Today’s stories include stories about Syria, corporate campaign spending and influence, new research on fracking and earthquakes, and much more. Continue reading

Syrian refugees cross into Iraq at the Peshkhabour border point in Dahuk, 260 miles (430 kilometers) northwest of Baghdad, Iraq, Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2013.  (AP Photo/Hadi Mizban)
September 3, 2013 | Blog

A roundup of the stories the Moyers & Company crew are reading today. Continue reading

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August 30, 2013 | Blog

With the recent, deadly Syrian gas attack – crossing the now notorious “red line” of which President Obama warned – the war drums are beating once again. Continue reading

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August 30, 2013 | Blog

A roundup of the stories the Moyers & Company crew are reading today. Continue reading

John Lewis
August 29, 2013 | Blog

Here are some of the stories the Moyers & Company crew are reading this morning. Continue reading

** FILE ** In this Nov. 14, 2007, file photo NBC's Meet the Press host Tim Russert, left, greets former Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan, right, and his wife, Chief Foreign Affairs Correspondent for NBC News, Andrea Mitchell, center, at the 60th anniversary celebration of NBC's Meet the Press at the Newseum in Washington.  Renowned journalist and NBC Washington bureau chief, Russert, 58, collapsed and died while at work at the NBC Washington bureau Friday, June 13, 2008. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)
August 23, 2013 | Blog

Whenever there is an aura of money and power, an entourage grows up, and that is what’s happened in D.C. In an excerpt from This Town, Mark Leibovich recounts the entourage’s recent history. Continue reading

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August 23, 2013 | Moyers & Company

Mark Leibovich of The New York Times has written about the city’s bipartisan lust for power, cash and notoriety in a book that everyone who’s anyone in the nation’s capital is talking about. Continue reading

Gold medalists Kseniya Ryzhova and Yulia Gushchina of Russia kiss on the podium during the medal ceremony for the women's 4x400 relay during the 14th IAAF World Athletics Championships at Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow on August 17, 2013 in Moscow, Russia. (Photo by Paul Gilham/Getty Images)
August 21, 2013 | Blog

The Nation’s Dave Zirin writes that the recent political speculation surrounding a kiss between victorious athletes demonstrates that the LGBT athletic community is spoiling for a fight next year in Sochi. Continue reading

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August 21, 2013 | Blog

A new report released by the Cato Institute claims that the “current welfare system provides such a high level of benefits that it acts as a disincen­tive for work.” Continue reading

Radio Equipment
August 15, 2013 | Blog

Thousands of nonprofits across the United States are preparing to take advantage of what could wind up as the largest expansion of community radio in the nation’s history. Continue reading

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