Jay Rosen asks, “What explains falling confidence in the press?” In the period before Woodward and Berstein, 70 percent of Americans had a “great deal” or “fair amount” of trust in the news media. Today it’s 44 percent. Why? “What makes it a puzzle is […]

In conjunction with its Celebration of the Book, the Library of Congress has opened an exhibit of the most influential books in American history. They aren’t the best, per se, but they are those that made a lasting impact on our culture. From their press […]