Reviewing The Watchdog That Didn’t Bark: The Financial Crisis and the Disappearance of Investigative Journalism
Barking dogs and sinking ships: Journalism’s search for metaphor and meaning.
Texas Observer contributor and University of Texas journalism professor Robert Jensen reviews Dean Starkman's "The Watchdog That Didn't Bark: The Financial Crisis and the Disappearance of Investigative Journalism." Read More
In this essay, Robert Jensen explores two new books: Zealot by Reza Aslan and The Self Beyond Itself by Heidi M. Ravven. Read More
A neuroscientist's search for the human essence
There’s a struggle going on inside the brain of David Eagleman for the soul of David Eagleman. That is, there might be such a struggle if Eagleman’s brain believed that Eagleman had a soul, which he is not sure about. … Read More
Covering the Naked Emperor
When the missiles and bombs rained down on Iraq in December, the irony was striking, and painfully obvious: to force Iraq to comply with United Nations Security Council resolutions concerning weapons inspections, the United States and Great Britain violated the … Read More