Jonathan Mahler

staff writer, New York Times

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The new CNN documentary series, “The Murdochs: Empire of Influence,” is a result of a long New York Times investigation into media mogul Rupert Murdoch’s rise to power.

Who will succeed Rupert Murdoch? He won’t give up power voluntarily

The new CNN documentary series, “The Murdochs: Empire of Influence,” is a result of a long New York Times investigation into media mogul Rupert Murdoch’s rise to power.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

There’s a symbiotic relationship between Fox News and the White House, but there’s a lot more than that, according to a six-month New York Times investigation.

How the Murdochs turned media outlets into right-wing political influence machines

There’s a symbiotic relationship between Fox News and the White House, but there’s a lot more than that, according to a six-month New York Times investigation.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

If Bill Clinton's impeachment was a curb on the excesses of the executive branch, it didn't last long. Even some Republicans concede that George W.

Has the Bush Administration Taken Presidential Power Too Far?

If Bill Clinton's impeachment was a curb on the excesses of the executive branch, it didn't last long. Even some Republicans concede that George W.

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