American foreign policy; media criticism
writes for The Nation, MSNBC.com, IntellectualCapital.com;
formerly Adjunct Professor of Media History, New York University;
Visiting Professor of Media History and Media Studies, Hofstra University
(Fall, 1997); Contributing Writer, Mother Jones (1993-97);
Contributing Writer, ELLE (1993-97); Columnist, The Sunday
Express (London) (1996); Contributing Editor, Rolling Stone
(1995-96); Junior Fellow, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
(1983). Media appearances for The Tonight Show, The Today Show,
Nightline, The Charlie Rose Show, Crossfire, Booknotes, Journalist
Roundtable, Media Week, All Things Considered, Fresh Air, On the
Media, MSNBC, BBC and CBC Television.
No Sin To Be Glad You're Alive: The Promise of Bruce Springsteen
(Little, Brown & Co., Oct. 1999); Who Speaks for America?
Why Democracy Matters in Foreign Policy (Cornell University
Press, 1998); Sound and Fury: The Washington Punditocracy and
the Collapse of American Politics (HarperCollins, 1992), revised
version issued by Cornell University Press in Fall 1999.
in American History, Stanford University
International Relations, Yale University
History and Government, Cornell University