Robert M. Entman

Thoughts on Politics and Media

The Troubling Power of the US Military over Foreign Policymaking

BY ROBERT M. ENTMAN ⋅ MARCH 16, 2012 In reading about the difficulties confronting American policymakers in Afghanistan, one point struck me as especially troubling. The New York Times reported: “Any accelerated withdrawal would face … Continue reading

March 25, 2012 · Leave a comment

Scandal and Silence: Media Responses to Presidential Misconduct

Scandal and Silence challenges the conventional wisdom on media and scandal in the United States. The common view holds that media crave and actively pursue scandals whenever they sense corruption. … Continue reading

March 24, 2012 · Leave a comment