Marvin Olasky

Marvin is editor in chief of WORLD and the author of more than 20 books, including The Tragedy of American Compassion. His latest book is Reforming Journalism. Follow Marvin on Twitter @MarvinOlasky.

Hypocrisy watch

| A dozen years of evidence concerning media bias
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 12/11/99, 12:00 am

Each year liberal journalists, instead of honestly acknowledging their liberalism, describe themselves as Dan Rather defined himself in an exchange on CNN's Crossfire on June 24: "an honest broker of information" whose motto is "play no favorites."

For the 12th straight year, the Media Research Center in Washington, D.C., in late November mailed to a panel of judges evidence of the way Dan Rather and others play favorites. On May 26, for example, Mr. Rather himself gushed about Hillary Clinton's "political lightning" and how she is a "crowd-pleaser." (Which crowd?)

Read more

Bedtime reading

| Two decades of Lewis, Tolkien, and much besides
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 12/04/99, 12:00 am

Read more

The century's top 100 books

| On July 3, WORLD offered a list of what were, from our perspective, the top 40 books of the century.
by Marvin Olasky
Posted 12/04/99, 12:00 am

Henry Adams - The Education of Henry Adams (1918)

This book offered a fine contrast between the pre-modern mind (symbolized by the "Virgin" of the great cathedrals) and the just-emerging modern century (symbolized by the industrial "dynamo"). Buy it today!

Read more