Eric Alterman is an award-winning writer and professor. He writes a regular column for The Nation magazine and is a senior fellow at American Progress in Washington, D.C., where he writes and edits the “Think Again” column. Alterman is the author of eight books, including the bestselling What Liberal Media? The Truth About Bias and the News and The Book on Bush: How George W. (Mis)leads America. His latest book, Kabuki Democracy: The System vs. Barack Obama, was published in 2011 by Nation Books. Alterman is a Distinguished Professor of English at Brooklyn College, City University of New York and Professor of Journalism at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism. He lives in New York City.