Mother Jones spent decades as the “counter-culture dowager” competing against muscular magazines like Time and U.S. News. But now Mother Jones is being touted as a potential model for nationwide publications — its nonprofit business plan and investigative editorial mission are helping it to survive the downturn better than most. We talk with the magazine’s Washington bureau chief about the future of journalism and the state of politics in the Obama era.


  • David Corn Washington Bureau Chief for Mother Jones; and blogger for

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