James Bowman is the author of Honor: A History (Encounter Books) and Media Madness: The Corruption of Our Political Culture, also published by Encounter (2008) . He was born in Kane, Pennsylvania in 1948 and grew up in Jupiter, Florida. He attended Davidson and Lebanon Valley Colleges in America and Pembroke College, Cambridge University in England, from which he holds an M.A. Mr. Bowman taught English and General Studies at Westminster School and Portsmouth Grammar School in England from 1980 to 1989 and was the American correspondent of The Spectator of London from 1989-1991. He was the American editor of the Times Literary Supplement of London. from 1991 to 2002. In addition, he has been the film critic of the American Spectator since 1990 and the media critic of The New Criterion in care of the Ethics and Public Policy Center, 1730 M Street, Suite 910, Washington, DC 20036, or via e-mail at email@example.com.
Articles by James BowmanView All
The Media Aug 2017
Decency for deplorables
On the media’s attack on decency and the decline of civilized discourse.
The Media Jun 2017
A “narrative” outworn
On the media’s self-serving presuppositions of scandal.
The Media May 2017
A wilderness of mirrors
On the media’s starring role in their own scandalous tales.
Blog Posts by James BowmanView All
Sep 19, 2017
The politics of shame—latest.
Aug 16, 2017
On the Google memo controversy and political bias in the presentation of science.
Jul 21, 2017
Ideas vs. Ideologies
On the mischaracterization of capitalism as ideology.