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 January 2018
Putting down the Big Dog
On the Left’s strategic reconsideration of their past support of Bill Clinton.
The Media December 2017
New directions in scandalology
On scandal-driven hypocrisy in the media.
The Media November 2017
Spate of hate
On shamelessness and hatred in today’s media.
Blog Posts by James BowmanView All
Dec 01, 2017
Rethinking sex at The New York Times
On exploitation and empowerment at the Times.
Nov 20, 2017
O wad some Pow’r the giftie gie us . . .
On cynicism and hypocrisy in the media.
Nov 07, 2017
Holding out for a hero
On misplaced journalistic emphasis in the aftermath of a shooting.