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 November 2017
Spate of hate
On shamelessness and hatred in today’s media.
The Media October 2017
Right side vs. white side
On the media’s role in the Charlottesville rallies.
The Media September 2017
Decency for deplorables
On the media’s attack on decency and the decline of civilized discourse.
Blog Posts by James BowmanView All
Nov 07, 2017
Holding out for a hero
On misplaced journalistic emphasis in the aftermath of a shooting.
Oct 24, 2017
What happened to the gentlemen of the press?
On recent animosity and the assumption of gentlemanliness at The New York Times.
Oct 13, 2017
A dose of their own medicine
On the media’s untiring language of abuse.