Bruce Gottlieb

Bruce Gottlieb is a former Slate staff writer and chief counsel at the Federal Communications Commission; he is currently general counsel at the Atlantic Media Company.

Future Tense
Feb. 1 2011 10:23 AMThe Myth of Government NeutralityThe subtle, obscure, and legalistic ways the government regulates the Internet.
Jan. 15 2002 1:59 PMLearning To Love TribunalsThe only thing worse than military justice is civilian justice.
Sept. 1 2000 8:30 PMWhy Is Joe Lieberman Dissing My Mother?If you take all his God talk seriously, it's insulting. Also wrong and a bit un-American. 
July 26 2000 3:00 AMDoes Group-Shopping Work?The economics of Mercata and Mobshop. 
The Shopping Club
March 1 2000 4:12 AM
Sept. 1 1999 3:30 AM Cooking the School BooksHow U.S. News cheats in picking its "best American colleges."
April 25 1999 3:30 AM Stop Making SenseLessons from the New York Times on turning innuendo and incomprehensibility into a Pulitzer Prize.
International Papers
April 4 1999 3:30 AMBelgrade Gets the Baghdad Treatment
March 19 1999 3:30 AM The Agony of VictoryOnline auctions and the winner's curse.
Hey, Wait A Minute
Sept. 19 1998 3:30 AMA Snowball's ChanceClinton's polls and the stock market share a mathematical conundrum.
Pundit Central
June 8 1999 3:19 AM
Pundit Central
July 15 1998 3:30 AMClownin' With the CommentariatClownin' With the Commentariat
Pundit Central
July 1 1998 3:30 AMTripp to ChinaTripp to China
Pundit Central
June 17 1998 3:30 AMPress on PressPress on Press
Pundit Central
June 10 1998 3:30 AMMidterms and the Single GirlMidterms and the Single Girl
Feb. 11 2008 1:34 PMWhy Steal Famous Paintings?How could you possibly sell them?
April 16 2001 2:20 PMWho "Certifies" a Recession?
Aug. 17 2000 3:00 AMBots Till You DropComparison-shopping search engines are good for consumers, bad for monopolists. 
July 7 2000 3:00 AMeBay or the HighwayIts size is its selling point—and its curse. 
Hey, Wait A Minute
Dec. 10 1999 3:30 AMHappy Opposites DayHere's the deal: I pretend that affirmative action is dead. You pretend you've got something better.
Hey, Wait A Minute
May 27 1999 3:30 AM The Merchant of MenaceRacial stereotypes in a galaxy far, far away?
Hey, Wait A Minute
April 17 1999 3:30 AM Fortune and Men's EyeballsApplying a bit of math to the great Internet giveaway.
March 20 1999 3:30 AMA 36,000 Dow?
International Papers
Feb. 26 1999 3:30 AMPissed Off About Off Piste
Sept. 9 1998 7:51 PMThat's Monica S. to You
Pundit Central
July 22 1998 3:30 AMThe Not So Secret ServiceThe Not So Secret Service
Pundit Central
July 8 1998 3:30 AMThe Marathon's MiddleThe Marathon's Middle
Pundit Central
June 24 1998 3:30 AMBeijing or BustBeijing or Bust
May 4 1999 4:33 AM
Pundit Central
June 3 1998 3:30 AMA Courting We Will GoA Courting We Will Go




More Than Scottish Pride

Scotland’s referendum isn’t about nationalism. It’s about a system that failed, and a new generation looking to take a chance on itself. 

What Charles Barkley Gets Wrong About Corporal Punishment and Black Culture

Why Greenland’s “Dark Snow” Should Worry You

Three Talented Actresses in Three Terrible New Shows

Why Do Some People See the Virgin Mary in Grilled Cheese?

The science that explains the human need to find meaning in coincidences.


Happy Constitution Day!

Too bad it’s almost certainly unconstitutional.

Is It Worth Paying Full Price for the iPhone 6 to Keep Your Unlimited Data Plan? We Crunch the Numbers.

What to Do if You Literally Get a Bug in Your Ear

  News & Politics
Sept. 17 2014 8:15 AM Ted Cruz Will Not Join a Protest of "The Death of Klinghoffer" After All
Sept. 16 2014 4:16 PM The iPhone 6 Marks a Fresh Chance for Wireless Carriers to Kill Your Unlimited Data
The Eye
Sept. 16 2014 12:20 PM These Outdoor Cat Shelters Have More Style Than the Average Home
  Double X
The XX Factor
Sept. 15 2014 3:31 PM My Year As an Abortion Doula
  Slate Plus
Slate Plus Video
Sept. 16 2014 2:06 PM A Farewell From Emily Bazelon The former senior editor talks about her very first Slate pitch and says goodbye to the magazine.
Brow Beat
Sept. 16 2014 8:43 PM This 17-Minute Tribute to David Fincher Is the Perfect Preparation for Gone Girl
Future Tense
Sept. 16 2014 6:40 PM This iPhone 6 Feature Will Change Weather Forecasting
  Health & Science
Bad Astronomy
Sept. 17 2014 7:30 AM Ring Around the Rainbow
Sports Nut
Sept. 15 2014 9:05 PM Giving Up on Goodell How the NFL lost the trust of its most loyal reporters.