09/10/09: What Did the President Really Say? - More goals and details and questions to ponder

09/09/09: Baucus Watch, Part XIII - At last, the senator brings forth a plan

09/09/09: Where Have All the Health Reform Goals Gone? - What will Obama articulate tonight?

09/08/09: CJR’s Town Hall Meetings: Honesdale, Pennsylvania - The view from Wal-Mart

09/08/09: Shout-outs to the Kansas City Star and Kaiser News Service - For starting to fill in the blanks on health reform

09/04/09: CJR’s Town Hall Meetings: Columbia, Missouri - The view from the heartland—the patients

09/02/09: The Op-Ed No One Wanted - Canada’s corpse-strewn landscape?

August 2009

08/31/09: CJR’s Town Hall Meetings, Part I - The view from Starbucks at Fifteenth and Third

08/28/09: Laurel to T.R. Reid - For extraordinary clarity in explaining foreign health systems

08/26/09: Ted Kennedy’s Health Care Legacy - Reporting on the lion

08/25/09: Was a Public Plan Ever Really in the Cards? - Did Sebelius speak the truth?

08/24/09: Who Will Be at the Table? Part Fourteen - Those clever drug companies

08/18/09: Excluded Voices - An interview with Andrew Dillon, who heads Britain’s National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE)

08/17/09: Reality Check for the White House - Axelrod’s e-mail raises more questions

08/13/09: Straight Talk, Part I - The end-of-life myth and the real long-term care stories to be told

08/11/09: Who Will Be at the Table? Part Thirteen - United Healthcare has a mighty big seat

08/10/09: Health Reform and Obama’s Consumer Protections - Good for consumers, or good for insurers?

08/05/09: Health Reform Lessons from Massachusetts, Part V - Finding affordable health insurance

08/04/09: Health Care Homework for the LA Times - How does the Canadian medical system actually work?

08/03/09: Detailing the Details - A few bright spots in the media’s health reform coverage

July 2009

07/31/09: Pelosi, Prevention, and PBS - Is Madame Speaker misinformed?

07/30/09: Shades of Richard Nixon - Is Obama playing defense or offense?

07/28/09: Health Reform Too Boring for Broadcast? - Not at KQED

07/27/09: Baucus Watch, Part XII - The mother’s milk of politics and more

07/24/09: All the President’s Words, Part II - Slogans for change, or a movement for change?

07/22/09: Who Will Be at the Table? Part XII - Did the AMA snooker the press?

07/22/09: Sen. Schumer, Meet Louise Russell - What’s this about preventative care saving money?

07/21/09: Health Reform Lessons from Massachusetts, Part IV - The new math, or maybe it’s the old

07/20/09: Gregory A+; Sebelius D- - NBC’s David Gregory bores down on Madame Secretary

07/17/09: Who Will Be at the Table? Part XI - Center for Medicine in the Public Interest fights against a public plan

07/14/09: Hospital Disconnect - USA Today offers news you can use, but a little more context, please

07/13/09: Health Care in France—and in America - A journalist’s observations

June 2009

06/30/09: Memo to Sen. Barbara Boxer—and Journalists, Too - More skepticism about savings from preventive care, please

06/29/09: Health Care Flashpoints, Part III - Taxing insurance benefits and health care equity

06/24/09: Excluded Voices - An interview with Wendell Potter, former head of corporate communications for CIGNA, the country’s fourth-largest insurer

06/23/09: Who Will Be at the Table? Part X - We finally hear from the business community

06/22/09: What Journalists Can Learn from Celinda Lake - Wisdom from the Democrats’ wordsmith

06/19/09: Baucus Watch, Part XI - The first glimpse of what he has brought forth

06/16/09: Cost Savings Myopia - Making the numbers fit the script

06/16/09: Excluded Voices - An interview with Louise Russell, research professor at Rutgers and an expert on preventative care

06/15/09: Stephanopoulos A-; Sebelius D - George bests the Secretary of Health and Human Services

06/12/09: Health Care Flashpoints, Part II - The individual mandate—when journalism becomes a lobbying tool

06/10/09: Health Reform Lessons from Massachusetts, Part III - Rapidly rising medical costs jeopardize the state’s insurance miracle

06/08/09: Who Will Be at the Table? Part IX - PhRMA and the AMA join forces with insurers

06/05/09: Postscript on Single Payer - The San Francisco Chronicle offers some respectability

06/02/09: What a Young Reporter Learned from the UAW - Lessons about health care and other matters

06/01/09: Baucus Watch, Part X - Disagreements surface among the Dems

May 2009

05/29/09: What the Heck Do the Senators Mean? - More clues about a public plan

05/22/09: Single-Payer Advocates Finally Get Their Say - Montana papers lead the way

05/21/09: Excluded Voices - An interview with Jonathan Oberlander, health policy expert and professor of social medicine and health policy & management at the University of North Carolina—Chapel Hill

05/18/09: Where Will the Money Come From Redux - Maybe not from us, say health care special interests

The Editors