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 protected].
Articles by James Bowman View All
The media October 2023
No honor among thieves
On the “honor-shaped hole” in our culture.
The media September 2023
On the scandal machine & self-reinforcing ideology.
The media June 2023
Out the Overton window
On what the media deems newsworthy.
Blog Posts by James Bowman View All
Nov 18, 2020
The blob returns?
On swamps, blobs, and the “resistance.”
Oct 30, 2020
The end of the news—the latest
On the state of the media after Election Night.
Oct 22, 2020
On opinion polls and the Great Barrington Declaration.