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 September 2018
On truth harnessed for political utility.
The Media June 2018
Hungry like the wolf
On comedic and journalistic laziness.
The Media May 2018
On recent developments in the world of media.
Blog Posts by James BowmanView All
Sep 12, 2018
Whose honor? Who cares?
On a virtue relegated to the subjective sense.
Aug 30, 2018
The “news” quiz
On the not-so-subtle art of editorializing in headlines.
Jul 12, 2018
On the infantilization of British and American media.