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 BowmanView All
The Media March 2020
On lies, “lies,” and their usefulness.
The Media February 2020
Ripley’s believe it or else
On mischief masquerading as “The Truth.”
The Media January 2020
On the strained relationship between the intelligence services and their duly elected command.
Blog Posts by James BowmanView All
Feb 13, 2020
From the fiction section
Creative writing makes its way into the newsroom.
Jan 31, 2020
Race-, gender-, and time-blind
On the consequences of pretending not to care.
Jan 18, 2020
The sly art of escalation
On the doomed tactics behind the military term.