In our frenetic age, audio narratives offer a rare opportunity for slow immersion. But this intimacy can become manipulative.
If verified users with huge followings can't get Twitter to enforce its safety rules, what hope does everyone else have?
An MIT professor argues that misinformation boils down to one simple thing: mental laziness, exacerbated by social media.
The past and future of America's black press.
During past administrations, the American news media had always been referred to as "the press," but Nixon, whose contentious relationship with the nation's newsrooms was longstanding, tweaked that policy, and began labeling the press as "the media," a term he felt sounded more ominous and less favorable.
I pitched a story about an influential Brazilian painting to NPR. After listening to a work sample, my editor had reservations: "I worry that show producers might not like your accent," he wrote.
China's state-run news agency has unveiled its new "AI anchor," and you gotta wonder how the real-life anchor this CGI puppet is modeled after feels about all this.
It's okay. Sessions always has a job at Baby Gap if he wants it.
Stop saying it's aliens.
On Tuesday, voters turned out in unusually high numbers in an election that was widely seen as a referendum on President Donald Trump. Here's how major newspapers covered the election on their front pages.
Phoenix the "Kid Reporter" from Texas offers his two cents about the state's Senate election.
As the quest for likes and followers on IG has intensified, so too has the demand for funnier, punnier captions, creating a crowded new market selling cleverness
Turns out homeopathy haters and mums are partly responsible.
3.5 million campaign ads have aired so far this year, but not every part of the country is focusing on the same issues and topics.
Five years ago, I came across an article in The New York Times about a spate of robberies in the Bronx. It was the kind of story that has been a staple in the metro sections of newspapers since there have been metro sections in newspapers, focusing on the reaction of people living in the […]
Amid terrorist threats and vindictive tweets, the programming executive who taught the president all about reality TV continues to transform CNN into a 24/7 platform for our national psychosis.
What Americans choose to concentrate on, now more than ever, is an ethical matter.
The relationship between the Fourth Estate and a president who wants truth to have no relevance in our civic life should resemble a "fight."
In 2016, American Media Inc.'s employees thought their "bulls**t" story about Ted Cruz’s dad and Lee Harvey Oswald was a riot. Then Trump ran with it.
Lawmakers are getting ready to take on data privacy, but the details of the bill are still up for grabs.
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