At the dawn of the Cold War era, dozens of progressive women working in radio and television were placed on a media blacklist and forced from their industry. Carol Stabile explores this shameful period in American history.
Sam Kelly | Dec 4
"We thought this film was defective. But we were mistaken. This is how radiation looks."
Susan Schuppli | Oct 26
Professional journalism is a “first rough draft” of history, not the last word. But it is the enemy of pride and pomposity and ignorance.
Michael Schudson | Oct 5
A wave of statistical enthusiasm, coupled with new technologies, paved the way for data visualization that laid the foundations for social reform in 19th-century Britain.
Murray Dick | Aug 26
Over time, #TrayvonMartin transformed from a signifier of Martin himself to a symbol of the broader condition of racial bias and injustice in America.
Sarah J. Jackson, Moya Bailey, and Brooke Foucault Welles | Jun 5
As the world grows more complex and data-driven, journalists must become better at interpreting statistics and research studies.
John P. Wihbey | Dec 26, 2019
The platform is taking care of the problem of meaning in life by getting rid of any time to wonder.
Roberto Simanowski | Dec 3, 2019
The authors of “NSFW” argue that safety has, in myriad ways, become a euphemism for the policy of filtering out or limiting access to sexual content online.
The Editors | Nov 21, 2019
Projections may be affecting the very future they are attempting to predict.
Keren Tenenboim-Weinblatt | Jul 11, 2019
When we’re lulled into giving up on truth, we give up on critical thought — even dissent itself.
Michael P. Lynch | Jun 6, 2019