Media

Culture

Inside an Early 1900s Attempt to Catalogue all of the Information on Earth

The Mundaneum is more than an antiquated indexing system. It's an ahead-of-its-time testament to the power of information.
Justin Caffier
12.28.18
journalism

2018 Was the Worst Year on Record for Violence against Journalists

“The hatred of journalists that is voiced, and sometimes very openly proclaimed, by unscrupulous politicians, religious leaders and businessmen has tragic consequences."
Tim Hume
12.18.18
Silicon Valley

Everyone Is Incredibly Angry at This Silicon Valley Exec's Daily Routine

Business Insider documented the boring and healthy life of a San Franciscan and the internet lost its damn mind.
Harry Cheadle
10.22.18
Media

I Sent Fake Versions of Myself On TV and Everyone Fell for It

I'm no good at doing press for my shed story, so thought it might be fun to get some other people to do it instead.
Oobah Butler
10.17.18
Views My Own

Climate Change Edgelords Are the New Climate Change Deniers

People who get off on being wet blankets about the coming climate apocalypse are as bad for the cause as skeptics, if not worse.
Mike Pearl
10.11.18
Views My Own

Do Media Companies Report Too Much on Mass Shooters?

Sound, iterative journalism can keep rumor-mongering at bay—unless it feeds a "contagion" effect of violence.
Krishna Andavolu
9.13.18
Views My Own

Seventeen Years Later, America Still Has No Idea What to Do on 9/11

Garfield the cat is staring at a painting of the American flag—what are you doing?
Harry Cheadle
9.11.18
Social Media

I Went Through All of My Old Tweets and Was Horrified by What I Found

Deleting my tweets one at a time was an education in self-loathing and shame—and 100-percent worth it.
Eve Peyser
9.9.18
Views My Own

There's a Lie at the Heart of Nike's New Kaepernick Ad

The tagline should be: "Believe in something. Even when the billionaires who control your fate take your dream away."
Harry Cheadle
9.6.18
Views My Own

An Anonymous Trump Adviser Just Called Him 'Amoral' and 'Anti-Democratic'

The 'New York Times' ran an op-ed that is a great example of the mental gymnastics it takes to work for Trump.
Harry Cheadle
9.5.18
Media

Native New Yorkers Reflect on the Death of the 'Village Voice'

America's most famous alt-weekly is officially shutting down.
Eve Peyser
9.2.18
Australia Today

Eight Melbourne Mayors Gathered Together to Defend the South-Sudanese Community

“There is no such thing as a gang crisis here in Melbourne”
Wendy Syfret
8.13.18
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