The Truth and Lies Issue
It's called the "Mandela Effect."
Starting with the rise of the Christian right during the Cold War, the movement’s leaders mythologized America as a “city on a hill”—a nation with a divine mission to be a beacon of freedom and democracy to the world. Is that dream now crumbling?
When it comes to the stories we share on the internet, the line between empirical truth and emotional truth can be extremely hard to parse.
Brooke Binkowski spends her days in search of the misinformation and propaganda that have infected digital media. We caught up with her to talk Facebook and fact-checking.
Elizabeth Moran uses photography and paranormal investigators to reckon with her family's haunted history.
Have you misremembered the spellings of childhood favourites like 'The Berenstain Bears,' Froot Loops, and Jif peanut butter? This theory explains why.
On July 1, in a tiny English village, eight-year-old Sarah Payne was playing with her brothers and sister in a country lane. Then she wasn’t. The media panic that followed is a case study in how urban legends are born and spread.
They know they'll get caught. Are they just putting off the inevitable?
In her series, Operation Palace Dog, photographer Sadie Wechsler looks for ways to capture the veiled impact of American power in Laos.
In 2008, one dude started a simple blog to show off his stuff. It's become much, much more than that.
In Emile Askey's new series, Monuments Are Forever, he takes a road trip throughout the South and Southwest of America to retrace the routes of his childhood travels.