American Media Still Doesn’t Get Música Urbana
The 'New York Times Magazine''s failure to recognize Spanish language hip-hop and pop in its "25 Songs That Matter" feature underscores the media's misunderstanding of a major movement.
Why Is Canadian Media Ignoring the $100M Sale of a Toronto Startup?
Pretty weird, huh?
Grantlangst: Fear of a World Without Meaningful Content
Grantland is dead, and with it another high-caliber outlet for good journalism. Can niche sites survive in the age of the content farm? One former Grantlander and content farmer explains.
I, Corbin Smith, Should Host ESPN's "First Take"
As evidenced by Stephen A. Smith's semi-coherent, semi-menacing monologue to Kevin Durant, ESPN's "First Take" has problems. We know just the man to fix them.
Of Course Nobody Trusts Media in the Age of Clickbait
New polls show that public trust in the media is lower than ever. Are content farms to blame?
Maybe We Shouldn't Be So Quick to Idolize a Gay-Bashing Skateboarder
While I appreciate Jay Adams's contribution to skateboarding as much as the next guy, it seems odd that virtually every obituary published over the last four days has glossed over or completely failed to mention that one time in 1982 when he helped...
Should We Look at and Share Photos of Dead Civilians in Gaza?
I was scrolling through my Facebook newsfeed in the grimy bathroom of a bar when the image of an eight-year-old Palestinian boy came into focus.
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The Millennia-Long History Behind the Headlines Your Mom Shares on Facebook
From ancient Rome to Upworthy.