Volcanoes are erupting in The Philippines, but on-fire Australia received some welcome rain. The Iran war cries have been called off and The Donald’s military powers are about to be hamstrung by the Senate. Meanwhile, his impeachment trial is starting, and we’re all on Twitter for a front-row seat.
Amanda Ripley began her life as a journalist covering crime, disaster, and terrorism. Then in 2018, she published a brilliant essay called “Complicating the Narratives,” which she opened by confessing a professional existential crisis.
From photographers who captured images of displaced farm families and migrant workers during the Great Depression – like Dorothea Lange’s photo "Migrant Mother" – to studies such as Michael Harrington's book "The Other America," which analyzed poverty in the U.S. during the 60s, reporting on extreme poverty and class was once a hallmark of U.S. journalism.
Nicholas Thompson is the CEO of The Atlantic and former editor-in-chief of Wired. He joins Big Technology Podcast for a nuanced conversation about why the media is losing the public's trust and whether it has a chance to regain it.
The high-rises and glass towers of Panama City gleam in the sunlight. But on the other side of town, there's an old office block where if you go up the stairs and you'll find a tiny makeshift radio studio.
Kiowa tribal member Tristan Ahtone remembers just getting started in journalism over a decade ago and pitching ideas on Indigenous topics. His bosses would say things like: “We ran a Native story earlier this year. Do we need another one?” Thankfully, he said, times have changed.