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.
Stepping out of “the zombie dance” we’re in, and into “good conflict” that is, in fact, life-giving
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.
Opinion: Learning from Disasters
If aviators can do so, why won't the press?
‘There Are Only Five Media Stories’
But now I am ready to start on number six.
Opinion: In praise of readers
No one likes being criticized, but seeing people's reactions can be exhilarating - and illuminating
This platform spotlights poverty reporting in the U.S.
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.
Can The Media Fix Its Trust Problem? — With Nicholas Thompson
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 radio station giving indigenous people a voice
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.
Let’s make journalism work for those not born into an elite class
When Bobbi Dempsey was finding her footing in her career as a freelance journalist, in 2000, she could feel a stark distance between herself and her editors.
Older Adults Are Stepping Up to Help Cover Local News
ChrisAnna Mink was 60 when she started her second career, as a newspaper reporter at The Modesto Bee in California.
A Nobel Prize-winning Russian editor says he will donate his medal for Ukraine relief
Russian journalist Dmitry Muratov has announced he will auction off his Nobel Peace Prize medal to raise money for Ukrainian refugees.
Opinion: Ukraine’s refugee crisis exposes a stark media bias
The western media might have you convinced that war only happens in other countries — ones that are not white.