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What role should the social platform play as the feminist movement continues to grow?

Woman on a laptop

While the Internet may create space for many voices, it also reflects and amplifies real-world inequities in striking ways.

Ehab Al Shihabi

The network wants to reshape the market. But first it must reach—and win over—its viewers. 

Catherine “Kitty” Genovese

How turning the Murder of Kitty Genovese into a parable erased its particulars.

Malaysia flight

Behind the scrim of the familiar and the empty, there lies a new, unnerving age that no one cares to focus on. 

Luis García Britto

Roberto Lovato interviews intellectual heavyweight Luis García Britto about the role of the media in the current conflict in Venezuela. 

Bill de Blasio

The NYC mayor as fumbling amateur: this story writes itself, no facts required.

Before I even knew it, I was on the ground, a gun pointing at my head—for photographing a brazen mid-day raid against a TV studio.

Vladimir Putin

Conservative hysteria over Putin’s aggression in 2014 is eerily reminiscent of right-wing reaction to a previous Crimean adventure, at the dawn of the Cold War.

Mia Farrow and Woody Allen

The tangled web of affairs, accusations and legal battles that defined Woody Allen and Mia Farrow’s relationship unfolded over three decades. 

Blogs

Eric Alterman on the Twilight series and Reed Richardson on the media freakout over Healthcare.gov.

October 24, 2013

The latter half of the sexual assault saga of Jamie Leigh Jones, KBR contractor in Iraq, complicates the familiar media narrative. 

October 24, 2013

As New York City Mayor would de Blasio embrace his progressive past, or try to please too many people?

October 23, 2013

Media have rarely questioned the claims, cited by Obama and others, in the aftermath of Edward Snowden’s intelligence leaks.

October 23, 2013

Bill de Blasio and Joe Lhota try to find the right tone for their debate.

October 22, 2013

Mainstream reporting has consistently underestimated the number of people who think the Affordable Care Act doesn’t go far enough. 

October 21, 2013

As Fox News airs a victim-blaming “analysis,” the teen at the center of the case, Daisy Coleman, weighs in with her own testimony.

October 18, 2013

Will the media start nodding along to Lhota's new, falsifiable script? 

October 18, 2013

A new study counts an estimated 500,000 deaths associated with the occupation in Iraq, reaffirming tallies disputed by the Bush administration.

October 17, 2013

With de Blasio coming out on top in last night’s debate, Republicans regroup for future attacks. 

October 16, 2013