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Maureen Dowd

Critics like Maureen Dowd of the Times live in an Oz-like dream world.

Libertarians and leftists alike predict a world of competing digital currencies.

Bill Maher

The comedian on drawing blue crowds in red states, his campaign to unseat a terrible Congressman and why it’s wrong to say anyone should be taken off the air.

Twitter

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.

Blogs

The New Jersey governor still looks like a front-runner for 2016.

February 17, 2014

Americans can and should say "no" to the consolidation of communications.

February 14, 2014

Is the Texas candidate a victim of sexism?

February 13, 2014

Eric with the latest reviews and Reed on what's wrong with how the media covers the primary. 

February 11, 2014

Bill Keller leaves The New York Times to run a nonprofit journalism start-up focused on the American criminal justice system.

February 9, 2014

What did the critics have to say in 1979? 

February 6, 2014

Who says social activists don’t have a sense of humor? 

February 5, 2014

A searing New Yorker story about a rogue abortion provider shows that unsafe abortion has persisted in post-Roe America—likely because of anti-abortion regulations.

February 4, 2014

The NSA leaker charges that the media promote smears and lies without demanding proof.

January 22, 2014