News and Features
Prosecution of whistleblowers, dragnet seizure of phone records, the threatened criminalization of basic news-gathering—it’s dangerous for the media, and dangerous for democracy.
The uproar over government searches of media phone records should not obscure the deeper problem—the law’s failure to protect the privacy of all of us in the digital age.
Reports of President Obama’s demise turn out to be greatly exaggerated.
Social media companies say consumers’ loss of privacy is just the cost of doing business. But what would happen if they actually had to bargain with users on equal footing?
The war between democracy and aristocracy in Janet Malcolm’s Forty-One False Starts.
Yahoo isn’t buying the blogging service for its profitability. It’s buying it for the advertising possibilities.
The future of media must include all of us.
Media observers horrified at the thought of a Koch takeover of the Tribune Company are more sanguine about Murdoch. What are they thinking?
The feminist author and long-time editor of Ms. magazine died tragically in a biking accident.
From climate change to financial meltdown, the worst of our journalism is becoming the norm.