Articles tagged with media

Brownsville Before Photo
Michael Gecan

The calculus of power isn’t defined by hits or clicks or tweets. It is measured in relationships and meaningful reactions over time.

Nicole Hemmer

The right’s success in media is not a shadowy conspiracy; it has been achieved out in the open, largely through ordinary politics. Much of it can be countered the same way.

Stephen Phelan

The Doomsday Clock is set to two minutes to midnight—the same position it held in 1953, when the United States and USSR detonated their first hydrogen bombs. So why don't we make movies about nuclear war anymore? 

Glickman racially tinged feature
Lawrence B. Glickman

How we went from “racist” to “racially tinged.”

Yochai Benkler Deborah Chasman

Yochai Benkler argues that the mainstream media is our best hope for tempering the radical right. 

Kavanaugh Pence
Sarah Hill

We already know how Brett Kavanaugh responds to human suffering.

Joseph Vogel

James Baldwin’s book about the Atlanta child murders speaks best to the era of Black Lives Matter.

Daniel Penny

The modes of perception and living that we attribute to Instagram are rooted in a much older aesthetic of the picturesque.

Vijay Prashad Mark Nowak

Vijay Prashad on writing, struggle, and hope in difficult times.

John Tinnell

Walden is often championed as an anti-technology manifesto. But this misses the value Thoreau found in conversations spread across vast spans of time and distance.