Articles tagged with media

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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. 

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Sarah Hill

We already know how Brett Kavanaugh responds to human suffering.

Svetlana Boym

A close look at post-Soviet commercial advertising reveals that market norms never really took hold—even among capitalists.

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.

Tom Rutledge

Of the pioneers who drove the information technology revolution, Claude Shannon may have been the most brilliant. A new book resurrects his legacy.

Jonathan Kirshner

A new book takes on the titans of twentieth-century cinema, fetishes and all.