Weeks ago, Super Typhoon Yutu devastated the Northern Mariana Islands, which are home to tens of thousands of Americans. Mainland outlets paid little attention.
The Fox star finally dispenses with the polite fiction that he is anything more than the president’s puppet.
The host, now leaving NBC, claimed that her morning show would be apolitical. It was a convenient act from the beginning.
An alleged witness to the rape attempt the Supreme Court nominee stands accused of has opined about rowdy-young-male behavior for years.
The powerful CBS chief is exiting the company after a new round of sexual-misconduct allegations. It’s a big deal—but it’s not the full deal.
The viral responses to the company’s new campaign featuring Colin Kaepernick reinforce the stakes of his protests—and misunderstand what motivated the brand in the first place.
With Camille Preaker, Zoe Barnes, and Rory Gilmore, Hollywood’s depictions of women reporters have never been further from reality.
Why eavesdrops, hot mics, and other unorthodox recordings are such a staple feature of the 45th presidency
Americans have been conditioned to draw dangerous lines: money on the one side, morality on the other.
The racial elements and gruesome details surrounding the teen’s killing have pushed the story into the public sphere. But only some black victims are afforded this kind of attention.
The systems that have for so long helped to enforce the notion of collective truth in America are no longer sufficient: Deception is everywhere. And it is dangerous.
The pop star’s reported shaping of the September cover hints at the shifting relationship between the media and their subjects—and between creators of color and traditional gatekeepers.
The CBS chief’s associates have been offering a common defense: that the man they know simply wouldn’t do the things he is alleged to have done.
Appearing on Fox News on Thursday, Barr offered a non-apology to Valerie Jarrett. And then she mocked Jarrett’s haircut.
From tidy stories of reunited migrant families to #PlaneBae, Americans’ bias toward optimism is a wonderful thing—until it’s not.
It's a slippery slope when weighty matters get dissolved into claims of bias and fakery.
The elevation of ousted Fox News executive Bill Shine to the highest workplace in the land is another reminder: #MeToo backlash will happen compromise by compromise, shrug by shrug.
Nothing in American culture—not even delight, not even coincidence, not even love—is safe from the gravitational forces of commodification.
Regional publications do work that really matters to their communities. And local journalists know it in their bones.
Yes, voting; yes, speaking; yes, showing up; full participation in the American democracy of the moment, however, demands an even more basic activity.