April 2011

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Why the new media isn't so bad, the secret fears of the super-rich, sympathy for Tiger Moms, and more


Stephen Webster

A Vaster Wasteland

Fifty years after his landmark speech calling television a “vast wasteland,” the former chairman of the FCC lays out a media vision for the next half century.

Tomas van Houtryve/VII Network

North Korea’s Digital Underground

Small groups of defectors are mounting a high-tech media insurgency to reach North Korea's isolated population. An inside look at their dangerous—and increasingly successful—operation.

John Ritter

Showdown in the Sunshine State

An epic battle is unfolding between two very smart investors over the value of some Florida real estate. The outcome will tell us a lot about the state's future—and maybe the future of investing.

Leonello Calvetti/Bernstein & Andriulli

Secret Fears of the Super-Rich

An ambitious study, detailed here for the first time, finds that the super-wealthy—of all people—are isolated, unhappy, and brimming with anxieties. Why?

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