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Friday, August 21, 2015
Media scapegoats for the tragedy of Hurricane Katrina, imagining a Trump presidency, and the NSA's "house philosopher."
Thursday, August 20, 2015
Looking back on the impossible election and catastrophic reign of Donald Trump, the 45th President of the United States. Adapted from the article by Jon Lovett for The Atlantic.
Friday, August 14, 2015
Fox makes a strange deal with Donald Trump. Plus, Ferguson a year later, and writer David Lipsky on the late David Foster Wallace.
Friday, August 07, 2015
A special hour on the enthralling genre of true crime.
Friday, July 31, 2015
The booms and busts of political reporting, a skeptical look into health and diet news, and an indie throwback film gets the red carpet treatment.
Friday, July 24, 2015
Revisiting the Elián González story as the US embassy reopens in Havana. Plus: Paul Ford examines the various issues raised by the Ashley Madison hack, and Jon Ronson on public shaming.
Friday, July 17, 2015
Listening in on the national conversation about race, on Twitter and beyond. Plus, the re-release of a satirical novel about bi-racial identity, and upheaval at Reddit.
Friday, July 10, 2015
With Donald Trump in first place, the media uses polls irresponsibly. Plus: how the Dominican press is covering a humanitarian crisis there; blocking ad-blockers; DuckDuckGo; and more.
Friday, July 03, 2015
On the popular misconceptions surrounding the Greek debt crisis, women whose lives were mistold by the media, and humor, both robotic and Soviet.
Friday, June 26, 2015
What if, either by the slow creep of technological obsolescence or sudden cosmic disaster, we were cut off from our electronic records?
Friday, June 19, 2015
Horror in Charleston, the subversive power of comedy, and the "I'm not a scientist" defense.
Friday, June 12, 2015
What you need to know about filming the police and understanding massive data breaches, the importance of coding, and the future of storytelling via virtual reality.