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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.
Friday, June 05, 2015
Two newspapers' quests to count every person killed by police in 2015, how librarians shaped the original debate over the Patriot Act, and more.
Friday, May 29, 2015
A special hour on the past, present and uncertain future of the USA Patriot Act.
Friday, May 22, 2015
A surprisingly difficult -- and misleading -- question about the Iraq War, the police bombing that no one remembers, and the struggle of ownership in the age of the "Internet of Things."
Friday, May 15, 2015
Seymour Hersh on his claim the White House version of how Osama Bin Laden was killed is a lie, how a New York City nail salon expose went viral, and Liberia: finally Ebola-free.
Friday, May 08, 2015
What the media get wrong about earthquakes, surveillance the public loves and hates, and the creator of HBO's Veep.
Friday, May 01, 2015
The deep historical roots of the Baltimore protests, shedding light on drone strikes, and combating sex worker stereotypes.
Friday, April 24, 2015
The dangers of false narratives of migration pushed by politicians and the media, Dr. Oz defends his credibility, and the Hubble space telescope’s lasting impact on popular culture.
Friday, April 17, 2015
The press repeatedly uses the same words to describe 2016 candidates. Plus: filming the police; Washington's "nerd prom"; and a conservative take-over of the Hugo awards.
Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Brooke discusses the sixth episode of House of Cards with Nina Khrushcheva and Dan Savage.
Friday, April 10, 2015
Climate change is arguably the most urgent story in human history, but journalism has struggled to address the threat. Plus: the report on the Rolling Stone's UVA story; and more.