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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.
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.