Journalism

R.I.P., Liberal Contrarianism

Before #Slatepitch became a punchline, Slate (and others) really did thrive on a certain kind of anti-liberalism. It’s dead now—well, almost.

By Michael Bérubé

Facebook’s Shallow Understanding of “Community”

Mark Zuckerberg offers unconvincing reassurance to the journalists his website is weakening.

By Nathan Pippenger

Talk is Cheap

Conservatives troubled by the President's attack on journalism might reconsider their party's relationship to right-wing media.

By Nathan Pippenger

Against a Fox News for the Left

The conservative media does not provide a model for progressives to emulate.

By Nathan Pippenger

Can Anybody Cover Trump?

2016 was a year of widespread institutional failure, the media included. Have they learned anything?

By Nathan Pippenger