media

Bulldozing the Public Square

Trump has threatened social media platforms that “discriminate” against conservative content.

By Karen Kornbluh

A Coronavirus Treatment for U.S. Democracy

Our democracy can survive this crisis—but we must take three vital steps to ensure that it does.

By Maresa Strano

Yes, It Was That Bad

The media and the Russians helped elect Donald Trump. The pressing question now is, can we avoid a repeat performance?

By Patricia Aufderheide

Zuck, Murdoch, and Crisis of Epistemic Breakdown

Worried about American institutions? Don't expect a chastened, post-2016 Facebook to come to the rescue.

By Nathan Pippenger

When Immigrants Were Welcomed

Congress has failed immigrants again. But in the 1920s, this plan quieted xenophobes and nurtured new Americans.

By Jim Sleeper