media

Limbaugh Was Partly Scalia and Bork’s Fault

The racist talk-show host didn’t just materialize from the free market. A policy change created him.

By Michael Tomasky

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