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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

It’s an Outrage

Outrage can be useful, but our media and our attention is drenched in it. That’s a problem.

By Jack Meserve

Can Anybody Cover Trump?

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

By Nathan Pippenger

Tomasky Hosts C-SPAN's "After Words"

On March 17, Democracy editor Michael Tomasky appeared on C-SPAN's "After Words" to interview author Linda Killian on her new book, The Swing Vote.

By Jack Meserve

As Seen in Democracy: iGov in Politico

iGov, Ethan Porter and David Kendalls latest Democracy brainchild, was featured on the front page of Politico's website on March 12. Porter and Kendall's editorial, Explaining government's role, outlines the argument from their feature essay in our Spring 2012 issue, Introducing iGov.

By Michael Fantauzzo