Threatening the Free Press

Nearly four years into his presidency, Trump’s almost constant repetition of “fake news” has done its work.

By Margaret Sullivan

Attacking Reality

An all-out war on everything that is true and known and provable leads to catastrophic results.

By Dahlia Lithwick

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