Document storage meets social media—with potentially positive effects for government transparency. At Scribd [don’t ask us how to pronounce it], you can upload and
In the deluge of news, even the most dedicated junkie can miss a few intriguing items now and then. Occasional Planet’s sidebar feature,
An exciting tennis match can cause a crowd to display its enthusiasm in a way that is almost cruel. The best fans may be those in the print media.
The television program “Father Knows Best” hit the airwaves in 1954 and was a staple of American viewing through 1960. Robert Young, who played
In the instant-news world of 140-character news feeds, what’s going to happen to long-form journalism? And when can you find the time to read
Recently, it’s become a sport to poke fun at Larry King. A talk show host who has interviewed more than 40,000 people on radio
Distressed that NBC’s Meet the Press has devolved into a platform for unchallenged, incorrect statements by politicians, two college students have launched a website
Watching the expansive media coverage of the right-wing Tea Partiers’ meeting in February, I’m wondering if a similar, lefty meeting would receive equal attention.
One of my favorite progressive authors, Naomi Klein, posted a much-needed correction of a recent piece by Wall Street Journal’s Bret Stephens, titled “How
Who controls what you view on TV as you stair-climb, ellipiticize, pump, lift and stretch? In many gyms, the TV is permanently set on