Archive | Media

From ‘1984’ to 2017

  • How Paywalls are Making Us Dumber

  • In the Wake of Syrian Missile Strike, a Look Inside Russia’s Alternate Media Reality

  • Seeking Truth Among ‘Alternative Facts’

  • The NYT Story on “Trump associates” and Russian Spooks: Some Questions

  • The Digital Marketing Strategy behind Brexit

  • The Trump Dossier and Verification in the Era of Fake News

  • Dispatches News Awards for 2016

  • Navigating War: Has the War in Syria also Destroyed Journalism?

  • Unbelievable News? Read it Again and You Might Think it’s True

  • Why Newspaper Endorsements Might Matter More in this Election

  • Melania Trump, The Daily Mail and a History of Libel Tourism

  • Gawker had its Problems, but its Death is Worrying for all Watchdog Journalists

  • How Free Is Israel’s Media?

  • The One Roger Ailes Hire that Changed American Politics Forever

  • Does Billionaire-Funded Lawsuit Against Gawker Create Playbook for Punishing Press?

  • Can a Russian-Funded Cable Network Actually Promote Free Press in the U.S.?

  • News Quiz, Trump Vs. Erdogan Edition

  • How Donald Trump Broke the Media

  • Are the Media Killing the New Hampshire Primary?

  • Queen of Jordan Responds to Charlie Hebdo

  • Charlie Hebdo Reinforces the Very Racism it is Trying to Satirize

  • Is Alibaba Buying Influence with South China Morning Post Purchase?

  • Dispatches 2015 News Awards

  • The Prime Minister and the Pig: Inside Britain’s Weirdest Twitter Storm

  • Virginia TV Shootings: Murder as a Media Event

  • The Shaming of Walter Palmer for Killing Cecil the Lion

  • ‘Mini Ice Age’ Frenzy, the Media and Climate Change Politics

  • Al Jazeera: Throwing Gasoline on the Fire in the Middle East

  • China is Neither a Civilizational State nor a Meritocracy

  • Anti-Chinese Rhetoric Requires Attention

  • Russia Fighting Information Wars with Borrowed Weapons

  • Smiting the Brats: Jeremy Clarkson, ‘Top Gear’ and the BBC

  • The Media Fuels Vaccination Myths – by Trying to Correct Them

  • ‘India’s Daughter’: The Latest Episode in New Delhi’s Fraught Relationship with the BBC

  • Our Top Media Stories of 2014

  • The Age of TV Jokers: Arab Media on the Brink

  • Art through the Lens of War: ‘Muttrupulliyaa…?’

  • International Law is Inadequate when it comes to Protecting Journalists from Savagery

  • The War on Al Jazeera: Egypt, False News and the Journalistic Code