Archive for ‘journalism’

December 30, 2016

The Most Popular Science Stories of 2016 – Scientific American

The presidential election took center stage, but our readers were also fascinated by everything from particle physics and rage disorder to autism in girls and the polar vortex

Source: The Most Popular Science Stories of 2016 – Scientific American

December 28, 2016

Bernie Sanders Warns That Corporate Media Threatens Democracy | Alternet

The American media is no longer covering elections in a way that serves the American people, the Vermont senator argued.

Source: Bernie Sanders Warns That Corporate Media Threatens Democracy | Alternet

December 10, 2016

A hero of real news: Amy Goodman and “Democracy Now!” celebrate 20 years of fearless journalism in the age of lies – Salon.com

“Democracy Now!” was at Standing Rock before the mainstream media even knew about it — and that’s nothing new

Source: A hero of real news: Amy Goodman and “Democracy Now!” celebrate 20 years of fearless journalism in the age of lies – Salon.com

December 8, 2016

Journalism in a Post-Fact Trump Era – TheHumanist.com

Democracy depends upon an educated citizenry. Implicit in the concept of a government in which the will of the people directs policy, law, and leadership is the notion that citizens participate in the political process as rational, informed actors. Unfortunately, this ideal of democracy doesn’t always play out, as people are far too often not […]

Source: Journalism in a Post-Fact Trump Era – TheHumanist.com

November 8, 2016

My Syrian Neighbors – Medium

My Syrian Neighbors. A few weeks ago, I was walking downtown in Portland, Maine, and, while waiting for a traffic light to change, I waved at a young boy…

Source: My Syrian Neighbors – Medium

September 25, 2016

Bombscapes: The Science and Legacy of ‘Bombturbation’

A soil researcher is studying landscapes scarred by what he calls “bombturbation.” That’s familiar terrain for many people, particularly those in Laos.

Source: Bombscapes: The Science and Legacy of ‘Bombturbation’

September 25, 2016

The Fear-Hate-Anger Click Machine | Mother Jones

Let’s end the reign of the rage share.

Source: The Fear-Hate-Anger Click Machine | Mother Jones

September 16, 2016

SRSLY: This Should Superbug You – ProPublica

Your three-minute read on the best reporting you probably missed.

Source: SRSLY: This Should Superbug You – ProPublica