How to Save the Media (and Democracy)

How to Save the Media (and Democracy)

By Hans Rollman

2 May 2016 // 3:00 AM

The system of media and journalism on which our democracy relies is under threat. French economist Julia Cage surveys the scale of the crisis and proposes a unique solution....

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Seeing Through the Eyes of a Semiologist: A Tribute to Umberto Eco

By Josh Gryniewicz

29 Apr 2016 // 3:00 AM

Many of Eco's observations read true in our hyperkinetic era of the Internet, the experience economy, the Disneyfication of entertainment, and the mega blockbuster. ...

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Padma Lakshmi: "As I enter the next phase of my career, I’m looking forward to making a living from something other than my likeness or image on TV."...

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'Meathooked' Gets Hung-Up on Its Own Problems

// Re:Print

"Beneath a thin veneer of science journalism lies a vegetarian manifesto.

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