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“Esquire” magazine is under fire for putting a straight, white, Trump-supporting Wisconsin teenager on its cover. But that isn’t the real problem. Read more

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So far, U.S. government attempts to kickstart a Twitter revolution have failed. Read more

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Never underestimate Donald Trump’s willingness to pitch the country into chaos. Read more

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The best exposé on Fox in years dives into its former chief’s history of racism and the sexual misconduct that would ultimately be his undoing. Read more

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Local ownership of the press matters, as some 1,300 of our towns have learned after Wall Street’s corporate demigods of greed swept in to seize their paper, gut its journalistic mission, and devour its assets. Read more

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Gage Skidmore

There’s absolutely no reason the network can’t both report on Trump’s daily blunders and also vigorously defend itself when he seeks to punish one of its reporters for doing his job. Read more

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Writing for us back in the 1980s, Judge, now a key figure in the Kavanaugh drama, displayed a concern for social justice, and a progressive vision for the world. Read more

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Sarah Huckabee Sanders says there’s a whole lot she “can’t guarantee” about her boss. Read more

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Mutante

As the midterm elections approach, we’d better prepare for another misinformation onslaught from Russia, without love. Here’s how. Read more

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An Interview with Seymour Hersh Read more

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Ed cared about working people—and was a singular voice for labor rights and social justice. Read more

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Mike Licht

A porn star has the President in the hot seat—and she’s highlighting that sex workers are, and always have been, key players in the fight for social justice. Read more

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Ernesto Aguilar

Many people are aware of the challenges of urban gentrification, but smaller cities and rural places also suffer from housing shortages and high rents. Community radio stations are playing an important role in addressing the problem. Read more

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Sinclair Broadcasting is not only the biggest owner of local television stations in the country, they are also the fastest growing. Thanks to Trump, they are about to get a whole lot bigger. Read more

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Peter Tkac

The shooting of journalist Ján Kuciak sparked massive protests. Read more

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Jon S

The 1968 report cited that media coverage was framed “from the standpoint of a white man's world.” Half a century later, white media gatekeepers have maintained the disturbing status quo. Read more

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Black History Month shouldn’t be an excuse to ignore African American history for the other eleven months of the year. Read more

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Politifact

In an age when anyone with access to a computer or smartphone can spread falsehoods, we all have a civic duty to be discerning news consumers. Read more

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Negative Space

The social media giant wants to uplift local news in its algorithms. But IRL, it’s complicated. Read more

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