May 6, 2021The COVID Reporters Are Not Okay. Extremely Not Okay.
An underprepared industry is losing a generation of journalists to despair, trauma, and moral injury as they cover the story of a lifetime.
April 19, 2021A Canal Street Media Scene Report, Filed From Los Angeles
Intrepid reporter Eliza Wallace goes down the rabbit hole of conflict within the DIY media ecosystem in New York’s Dimes Square.
March 31, 2021Who Really Broke the Discourse?
Online moderation has a long history, and the predominant model today — reactive deletion of posts — is not the only one that works.
February 11, 2021The Messy, Influential World of YouTube’s Tabloid Journalism
Tea and drama channels evolved to cover drama in the influencer world. But as the genre grows, its tendency to spread misinformation is becoming more of a problem.
January 22, 2021How the New York Times Crossword Became Too Big to Fail
Despite decades worth of missteps and competition from a growing indie scene, the Times puzzle is slow to change.
December 8, 2020The Rise of the Messy Advice Column
Why has advice become a safe bet in an otherwise precarious media landscape?
October 8, 2020On Challenging the Western Gaze in Travel Writing
BIPOC writers and editors are calling for accountability from an industry that disadvantages people of color.
October 2, 2020Corporate Folly and the Collapse of Queer Media
A recent boom and bust cycle provides a lesson in why LGBTQIA+ media should be owned by LGBTQIA+ people.
September 19, 2020Treating Burnout in Precarious Times
When freelancer Courtney Tenz underwent treatment for burnout, she learned what individualized care could and couldn’t fix.
August 7, 2020Off the Record
An interactive narrative about working as a journalist of color.