Category: Features

Features
Who Gets to Investigate? How Reporters of Color are Shut Out of Investigative Journalism

If investigative journalism keeps those in power accountable, then to whom is the media responding by restricting access to journalists of color?

Features
How The Indian Government Is Silencing Journalists

Protests and a public health crisis have opened up a new chapter in a long fight for press freedom in India.

Features
Would You Like A Cup Of Tea With Your Government Accountability?

How one tea stall in northern India is teaching rural communities about a law that lets them get information from the authorities.

Features
The 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.

Features
A 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.

Features
Who 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.

Features
The 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.

Features
How 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.

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The Rise of the Messy Advice Column

Why has advice become a safe bet in an otherwise precarious media landscape?

Features
On Challenging the Western Gaze in Travel Writing

BIPOC writers and editors are calling for accountability from an industry that disadvantages people of color.