How Michelle Wolf Blasted Open the Fictions of Journalism in the Age of Trump
By Masha Gessen
April 30, 2018
The New Yorker
Through her obscene humor, Wolf exposed the obscenity of the fictions—and the fundamental unfunniness of it all.
What Comes After the Social Media Empires
By Ben Smith
April 18, 2018
“Maybe we’ve reached the point where it’s not even possible to have Facebook in common.”
“I’m Not Familiar With That”
By Will Oremus
April 12, 2018
The five most dishonest answers Mark Zuckerberg gave to Congress.
Where Countries Are Tinderboxes and Facebook Is a Match
By Amanda Taub and Max Fisher
April 21, 2018
New York Times
False rumors set Buddhist against Muslim in Sri Lanka, the most recent in a global spate of violence fanned by social media.
A Tale of Two Poorly Designed Cross-Border Data Access Regimes
By Katitza Rodriguez
April 25, 2018
Electronic Frontier Foundation
Two European Commission proposals create a number of new data disclosure powers and obligations.
Silicon Valley's Latest Revolution: Cutting Out Wall Street
By Felix Salmon
April 23, 2018
Bankers always love to be deeply embedded in any industry that is changing the world—but in tech, they’re still on the outside, with the rest of us.