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October 15, 2017 – 1:18 pm

“The Nazis, Arendt argues, furnished this deliberate disconnect from reality with what she calls “holes of oblivion.” (Today, we call them “alternative facts.”) In a searing testament to the power of speaking up, she considers …

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The Banality of Evil: Hannah Ardent on the Normalization of Human Wickedness and Our Only Effective Antidote to it(Brainpickings)

October 15, 2017 – 1:18 pm
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“The Nazis, Arendt argues, furnished this deliberate disconnect from reality with what she calls “holes of oblivion.” (Today, we call them “alternative facts.”) In a searing testament to the power of speaking up, she considers …

First Look Media’s Topic.com is leaning on video and illustrations to tell stories (and break out of the news cycle) –via Nieman Lab

July 20, 2017 – 4:29 pm

“Holmes hopes that Topic.com, her new project at First Look Media, will help rekindle her love for the web. The consumer-facing publication, published monthly, is designed to be the antithesis of the kinds of publications …

“An international audience and a local audience”: How Fusion and The Guardian are changing their coverage of underreported areas (Nieman Lab)

June 28, 2017 – 12:53 pm

(via NICO GENDRON at Nieman Lab)
“73 percent of media workers are located between Virginia, New York, Boston and the West Coast. The rest of the country, ‘flyover states,’ has about 27 percent of the country’s media workers,” …

Donald Trump Does Not Surprise (NYT)

May 15, 2017 – 2:07 pm

“But liberals need to accept that the strongest case for removing Trump from office is likely to remain a 25th Amendment case: not high crimes and misdemeanors, not collusion with the Russians, but a basic …

Diverse Perspectives (Nieman)

December 17, 2016 – 3:18 pm

“Diverse perspectives go far beyond race and ethnicity: It also means actively cultivating a newsroom whose journalists represent a broad cross section of America. We need more journalists who understand our military, more people who …

When There Aren’t Enough Lawyers to Go Around

October 27, 2016 – 3:44 pm

Not just appalling but in direct contradiction with the Sixth Amendment of the Constitution. Ridiculous.
-James Ferrari
 
Read the article at the Marshall Project website here.