Top Stories

Thursday, March 21

Our most popular stories this week, along with editors' picks:

Here are the highlights:

  1. 18 journalists on how—or whether—they use tape recorders 
    Social media users had strong feelings about Gay Talese's answer.
  2. Devin Nunes accidentally stumbled on the truth about social media companies
    A doomed lawsuit brings up an important point.
  3. Terrorism bred online requires anticipatory, not reactionary coverage
    Algorithms fail to stop hate, which means journalists must take responsibility.
  4. The Intercept, a billionaire-funded public charity, cuts back 
    Why does the site need donations from its readers?
  5. The White House releases troubling video against the press
    A government platform distributed disingenuous right-wing fodder to the public.
  6. Questions, comments, concerns over a Vanity Fair cover story
    Our staff writer read the magazine's Beto O’Rourke profile. She has some thoughts.
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