Mistakes in News


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  • Year of Fear, Chapter 25: What will ‘normal’ mean after COVID-19?
    Welcome back to the Year of Fear. Each week until Election Day, CJR and the Delacorte Review will bring you another chapter from one of our four towns. Click here to subscribe to our weekly newsletter… (Click on article title to continue reading)
  • Amid an election and an uprising, Belarus cracks down on protesters and journalists
    In May, authorities in Belarus arrested Sergei Tikhanovsky, a popular YouTuber who used his videos to shine a light on living conditions in the former Soviet country that’s often been called “Europe’s… (Click on article title to continue reading)
  • When the news becomes religion
    Last year, a week before the end of winter on Staten Island, a blue pickup truck backed into a silver Cadillac Escalade parked outside a tasteful, expensive house with a swimming pool in the backyard… (Click on article title to continue reading)
  • MSNBC public editor: A strained symbiosis with Obama
    Barack Obama and MSNBC have a lot in common. They are rich, sleek, and corporate-friendly. They staff their organizations with urbane meritocrats. Both institutions rely on a kind of soft-focus patrio… (Click on article title to continue reading)
  • Stop calling racist rhetoric a ‘dog whistle’
    Acme Whistles, a company in Birmingham, England, that has been in business since 1870, is known for making top-quality dog whistles. The company sells more than 15 varieties, which emit sounds akin to… (Click on article title to continue reading)