What we learned about the presidency, about this president, and about the press in Biden's latest Town Hall. One contrast: the press asks about the 'ho…
The Rankings Racket Goes to KindergartenIf you thought the concept of "Best Colleges" was harmful, just wait for this! As discussed in a segment on NPR.
What we learned, while off the grid
The government takes a modest step forward. Parts of the press over-react with a step back. Meta-theme: what the press normalizes, becomes normal. 
One party invites needless economic peril, using arguments it knows are in bad faith. The press gropes for ways to convey this blunt truth—and is findi…
Just in time for autumn, a guide to what you need to know, about the most polluting form of machinery still in legal use in the US. Fortunately, it won…
Believe it or not, a mainly positive update.
It's a hostage scenario, with jobs and businesses being held captive. Some in the press focus on the hostage-takers' skills. Others underscore the stak…
How can the media present a complex issue? Some encouraging examples. And some others
The "debt limit" is a serious threat. It's not a serious issue. This will be a chronicle of whether media can remain clear about the difference.
Telling the American Story: a WebinarListen now | Two leaders in renewal at all levels—personal, local, national, global—share views of how narrative shapes possibility. Especially on issu…
"We can make something of ourselves." An artist who lifted up a community, and whose influence will endure.