Media & Society

CNN Producer Secretly Recorded Again, Says He ‘Can’t Stand’ CNN Anchor Chris Cuomo

James O'Keefe of Project Veritas in his as-of-yet four-part expose on CNN,
 this time exposing (Project Veritas/YouTube screenshot)
James O'Keefe of Project Veritas in his as-of-yet four-part expose on CNN, this time exposing (Project Veritas/YouTube screenshot)

Jimmy Carr, the Associate Producer for CNN’s New Day, was secretly videotaped again, doubling down on his previous comments that included calling American voters “stupid...

  • (L to R) John Haldane, J. Newton Rayzor, Sr. Distinguished Professor of Philosophy, Baylor University; Mark Johnston, Henry Putnam University Professor of Philosophy​, Princeton University; Sir Roger Scruton, Writer and Philosopher, Senior Fellow, Ethics and Public Policy Center, Washington D.C.; Alicja Gescinska, Philosopher and Novelist; Daniel Cullen, Professor of Political Science, Rhodes College, at the James Madison Program in American Ideals and Institutions event, "The Achievements of Sir Roger Scruton," in Princeton University, on April 3, 2017. (Sameer A. Khan)

    Celebrating the Philosopher of Beauty

    PRINCETON, N.J.—If you care about beauty in art, music, and architecture; if you are looking for consolation in the world; if you want to learn... Read more

  • Swearing: The New Normal?

      Something is happening these days that kicks into gear the old platitude, “Sticks and stones may break my bones, but words will never harm... Read more

  • Would Marilyn Monroe’s Career (And Life) Have Been Different If She Had Acted on Stage?

    On their first evening together, four years before they married, Arthur Miller encouraged Marilyn Monroe to pursue a career on the stage. It was something... Read more

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    The Myth of the Disappearing Book

    After years of sales growth, major publishers reported a fall in their e-book sales for the first time in 2016, introducing new doubts about the... Read more

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    Trust Breakdown: Bias, Shrinking Newsrooms Deprive Americans of News to Believe In

    Americans’ trust in mass media has unraveled in recent years. Part of the reason lies in growing partisanship, and part stems from the rise of... Read more

  • Protesters rally outside the Trump International Hotel and Tower, Wednesday, Nov. 9, 2016 in Chicago, Ill.,  in opposition of Donald Trump's presidential election victory. (Armando L. Sanchez/Chicago Tribune via AP)

    The Politics of Polarization

      Dr. Zaman Stanizai is a professor of Mythological Studies at the Pacifica Graduate Institute in Santa Barbara, Calif. He also teaches Political Science at... Read more

  • Stina Sanders says she lost followers when she went without make-up Instagram, but quickly gained them again (Alistair Stuart Campbell)

    Do You Edit Your Online Life? This Model Says Being Real Is Better

    A no-make-up selfie as she woke up, a snap before her therapy session, a picture with hair removal cream. When Stina Sanders took part in... Read more

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    Winning Games, Losing Life

    If our society had a canary that fell silent when the air became noxious, it would be the young men trading a job and family... Read more

  • Maggie Kuhn, Founder of Gray Panthers, which fought ageism in society.  (Alain Keler/Sygma/Corbis)

    Remembering Maggie Kuhn, Firebrand of the Aged

    Hardly do clenched fists raised high in revolt invoke images of senior citizens. But in 1970, a recalcitrant Philadelphian named Margaret Kuhn started making waves... Read more

  • Members of the protest group Avaaz—dressed as cowboy caricatures of David Cameron and Rupert Murdoch—campaign outside the Houses of Parliament for the Government to implement legislation following the Leveson report in London, England, on Dec. 3, 2012. The activists call for a 20% limit on the percentage of the media one individual can own. (Oli Scarff/Getty Images)

    Ian Hislop’s Right: Murdoch’s Cosy Relationship With Tories Should Be Investigated

    The reciprocal closeness in the relationship between journalism and power is a prominent feature of British political history. In times of war or national crisis,... Read more

  • A blue state historical marker sits outside Grace Kelly's family's home in Philadelphia on Oct. 25, 2012. The Philadelphia home where Oscar-winning actress Kelly grew up and accepted a marriage proposal from Prince Rainier III of Monaco in 1955 is now in the hands of the royal family. Kelly’s son, Prince Albert, tells People Magazine, Friday, Oct. 21, 2016, he was the recent purchaser of the East Falls home, which he called “very special to our family.” His mother, the beloved actress, died in 1982. (April Saul/The Philadelphia Inquirer via AP)

    Prince Albert Buys Philadelphia Home of Mom Grace Kelly

    PHILADELPHIA—The Philadelphia home where Oscar-winning actress Grace Kelly grew up and accepted a marriage proposal from Prince Rainier III of Monaco in 1955 is now... Read more

  • University of Nevada-Las Vegas senior Alexander Lin held a sign asking for donations towards his college education during the final presidential debate on Oct. 19. (GoFundMe/Random Student)

    College Student Finds Way To Make Over $1,600 During Presidential Debate

    One University of Nevada, Las Vegas student saw an unlikely opportunity to help offset his college costs during the third Presidential debate in Las Vegas... Read more

  • Members of the RCMP go through a decontamination procedure in Vancouver after intercepting a package containing approximately 1 kilogram (2.2 pounds) of the powerful opioid carfentanil imported from China on June 27, 2016. (Royal Canadian Mounted Police via AP)

    Governments Researched Fentanyls as Weapons for Decades

    SHANGHAI—Before appearing in global narcotics supply chains, fentanyl and substances like it were viewed as potential chemical weapons. Scientists struggled to figure out how to... Read more

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    How Cold War Anxieties Still Shape Our World Today

    World War II led to the massive mobilization of all the people and resources nations could bring to bear. This was total war on a... Read more

  • Elections and Human Development

    On Tuesday, November 8, 2016, the United States will conduct its 58th quadrennial presidential election. Voters will select presidential electors, who in turn will vote... Read more

  • This March 19, 2016, photo released by Victoria J.H. Ritvo shows her husband, Max Ritvo, in Ojai, Calif. (Jose Villa via AP)

    Max Ritvo, Poet Who Chronicled Cancer Battle, Dies at 25

    LOS ANGELES—Max Ritvo, a poet who chronicled his long battle with cancer in works that were both humorous and searing, has died. He was 25... Read more

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