Media


The Digital Panopticon

By Glen Martin, from California

In our camera-saturated world, everyone is watching everybody.


Views from the Bottom: A Review of The Grand Canyon by Tom Blagden Jr.

Book review by Michael Engelhard of The Grand Canyon: Unseen Beauty: Running the Colorado River by Tom Blagden Jr. (Rizzoli New York, 2019)

Take in the glory of The Grand Canyon from home with this beautifully-shot coffee table book by Tom Blagden Jr.


Local News Deserts and Rainmakers

by Jessica Cohen, special to Utne Reader

Local newspapers are more important than ever but they keep disappearing.


Education in the News Wasteland

by Jessica Cohen, special to Utne Reader

Meet Chalkbeat, the nonprofit that’s filling the local education journalism void created by shrinking daily newspapers.


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Desperately Seeking Diversity

by Jean Teller, special to Utne Reader

Movies help us remember that, despite our differences, we are all human.


A Novel Way to Tell A Life’s Story: Little Boy by Lawrence Ferlinghetti

Book review by Katie Haegele of Little Boy by Lawrence Ferlinghetti (Doubleday)

Ferlinghetti hasn’t run out of steam, even while pushing 100.


Music for January 2019

By Ben Sauder

Start your year off right with this eclectic collection of songs guaranteed to have something for everyone.


Pure Escapism: Heeerrrre’s Oscar!

By Jean Teller, special to Utne Reader

In the best Hollywood tradition, it’s lights, camera, action for the next Academy Awards.



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