Media


Editor’s Note

by David Schimke

Whether in polite conversation or a passionate argument, political dialogue should challenge your preconceptions and prejudices...


The Elements of Press Release Style

by Gary Klien, from McSweeney’s Internet Tendency

A guide to concise obfuscation for public relations professionals...


All the PR That’s Fit to Print

by John Sullivan, from Columbia Journalism Review

If you thought you were getting your news from a journalist, think again...


9/11, Archived

by David Doody

The events of September 11, 2001, were understood, by and large, by the real-time coverage on TV. Now, two Internet archivists have collected 3,000 hours of international TV news from that day and the days following...


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The Crockpot: A Weekly Digest 08.18.11

by Staff

This week’s collection of links includes an augmented reality tattoo, a slow-motion owl, blogging from prison, and more...


Ask Anything, Tell All

by Benjamin J. Dueholm, from Washington Monthly

Is sex columnist Dan Savage a shock jock, a sagacious ethicist, or both?...


The Crockpot: A Weekly Digest 08.11.11

by Staff

This week’s link collection includes fast fashion, the art of busking, and Ken Kesey’s psychedelic school bus ride...


The Crockpot: A Weekly Digest 08.04.11

by Staff

This week’s collection includes Virginia Woolf’s nephew, Arizona’s new war on terror, and sour milk...