The Blackfish Backlash

By Katie Moore

The documentary is negatively impacting ticket sales at SeaWorld.

Photography’s Ethical Qualms

By Katie Moore

There's a fine line between what is gratuitous and what is reality.

A New Section at the Bookstore

By Katie Moore

‘Cli-fi’ is an emerging genre that merges literature's latitude with today's climate change problems.

A Ratings Scale for Documentaries

By Katie Moore

The Participant Index wants to discover which films inspire people to action.


Strengthening Citizen Journalism Through Transparency

By Katie Moore

Citizen Evidence Lab assists in verifying footage and images submitted by citizen journalists.

Summer 2014 Utne Reader Table of Contents

Table of Contents: Summer 2014

Poetic Inspiration Behind Bars

By John Wareham

Maximum security prison inmates find poetic inspiration with John Wareham’s “Taking Wings” program.

Nuclear Accidents: Bombs Over Tobacco Road

By Russ Kick

Among many government cover-ups and conspiracies explored is the accidental dropping of thermonuclear bombs on North Carolina.