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.

The Hidden Dangers of Sunscreen

By Russ Kick

The dangers of sunscreen are explored, along with the chances that they can actually cause cancer.

Table of Contents: March-April 2014

January-February 2014 Utne Reader

Visions of Sochi

by Sam Ross-Brown

Making sense of Russia's Olympic resort.