Media empires like Vice and celebrities like Anthony Bourdain are reporting from the world’s most misunderstood countries. Is their brand of travel journalism just repackaged sensationalism?
January-February 2014 Utne Reader
Wikipedia's standards have never been higher, but the site needs to attract a new generation of editors to survive.
Corporate media ownership is every bit as serious today as it was in 1988.
It seems very little happens in the world without government sources saying so.
Reza Aslan, author of Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth, navigates a confrontational interview by Lauren Green of Fox News, who suggests he can't write an unbiased book about the historical Jesus because he's a Muslim.
The editors of Utne Reader select the winners of the 2013 Utne Media Awards.