U.S. Officials Say

by Sam Ross-Brown

It seems very little happens in the world without government sources saying so.

Fox News, Reza Aslan, and the Historical Jesus

by Utne Reader Staff

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.

2013 Utne Media Awards: The Winners

by Staff

The editors of Utne Reader select the winners of the 2013 Utne Media Awards.

Social Networking for a Better World

by Sam Ross-Brown

The rise of corporate-owned social media raises many flags about our online security and the future of the digital commons. The solution, says theorist Michael Albert, is a different kind of network altogether.  


Digital Public Library of America Goes Live

by Cat Johnson

The April launch of the Digital Public Library of America brings the knowledge-sharing we love about local libraries to the internet.

April 2013 Roundup: Social Change, DIY Science, and Too Much Stuff

by Sam Ross-Brown

Some of our best online-only content from the month of April 2013.

The Myth of Journalism's Golden Age

by Todd Gitlin

From the Vietnam War to credit default swaps to climate change, how American journalism brought crisis on itself.

2013 Utne Media Awards: The Nominees

by Christian Williams

The editorial staff of Utne Reader nominates 36 outstanding independent publications and websites for the 2013 Utne Media Awards.