Floodwaters and erosion are erasing Louisiana’s physical borders, changing its shape from the boot we know and love to something quite different. Brett Anderson traces the borders of his home state, in order to reflect the truth about a sinking place.
A former Gawker staffer investigates “how a media company founded on whistleblowing and radical transparency failed its female employees.”
Zak Stone’s father was killed while staying in an Airbnb rental. Here, he examines Airbnb’s history of providing reactive—rather than proactive—solutions to liability issues.
The case of a missing woman goes viral after the Los Angeles Police Department releases a short video of the woman acting strangely in an elevator right before her disappearance.
A story of love and transitioning.
Reporter Jason Horowitz helped reconstruct the events leading up to and including the shooting at the historic AME Emanuel church in Charleston, South Carolina for Sunday’s New York Times. Because the New York Times‘s coverage focused on the totality of the event, much of what Horowitz learned about Rev. Clementa C. Pinckney—the church’s pastor and a State Senator in Columbia—was not able to make to it into the piece, so Horowitz decided to publish an extended account of Rev. Pinckney’s last day in Matter.
The “sharing” economy has enabled on-demand everything, but there are drawbacks to a lifestyle where one can have all their needs met with the click of a button.
John Herrman switches from his iPhone to a much more affordable “shitphone” and discovers how reliable mid-market gadgets can be.
Horses, rhinestones, spurs and heartbreak—inside the journey to be Miss Rodeo America.