CJR fellow Karen Maniraho talks with five very online journalists — Ryan Broderick, Jason Parham, Taylor Lorenz, Rebecca Jennings, and Rusty Foster — about what it’s like to cover tech and internet culture today, how they navigate through viral moments and algorithms, and how they look for meaning in a constantly noise-polluted, chaotic space. Because […]
In this lovely conversation, activist Alice Wong and science journalist Ed Yong talk about the diversity of the natural world, the senses of organisms, ableism in science, the strangeness and unpredictability of sensory biology, and more. Many people knew this before, but the last three years have hammered home the fact that we cannot protect […]
In an interview at GQ, Patricia Lockwood talks about the perils of being extremely online.
“It took office naps, rousing renditions of Motownphilly, and a whole lot of coffee.”
When the pandemic hit, Max Abelson called the richest person he knew. In a series of conversations with this anonymous billionaire, we see life through the eyes of the privileged and wealthy.
What happens when ordinary people play God to strangers? Leora Smith explores the history of one of the oldest art installations at Burning Man and the conversations that unfold there.
Sara Fredman talks to author Lindy West on women and likability, the evolution of pop culture, and navigating conversations in a complex, messy world.
This month’s books newsletter is pretty chatty for a topic that’s supposedly the pastime of introverts!