‘The last good website’

Defector in pursuit of a journalists’ utopia

The complexities and nuances of transgender coverage

Trans people constitute a tiny percentage of Americans, but the community has become a flash point in political and cultural debates. News organizations should consider their reporting carefully.
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Reimagining reporting on a recession

News of stubborn inflation, increasing unemployment, and the housing crisis dominate headlines of late. Alissa Quart is trying to improve that reportage, in content and form.

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Corridor of Mirrors

The Democratic Convention in Chicago, in August 1968, was surrounded by protesters and made bloody by police violence. Whiteside was on the scene, following along with CBS News.