Reading Time: < 1 minute Social media companies enabled Donald Trump’s rise, but when we depend on them to communicate we all are at the mercy of their whims.
Reading Time: 6 minutes Donald Trump isn’t the only leader reluctant to give up power. Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni has been in office for 35 years, and he’s running again.
Reading Time: 3 minutes While many die-hard Trump supporters are moving off Twitter, one website has kept a record of all the president’s tweets, in perpetuity.
Reading Time: 3 minutes 2021 kicks off with an unprecedented flood of information overload and maximum disruption. Can we process it all?
Reading Time: 2 minutes Good journalism played a crucial role in 2020; here is what we plan to do in 2021.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Podcasts, like radio before them, have become the conversations that shape our perception of the world. The intimacy of voices in your car, in your earbuds, or in the dark has transformed how we listen and learn.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Here is a look back at some of our most interesting work from a momentous year.
Reading Time: 5 minutes 2020 was a year rife with attacks on our voting systems and speculation on the integrity of our democracy. WhoWhatWhy covered it all. Here is our best.
Reading Time: 5 minutes In addition to hard-hitting news, WhoWhatWhy brings you insightful, sometimes controversial, sometimes hilarious, and always thought-provoking commentary and opinion. Here are some of our favorite pieces from this year.
Reading Time: 4 minutes The dire state of the environment is one of humanity’s greatest challenges. Here are some of our 2020 environmental stories you may have missed.