Reading Time: 7 minutes How dumb can a congressperson be? This story on investigative journalism during the 1970s can only begin to answer that question. (You didn’t think we were referring to anyone in Congress today, did you?)
Reading Time: 7 minutes Disturbing details about how US soldiers in Vietnam were destroyed, not by Communists — but by heroin.
Reading Time: 29 minutes Posthumous podcast: Talking tabloids, immigrant dreams, and Frank Sinatra.
Reading Time: 11 minutes A tale of intrigue during the Vietnam War that seems straight out of a Le Carré novel, but with a surprise ingredient — the stunning consequences of an act of kindness.
Reading Time: 19 minutes Gabriella Novello, WhoWhatWhy’s election integrity reporter, discusses what it’s like to cover efforts to protect the right to vote during a pandemic.
Reading Time: 7 minutes Newsrooms need to prepare themselves and the public for what will be a contentious couple of weeks following the delay in election night results.
Reading Time: 6 minutes In a tough environment for the news media, some local newspapers are seeking alternatives to the for-profit model.
Reading Time: < 1 minute When it comes to debates, the talking heads want you to take their word on what matters, rather than follow your own gut.
Reading Time: 3 minutes We all think we can’t do anything about climate change. Maybe we are wrong.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Journalists have let themselves serve as showrunners for the president’s ongoing White House reality series. It’s time they dropped that role.