Reading Time: 2 minutes Here’s a shocker: the “experts”….have no idea what they’re talking about. Why we desperately need not just a news media, but a new media.
Reading Time: 27 minutes A magazine-length, must-read story of hackers, leakers, democracy advocates, spies, cops, banks, lobbyists, WikiLeaks, the future of the Internet…and quite possibly of our democracy.
Reading Time: 9 minutes With Obama reaching across the aisle for his next Secretary of Defense, an unlikely alliance within the media has developed to torpedo the nomination in the minds of the elite of DC and New York. But what does the fight over Chuck Hagel tell us about the future of American foreign policy in the 21st century?
Reading Time: 2 minutes Thanks for all your support thus far in our Kickstarter campaign to build our investigation engine. With the election over, here’s where we go next—and how you can help us dig deep and create real accountability.
Reading Time: 1 minute An anonymous donor will match all of your Kickstarter pledges to WhoWhatWhy. But only through Tuesday, midnight.
Reading Time: 3 minutes At WhoWhatWhy, we do a lot for you, for free. Now, you get to do something for us—that ultimately benefits you. Take a minute and get on our Kickstarter bandwagon.
Reading Time: 1 minute RT’s Abby Martin interviews Russ about a recent WhoWhatWhy article on the incredible shrinking choices in national politics—and what can be done to reverse the trend.
Reading Time: 3 minutes Exclusive Video: Gen. Wesley Clark calls for movement to fight big oil and its ability to determine foreign policy and drive wars.
Reading Time: 1 minute Russ Baker interviewed on KFUN Las Vegas, NM, about mineral deposits in Afghanistan and what those may have had to do with initial decision to invade that country; also state of the media, the consequences of consumerism and uncontrolled growth, presidential priorities and the differences between the candidates (what ways they are and are not so different.)
Reading Time: 1 minute Russ Baker interviewed by Jay Taylor on our hidden history—the big picture you are not getting in the convention coverage. Find out why neither the Democrats nor Republicans will diverge very much from policies that benefit the few.
Reading Time: 1 minute WhoWhatWhy Editor Russ Baker interviewed by RT on recent developments in the Western war with Syria you won’t hear about while all eyes are on the constructed “news” of the political conventions.
Reading Time: 7 minutes Russ Baker answers questions on why he started WhoWhatWhy, the state of the media, the Edwards/Siegelman cases, the future of journalism jobs, and more.
Reading Time: 7 minutes Former American Airlines chairman Bob Crandall with some ideas on taxes, the economy, and more. Not what you’d expect….
Reading Time: 1 minute Will you take a minute from your Independence Day celebrations to celebrate journalistic independence? Please read on…
Reading Time: 1 minute Russ Baker with New Hampshire’s Burt Cohen—on government secrecy under Obama, on the “national security state,” solving national mysteries, and more.
Reading Time: 1 minute Russ Baker lecture in San Francisco. On the tabloidization of life, the stories we’re not getting, liberal vs. conservative, our heroes, elites vs. common people, how the powerful keep their power, and why we must read books. (One hour)
Reading Time: 1 minute Given the outcome of the Edwards case, we’d like to call attention to what we said about it. And to what makes WhoWhatWhy unique.
Reading Time: 1 minute Russ and Nicole Sandler talk about: failures of media, the death of the “Lockerbie bomber,” John Edwards facing a 30 year sentence, American naivete, and much more.
Reading Time: 1 minute Ever get the feeling a lot of tv reports are….ridiculous? Nothing actually going on, just a bunch of graphical stunts trying to keep you from recognizing the lack of substance? Er…you’re right! Here’s a funny take.
Reading Time: 1 minute WhoWhatWhy editor Russ Baker talks with RT’s Liz Wahl about Syria, and about how we should treat human rights groups’ reports on the situation there. April 12, 2012