Why You Need WhoWhatWhy to Grow

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.

Barrett Brown

The Saga of Barrett Brown: Inside Anonymous and the War on Secrecy

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.

POST-ELECTION PROJECT: To Finagle Chuck Hagel?

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?

The Post-Election Project, Post the Election

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.

RadioWHO Russ Baker in New Mexico KFUN

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.)

RadioWhoWhatWhy

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.

Russ Baker interviewed by OpEd News

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.

RadioWhoWhatWhy: Russ Baker on Government Secrets

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.

Russ Baker in San Francisco

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)