Bryan Murley

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Video Games Offer Unique Way Forward For Journalists

A woman is fleeing an abusive husband with her young son in tow. She’s come from El Salvador, her home, to the Mexican-American border. After days of …

Choose Your Own Adventure

White House economists say federal programs helped end poverty. Now they want to end the programs

“Based on historical standards of material wellbeing and the terms of engagement, our War on Poverty is largely over and a success,” wrote the White House’s Council of Economic Advisors in a report released earlier this month.<p>Given that the official US poverty rate was 12.7% in 2016, the last time …

The White House

Decency Loses Its Moral Force

The Strzok hearing was shameful, but shame has fallen victim to partisan differences.<p>When Louie Gohmert, the Republican representative from Texas, jabbed a forefinger at FBI Agent Peter Strzok during last week’s House Judiciary Committee hearings and asked, “How many times did you look so innocent …

Civil Rights

Owning People Online Really Is the Left's Path to Victory

Progressive candidates need to meet their people where they live: on the web.<p>Joe Crowley, the incumbent congressman in New York’s 14th District, had $3 million, much of it from corporate interests, in his reelection war chest. He had key endorsements from Senator Kristen Gillibrand and New York …

Social Media

Undercover footage exposes the seriously disturbing way Facebook moderates content

Facebook has come under fire after a UK documentary exposed some of the disturbing practices at a company responsible for moderating its …

Social Media

A Single Grammar Mistake Makes You Instantly Lose All Credibility. Here Are 10 to Avoid

When it comes to landing new business or a job, it's cool to be a grammar nerd.<p>President Trump earlier this week blamed poor grammar for comments that had him siding with Russia over U.S. intelligence agencies. Would. Would not. Big difference. Who knew? Um, everyone.<p>Politics aside, just one little …

Language

How a doctor inspired a new way to train teachers — and how that is leading to a new kind of school

After decades of training teachers in largely the same way, professors at the University of Michigan are making a radical change.<p>They’re moving to …

Pedagogy

Artisan Series - FAQ

FAQ<p>WHAT IS ARTISAN SERIES?<p>The Artisan Series is an art competition created by BOMBAY SAPPHIRE® that provides emerging artists with an international …

Streetwear

Rediscovering the Painter Whose Grotesque Subject Matter Kept Him out of the Canon

Picture of Dorian Gray, 1943-1944.<br>Ivan Le Lorraine Albright<br>Art Institute of ChicagoIvan Le Lorraine Albright, <i>Self-Portrait</i>, 1935. © The Art Institute …

Art

Agnes Martin on How to Be an Artist

Agnes Martin, 1993.<br>Timothy Greenfield-Sanders<br>Hiram Butler GalleryLegendary Minimalist painter Agnes Martin led her life with a positive outlook. “I …

New Mexico

We’re finally getting sick of the Kylie Jenners of the world

Last week was a big one for billionaires.<p>Kylie Jenner, kid sister of reality-television star Kim Kardashian, scored a Forbes magazine cover extolling her efforts at the helm of her makeup company, valued by the magazine at $800 million. The feature article suggested that the 20-year-old was on pace …

Kylie Jenner

George Orwell Identifies the Main Enemy of the Free Press: It’s the “Intellectual Cowardice” of the Press Itself

Tucked away in the style section of yesterday’s <i>Washington Post</i>—after the President of the United States basically declared allegiance to a hostile …

Journalism

Hone your rock rhythm timing with this 20-minute guitar workout

<b>Hone your timing, dexterity and picking, and learn a few new chords too with our quick rhythm guitar workout.</b><p>Seeing as about 95 percent of most …

Electric Guitar

As Emerging Art Galleries Struggle, This Sotheby’s Vet Thinks He’s Found the Key to Success

Charles Moffett in his gallery, 2018. Courtesy of Charles Moffett, New York.When former Sotheby’s specialist Charles Moffett was getting ready to …

Art

As local newsrooms shrink, college journalists fill in the gaps

When the University of Oklahoma announced it had hired a new president in March, the student-run Oklahoma Daily broke the news ahead of the Norman …

Journalism

Trump has amassed $53 million war chest ahead of 2020

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump has amassed $53 million his re-election efforts, new disclosures show, giving him a major financial advantage over potential Democratic opponents heading into 2020.<p>At the end of the second quarter, Trump's re-election campaign had $33 million in the bank, …

Donald Trump

When the Painting Is Provocative but the Museum Is Cautious

AUSTIN, Tex. — The Blanton Museum of Art at the University of Texas at Austin knew it had a painting on its hands that required sensitivity: a 30-foot-wide panorama by the Houston-based artist Vincent Valdez that imagined a modern-day Ku Klux Klan gathering. And a string of recent art-world …

Civil Rights

‘It’s on tape’: The internet hammers Trump for blaming recorded criticism of Theresa May on ‘fake news’

President Donald Trump retreated from his criticism of British prime minister Theresa May while standing next to her during a joint news conference — …

Donald Trump

‘There’s No Diploma in the World That Declares You an Artist’: Watch Kara Walker Lay Out Her Advice for Art Students

Art World<p>As part of a collaboration with Art21, hear news-making artists describe their inspirations in their own words.<p>,<p>When Kara Walker moved to …

Columbia University

Experts Explain Why 'Doin' it for the Gram' Makes Us Do Dumb Things

"As everything becomes a reality show, we forget that reality shows are actually staged, and we think that daily life is a reality show when it’s not."<p>Social media mishaps have been in the news a lot recently. On July 3, the #PlaneBae saga erupted on Twitter, was celebrated briefly, then quickly …

Social Media

Trump’s Foreign Policy Carnage Is an Impeachable Offense

It’s what the Framers would have wanted.<p>By any objective measure, Donald Trump’s conduct of American foreign policy, particularly over the past six …

Donald Trump

Homeland Security Says Photography Could Be a Sign of Terrorism

Homeland Security is running a campaign to teach Americans how to “recognize the signs of terrorism-related suspicious activity,” and one of the …

Homeland Security

Why You Need an Anonymous Social Media Account

Being online has never been more embarrassing. People are renting 10 minutes of time on private jets for the ‘gram. The most innocuous and …

Social Media

Want Students to Read Deeply? Ask Them These Two Kinds of Questions

Students often summarize or spout cliched morals when asked to analyze literature. But a new study finds two new ways teachers can get them to look …

Teaching

Master Son House's influential blues playing with these 5 killer guitar licks

<b>Get to the heart of traditional acoustic blues with this slide tutorial, including five examples in the style of the legendary Son House.</b><p>Born in …

Guitar

Pride of the Union awards: We’re sticking with the union!

The AFT Pride of the Union awards have for decades recognized local affiliates that make significant membership growth. This year, in the wake of the …

Awards

Facebook might downrank the most vile conspiracy theories. But it won’t take them down.

Through Social Science One, researchers can get access to Facebook data. Social Science One, launched Wednesday, is an independent research commission that will give social scientists access to previously private Facebook data. The initiative, announced back in April, is funded by outside …

Social Media

Trends and Facts: Pew Research Publishes Updated Factsheet on Audio News and Podcasts

The audio news sector in the United States is split by modes of delivery: traditional terrestrial (AM/FM) radio and digital formats such as online …

Podcasting

Facebook's defense for allowing InfoWars and other 'fake news' — It's Analysis 🤷

“Facebook invited me to an event today where the company aimed to tout its commitment to fighting fake news and misinformation,” wrote Oliver …

Internet

Income inequality is getting worse in the U.S.

The gap in income between the 10% who make the most and those who make the least in the U.S. has continued to widen since 1970, according to a new …

Income Inequality