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Physics Found Gravitational Waves. Now Come the Existential Questions

On September 14, 2015, at 3:50 AM Central time, a tiny vibration shuddered down the 2.5-mile-long arms of a massive machine in Livingston, Louisiana. …

Dark Matter

The Good and Bad of Empathy

Last year a striking video made its way around the Internet. In it, male sports fans sat, one at a time, opposite a female sports reporter who had …

Empathy

What Walter Cronkite did for journalism

Cronkite was anchor of the "CBS Evening News" for 19 years, from 1962 to 1981. In that time, he covered the Vietnam War, the assassination of …

Journalism

What newsroom execs around the world think should be the next big areas of focus for their companies

“What is the single most important risk to your news organizations’ future success?”<p>The top answer, according to a new WAN-IFRA report that surveyed 235 news executives and other managers working in media across 68 countries, was “reluctance to innovate,” followed by concerns over finding new …

South America

Veja 5 dicas para não desistir durante a preparação para concursos

Na coluna de vídeo desta semana, Lia Salgado fala sobre a preparação para concursos públicos. A especialista dá 5 dicas para que candidatos não …

NYT y Pictoline presentan una bella pieza de periodismo ilustrado

<p>The New York Times siempre logra sorprender con la calidad de su periodismo, pero esta vez fue más allá con la ayuda de Pictoline, el espacio que …

Como Einstein educou o filho

Em 31 de dezembro de 1999, a revista <i>Time</i> escolheu o personagem do século XX. O rosto que aparecia na capa não era o de um esportista nem de um ator …

By dismantling its copy desk, The New York Times is making a mistake that's been made before

Two decades ago, I wrote a critical essay titled “Goodbye Copy Desks, Hello Trouble.” What prompted that Newspaper Research Journal piece was a brief …

Journalism

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How the World’s Most Interesting Man Befriended the World’s Most Powerful Man

A beer commercial icon became an unlikely pal to the president of the United States. It stayed interesting.<p>“Damn,” he said in a half-hushed whisper. “This guy’s good.”<p>I could hear President Obama as he walked up the path behind me and spied the multiple arrows I had placed, undetected, in the …

Fidel Castro

The New York Times Is Eliminating The Public Editor Role

The New York Times is eliminating the position of public editor, an accountability role the paper created in 2003 in the wake of the Jayson Blair plagiarism scandal.<p>Elizabeth Spayd, a former Washington Post managing editor who was named the paper’s sixth public editor last year, had initially …

Journalism

13 sintomas para detectar um ataque de ansiedade e como ajudar quem o sofre

Os ataques de ansiedade estão relacionados com momentos de estresse ou acontecimentos traumáticos, embora possam ocorrer mesmo em situações de calma. …

Julian Assange: WikiLeaks has the same mission as The Post and the Times

<i>Julian Assange is the editor of WikiLeaks.</i><p>On his last night in office, President Dwight D. Eisenhower delivered a powerful farewell speech to the nation — words so important that he’d spent a year and a half preparing them. “Ike” famously warned the nation to “guard against the acquisition of …

Julian Assange

mirage

Why Brazil’s Greatest Writer Stopped Writing

In 1984, at the height of his literary fame, Raduan Nassar announced his retirement, to become a farmer.<p>In 1973, the Brazilian writer Raduan Nassar quit his job. After six years as editor-in-chief at the <i>Jornal do Bairro</i>, an influential left-wing newspaper that opposed Brazil’s military regime, he …

Literature

The boundaries of journalism — and who gets to make it, consume it, and criticize it — are expanding

Is the Donald Trump era — an era teeming with existential uncertainty for the media — also an opportunity for reinvention? Reporters and editors from prominent news organizations waded through challenges of being journalists in the current political (and technological) climate at a Harvard …

Facebook. ““Selfie” com Merkel”: refugiado sírio enfrenta Facebook em tribunal

Vai realizar-se nesta segunda-feira a primeira audiência do caso do jovem refugiado sírio que está processar o Facebook pela recusa da empresa em …

Metropolitan libera os direitos de 375.000 imagens de suas obras

O Museu Metropolitano de Nova York (Met), uma das instituições de arte mais importantes do mundo, anunciou na última terça-feira, através de um …

Más allá del pentagrama: transmedia y música.

Hace un año publiqué mi libro <i>Narrativas Transmedia</i> -exactamente el 15 de enero de 2013, justo diez años después de la creación del concepto de</i> …

Uma tarde com Julian Assange, o hacker que tirou o sono do governo americano.

<i>Por Fernando Morais</i><p>Foi quase um ano de espera. Desde o começo de 2016 amigos europeus e latino-americanos tentavam me ajudar a conseguir uma …

A permanência de Hannah Arendt

Reprodução de cenas do documentário <i>Hannah Arendt – Ein portrait</i> (2006), do alemão Jochen Kölsch: escritos continuam atuaisPassados 110 anos de seu …

What is the Nash equilibrium and why does it matter?

<i>This week “The Economist explains” is given over to economics. For each of six days until Saturday this blog will publish a short explainer on a</i> …