Stories about Ideas

Culture Shot No. 2: Generous

What does it mean to be generous? A look at recent media coverage using the term in the US and India.

When a Picture Is Worth a Thousand Wrong Words

The story of how a photo of a horrific accident in the Democratic Republic of Congo seven years ago took on a life of its own. WARNING: Contains violent images.

Spotting the News Frame (Part 2 of 2)

To empower you with ways of spotting the frame, we share a few examples from different areas of research that have approached the problem of interpretation.

Fake, Fraud, False, Fabricated: Finding the Vocabulary for Truth in News

Dwelling on "fake news" can raise questions about the overall limitations of fact-driven reporting, but we see it as an opportunity as well.