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More Power to Low-Power FM

By April 4, 2019

While podcasts and smart speakers generate buzz, radio—AM/FM, over-the-air, old-fashioned radio—reaches more Americans than any other medium. And technological and regulatory change is still pushing the medium in new directions, one of which is low-power FM. Low-power … Read more

Why Newsrooms Are Unionizing Now

By Cover Story March 21, 2019

In January 2015, The Washington Post’s labor reporter at the time, Lydia DePillis, wrote a story called “Why Internet journalists don’t organize.” DePillis observed that many writers were individualistic and had “built personal brands” and therefore … Read more

The Israeli News Industry After Netanyahu

By Opinion March 8, 2019

The expected charges against Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu—bribery, fraud, and breach of trust—are also charges against large parts of the Israeli news industry. For an Israeli journalist like me, the 57-page document Israel’s Attorney General Avichai … Read more

China and the AI Edge

By Books March 5, 2019

 In “The Big Nine: How the Tech Titans & Their Thinking Machines Could Warp Humanity,” published March 5 by PublicAffairs, Amy Webb examines how artificial intelligence (AI) is evolving in China and the U.S. and explores three … Read more