How Reporting on Anti-Semitism Shapes Public Memory
Reports on anti-Semitism are important not because they act as a warning system to Jewish communities, but in how they remind the public of the dangers of anti-Semitic thought.
Dispatches: Introducing Our Short-Form News Editor
News and notes from Pacific Standard staff and contributors.
What We Know—and Don't Know—About Hate Crimes in America
It's been about six months since ProPublica joined forces with newsrooms around the country to track hate. They've collected information on thousands of incidents, but much remains unknown about the scale of the problem.
How Do You Make a Living, Freelance Investigative Reporter?
Noah Davis talks to Scott Carney about the difficulty of making a living as a freelance journalist, the art of negotiation, and the evil of Condé Nast.
Your Brain on Story: Why Narratives Win Our Hearts and Minds
Our craving and connection to story is so much more than a haphazard preference.
The Incredible Demand on Campaign Reporters to Keep Things Interesting
Will the recent incorporation of some working political scientists into legacy media outlets help curb the use of misleading headlines and made-up stories of momentum in campaign coverage?
Lock Up Your Daughters: An Interview With Ralph Steadman
A conversation about Picasso, Sigmund Freud, farm animals, and Hunter S. Thompson.
Why Reporters in the United States Now Need Protection
The Obama administration has made the most concerted effort since the Nixon years to intimidate officials from talking to a reporter.