This Is What Genius Looks Like – Part 2

In a post from last week, I talked about the Genius Awards given by the¬†MacArthur Foundation and focused on a particular winner, Vijay Gupta. I also noted that I thought I would turn the Genius Awards into a series of posts, profiling a different winner every week or so. This week's MacArthur Fellow is Ken … Continue reading This Is What Genius Looks Like – Part 2

This Is Why We Need a Free Press

The Village Voice ceased online operations last month, a year after ending its print edition. It was the end of the line for the laborious, gritty investigative reporting that was the heart and soul of the paper. The muckraking¬†for which the Voice was known has become an endangered species. According to an article in the … Continue reading This Is Why We Need a Free Press