Nick Couldry addressed the challenges of social analysis in the face of datafication through the use of materialist phenomenology, particularly the concept of figurations.
James Fallows and Corby Kummer on long-form journalism and why ground-breaking articles requiring months of research and writing continue to appear.
James Fallows and Corby Kummer of The Atlantic chart the journey of a major feature story from conception to publication and speculate about the future of long-form journalism in the digital age.
John Palfrey on how the digital generation is different from its analog ancestor and whether they have different notions of privacy, community, and identity.
On Oct. 10, John Palfrey and Ethan Zuckerman discuss whether those born digital likely to have different notions of privacy, community, identity itself.
With The Atlantic’s senior editor Ta-Nehisi Coates and political consultant Mark McKinnon.
Is our political journalism serving democratic and civic ideals?