Media, Tech & Politics

BuzzFeed and the digital media meltdown (Columbia Journalism Review)

Drive-by journalism in Trumplandia (Columbia Journalism Review)

How Fox News dominates Facebook in the Trump era (Vice News)

Univision Is a Fucking Mess (Gizmodo Media Group)

Facebook Went to War Against White Supremacist Terror After Christchurch. Will it Work? (Vice News)

How the FBI Got Colonial Pipeline’s Ransom Money Back (The Wall Street Journal)

Hackers Smell Blood as Schools Grapple with Virtual Instruction (The Wall Street Journal)

How a Cyber Fraud Startup Collapsed Three Months after Raising $123 Million (The Wall Street Journal)

Can Politico rise again? (Columbia Journalism Review)

The LA Times may emerge from turmoil as a model of digital success—or not (Columbia Journalism Review)

Greed, mismanagement, and private equity: How iconic LGBTQ magazine ‘Out’ almost died (Vice News)

Shady political ads are pouring into Facebook. We still can’t track them (Vice News)

The real history of fake news (Columbia Journalism Review)

Housing, Development & Inequality

America’s Housing Crisis Is Forcing More People To Live In Vehicles (HuffPost)

The death of a great American city: Why does anyone still live in Detroit? (The Guardian)

10 years after the storm: has New Orleans learned the lessons of Hurricane Katrina? (The Guardian)

The death of the American mall (The Guardian)

Homelessness in Hawaii is a Crisis. Climate Change Could Make it Worse (HuffPost)

When the Only Way to Save a Struggling City is to Tear it Down (HuffPost)

Why the media don’t get Detroit — and why it matters (Columbia Journalism Review)

End of the Boardwalk Empire? The rise and demise of Atlantic City (The Guardian)

Is New Orleans in danger of turning into a modern-day Atlantis? (The Guardian)

The death of Richard Nickel, guardian of Chicago’s heritage (The Guardian)