This is my monthly roundup of the books, articles, and streaming media I found interesting. Here's my list for January, 2023. Apps + Websites Permission…

January 2023

I have two things on my mind tonight. First: the brutal murder of Tyre Nichols by Memphis police officers, far from the first or even the fiftieth…
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Quick PSA: A podcast is only a podcast if you can listen to it anywhere. Just like a newsletter isn’t a newsletter if you can’t subscribe using any…
American TV is saturated with copaganda: media intended to sway public perception in favor of the police. Even in a world where it’s become clear that…
I really like the maxim, which apparently originated in stand-up comedy, that you should always punch up: Jokes are funny when they mock the powerful…
Jamie Dimon, CEO of JP Morgan, which is definitely an organization we should be listening to about the future: Jamie Dimon said working from home…
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Back when I used to help run the Matter Ventures accelerator for media startups (which I really miss doing!), Pete Mortensen ran the program in San…
It’s my birthday. Improbably, I’m 44 years old. That’s what the calendar says. I certainly don’t feel 44 years old. But at the same time, the facts…
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I’d been having real trouble finding truly green web hosts: places to host a website that directly use 100% renewable energy. But they’re out there - so…
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December 2022

As part of The 19th’s non-denominational end-of-year celebration, we were asked what we were leaving behind in 2022. I gave an answer about corporate…
Predictions for Journalism 2023 I have a piece in Nieman Lab’s Predictions for Journalism 2023: The current landscape makes clear what has always been…
The Guardian on the future of TV: The plan, after years of rumour, is for all TV output to be available online only within the next 10 years or so…