The Threat to Newspapers

McKay Coppins at The Atlantic: What threatens local newspapers now is not just digital disruption or abstract market forces. They’re being targeted by investors who have figured out how to get rich by strip-mining local-news outfits. The model is simple: Gut the...

Divided America

From Pew Research: When it comes to perceived political and ethnic conflicts, no public is more divided than Americans: 90% say there are conflicts between people who support different political parties and 71% say the same when it comes to ethnic and racial groups....

Research Resources

The Internet Archive — if there is a broken link to what you need, this site might help you find it.  (A newsworthy example, the International Chiropractors Association scrubbed this anti-vaccine diatribe from its...