Ridicule is an important part of breaking down the fear barrier in a revolution.– Egyptian street artist Ganzeer to reporter Wendell Steavensen, whose feature Who Owns the Revolution? appears in the New Yorker this week. Her blog about the experience includes a slideshow of Cairo graffiti art.
The focus on technology in the international media may also misrepresent the...– Virginia Eubanks, author, Digital Dead End: Fighting for Social Justice in the Information Age. No Tech-fix for Justice. (via futurejournalismproject)
The digital experience is becoming an ally to long writing, rather than an...– Melissa Bell for The Washington Post, profiling efforts by The Atavist, Byliner, and Longreads to rejuvenate longform.
Bol lived a life befitting a man of such outsized body– Jordan Conn in a Mother Jones article on Manute Bol’s legacy. Immerse yourself in Bol’s world multimedia-style with the iPad version of The Defender.
Manute Bol: The ultimate defender
An excerpt from our latest story about the legendary 7’7” basketball star is now available on the Sports Illustrated website. When 7-foot-7 Manute Bol opened the 1985 NBA season with the Washington Bullets, he played the game unlike anyone before or since, making the impossible look easy and the easy seem impossible. He set an NBA single-season rookie record with 397 blocks...