John Herrman

The New York Times Magazine

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David Carr fellow at The New York Times Magazine.

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It’s tough to forget the desperation that defined the pandemic’s U.S. arrival in March. Grocery store shelves were bare. Items were backordered online for weeks.

COVID-19 pandemic is squeezing supplies of tents, bikes and freeze-dried food

It’s tough to forget the desperation that defined the pandemic’s U.S. arrival in March. Grocery store shelves were bare. Items were backordered online for weeks.

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Mark Zuckerberg went on an apology tour on Wednesday for how Facebook handled the Cambridge Analytica scandal -- saying his company will protect users’ privacy.

Facebook invests in A.I., despite struggling to explain itself post-Cambridge Analytica scandal

Mark Zuckerberg went on an apology tour on Wednesday for how Facebook handled the Cambridge Analytica scandal -- saying his company will protect users’ privacy.

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A few independent citizens around the country have been running huge hyper-partisan media machines from their garages and home offices in the form of memes that are taking over …

What political coverage looks like on Facebook

A few independent citizens around the country have been running huge hyper-partisan media machines from their garages and home offices in the form of memes that are taking over …

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