Margaret Sullivan

media columnist, Washington Post

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A groundbreaking antitrust lawsuit filed last month in federal court could revive the battle between old and new media. A West Virginia newspaper company is suing Google and Facebook.

Newspaper group sues Facebook and Google over what it says are monopolistic practices

A groundbreaking antitrust lawsuit filed last month in federal court could revive the battle between old and new media. A West Virginia newspaper company is suing Google and Facebook.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Will mass shootings become part of America’s background noise?     That’s an ugly prospect raised by the deaths of 34 people this week in Texas, Ohio and California.

What will it take to prevent mass shootings?

Will mass shootings become part of America’s background noise?   That’s an ugly prospect raised by the deaths of 34 people this week in Texas, Ohio and California.

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Journalists have done serious naval-gazing since Donald Trump’s surprise victory. Now they’re contemplating what’s next for “the Fourth Estate.”

Are journalists prepared to cover a presidency unlike any other?

Journalists have done serious naval-gazing since Donald Trump’s surprise victory. Now they’re contemplating what’s next for “the Fourth Estate.”

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