What happens when live-streams become the new fireside chat.
Derek ThompsonThe real story is that social allows talented, charismatic individuals to program around traditional news outlets (and even around the party apparatus).
Why would “older Democrats” let that power be monopolized by younger reps? Take the class.
Listen to an interview with Susanne Bruckmüller.Download this podcast By now everyone is familiar with the glass ceiling—the informal barrier that keeps women out of upper management. In the past few years, researchers have found that women have a...
The retail giant may have reached the end of its run, but it’s been around longer than the four most valuable companies in the world—Apple, Amazon, Microsoft, and Alphabet—combined.
Derek ThompsonRIP Sears, an extraordinary American success story which, as of last year, had been around longer than the four most valuable companies in the world—Apple, Amazon, Microsoft, and Alphabet—combined.
Derek ThompsonWhy the future of the news business will be 19th century economics for 21st century media companies
Derek ThompsonOn the potential Digital First Media buyout of Gannett:
The evaporation of advertising in news isn't an end, but the beginning of a cascade.
If editors—who prioritize news—cannot make the math work, hedge funds—who prioritize margin—will try.
If only there was a distributed record for holding them accountable.
Derek ThompsonWe're near the point (some will say: far past it) where it's reasonable to ask if blockchain is a clear net drag on society—a black hole of energy, capital, and ingenuity, all of which would be much better deployed in almost any another industry.
Last week, a freelance food writer claimed responsibility for“ killing” Stanich’s on Northeast Fremont Street by naming its cheeseburger the best in America on the website Thrillist. The confession went viral. But it wasn’t the full story.