When I set out to become a surfer, I didn’t realize what I was getting myself into.
Carrie Brown"Few of us consider ourselves evil, fewer still truly are, but that’s beside the point. Murderous hatred and delusional bias hide and self-replicate inside our cultural forms, inside our language."
If what it takes to create are long stretches of time alone, that’s something women have never had the luxury to expect
Carrie Brown"women’s time at work was interrupted & fragmented, chopped up with more service work, mentoring and teaching. The men spent more of their work days in long stretches of uninterrupted time to think, research, write, create and publish to make their names."
Fox News has always been partisan. But has it become propaganda?
Carrie BrownThis story is utterly wild.“Never did I hear anyone worry about getting a second source. The single phrase I heard over and over was ‘This is going to outrage the audience!’ You inflame the viewers so that no one will turn away. Those were the standards.”
When people of color enter elite spaces, they’re often attacked as undeserving charlatans. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is no different.
Carrie Brown"when ppl of color succeed despite the limits placed on them, & use their newfound status to indict the system for holding others back, they are held up as proof that the limits do not exist, they are denounced as ingrates, or they are pilloried as frauds"
President Trump’s nominee to head the Environmental Protection Agency has overseen the dismantling of the nation’s environmental laws.
Carrie Brown"If his failure to do one single thing to address the global warming catastrophe isn’t bad enough to stop this nomination, perhaps his decision to upend the mercury rule, which could threaten the brains of tiny babies, will wake up senators"
"I was not satisfied with covering low-income communities for a higher-income audience. I wanted to cover issues for and <em>with</em> low-income news consumers."
Carrie BrownThis is one of my favorite journalism startups ever. “I was not satisfied with covering low-income communities for a higher-income audience. I wanted to cover issues for and with low-income news consumers.” niemanlab.org/2018/03/by-mas… (March story by @NewsbySchmidt) #socialj