A woman who thinks no one is watching undresses, changes clothes, transforms herself. A surveillance camera captures the moment.
The dismantling of the news industry’s landmark architecture occurs throughout the U.S. There is more to this than nostalgia for grand buildings and the indignity of decline. It’s personal.
Unlike typical tech reporting, which dutifully regurgitates the scripted “news” provided by tech companies, The Verge arranged a digital canvas with photos and tweets to show how one of the world’s most influential tech companies views itself and tells its story. An utterly trivial event, staged by a corporate titan in celebration of itself, becomes an instant cultural artifact.
The introduction I wrote for our seminal We Media report is soon to be part of the educational lexicon in France. Here’s what I wrote in 2003: “There are three ways to look at how society is informed. The first is that people are gullible and will read, listen to, or watch just about anything. […]