Brain Pickings Icon
Brain Pickings

Reads tagged with “media”

Bad News: A Media Fiction
Bad News: A Media Fiction

read article

Press Pause Play: The Evolving Creative Landscape
Press Pause Play: The Evolving Creative Landscape

From basement art to media glory, or why ones and zeros are the new chalk.

read article

Cartograms: Making a Point with Distorted Maps
Cartograms: Making a Point with Distorted Maps

Why space is relative and how popular media are making entire continents disappear.

read article

Razzle Dazzle: The Fabrication of Fame
Razzle Dazzle: The Fabrication of Fame

Parasites, heroes, and what our primal desires have to do with Frank Sinatra.

read article

Current: A News Project | ITP Spring Show Highlights
Current: A News Project | ITP Spring Show Highlights

What Sandra Bullock has to do with Tennessee traffic law, British election results and the future of news sensemaking.

read article

The 2020 Project: Visions of the Connected Future
The 2020 Project: Visions of the Connected Future

What Scandinavian luminaries have to do with LEGO and the future of humanity.

read article

View Full Site

Brain Pickings participates in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn commissions by linking to Amazon. In more human terms, this means that whenever you buy a book on Amazon from a link on here, I get a small percentage of its price. That helps support Brain Pickings by offsetting a fraction of what it takes to maintain the site, and is very much appreciated