Why I support Longreads

People, often lament about lack of good journalism and diveristy in their information diet. I see that as a side effect of living inside the filter bubbles, a phenomenon exacerbated by the emergence of the social web. In reality, a lot of good journalism is happening all around us — we just don’t have the ability to find it easily, because of the information utilities — Facebook, Twitter and Google work.
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Backchannel

Earlier this year, Ev Williams’ Medium roped in veteran Wired writer Steven Levy to start a technology hub. Levy, even though at times (frustratingly) glosses over the tough & important questions as part of his always engrossing narratives and lovely (if a tad gushing) prose was the perfect choice to lead this effort. He has … Continue reading Backchannel