One of my most formative experiences was an upper school trip to the battlefields of France and Belgium. Amidst all the stories… Read more Generation Boom
Cross-posted from MIT’s Center for Civic Media blog. The present presidential election is a spectacle, in the truest sense of… Read more 2016: year of the tactical takedown?
★★★★✩ Originally published in The Tech. Reviews often destroy movies, and only rarely, as in the case of Whiskey Tango… Read more WTF offers a unique perspective on life on the front line
Originally published in The Tech. ★★★✩✩ The title of Michael Moore’s latest documentary, Where to Invade Next, seems to reflect… Read more Michael Moore’s war of hearts and minds
Cross-posted from the Center for Civic Media blog. Last week I had the chance to watch one of the world’s… Read more Consider the Lawn Sign: elections as civic engagement
Published in MIT’s The Tech. ★★★✩✩ Trumbo It seems more than a little fitting that Jay Roach’s new biopic, Trumbo, is… Read more Review: Trumbo offers a shallow take on Hollywood’s writer’s bloc
Published in MIT’s The Tech “From Firing Line to The O’Reilly Factor” – Heather Hendershot, CMS/W Colloquium Series, October 22, 2015 Lamenting the… Read more Fired Up, Dumbed Down? William F. Buckley and the Decline of Political Discourse
This blog post, in an abridged form, has been republished at the LSE’s Politics and Policy blog here. #JezWeCan? It’s… Read more Welcome to Britain’s First Ever Prime Ministerial Primary
In a talk I gave at the Data Power conference in Sheffield a couple of weeks ago, I posed the… Read more What’s at the end of Facebook’s rainbow?
The following is a slightly edited version of a talk I gave at the Data Power conference in Sheffield this… Read more Big Data – What’s New(s)?