COVERING THE COVERAGE

Making Peeping Toms of Us All

Painful and terrible things happen every day in our communities and nation. And when we check out the news, we’ve all become accustomed to exploring their circumstances in often lurid detail.   Compared to the appropriate sorrow we might feel when another instance of...

EDITORIALS

The Fraud Mark Hoffman Still Perpetuates

The recent Netflix docuseries “Murder Among the Mormons” begins and ends with the same interview clip. Shannon Flynn, Mark Hoffman’s best friend and closest associate, sits across from an interviewer who urges him to speak to Hoffman’s prolific abilities as a forger. ...

A Short History of Social Media Bans

In 2004, something called “The Facebook” was born—seven years after its older siblings that no one remembers anymore—with its creators little aware of their destiny to one day rule the (un)civilized world. Two years later, “Twttr” was founded—and four years later in...