Peterson & Shapiro: Mark Peterson/Redux; Prager: Michael Brochstein/Sipa/AP

Digital sages

Worldview | Public intellectuals Jordan Peterson, Ben Shapiro, and Dennis Prager are speaking powerfully to a young generation trying to find its bearings
by Sophia Lee
Posted 7/30/18, 08:04 am

The first time Youp Timmer heard Jordan Peterson speak in a YouTube video, he thought his voice sounded like Kermit the Frog’s. And like Kermit, this 56-year-old University of Toronto psychology professor was a skilled communicator, hands gesticulating and brows furrowing as he spoke about personal responsibility and bearing one’s suffering.

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New York’s newspaper problem

New York | When media companies ax local reporters, the sleaze content for web clicks seems likely to rise
by Emily Belz
Posted 7/24/18, 05:39 pm

A New York moment:

Today the sight of a person reading a print newspaper is an oddity—but in New York City, the subways and buses are still packed every day with people reading the local tabloids, the New York Post and the New York Daily News. These tabloids are city institutions: The Daily News once had the largest circulation of any paper in the country.

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We are Worldlings

Work & Calling | A common mission and purpose unites the WORLD family
by Sophia Lee
Posted 6/15/18, 01:13 pm

If you follow WORLD reporters and correspondents on Twitter (and if you don’t, you’re missing out on a lot of joy), you would have noticed that we’ve been quite social lately. We’ve been retweeting each other’s articles, posting photos of our best reporterly faces, and tagging each other with the hashtag #WorldRetreat. So yes, dear internet sleuth, we were indeed at a WORLD work retreat last week. And it was fabulous.

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