Category Archives: Martin Gurri

Free Britney

I was watching this New York Times documentary about the extraordinary situation of pop singer Britney Spears, 39, who’s been in conservatorship for 13 years. According to Wikipedia: “A guardian or a protector is appointed by a judge to manage … Continue reading

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Renewing Trust in America’s Institutions

If you are not interested in restoring trust, rightfully earned, in our key institutions, you are a nihilist. You just want to destroy. I suspect that in the dissident spheres, there is one hundred times more interest in tearing down … Continue reading

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Surmounting five riddles of the information sphere

Martin Gurri writes: “The hypothesis, which seems to me the most fertile,” wrote Walter Lippmann back in 1922, “is that news and truth are not the same thing, and must be clearly distinguished.” Lippmann found truth in the analysis of … Continue reading

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