Columns and essays

Reading makes aggressive push to get people counted for 2020 census [Opinion]

How to read the news: When to trust the experts [Opinion]

How to read the news: Getting the sources straight [Opinion]

Debunked video provides a lesson in detecting hoaxes online [Opinion]

Boycott might not be enough to change Facebook’s behavior [Opinion]

If you want to be a an anti-racist, stop talking and start listening [Opinion]

The coronavirus pandemic is a fight on 2 fronts: disease and misinformation [Opinion]

An undercounted census will hurt more than you think

Reading didn’t deserve the title of ‘Poorest City’ in the United States

Pulitzer Prize-winning ‘Evicted’ sheds light on an unseen force in the housing crisis

High school senior’s racist tweet shows a lack of education

Opinion: We need real newspeople to protect us from ‘fake news’

Facebook is too big, but we’re too addicted

The 2020 Census is for everyone, not just citizens

An incredible image of a black hole gives us all a sense of wonder

‘Free’ news can not sustain itself

On Web’s 30th anniversary, hate speech shows us how disconnected we are

The Momo Challenge is not what threatens kids online

Reading’s mayor crosses the church-state line in Christmas video

Social media erodes trust in news, yet we still need it

Lonnie Walker IV’s July 4 tweet deserves a second look

Even Generation X falls into the trap of nostalgia

Gone too soon: Chris Cornell’s voice continues to resound

Adam Richter: Social media brings light to unconscious racial bias

Words still matter, despite the latest online trends