Media

Reuters

Occupy Greek TV: The Fight to Keep the Country's Only Public Station on the Air

Inside ERT, where workers continue to broadcast news even though they've been shut down by the government.

Prelinger Archives

In 1961, Harvard Told Married Women They Probably Shouldn't Bother Studying Urban Planning

An amazing look back at an applicant's correspondence with the Graduate School of Design.

Making Peace With the Decline of Alt-Weeklies

The death of the Boston Phoenix may signal the approaching end of these storied city institutions. But there's also a lot more news outlets to choose from today.

EveryBlock

The Sad, Sudden End of EveryBlock

The pioneer of hyperlocal news and open data surprisingly closed this morning.

Reuters

5 Beneficiaries of Hurricane Sandy

Devastation isn't bad news for everyone.

Shutterstock

Fear of a Tiny Apartment

By endorsing smaller and smaller living spaces, are we creating a world in which only the very wealthy can live in anything more than sardine-can habitats?

Mark Byrnes

Anatomy of an L.A. Police Pursuit

How police and media helicopters navigate the crowded airspace of L.A. when a suspect's on the run.

Facebook/MediaCityUK

Television as Urban Regeneration: Manchester's MediaCityUK

BBC is decentralizing to Northern England as part of a sweeping urban redevelopment project. Can it bring some of London's prosperity with it?

City of New York/Kristen Artz

Great Moments in Mayoral Candor

From "Who wrote this shit?" to "Aloha, motherfuckers."

The Wildly Variable Definition of 'McMansion'

According to a new study, people in different places use the word very differently.