Naomi Shavin

Serial’s Greatest Strength Was Also Its Greatest Weakness
December 18, 2014

The show's format seemed innovative at first, but it ended up weighing it down. 

How to Curb Binge Drinking at U.S. Colleges: Sell Alcohol on Campus
The case for the college bar
December 16, 2014

The case for the college bar.

Our Memories Can't Be Trusted
The most troubling lesson from UVA, Ferguson, and Serial
December 09, 2014

The most troubling lesson from UVA, Ferguson, and Serial.

The Murder Plot Isn't the Most Captivating Part of 'Serial'
November 07, 2014

The podcast capitalizes on the awkwardness of reporting. 

Just How Bad Was Voter Suppression This Election?
November 05, 2014

Calls to a voter hotline offer a clue.

40,000 Voter Registrations Have Gone Missing in Georgia, and They're Probably Lost Forever
November 03, 2014

The states strict voter-verification procedures have left many residents unable to vote.

Is Russell Brand a Modern Renaissance Man or a Charlatan?
October 15, 2014

He says he wants a revolution. He seems serious.

What the Next Two Awful Years Will Look Like
The five things to fear about a Republican Congress
October 12, 2014

The five things to fear about a Republican Congress.

The Story of Two Senators, Picked to Live on a Desert Island, Work Together and Have Their Lives Taped
September 24, 2014

How Jeff Flake and Martin Heinrich ended up on Discovery channel.

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