The New Republic Staff

Mobile Murders, Jerusalem Life, and the New GOP: Today’s TNR Reader
November 19, 2012

 Editor’s Note: We’ll be running the article recommendations of our friends at TNR Reader each afternoon on The Plank, just in time to print out or save for your commute home. Enjoy! Mobile killers: A strange, modern African murder mystery in the lawless dystopia of eastern Congo. GQ | 36 min (8,970 words) If newspapers die, will good citizenship die with them?

Reckless Reporters, Object Obsessions, and the Western Boogeyman: Today's TNR Reader
November 15, 2012

Editor’s Note: We’ll be running the article recommendations of our friends at TNR Reader each afternoon on The Plank, just in time to print out or save for your commute home. Enjoy! Could online education be the death knell for the university? The Guardian | 15 min (3,700 words) In Mexico, drug lords warn journalists they plan to attack with a cautionary phone call.  Why do reporters ignore it? NYRB | 16 min (3,893 words) Why did Orhan Pamuk make a museum?

Creative Culture, Bin Ladenism, and an Exercise in Equality: Today’s TNR Reader
November 14, 2012

Editor’s Note: We’ll be running the article recommendations of our friends at TNR Reader each afternoon on The Plank, just in time to print out or save for your commute home.

Literary Liturgists, the BRIC Boom and Bestselling Brain Science: Today's TNR Reader
November 09, 2012

 Editor’s Note: We’ll be running the article recommendations of our friends at TNR Reader each afternoon on The Plank, just in time to print out or save for your commute home.

Edward Gorey’s Strange Appeal, the Secrets of Cinematic Promotion, and the Changing Face of Cuba: Today’s TNR Reader
November 05, 2012

Editor’s Note: We’ll be running the article recommendations of our friends at TNR Reader each afternoon on The Plank, just in time to print out or save for your commute home.

Life-Saving Stiffs, Rawl's Rogue Justice and the Trail of the Truck Stop Killer: Today’s TNR Reader
November 01, 2012

Editor’s Note: We’ll be running the article recommendations of our friends at TNR Reader each afternoon on The Plank, just in time to print out or save for your commute home.

Digital Humanities, Twilight 2.0, and the Dirty Roots of the Hair Industry: Today’s TNR Reader
October 31, 2012

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Psychopathic Society, Secret Censorship, and the Art of Fact-Checking: Today’s TNR Reader
October 30, 2012

 Editor’s Note: We’ll be running the article recommendations of our friends at TNR Reader each afternoon on The Plank, just in time to print out or save for your commute home. Enjoy! Are we, as a society, becoming more psychopathic? Chronicle of Higher Education | 19 min (4,663 words) The arduous art of fact-checking at The New Yorker. Columbia Journalism Review | 13 min (3,138 words) Are new efforts to save the environment a solution or a scourge? Foreign Policy | 9 min (2,366 words) Chinese journalists and the plague of censorship. New Statesman | 8 min (2,047 words)

A Kinder Kerouac, Greek Geriatrics, and Jewish Porn: Today’s TNR Reader
October 29, 2012

 Editor’s Note: We’ll be running the article recommendations of our friends at TNR Reader each afternoon on The Plank, just in time to print out or save for your commute home.

Digital Ciminals, Coding Kids, and Rabid Reading: Today’s TNR Reader
October 24, 2012

Editor’s Note: We’ll be running the article recommendations of our friends at TNR Reader each afternoon on The Plank, just in time to print out or save for your commute home. Enjoy! Inside the mind of Kim Dotcom, a comic book villain for the digital age.Wired | 42 min (10,437 words) McSweeney's gets serious about America's debt. McSweeney's | 5 min (1,217 words) The knotty ethics of charting children’s genomes.Time | 7 min (1,851 words) Speed-reading, Joe Queenan writes, is like speed-eating a Porterhouse steak. As the owner of 6,128 books, he would know.WSJ | 10 min (2,405 words)

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