Joel Schalit / 01 Jan 2024

State of the Battleground

Making News in 2024

2023 was a hard year for news media. With Twitter's decline under Elon Musk and Facebook continuing to bury political posts, we all had to find audiences elsewhere.(...)
Joel Schalit / 21 Mar 2022

Never Mind the News

The Battleground’s Spring Books List

It's easier than ever to lose sight of books. With global crises overtaking our lives every couple of years now, to read anything other than news gets harder by the day.(...)
Joel Schalit / 26 Oct 2021

Freedom of Speech

The Battleground’s Fall Book List

Blame it on the algorithms. The bad press bears itself out. For progressive journalists seeking to reach bigger audiences, according to reports, the world’s biggest social media - Facebook and Twitter - prefer the right.(...)