Kat Rosenfield

Science & Tech

The moral panic over Instagram and girls

Social media didn’t invent beauty standards and competition between women

By Kat Rosenfield

Politics

Narcing and shaming: beware the Texas abortion law

Individual Texans are now legally entitled to viciously interfere with another person’s life

By Kat Rosenfield

Science & Tech

The zero COVID delusion

We’ve been led to believe that if we just care enough and try really hard, we can stop getting sick and save lives

By Kat Rosenfield

Film

Black Widow and the bungling of female superhero movies

Is the Scarlett Johansson lawsuit Disney’s latest unforced error?

By Kat Rosenfield

Internet

Will Chrissy Teigen learn the moral of her own story?

This is what happens when you cultivate a culture of apology without forgiveness

By Kat Rosenfield

Education

Amy Chua and the age of infantilization

Some young people would prefer to be nurtured than respected

By Kat Rosenfield

Internet

Ellie Kemper and Twitter’s Two Minutes Hate

Twitter’s ‘what’s happening’ sidebar enables the mob to pile on

By Kat Rosenfield

Science & Tech

How politics ruined Instagram

Complex issues are now reducible to cutesy infographics and simple sloganeering

By Kat Rosenfield

Politics

Donald Trump: businessman, politician…blogger?

We all know Donald Trump’s new ‘desk’ website is a blog. The question is, does he?

By Kat Rosenfield

Science & Tech

Vaxxed lives matter!

The public-health mess of the outdoor protest

By Kat Rosenfield

Politics

Who let the dogs out?

The politics of relocating pups

By Kat Rosenfield

Music

Marilyn Manson and the death of the bad boy

Rebellion used to be sexy, and bad used to be so, so good

By Kat Rosenfield

Media

Jared Porter’s cold-storage cancellation

A foolish flirtation, an old tweet, a professional miscalculation that aged poorly: it’s all there, ready to be exhumed and trotted out

By Kat Rosenfield

Politics

What does Andrew Cuomo’s accuser want?

Lindsey Boylan accused the New York governor of sexual harassment on Twitter. But she doesn’t want to talk to the press about it

By Kat Rosenfield

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