By analyzing variations in local and regional economies, researchers are increasingly uncovering insights obscured by the big picture.
What’s the difference between an “undocumented worker” and an “illegal alien”? If this sounds like the setup for a groan-worthy political joke, it is—in a sense.
Every day, we express ourselves in 500 million tweets and 64 billion WhatsApp messages. We perform more than 250 million searches on eBay. On Facebook, 864 million of us log in to post status updates, comment on news stories, and share videos.
In recent years, as newspapers and magazines have slashed their reporting staffs and, in some cases, shut their doors, many observers have prophesied the death of "good journalism."