Chronicles Magazine Culture

The Matter of Money

In earlier years, news outlets could be easily distinguished from publishing or entertainment vehicles with which they might be loosely connected through common holding companies. Today, however, the "press" broadly defined is bound up with the...

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    Cry, the Beloved Country

    The Yugoslav civil war will turn out to be, from the long perspective of the American experience, a mere dot on the horizon. But for a small part of the American landscape, the twisted portrayal of this war, by politicians and the media, will be...

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  • Cultural Revolutions

    Aunt Jemima

    Aunt Jemima, the jovial and plump woman who for decades graced the pancake mix cartons, was replaced a few years ago by a younger, slimmer figure, who was nevertheless identifiable as someone who could have been the niece of the original.

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