Columnist

Joanna Weiss

Weiss writes an Op-Ed column about culture, politics, and society that appears in the Globe on Tuesdays and Sundays. She previously covered politics and TV for the Globe. She is author of the novel “Milkshake,” about the politics of breastfeeding.

Latest stories

JOANNA WEISS

Sony, ‘The Interview,’ and the power of satire

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Nearly everyone still holds dear the notion that anyone is free to poke fun at the people in power.

JOANNA WEISS

Rolling Stone, ‘Serial,’ the journalist, and the source

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Two stories this week have shown how vital trust is in the world of journalism.

JOANNA WEISS

The day the apps failed me

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Neither Siri nor MapQuest nor any other digital tool saved the family trip home after Thanksgiving.

JOANNA WEISS

The media’s version of Ferguson

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The camera tells the truth, but it’s usually not the whole truth.