New America

Journalists Struggle to Understand Americans' Relationship to News

“The four elements of literacy—the ability to find, understand, create and act on information—are part of the ‘new literacies’ of the modern era: information literacy, digital literacy, media literacy and news literacy.

The Role of Antitrust Law When Mergers Threaten Consumer Privacy

Where does antitrust law fit in when consumer privacy is at stake? Antitrust law promotes competition—not privacy. The courts’ interpretation of antitrust laws limits their ability to protect privacy.

Death by a Thousand Cuts—the Lifeline Edition

The Federal Communications Commission, under Chairman Ajit Pai, recently limited the number of providers that can offer Lifeline service in tribal areas (though that decision was

The Wireless Industry's 5G Hype Is Funny and Overblown

You’ve likely heard of 5G, the next-generation wireless network, and how it will change broadband, the economy, and society in massive ways.