Will Oremus
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Will Oremus is Slate’s senior technology writer. Email him at will.oremus@slate.com or follow him on Twitter.

Technology
July 26 2017 5:09 PMApple’s Silence Is Trump’s WinOnce again, the president is making dubious claims about his role in creating American jobs. Why is Tim Cook letting him do it?
Future Tense
July 21 2017 11:16 AMGoogle’s New News Feed Is Scary-Good at PersonalizationSo why does it feel so impersonal?
Technology
July 14 2017 11:07 AMNewspapers’ Stand Against Tech Giants Won’t Save ThemBut it could help them resolve their existential crisis.
Technology
July 5 2017 8:08 PMCNN Clotheslined ItselfThe network may not have “blackmailed” a Reddit user, but it managed to look foolish, self-righteous, and petty.
Future Tense
June 21 2017 2:10 PMWe Finally Know Exactly What Happened in Last Year’s Fatal Tesla Autopilot CrashThere’s good news and bad news.
The Slatest
June 19 2017 12:09 AMMegyn Kelly Succeeded at the Easy Part of Her Alex Jones Interview but Failed at the Hard Part
The Slatest
June 15 2017 8:48 PMHow Megyn Kelly’s Alex Jones Interview Could Go Wrong, and How It Could Go Right
Politics
June 7 2017 6:16 PMBret Stephens and the Art of the Concern TrollThe dirty rhetorical trick behind the New York Times columnist’s façade of reasonableness.
Future Tense
June 1 2017 5:23 PMThe Weather Channel’s Response to Trump’s Paris Pullout Was Potent and Perfect
Politics
May 25 2017 1:26 PMFox News Is Losing Its GripThe network is desperately downplaying the biggest political drama of our time—and viewers are tuning out.
The Slatest
May 23 2017 2:02 PMShowing Screaming Teens After a Terror Attack May Be Compelling TV. But Is It Bad Journalism?
Future Tense
May 12 2017 2:23 PMTrump Threatened to End Press Briefings. Twitter Saw a Chance to Profit.
The Slatest
May 10 2017 2:13 PMOn Fox News, Comey’s Firing Isn’t a Scandal. It’s a Chance to Put Clinton Behind Bars at Last.
The Slatest
May 4 2017 4:04 PMDemocrats’ Reaction to the Trumpcare Vote Was Tone-Deaf and Gross
The Slatest
May 2 2017 2:51 PMTrump Calls CNN “Fake News” for Refusing to Run Ad Calling CNN “Fake News”
Politics
July 21 2017 10:58 PMThe Nicest Thing You Can Say About Sean Spicer Is That He Was a Bad LiarWe should fear a Trump press secretary who’s a good one.
Technology
July 18 2017 7:14 PMChris Cillizza Is a Bad Pundit and a Good SportHis disastrous Reddit AMA revealed how those traits go hand in hand.
Future Tense
July 11 2017 12:01 PMFacebook Is Building a “Village” for Its Workers. More Big Companies Should Do That.
Future Tense
June 27 2017 11:40 PMThis Study on the Most Effective Facebook Headlines Will Make You Cry Tears of Recognition
Future Tense
June 19 2017 7:35 PMLyft Isn’t Reinventing City Buses. It’s Undermining Them.
Moneybox
June 16 2017 10:42 AMAmazon Is Buying Whole Foods. This Is an Even Bigger Deal Than It Seems.
The Slatest
June 14 2017 5:36 PMWhy Fox News Is Finally Dropping Its Ridiculous “Fair & Balanced” Slogan
Future Tense
June 5 2017 5:12 PMApple’s New Gizmo Looks Like an Overpriced Echo. Here’s Why It Will Win Anyway.
Politics
May 31 2017 5:40 PMThe New York Times Is Wrong to Fire Its WatchdogLiz Spayd made the role of public editor seem dispensable. It wasn’t.
Politics
May 23 2017 6:48 PMWhy Sean Hannity Needed the Seth Rich ConspiracyWith Trump flailing and viewers fleeing, it was the perfect alternate-reality distraction.
Politics
May 16 2017 11:56 PMTrump’s War on the Press Has Always Been RealHis attacks on the “media elite” may have seemed like political theater. We finally know better.
Moneybox
May 11 2017 6:55 PMRepublicans Used to Support a Watchdog Role for the Press. Not Anymore.
Politics
May 9 2017 6:40 PMWhy Are the Times, the Post, and MSNBC on a Conservative Hiring Spree?Five theories.
Future Tense
May 3 2017 12:35 PMFacebook Is Finally Getting Serious About People Killing Each Other on Live Video
Politics
May 1 2017 8:31 PMThe Righteous Folly of Canceling Your New York Times SubscriptionIt’s an unfair overreaction to a single boneheaded column—but it isn’t necessarily wrong.

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