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.

Politics
March 21 2017 2:46 PMI Have a Question. And Another. And Another. And…Why journalists should stop asking President Trump multipart questions.
Technology
March 15 2017 5:45 AMFive Fast Facts You Need to Know About Heavy.comHow an obscure news site began dominating your Google search results.
Cover Story
March 5 2017 8:00 PMTwitter’s New OrderInside the changes that could save its business—and reshape civil discourse.
The Slatest
March 1 2017 1:42 AMWhy the Media Fell Over Itself to Declare Trump’s Speech “Presidential”
The Slatest
Feb. 22 2017 4:44 PM15 Metal Albums Whose Titles Are Less Dark Than the Washington Post’s New Motto
The Slatest
Feb. 16 2017 6:35 PMThe Lies, Exaggerations, and Obfuscations That Came Out of Trump’s Mouth While He Called the Media “Dishonest”
Technology
Feb. 7 2017 9:08 PMWhy the White House Keeps Crying “Fake News”It’s a desperate ploy to distract the media from their real jobs.
The Slatest
Jan. 24 2017 5:35 PMThis Is What Happens When Trump’s Rhetoric Is Too Outlandish for His Advisers to Defend
The Slatest
Jan. 20 2017 6:28 PMHow Fox News Described Trump’s Speech: “Muscular,” “Masterful,” “Completely Nonpartisan"
Politics
Jan. 12 2017 3:38 PMHow Trump Is Manipulating the MediaHe exploited voters’ status anxieties in the election. Now he’s doing it to journalists.
Moneybox
Jan. 9 2017 4:41 PMNo, AP, You Don’t Need to “Fact-Check” Whether Meryl Streep Is Overrated
Future Tense
Jan. 5 2017 2:27 PMRussia Used Fake News to Influence the Election, Says U.S. Intelligence Chief
Technology
Dec. 20 2016 5:54 PMHow Many People Really Get Their News From Facebook?Not as many as you’ve heard.
Future Tense
Dec. 15 2016 1:03 PMFacebook’s Plan to Fight Fake News Is Sensibly Cautious
Technology
Dec. 13 2016 5:54 AMOnly You Can Stop the Spread of Fake NewsIt’s not enough to ignore bogus stories. Help slow their proliferation with Slate’s new debunking tool.
The Slatest
March 15 2017 9:25 PMIrony Dies Again as Russia Today Launches Fake-News Debunker
Future Tense
March 7 2017 5:35 PMMove Fast and Break TrustGoogle’s alternative facts and Uber’s self-driving accidents are symptoms of a deeper problem that is only going to get worse.
Future Tense
March 1 2017 1:42 PMI Paid $20 to Ask Marc Andreessen Why He Blocks Me on Twitter
The Slatest
Feb. 27 2017 5:16 PMTrump Did the White House Press Corps a Favor. Now They Can Fix Their Gross, Corrosive Dinner.
Future Tense
Feb. 17 2017 5:43 PMFacebook’s New “Manifesto” Is Political. Mark Zuckerberg Just Won’t Admit It.
Future Tense
Feb. 9 2017 4:25 PMWikipedia’s Daily Mail Ban Is a Welcome Rebuke to Terrible Journalism
Future Tense
Jan. 31 2017 3:59 PMFacebook Is Cracking Down on “Inauthentic” Content
Politics
Jan. 23 2017 9:53 PMSean Spicer Got MilderTrump’s press secretary tried to steamroll the media and failed. Now he’s back to spinning them the old-fashioned way.
Moneybox
Jan. 18 2017 3:20 PMFox News Was the Dominant News Source in the 2016 Election, Survey Shows
Technology
Jan. 11 2017 1:06 AMBuzzFeed’s BombshellWhy the site published the explosive memos about Trump and Russia—and why no one beat them to it.
Future Tense
Jan. 6 2017 5:15 PMWhat Facebook’s Decision to Hire Campbell Brown Says About Its Future
Future Tense
Jan. 4 2017 6:29 PMWhy Mark Zuckerberg Is Suddenly Acting Like a Politician
The Slatest
Dec. 16 2016 8:45 PMObama Blames the Media for the Rise of Fake News. Is He Right?
Future Tense
Dec. 14 2016 4:54 PM“Is This Something That’s Going to Haunt Me the Rest of My Life?”What it’s like to be the IT guy who accidentally helped Russia (maybe) hack the election.
Technology
Dec. 6 2016 6:58 PMStop Calling Everything “Fake News”Journalists are blurring several problems into one—and making it impossible to solve.

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