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.

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.
Moneybox
April 27 2017 12:37 PMThe Media’s “Bubble” Problem Is Really a Diversity ProblemAnd it runs much deeper than party or place.
Future Tense
April 17 2017 7:40 PMFacebook Wanted Its Live Videos to Be “Raw and Visceral.” But Not Like This.
Moneybox
April 11 2017 12:51 PMA Surprising Number of People Think United Is Not the Villain. Here Are the Worst Takes.
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”
Moneybox
May 1 2017 5:41 PMA “Tiny Fraction” of New York Times Readers Have Canceled Their Subscriptions Over Bret Stephens
Technology
April 25 2017 5:45 AMElon Musk Is Telling Fairy TalesHis startup ideas always sound impossible. That might be why they work.
Politics
April 14 2017 1:35 PMDear Public Editor: What Are You Doing?How Liz Spayd is squandering the most important watchdog job in journalism.
Politics
April 6 2017 9:54 PMIgnoring the President Won’t Make Him Go AwayHow cable news botched the Susan Rice story—and then got it right.

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