Media Diet is an experimental site by Mark Hurst.

The goal of Media Diet is to pull together multiple sources on a given topic as it develops over weeks or months. As Princeton historian Julian Zelizer put it, "We are in desperate need of long-term perspective, reminders of the big developments that get swamped in the daily chaos, and of assistance in putting the different pieces of the news together."


Corona: Last updated January 6, 2021

    • What comes next
    • What caused the crisis
    • Who acted well
    • Who acted poorly
    • Explainers

Slack: Last updated December 14, 2020

Juul: Last updated November 1, 2020

Videos: Last updated Apr 2020

Insightful Reads: Last updated Dec 2019