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Interviews with writers, journalists, filmmakers, and podcasters about how they do their work. Hosted by Aaron Lammer, Max Linsky, and Evan Ratliff.

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Episode 355: Taylor Lorenz

Taylor Lorenz just announced she is leaving her job covering internet culture for The Atlantic to join The New York Times.

“With technology and internet culture, I am more of an optimist than a lot of other people who cover those topics. It’s more ambiguous for me. It's more like, ‘This is the world we live in now and here are the pros and here are the cons. There are a lot of cons, but there are also these pros.’ I like how things shift and change under me. I like to see how things are constantly evolving.”

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  1. @taylorlorenz
  2. Lorenz on Longform
  3. [01:45] Lorenz’s archive at The Atlantic
  4. [06:15] "The Shooter’s Manifesto Was Designed to Troll" (The Atlantic • 2019)
  5. [06:30] "Instagram Is the Internet’s New Home for Hate" (The Atlantic • 2019)
  6. [07:50] "The Real Difference Between Creators and Influencers" (The Atlantic • 2019)
  7. [17:15] INSTANT
  8. [19:00] The Daily What
  9. [21:20] "Where Everyone’s an Influencer" (The Atlantic • 2019)
  10. [22:30] "How an App for Gamers Went Viral" (The Atlantic • 2019)
  11. [23:50] "The Instagram Aesthetic is Over" (The Atlantic • 2019)
  12. [35:55] "How Tea Accounts Are Fueling Influencer Feuds" (The Atlantic • 2019)
  13. [36:00] The Shade Room
  14. [37:00] "How DramaAlert Became the TMZ of YouTube" (Daily Beast • 2018)
  15. [41:00] Lorenz at Mic
  16. [46:45] "The Mysterious Disappearance (and Eventual Rebirth) of YouTube Star Issa Twaimz" (New York • 2017)
  17. [54:40] "What Is the Momo Challenge?" (E.J Dickson • Rolling Stone • 2019)
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