The Story We Stopped Telling

“That’s what makes New York special and different and strong….”
– Mayor Michael Bloomberg (:34 to :42)

As National Geographic prepares to launch its Arabic edition in Libya, Saudi Arabia, and Yemen (among other countries), we think yet again about the disastrous editorial trade-offs we’re making.

Which makes us all the more grateful when a public figure takes a principled and risky stand to embrace the story and the values that are vital to our society — and which once mattered to our Society before it aspired to become a global media brand.

NO NEW POSTS will be published here after February 6, 2014. THIS IS WHY.