What I'm reading about the crisis in media; a great, overlooked '90s crime thriller; and a wonderful compilation of new-sound folk covers
Greetings from Read Max HQ, and welcome to our weekly roundup column, in which I pick out some worthwhile and often overlooked books, articles, movies, and music to recommend to paying subscribers. For this week’s round-up, I’ve got:
A roundup of articles and podcasts that I’ve been reading and listening to about the recent spate of layoffs and shutdowns in the news media business;
a fantastic ‘90s thriller from a great overlooked director; and
a great compilation of reworked renditions of classic folk songs.
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Now, the roundup. First, as always, a dispatch from the future: