Michael Blanding

About Michael Blanding

Michael Blanding

Michael Blanding is a journalist with more than 25 years of experience, covering media, crime, culture, and the environment. His work has appeared in publications including The New York Times, Wired, The New Republic, Slate, The Nation, and others. His most recent book, “The Map Thief,” was named an NPR Book of the Year in 2014.

Shifting the Focus

By From Nieman Reports November 10, 2016

A swirling pinkish orb, emerging out of the void. Voiceover: “Hundreds of years down the line, who’s going to know who was the president of the United States, or something?” Solar rays over a vast planetary … Read more