This day in history

2004, 2009, 2014, 2019, 2023.

Cory Doctorow
2 min readJun 7, 2024

This weekend (June 7–9), I’m in Amherst, New York to keynote the 25th Annual Media Ecology Association Convention and accept the Neil Postman Award for Career Achievement in Public Intellectual Activity.

#20yrsago Public Enemy’s history of copyright in hip hop

#20yrsago TheyWorkForYou: finest advocacy web-app in the world

#15yrsago Health insurers invest billions in tobacco stocks

#15yrsago Bullshit about newspapers’ future, dissected

#15yrsago Bad Science versus the piracy scare story

#10yrsago Why I’m sending 200 copies of Little Brother to a high-school in Pensacola, FL

#10yrsago Long-term weight loss considered nearly impossible

#10yrsago Handbook to figure out what’s in the public domain

#5yrsago People who document evidence of violent extremism are being shut down in Youtube’s crackdown on violent extremism

#5yrsago Australia’s raids on journalists signal an authoritarian turning point

#5yrsago A mysterious nonprofit made millions suing companies to put California cancer warnings on coffee

#1yrago A business model for bankrupting the oil companies