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May 17, 2018

JSTOR Daily: new look, same scholarly rigor

JSTOR Daily, our scholarship-backed magazine, has a new look. The new site was designed to make it easier for you to explore, discover, and read articles.

JSTOR Daily continues to publish articles based on peer-reviewed, fact-based, careful thinking and writing that help us understand what’s going on in the world today. As always, the underlying scholarship cited and linked in our stories is open and accessible to all readers. And with the new design,  it is now easier… Read more»

September 19, 2017

JSTOR Daily receives award from Association of Food Journalists

Sweet! JSTOR Daily received the Best Non-Newspaper Food Feature award from the Association of Food Journalists for Cara Strickland’s “Why Was Turkish Delight C.S. Lewis’s Guilty Pleasure?

The Association of Food Journalists is a professional organization dedicated to preserving and perpetuating responsible food journalism, and this year’s awards recognized excellence in 13 categories of food writing and editing, visuals, and multimedia. OtherRead more»

August 11, 2017

A smart take on smartphones from JSTOR Daily

A recent piece in The Atlantic highlighted the negative social and mental health effects smartphones are having on American teens. Not so fast, says Alexandra Samuel, JSTOR Daily’s tech columnist. Samuel shifts the focus to the effects of smartphone culture on another generation—the parents of those teens.

The story is being cited in the New York Times, Slate, and elsewhere around the web.

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April 5, 2016

Celebrate when history became herstory, too

Did you know that it wasn’t until the 1970s when the first courses in Women’s History were created? Among the scholarly pioneers was Gerda Lerner, a historian who made it her mission to spearhead the first Women’s Studies programs. Thanks to Lerner and other visionaries at the time, we retraced our steps in history to find women’s footprints too, and thus an essential field of study was born.

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April 21, 2015

Linguistics journals find outlet on JSTOR Daily

Brace yourself for a humble-brag: JSTOR Daily‘s linguistics column, Lingua Obscura, has developed a loyal following. Lingua Obscura, a regular feature in the Daily newsletters, focuses on contemporary language patterns, including internet neologisms—think “stress-eating,” “rage-quitting,” and yes, “humble-bragging.”

Articles from the column have been picked up by the news website Reddit (“Young Women’s Language Patterns“), as well as a few linguistic blogs. This recent post on hip-hop was shared by the “NYT Now” app from the New York Times.

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