Adrienne LaFrance

Adrienne LaFrance is a senior associate editor at The Atlantic, where she oversees the Technology Channel. Previously she worked as an investigative reporter for Honolulu Civil Beat, Nieman Journalism Lab, and WBUR.

The Anti-Plagiarism Machine

An analysis of hundreds of thousands of scientific papers finds text re-use is rampant, but it isn't always malicious.

Serial Episode 8: A Study in Bias?

Four Atlantic staffers discuss the latest installment of the podcast, in which listeners finally learn more about Jay.

Is It Wrong to Be Hooked on Serial?

Serialized nonfiction is an old-school journalistic format; it's the fandom around this real-life murder mystery that makes it feel different.

The Evolution of Chat

New features in software programs like Slack let people go on tangents and have side conversations more easily—more like talking out loud.