Megan Garber

Megan Garber is a staff writer at The Atlantic. She was formerly an assistant editor at the Nieman Journalism Lab, where she wrote about innovations in the media.

The Difference Between Ferguson and #Ferguson

After a white police officer shot an unarmed, black 18-year-old, people condemned a suburb of St. Louis. But this kind of tragedy could have happened anywhere in America.

The Evolution of Slang

For a century and a half, The New York Times has been earnestly—and hilariously—defining topical terms. 

Gaza, by Way of NASA

An astronaut takes a photograph that captures both wonder and war.