Edward Welsch

Edward Welsch is the executive editor at Chronicles: A Magazine of American Culture.  

Recent blog posts by this author

Why Difficult Video Games Are Best

I was recently at a brunch that included couples with young children when the hostess pulled out an attractive diversion for the kids: a mini-NES. To her surprise, all the 30-something fathers were just as excited as the kids, and the mass of young...

Assange's Arrest Threatens Global Press Freedom

  Freedom hath been hunted round the globe. Asia and Africa have long expelled her. Europe regards her like a stranger, and England hath given her warning to depart. - Thomas Paine, “Common Sense,” 1776. Wikileaks publisher Julian Assange...

Is Seattle Dying?

A local news documentary about Seattle’s rampant homelessness and drug-abuse crisis has touched a nerve with the city’s residents, many of whom say they are frustrated with the inability of the courts and local officials to deal with the problem...

Post-Russiagate: Who Has the Most Egg on Their Face?

The Muller probe has ended and with it the narrative that President Trump colluded with the Russian government to win the 2016 election. The reputations of media pundits and whole news organizations are now in shambles and exposed for all to see,...