Media + Culture

    Newsflash: There Are Drugs at Coachella—Let’s Help People Use Them Safely

    Coachella, the giant annual music and arts festival in California’s Colorado Desert, began April ...

    Filter’s Editor Discusses Our Mission—And the Problems With Wider Media Coverage of Drugs

    Filter‘s editor-in-chief, Will Godfrey, was interviewed for the April 3 episode of Narcotica—a podcast about ...

    Now the CDC Seems to Be Pushing Fentanyl Myths in Its New Video

    On March 27, the Centers for Disease Control, in collaboration with the Fredericksburg, Virginia Police ...

    “Patently False” Fentanyl Myth Peddled by Vermont Police Chief

    On March 15, Brett Flansburg, a Vermont state trooper, collapsed in the parking lot ...

    “Never Enough:” Author of New Addiction Book Risks Promoting Stigma Against MAT

    On February 12, Terry Gross interviewed neuroscientist Judith Grisel for NPR about her forthcoming ...

    “Russian Doll” Is a Case Study of Existential Recovery

    Russian Doll, the acclaimed Netflix comedy-drama built around Natasha Lyonne, tackles loss, trauma, self-destruction ...

    In the Tobacco Harm Reduction Debate, Civility Has Gone Up in Smoke

    In the pursuit of reducing the harms caused by cigarettes, those of us who ...