The Limits of Gawkerism
July 21, 2015
Can the website’s ideology survive its worst crisis yet?
Did Gawker Decide to Stop Being Gawker?
July 17, 2015
Tabloid journalism has more complicated roots than the simple pursuit of viral content.
The Paper Where Ta-Nehisi Coates Learned the Ropes
July 14, 2015
David Carr's Washington City Paper shaped two of America’s preeminent black writers.
Chloë Sevigny, Patti Smith, and Kim Gordon get it.
Does ESPN's Britt McHenry count? Maybe. But the woman who flipped her middle finger in Arlington National Cemetery doesn't.
Why Are Female Journalists Burning Out? Here's a Theory.
April 10, 2015
In a new poll, 67 percent said they intended to leave journalism or were uncertain about their future, versus 55 percent for men.
Finally, men are treated as having frivolous concerns, too.
Cynthia Ozick's argument makes no sense in today's literary economy.
Workers of the Word Unite
March 02, 2015
On language and class at the copy desk.
Working on the Race Beat
March 01, 2015
The future of racial coverage at The New York Times and elsewhere.