Journalism

Should Young Writers "Wait Their Turn"? This Famous Old Writer Thinks So.
March 30, 2015

Cynthia Ozick's argument makes no sense in today's literary economy.

Workers of the Word Unite
On language and class at the copy desk
March 02, 2015

On language and class at the copy desk.

Working on the Race Beat
The future of racial coverage at The New York Times and elsewhere
March 01, 2015

The future of racial coverage at The New York Times and elsewhere.

Essential Life Lessons From Mike Allen
February 23, 2015

“If you haven't met her, she ain't your girlfriend, dude.”

The Rise of Feelings Journalism
A condescending article about Jessica Williams is part of an unfortunate media trend
February 19, 2015

A condescending article about Jessica Williams is part of an unfortunate media trend.

Conservatives Have Waged a 50-Year War to Prove the News Media Can't Be Trusted
February 13, 2015

They say the Brian Williams scandal is just the latest proof.

Working in a War Zone With Bob Simon, the Humble CBS Newsman
February 13, 2015

It's the rare television news correspondant who asks the cameras to remain off. 

Brian Williams Is Being Punished for Something Every Human Does
February 11, 2015

Unreliable memory is a feature, not a bug, of the human brain.

The New Republic's Legacy on Race
A historical reflection
January 29, 2015

A historical reflection.

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