Media

The Loneliness of Sy Hersh
May 12, 2015

He used to be a celebrated journalist. Now, his alternate history of Osama bin Laden's death is making him a mockery.

What Is David Brooks's Purpose?
The Times columnist says moral debate is dying. He must not be paying attention to #BlackLivesMatter.
May 07, 2015

The Times columnist says moral debate is dying. He must not be paying attention to #BlackLivesMatter.

Ed Miliband Is So Weird, He Just Might Win Britain's Election
The conservative press and teenage "Milifans" are at war over the Labour leader's image
May 06, 2015

The conservative press and teenage "Milifans" are at war over the Labour leader's image.

Thomas Friedman Is Tired of Germany's Pacifism
May 06, 2015

The New York Times columnist would like to see the country become "a more serious, activist global power." Is that wise?

How Did Everybody Suddenly Become an Expert on French Visual Satire?
May 06, 2015

'Charlie Hebdo' is a complicated issue, so it's worth going to informed sources, not instant experts.

The Anti-Islam Exhibit Attacked in Texas Is a Clearer Free Speech Case Than 'Charlie Hebdo'
May 04, 2015

The most clarifying test cases for free speech involve the defense of the vile. 

America Has Not Reached a Transgender Tipping Point
The media would like to think so. Our laws and statistics prove otherwise.
April 27, 2015

The media would like to think so. Our laws and statistics prove otherwise.

Forget Staying Beautiful. Women Should Aspire to Eternal Coolness.
Chloë Sevigny, Patti Smith, and Kim Gordon get it
April 27, 2015

Chloë Sevigny, Patti Smith, and Kim Gordon get it.

Acting Without Thinking
The most effective protest movements have been enriched by debating ideas and strategy
April 24, 2015

The most effective protest movements have been enriched by debating ideas and strategy.

The Future of Binge TV Belongs to America's Oldest Sport
April 21, 2015

How the boys of summer are making sure you know winter is coming.

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