Media

How the Internet Outgrew Gawker
July 20, 2015

The internet has changed, and so have we. Where does Gawker fit in now? 

Did Gawker Decide to Stop Being Gawker?
July 17, 2015

Tabloid journalism has more complicated roots than the simple pursuit of viral content.

Why Is Bill Kristol Embracing Confederate Nostalgia?
July 07, 2015

After all, neoconservatives historically have been hostile to Southern traditionalism.

The Digital Media Revolution Will Not Be Televised
June 29, 2015

Michael Wolff’s new argument about the future of television is just as unconvincing as when I first made it 15 years ago.

The New Republic’s Campaign for Marriage Equality
June 26, 2015

Today's Supreme Court decision was a very, very long time coming.

Dylann Roof's Defense of White Rule in Africa Has Roots in American Conservatism
June 24, 2015

If the Charleston killer was “the last Rhodesian,” then National Review's conservatives were the first American Rhodesians.

How Many Times Has Obama Been "Beneath the Dignity of His Office"?
June 23, 2015

The president used the n-word, and conservative media is appalled. Again.

Goodfellas' Narrow, Simplistic View of Masculinity
June 15, 2015

Martin Scorsese's film shows the ugly, stupid consequences of manliness, but has nothing to offer in its place.

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