Death to the "Public Intellectual"
It's time to democratize the title
February 17, 2015

It's time to democratize the title.

A Reporter Leaves His Beat
David Carr, 1956 - 2015
February 13, 2015

"There won't be another David Carr."

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.

Topless Girls in British Tabloids Are a Product, Not a Cause, of Sexism
January 27, 2015

Rupert Murdoch is still the worst, though.

No, The Decline in Marriage Did Not Increase Inequality
The New York Times' David Leonhardt gets it wrong
January 16, 2015

The New York Times' David Leonhardt gets it wrong.