Media

Sushi, Muffins, and Hipsters
A reasonably complete guide to gentrification in The New York Times
July 08, 2013

A complete guide to gentrification in The New York Times.

How Obama Can Truly Lead from Behind on Egypt
July 05, 2013

In January 2006, almost one year to the day after President George W.

Glenn Greenwald: Columnist or Criminal?
Just because objectivity can't exist in journalism doesn't mean writers shouldn't strive for it
July 02, 2013

What the debate over his role reveals about the idea of objectivity in journalism.

The Washington Post Wants Snowden's Leaks to Stop, But It Won't Stop Publishing Them
July 02, 2013

“Plug these leaks,” says the improbable print headline over this morning’s lead editorial in the Washington Post.

How Could Two Puppets Provoke Such Rage?
June 28, 2013

Magazine covers—if I may risk journo-splaining here—are meant to be provocative. That is, they’re meant to provoke you to pick up the magazine while browsing at, say, Hudson News. Once you do so, it’s all over.

When Breaking News Threatens To Break Ankles, Too
June 26, 2013

With the Supreme Court scheduled to release its most anticipated rulings this week, CNN’s embarrassingly wrong interpretation of the Court's Obamacare ruling a year ago was fresh in reporters’ minds.

Instagram Is Turning Children Into Fashion Monsters
June 25, 2013

There has perhaps never been a more fashionable child than the five-year-old featured yesterday on New York mag’s The Cut, who—with the languidly bored face of a Brazilian supermodel—flaunts his stylishness in photo after photo: here he wears a bombe

The Maddening Math in Washington (and The New York Times)
June 24, 2013

Over the weekend, Jennifer Steinhauer reported an interesting development in The New York Times about the new math in our nation's capital: the failure of the farm bill to pass the House after 62 conservative Republicans voted against a bill supporte

ALL-CAPS TYPOGRAPHY IS DOOMED
The Navy has formally abandoned all-caps communiques. You probably have, too.
June 24, 2013

The Navy has formally abandoned all-caps communiques. You probably have, too.

In Baghdad With the Relentless Reporter
What made Michael Hastings so good
June 24, 2013

What made Michael Hastings so good.

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