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Trying to explain a singularly humiliating firing.
It is bad enough that Frank Bruni has decided that his New York Times column should be devoted to cheesy stories told in a you-can-succeed-if-you-really-try style.
Ross Douthat Is On Another Erroneous Rampage Against Secularism
December 26, 2013
The New York Times columnist's Christmas musings show he just doesn't understand atheists.
New York Times Columnist Writes About Ghosts, and Confusion Ensues
October 31, 2013
The New Republic's Leon Wieseltier has already taken a satisfying whack at T.M. Luhrmann, the occasional New York Times columnist who writes about spirituality and religion.
In Tuesday's paper, New York Times reporters Jonathan Weisman and Jennifer Steinhauer have a story on the female senators who have tried to find a debt-ceiling bargain. They include Susan Collins, Barbara Mikulski, Kelly Ayotte, and Lisa Murkowski.
The New Republic Sex Issue
October 07, 2013
The New York Times Book Review published a sex issue Sunday, which includes reviews, author essays, and readers’ stories about losing one’s innocence.
Dear Congress, Forgoing Pay Doesn't Exonerate You
October 04, 2013
As the shutdown drags on—and almost one million furloughed federal workers sit at home without pay—public outrage has burned hot at the congressional lawmakers who will continue receiving their $174,000 annual salary no matter how long this lasts.
The Financial Times Wrote a Tina Brown Puff Piece. We've Annotated It.
September 18, 2013
John Gapper of The Financial Times has a story on Tina Brown which gives new meaning to the term "puff piece." The title, "Tina Brown Leaves Journalism in Her Wake," does an adequate job of summarizing the flavor of Gapper's article, which essentiall
A Guide to Syria's Best Citizen Journalism
August 29, 2013
Whether or not the United States intervenes in Syria’s civil war, one thing about the current situation won’t change: Those of us outside Syria’s borders will never be entirely sure what’s happening within them. Syria has become the most dangerous country in the world for journalists, and legacy media outlets have, understandably, sent fewer and fewer of their reporters into harm’s way. This means that if journalists and policymakers in western countries want information from a source other than Bashar al Assad’s regime, they have to take it from citizen journalists, nearly all of whom are activists who openly support the opposition.
Note to David Brock: All Clinton News Is Fit to Print
August 20, 2013
If I say “Bill Clinton” and “Kazakhstan,” does that ring a bell?