Media

spectator

The Spectator, a British grocery store and cancel culture — a cautionary tale

September 24, 2020 4:13 pm

Companies wisely stay out of party political battles, so why enter the culture wars and disparage a chunk of your customers?

hunter biden

Why is the media downplaying the Hunter Biden story?

September 24, 2020 11:25 am

It’s as if impeachment never happened!

amy dorris

Trump’s latest accuser is believable. Thanks to #MeToo, it doesn’t matter

September 18, 2020 4:09 pm

Amy Dorris will not be treated like Tara Reade

joe biden

Hiding Biden from tough questions hurts him more than it helps him

September 16, 2020 5:52 pm

The media’s softballs set the former VP up for a fall

harry perry robinson

Never a dull sentence: the journalism of Harry Perry Robinson

September 15, 2020 8:58 am

Escape Artist: The Nine Lives of Harry Perry Robinson by Joseph McAleer reviewed

donald trump leading

Leading vs lying

September 11, 2020 12:43 pm

It’s hard to take Bob Woodward’s gotcha gambit seriously

bob woodward

What the hell happened to Bob Woodward?

September 11, 2020 9:48 am

The legendary reporter has a problem with the truth

media

People trust the media less than Trump on COVID. Here’s why

September 10, 2020 1:59 pm

Congratulations, esteemed colleagues: you did it

Sources: Atlantic editor Jeffrey Goldberg weeps in his office ‘all the time’

September 4, 2020 9:53 pm

Goldberg reported Friday that Trump derided fallen soldiers during a 2018 trip to France

emmanuel macron

Emmanuel Macron is a Karen

September 3, 2020 12:18 pm

The French president berated a journalist who dared to try to cover his complicated maneuvers in Lebanon

andrew sullivan

My run-in with the New York Times

September 2, 2020 11:20 pm

‘This is where we now are. A reporter is in fear of being canceled if he doesn’t cancel someone else’

without evidence

What does ‘without evidence’ mean?

September 1, 2020 11:40 pm

A particularly disingenuous new media stock phrase

jessica yaniv progressive misogyny

How progressive misogyny works

August 27, 2020 9:22 am

Some of us panic because we take nothing for granted. Progress is not linear

bari weiss election

Who really wants to delegitimize the election result?

August 22, 2020 5:25 am

The New York Times wants to save democracy by undermining it

karlie kloss

Karlie Kloss, renaissance woman

August 15, 2020 12:27 pm

Jared’s sister-in-law is leading a takeover of W magazine

antifa

The antifa aesthetic

August 10, 2020 9:27 pm

No wonder the Washington Post gave antifa a makeover

tiktok

The media’s TikTok blindspot

August 3, 2020 2:08 pm

Almost no journalist will write about why the Chinese app is a national security threat

new york times

How the New York Times profits from self-censorship

August 2, 2020 11:20 am

Not failing, but falling leftwards

nice white parents

The New York Times thinks ‘nice white parents’ are the root of all evil

August 1, 2020 4:28 am

Team Serial’s new podcast finds its new great villain

rupert murdoch

The real Rupert Murdoch

July 30, 2020 9:25 am

Wendi would humiliate him at dinner parties by saying things like, ‘What do you know? You are an old man’

umbrella A fire illuminates protesters standing on a barricade in front of the Third Police Precinct in Minneapolis

The curious Umbrella Man myth

July 30, 2020 5:11 am

Cockburn hasn’t seen this many people excited about an umbrella since Mary Poppins hit theaters in 1964

rich

Rich people are struggling during COVID, too

July 29, 2020 10:33 am

The average age in the Hamptons has to be well over 50 so the Hinge market was a disappointment

portnoy

Portnoy 2024, anyone?

July 24, 2020 4:59 pm

Barstool Sports dabbles in politics

economist

The Economist should be more like Walt Whitman

July 23, 2020 12:51 pm

The paper’s election modeling betrays an undercurrent of anxiety

polar bears

Is the demise of polar bears being exaggerated?

July 23, 2020 12:38 pm

Many of the assumptions about polar bears and sea ice have been made on the back of the animals’ decline in the Western Hudson Bay area of Canada