Media

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

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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

fake news

If a video is viral, who cares if it’s fake?

July 23, 2020 10:05 am

Welcome to the age of unreality

open letters

Open letters have become ransom notes

July 23, 2020 1:18 am

Online diatribes decry a university’s shabby racial record and issue the now-standard list of demands

vivienne westwood

Watch: Vivienne Westwood’s bizarre Assange interview

July 22, 2020 1:30 pm

‘You want him in concrete, don’t you?’

new yorker

Fact-checking the New Yorker fact-checkers

July 21, 2020 4:12 pm

Esteemed magazine claims ‘two-thirds of Americans between the ages of 15 and 34’ treated in ER rooms suffered injuries inflicted by police or security guards

fox news

The crumbling lawsuit against Fox News

July 21, 2020 3:27 pm

The latest claims against the network are riddled with basic factual errors

A naked protester sits in front of police

LA Times thirsts after ‘Naked Athena’

July 21, 2020 8:58 am

It’s getting hot under Richard Read’s face mask

election

Do Democrats want Trump to deny the election outcome?

July 20, 2020 5:35 pm

Progressive politicians have fetishized the idea for decades

whining

The weaponization of whining

July 20, 2020 12:45 pm

A crack in The Narrative? A glimmer of sanity? Maybe. Well, not really

bari weiss anti-semitism

We’re all thought criminals now

July 19, 2020 11:09 am

If someone is accused of being racist or transphobic they are rarely given a chance to defend themselves

lauren southern

Should we forgive Lauren Southern?

July 17, 2020 12:27 pm

If she now seeks to return to the public eye with a more compassionate and thoughtful politics — well, good on her

cervical transphobic

Is it a ‘transphobic lie’ to say ‘only females get cervical cancer’?

July 16, 2020 9:02 am

Trans women are inherently incapable of experiencing the full biological expression of femaleness

manhattan journalism

Extra, extra — read all about us!

July 15, 2020 1:39 pm

Journalism is dying of self-obsession

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times

What is the point of the New York Times?

July 14, 2020 12:55 pm

Bari Weiss has a bright future ahead of her. The same cannot be said of the paper she has just left

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Bari Weiss: ‘Twitter is editing the New York Times’

July 14, 2020 11:50 am

‘I’ve always comforted myself with the notion that the best ideas win out. But ideas cannot win on their own’