Media

white death

Newsweek and the misunderstanding of ‘white death’

November 30, 2019 1:44 pm

Condescending claims, uncritically reported

michael wolff

Michael Wolff is working on ‘nothing’

November 29, 2019 11:32 am

A surprising number of my contemporaries have children who are stand-up comics

syria journalism

In defense of journalism

November 29, 2019 8:20 am

‘Citizen journalists’ are no such thing

thanksgiving

Digital media invented the Thanksgiving argument

November 27, 2019 8:35 am

It’s an apt strategy for pulling in some general-interest clicks

conan

Trump honors hero dog Conan. Media goes barking mad

November 25, 2019 5:08 pm

Whos a good boy?

msnbc tulsi gabbard

MSNBC wages war on Tulsi the dove

November 25, 2019 12:36 pm

Gabbard enrages the favored network of the DNC. Is this to her advantage?

ad mike bloomberg

Could Bloomberg’s huge ad buy backfire?

November 25, 2019 12:13 pm

‘The sheer frequency could tip voters from aware to annoyed in a week’

dave rubin

Back to work with Dave Rubin

November 19, 2019 11:10 am

In a time of madness, the podcast host just wants to be a voice of reason

prince andrew

Prince Andrew’s BBC interview was utterly brilliant

November 17, 2019 3:16 pm

The royal gave the plebs what they want: entertainment

centrist dad

Sordid confessions of a Centrist Dad

November 14, 2019 9:38 am

I have taken to seeking out short films of taboo figures like Tony Blair and Barack Obama, being maturely analytical and thrillingly reasonable

Northwestern University

A journalism lesson from Northwestern

November 12, 2019 6:58 pm

While the student journalists deserve criticism, they might benefit from some sympathy as well

dc magazine

How do you make the most ‘quintessentially English’ magazine work in the US?

November 11, 2019 12:51 pm

Launches and liquid lunches in New York and Washington

cigarettes

Cigarettes are marvelous

November 10, 2019 5:11 pm

All of us, in the end, will return to dust

#metooing autopsy

Autopsy of a #MeTooing

November 9, 2019 1:00 am

Digital media is concerned with the trauma of women only inasmuch as it can create an effective spectacle of the grotesque

donald trump twitter

Misreading the Twitter presidency

November 7, 2019 8:25 pm

The New York Times analysis of @realdonaldtrump is the journalistic equivalent of the dozens of people every year who claim to see Jesus’s face in their food

amy robach

The mysterious career of Amy Robach

November 6, 2019 4:48 pm

The establishment can’t function without its media army of spineless egomaniacs

words matter language

Words matter: we must be more honest about language

November 4, 2019 1:35 pm

When we say politicians should be pilloried, we don’t mean passers-by should throw rocks at them

debate

Who’s listening? Civilized debate is dead

November 4, 2019 12:59 pm

Our society has become perfectly content with a set of unchallenged lies

Deadspin

Lessons in advertising from the death of Deadspin

November 1, 2019 1:47 pm

Advertisers should learn a lesson: bad buys can be worse than silence

nick fuentes

Nick Fuentes fills Milo’s gap

November 1, 2019 1:33 pm

Turning Point USA is under assault — from further right

bbc

I was ambushed by the BBC about Obama and cancel culture

October 31, 2019 11:21 am

Nobody can really pass the ideological purity test that some people in the culture are currently trying to enforce

abu bakr al-baghdadi

Awful Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi headline inspires #WaPoDeathNotices

October 27, 2019 4:06 pm

A masterclass in headline-writing from the Washington Post

intellectual dark web

The Intellectual Dark Web is more liberal than you’d think

October 25, 2019 3:24 pm

Most of us hold opinions that 70 years ago would have placed us to the left of the Overton window

new york

Even in New York they’re going nuts over Brexit

October 25, 2019 1:47 pm

The many arguments for and against are immaterial. All that matters is who wins

provocative

Trump uses provocative terms because he wants to provoke

October 22, 2019 1:11 pm

The Donald always makes his fiercest critics look silly and vain