Media

newseum

Good riddance to the Newseum

December 31, 2019 6:07 am

The shrine to the importance of ‘journalism’ was doomed from the outset

scruton

Roger Scruton: a year in which much was lost – but more gained

December 29, 2019 7:37 am

Despite everything, I have so much to be grateful for

jewish genius

Want to know the secret of ‘Jewish genius’?

December 28, 2019 6:45 pm

Read this column

1619 project

The 1619 Project is the 2019 Project — and the 2020 Project

December 24, 2019 5:53 am

The New York Times is stoking the woke with a narrative of shame

transphobic

Are you heterosexual? Or simply transphobic?

December 19, 2019 5:28 am

Sexual attraction, as evidenced by the term itself, has a lot to do with, well, sex

interview harvey weinstein

2019 was the year of the ill-advised celebrity interview

December 18, 2019 4:53 am

A-list abusers think they’re living in their own movie

richard jewell

Richard Jewell was a victim of ‘fake news’

December 15, 2019 5:09 pm

Over two decades ago, the security guard hero’s life was ruined by an agenda-driven media

NRA

The NRA’s next spokesperson should be a teenager

December 12, 2019 5:14 pm

I’m sure the media would handle critics of their spokeskid with the grace and demeanor they do with attacks on Greta Thunberg

greta thunberg

Greta Thunberg is Donald Trump’s mirror image

December 12, 2019 2:20 pm

Every criticism, in her admirers’ eyes, confirms her righteousness and her opponents’ malignancy

andrew sullivan

Andrew Sullivan: The evidence against Trump is overwhelming

December 12, 2019 9:50 am

I’m one of those people who find the holiday season the darkest time of the year

richard jewell

Why is everyone pretending reporters never sleep with sources?

December 11, 2019 12:53 pm

The Twitter reaction to Richard Jewell is completely expected and completely contrived

uk british elections

The Washington Post gets the British elections wrong

December 10, 2019 11:45 am

Nobody in Britain is politically literate

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