Media

john r. macarthur journalism snowflakes

The coddling of American journalism

September 22, 2018 6:49 am

The snowflakes aren’t melting as they get older and wiser. They now have jobs in publishing and media and are marching through the institutions they work for

ian buruma

Ian Buruma and the age of sexual McCarthyism

September 20, 2018 10:46 am

The New York Review of Books editor is the latest casualty of the identitarian mob

advertising

When did advertising become so banal?

September 20, 2018 7:35 am

The more starry-eyed the corporate motto, the bleaker the reality it conceals

colin kaepernick

How Nike turned a protest about racial injustice into advertising

September 6, 2018 8:24 am

Is the Colin Kaepernick advert nothing more than a cynical marketing move?

social media newsstand

Social media should be held to the same bar as a newsstand, not a publisher

August 21, 2018 7:19 am

Doing otherwise would be a great disservice to American audiences.

Could The New York Times’s abortion coverage be any more one-eyed?

August 12, 2018 4:03 pm

Words are wonderful things — it’s sad to see how the Gray Lady twists them.

The club sandwich: three slices of white supremacy?

June 20, 2018 3:35 pm

Is ‘the perfect American food’ soaked in imperialism and all-male white chumminess?

Circe has been recast as the girl next door – it’s a sign of the times

April 13, 2018 11:55 am

When poor old battered Odysseus landed on Circe’s island having lost all his ships (except his flagship) when he tangled…

In The US of A, it’s a woman’s, woman’s, woman’s world!

April 5, 2018 10:46 am

New York If Albanian television had shown the programme CBS did last week — with a woman who has sex…

My date with Steve Bannon

March 8, 2018 12:00 pm

Gstaad The muffled sound of falling snow is ever-present. It makes the dreary beautiful and turns the bleak into magic.…