Media

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The true cost of faked hate crimes

February 19, 2019 6:48 pm

Should we punish fraudulent victims as vigorously as real criminals?

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An exhaustive list of ‘Conservative Critics’ from The Bulwark

February 18, 2019 5:57 pm

Views from all quarters of the conservative movement

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The pathetic drama of pushing in the press pen

February 15, 2019 1:57 pm

Following Trump around to film his speeches doesn’t make you a hero

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The life of a transblack genderqueer Muslim atheist at 27

February 15, 2019 12:10 pm

Esquire profiled the wrong person this month. We all know who should have been on the cover

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Women’s site Babe.net closes US office

February 14, 2019 5:48 pm

The winter of digital media discontent continues

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Esquire falls foul of hashtag activism

February 13, 2019 10:16 am

The men’s magazine ran a cover story about how hard it is to be a white man

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Special delivery from Jeff Bezos

February 8, 2019 1:26 pm

The Amazon and Washington Post mogul has thrown down the gauntlet to the National Enquirer

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Contempt for Liam Neeson has ‘Taken’ its toll on me

February 8, 2019 10:21 am

I don’t have money, but what I do have are a very particular set of skills. Skills I have acquired over a very long career in online social justice

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Who’s afraid of Tulsi Gabbard?

February 6, 2019 1:21 pm

The Hawaii congresswoman is an identity politics box-ticker, yet MSNBC has it in for her. Why?

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What does anyone learn from the banning of Ben Shapiro?

February 5, 2019 2:18 am

Institutions of higher learning should focus on educating people, not on bringing them together

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Deepfakes could be good news

February 2, 2019 11:02 am

Is it a bad thing if we learn to be wary of internet media?

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Revealed: Steve Bannon’s ‘most influential Catholics’ listicle

January 30, 2019 6:42 pm

Who are Steve Bannon’s top Catholic influencers?

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The Trump presidency is taking its toll…on the once fresh faces of CNN anchors

January 29, 2019 3:57 pm

Usually it’s the president who looks worse for wear

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EXCLUSIVE: A sneak preview of Jim Acosta’s new book

January 29, 2019 9:07 am

Ghostwritten by Roger Kimball

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#MeToo has hurt women in the workplace

January 28, 2019 9:04 pm

High-powered men are now scared of mentoring women

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Bonfire of the ‘journalists’: social justice clickbait faces its Waterloo

January 27, 2019 1:26 pm

Digital media downsizing has as much to do with ideology as economic pressures

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How digital media killed itself

January 27, 2019 11:30 am

Media companies favor competing with one another over finding what they’re best at. Their employees have paid the price

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Why SNL’s Tucker Carlson skit was a misfire

January 27, 2019 10:46 am

SNL writers presumably believe that all Fox News shows operate on the same level of idiocy — and that isn’t right

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The media were guilty of their own ‘fake news’ when it came to protesting schoolchildren

January 24, 2019 12:11 pm

It was so disheartening to see the liberal media go out of its way last weekend to confirm Trump’s cynicism

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Baffling times at The Baffler

January 23, 2019 6:31 pm

Why did they really delete that Bernie article?

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Russell Baker and Masterpiece Journalism

January 23, 2019 11:04 am

The absence of directness in modern American journalism reflects the cowardice and complicity of the journalists

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Smirking, the infamous facial expression of the far-right

January 23, 2019 9:46 am

Let’s punch away their problematic adoration of Trump until nothing remains but a hollow shell of the boys they once were

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How the Covington kids gave us our latest lesson on the ills of public shaming

January 22, 2019 1:26 pm

We’ve been doing this to each other for a while

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Who is the real Nathan Phillips?

January 22, 2019 1:13 pm

He isn’t a Vietnam veteran