Media

headlines

Headlines of the coming year

December 31, 2019 7:10 am

Trump Tweet Hints At Displeasure With Lawyer ‘Rudy Is A Great Guy But He Is Making Trump Look Evil And Should Stop Going On TV NOW!!!’

newseum

Good riddance to the Newseum

December 31, 2019 6:07 am

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

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

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

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

gq

GQ is a holy text of woke capital

October 16, 2019 2:50 pm

As with clothes, ‘woke’ fashions offer endless content as different social phenomena are humorlessly deconstructed

journalism students

Dear journalism students…

September 23, 2019 12:11 am

Here’s how to make it in the media

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The accurate representation of the world

September 19, 2019 2:36 pm

A reluctance to speak the truth instills an unwillingness or even inability to see the truth

The Spectator’s first US edition is coming!

September 11, 2019 11:44 am

Subscribe early for the best possible deal

spectator magazine

The Spectator, the oldest magazine in the world, to launch US edition

August 14, 2019 12:23 pm

It’s only taken 191 years. Subscribe now before we change our minds

barstool

El Presidente vs. El Union Presidente: AOC and Barstool founder clash online

August 13, 2019 6:09 pm

‘Hey @aoc welcome to thunder dome. Debate me’

new york times

A letter to our subscribers, from the New York Times

August 7, 2019 2:23 pm

As told to Chadwick Moore

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The uneasy legacy of Christopher Hitchens

July 25, 2019 2:21 pm

What will become of the Hitch?

journalist

Who counts as a journalist, anyway?

July 13, 2019 7:49 pm

Many of us are still clinging to a mindset in which the ‘journalist’ is hailed as an ideal without prejudice or bias

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The media’s exploitation of this photograph shames the West

June 27, 2019 7:40 am

The publicization of an image of a drowned father and his daughter breaches the dignity of the deceased

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The blistering bathos of Game of Thrones

May 22, 2019 5:06 pm

Game of Thrones’s climax presents a problem for America’s prestige publications

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‘Boom!’: an autopsy of the media after the Mueller bombshell

April 4, 2019 11:05 am

Dunking on Rachel Maddow may be fun, but she’s far from the sole perpetrator

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The real Russiagate: why are the press ignoring Putin’s troops in Venezuela?

March 28, 2019 11:27 am

Yet again, the US media sidesteps important foreign policy coverage

jussie smollett

The whitewashing of Jussie Smollett

March 27, 2019 5:01 am

Was he guilty? Or just a jackass? 

new york times

New York Times: Brexit is white supremacy

March 25, 2019 9:18 am

The editors of the Times will print any nonsense about Britain so long as it confirms their prejudices about Brexit

caroline farrow misgendering

Can you go to jail for ‘misgendering’? One British journalist is about to find out

March 19, 2019 5:23 pm

Caroline Farrow is being investigated by a British police force for sending some tweets

vice media

VICE Media is the mausoleum that cool built

March 4, 2019 4:50 pm

The company is now just another dreary enforcer of online norms

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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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Trump doesn’t understand his base

February 18, 2019 5:20 am

And it’s hurting him

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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