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Extremism: Its Supporters and a Voice of Reason

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 11.08.2014 | Politics
Raymond J. Learsy

Today's New York Times carried an in-depth article about one of the myriad supporters of extremist Islam ("Qatar's Support of Extremists Alienates Al...

Ideally, A Journalist...

Carol Smaldino | Posted 11.04.2014 | Impact
Carol Smaldino

Ideally, journalists attempt to bring us the truth. And we will value their lives and contributions fully, as fully as we can, if we attempt to not only value their having lived, or even avenge their deaths.

Don't Hate Us Because We Are Cultured, Worldly, On the Upswing... and Yes, Beautiful

Gerard Bush | Posted 10.13.2014 | Miami
Gerard Bush

Far from becoming a more interesting city "just by existing", Miamians have actively taken responsibility for our own narrative and how the greater public, not to mention ourselves, perceive the magic city in totality.

Sexual Harassment In The Sciences Is Troublingly Common

NYTimes | Christie Aschwanden | Posted 08.13.2014 | Women
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As an undergraduate student in biology, I spent several weeks in Costa Rica one summer with an older graduate student on a research project deep in th...

Girls Become More Common In Little League World Series

NYTimes | Mike Tierney | Posted 08.13.2014 | Women
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Coinciding with Little League Baseball’s 75th anniversary, the backdrop for its World Series that commences Thursday in Williamsport, Pa., are two o...

How Colorado Towns Have Diverged On Marijuana Legalization

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 08.03.2014 | Politics

As part of the New York Times' Op-Doc series on marijuana, documentary filmmaker Elaine McMillion Sheldon traveled to Gunnison County, Colorado to exp...

'NYT' Op-Ed Militates for Higher Oil Prices and Fewer American Jobs

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 09.25.2014 | Business
Raymond J. Learsy

Mr. Steven Rattner demonstrates that he lives in an oil industry induced fantasy whose preachments have seduced the public, our government, our press in the misguided belief that the price we are paying for oil is a market derived price reflective of actual supply and demand. Nothing could be further from the truth.

Words Rich People Use That Poor People Don't

Gina Barreca | Posted 08.25.2014 | Comedy
Gina Barreca

There are lots of terms underprivileged tots don't know as well as their upper-class counterparts and I'm not sure reading to them will truly close the gap. How about giving their parents more access to well-paying, stable jobs?

This Is Everything That's Wrong With The Legal System

The Huffington Post | Carol Hartsell | Posted 04.30.2014 | Comedy

Hats off to The New York Times for creating this jaw-dropping re-enactment of possibly the dumbest legal deposition ever. The original deposition t...

CNN and Diana Christensen

Robert Slayton | Posted 05.20.2014 | Media
Robert Slayton

Last night, both CNN and MSNBC spent hours on how a satellite had spotted something in the Indian Ocean. That was it. Just that. But it sufficed as a rationale for ignoring Crimea, Affordable Health Care, Rand Paul and Chris Christie.

36 Hours in Tinder

Teresa Hsiao | Posted 05.19.2014 | Comedy
Teresa Hsiao

With a rich history dating back to September 2012, Tinder is a bucolic escape for pleasure-seekers and romantics alike. Some tourists call it a paradise; others, a place of last resort. Yet you can't truly judge Tinder until you've taken the time to explore its breathtaking scenery.

You Got The Wrong Guy

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 11.13.2013 | Media

A lot of people are talking about NFL player Jonathan Martin as of late, but they may be talking about the wrong guy. New York Times national polit...

The Snowden Portent

Jim Jaffe | Posted 10.18.2013 | Politics
Jim Jaffe

My probes for precedents to the Snowden NSA leaks inevitably yield references to Daniel Ellsberg's release of the Pentagon Papers in 1971 and while there are more than a few similarities, there are some significant differences that suggest the current controversy is more significant.

UH OH

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 08.15.2013 | Media

The New York Times website went down on a particularly news-heavy Wednesday (see update below). Journalists on Twitter noticed the site was not lo...

After Costing Americans Billions, Federal Reserve Reexamines Banks' Commodity Speculation

Raymond J. Learsy | Posted 09.23.2013 | Business
Raymond J. Learsy

It is one of the grossest miscarriages of Wall Street power and government obeisance resulting in billions of consumer dollars going into the pockets of banks, hedge funds and traders producing and adding nothing to the economic wellbeing of the nation, other than lining their own pockets.

Starting A Conversation At NY Times About Women As News Sources

publiceditor.blogs.nytimes.com | Posted 09.18.2013 | Media

The illustration from a children's book, published in 1969, says it all about the role of women in newsrooms at that time. ...

New York Times Ripped For 'Surpassingly Stupid' College Sex Article

The Huffington Post | Tyler Kingkade | Posted 07.16.2013 | College

The New York Times over the weekend published a story by Kate Taylor about casual sex in college, and the response from students and journalists since...

PHOTO: Turkish Protesters Ad Appears In NY Times

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 06.07.2013 | Media

A full-page ad supporting anti-government protesters in Turkey appeared in the front section of the New York Times on Friday. Earlier this week, a...

NY Times: Obama 'Administration Has Now Lost All Credibility'

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 06.07.2013 | Media

With Glenn Greenwald's bombshell scoop in The Guardian that the NSA collects phone data from millions of Verizon customers, the New York Times continu...

PHOTO: Turkish Protesters Take Out Full Page NY Times Ad

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 06.05.2013 | Media

A small group of individuals in the U.S. claiming to represent anti-government protesters in Turkey raised enough money to take out a full page ad in ...

NY Times Eviscerates Obama White House

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro and Jack Mirkinson | Posted 05.23.2013 | Media

The Justice Department's investigation and surveillance of the Associated Press and Fox News have led to perhaps the most sustained wave of criticism ...

Jill Abramson Reacts To Politico Article--Kind Of

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 04.25.2013 | Media

After Politico published a story in which unnamed sources at the New York Times said that executive editor Jill Abramson was "very, very unpopular," m...

It's A Crime For 12-Year-Olds To Read The New York Times Online

www.theatlanticwire.com | Posted 06.03.2013 | Media

The Electronic Frontier Foundation has a word of warning: many teenagers are wantonly breaking the law every day by reading news sites on the web beca...

Public Is Public... Except in Journalism?

Jeff Jarvis | Posted 03.16.2013 | Media
Jeff Jarvis

Reporters and editors used to decide what was to be made public. No longer. More and more, the public decides what will be public... and that's as it should be.

Media, the Storm and How Sandy Changed Reporting Forever

Steve Rosenbaum | Posted 01.02.2013 | Media
Steve Rosenbaum

Welcome to the new world of media, where the volume is massive, and the filters are human. It's a new way to think of news, but it's the way we're going to in the future.