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PHOTO: New Yorker's Upcoming Cover

Posted 05.11.2012 | Media

The New Yorker is celebrating President Obama's endorsement of same-sex marriage on its upcoming cover, an image of which it released Friday. The c...

Michael Calderone

'Leading From Behind': The Evolution Of A Blind Quote | Michael Calderone | Posted 10.29.2011 | Media

NEW YORK -- In late June, the New Yorker’s Ryan Lizza was following Minnesota Rep. Michele Bachmann on the campaign trail when he heard the Republic...

One MORE Last Comment on "The Cover"

Jerry Weissman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jerry Weissman

One more cartoon deserves mention: Walt Handlesman's view on how a prototypical New Yorker reader ..."Urbane! ... Abstract!" ...views the cover is spot on. Check it out.

"Banned From Plane?" You Complain, We Explain

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Yesterday I posted an item called "Obama's Revenge: New Yorker Reporter Banned From Press Plane For Overseas Trip." It was based on this excerpt from ...

Obama's Revenge: New Yorker Reporter Excluded From Press Plane For Overseas Trip

Huffington Post | Rachel Sklar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

Whatever one thinks of the New Yorker cover, a robust press can't operate under threat of reprisal for unwelcome items.

Rachel Weiner

Obama's Larry King Interview: Responds To New Yorker's "Attempt At Satire" | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Obama will appear on Larry King tonight. Here are some excerpts. On the New Yorker cover: LARRY KING, HOST: I've heard a lot of others comment on i...

Jason Linkins

A New Yorker Cover For National Review | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

[UPDATED, below.] Andrew Sullivan pulls this editorial cartoon from David Horsey, and asks, "How would the Republican base react to this?" Of cour...

The Freedom to Offend

Jayne Lyn Stahl | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Jayne Lyn Stahl

While there may be some who find a political cartoon disturbing, the ramifications of self-censorship, as well as societal pressure to redact that which offends, must be resisted.

Jason Linkins

United States Now Filled With Terrorists, Apparently | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Because everyone in America forgot about 9/11, and failed to buy a sufficient amount of non-circulating Liberian legal tender currency commemorative t...