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Nick Tabor

  1. Mayor de Blasio Went to Trump Tower to Express Concerns to the President-Elect“We need to give people more assurance that all Americans will be respected.”
  2. election special 2016
    9 Women on Why They’re (Still) Voting for TrumpAnd one who changed from Kasich to Clinton.
  3. staten island
    The Case for Living in Staten IslandWhy move there? A massive Ferris wheel and hundreds of new apartments are coming — and so are the Brooklynites.
  4. interview
    Buzzfeed’s Ben Smith on What’s Wrong (and Right) With the Media“If you want to please people, you’re in the wrong line of work.”
  5. interview
    Huffington Post’s Arianna Huffington on What’s Wrong (and Right) With the Media“The mainstream media suffers from ADD — they cover a story and then they abandon it.”
  6. interview
    Fusion’s Alexis Madrigal on What’s Wrong (and Right) With the Media“I think the media has been too afraid to just say, ‘You’re a racist.’”
  7. interview
    Journalist Ana Marie Cox on What’s Wrong (and Right) With the Media“That’s the way our business works: You have to be entertaining.”
  8. interview
    Bob Woodward on the Media“If there’s something that one of the candidates did that we learn about in somebody’s memoir in 20 years, that really was essential to understanding who they are — that means we failed, in my view.”
  9. interview
    Slate’s Dahlia Lithwick on What’s Wrong (and Right) With the Media“We can only make things exciting if they’re, like, happening in front of us with funny hats.”
  10. interview
    Jezebel’s Clover Hope on What’s Wrong (and Right) With the Media“There’s this idea that the woman can’t possibly be real, which is a little bit of an issue.” 
  11. interview
    Daniel McCarthy on the Media“I do think the right has more grounds to complain than the left does.”
  12. interview
    Erik Wemple on the Media“More so than the newspapers, more so than radio stations, more so than any other segment of the media, [networks] are tremendously allergic to on-the-record accountability.” 
  13. interview
    Daniel Okrent on the Media“In the atomization of media, audiences find the one that’s most gratifying to them, the one that tells them what they want to hear rather than what they don’t want to hear.”
  14. interview
    The Wire’s David Simon on What’s Wrong (and Right) With the Media“The problem for journalism is: Our actual problems are bigger, more complicated, more sprawling and complex than good guys and bad guys.”
  15. interview
    NYU Professor Jay Rosen on What’s Wrong (and Right) With the Media“The campaign is sort of like Christmas decorations. You bring it out every four years, set it up, and it runs the same as it always has.”
  16. interview
    Gay Talese on What’s Wrong (and Right) With the Media“Get off your ass. You must show up. You must show up.”
  17. interview
    MTV News’ Jamil Smith on What’s Wrong (and Right) With the Media“When you talk about the internet being a bad thing, it’s inherently a strike against media diversity.”
  18. interview
    Entertainment Journalist Jeanne Wolf on What’s Wrong (and Right) With the Media“It’s all about the business of selling tickets and making ratings and making clicks.” 
  19. interview
    Journalist Jeff Sharlet on What’s Wrong (and Right) With the Media“The biggest problem is the overly kind coverage of conservatism.”
  20. interview
    Journalist Jonah Weiner on What’s Wrong (and Right) With the Media“One of the things that I will feel least good about is the knowledge that some irreducible part of my job is to help rich people, who have partnered with rich companies, sell shit — and feel really good about themselves.” 
  21. interview
    Margaret Sullivan on the Media“I think there’s a tendency to overcover the horse race and undercover the issues.”
  22. interview
    Ebony’s Kathy Chaney on What’s Wrong (and Right) With the Media“I’m at the police station every week, doing the blotter, and I see all the violent crime that happens. It never makes the headlines; it’s never in the A or B block on the newscast.” 
  23. interview
    Author Masha Gessen on What’s Wrong (and Right) With the Media“There are other ways of evaluating whether somebody’s evil or good, other than asking, ‘Isn’t he popular?’”
  24. interview
    The Week’s Marc Ambinder on What’s Wrong (and Right) With the Media“We like to pretend that every story we write is akin to the movie version of All the President’s Men.”
  25. interview
    Gawker’s Nick Denton on What’s Wrong (and Right) With the Media“Defiant journalism has never had that great a business model.”
  26. interview
    Sabrina Siddiqui on the Media“The danger of being so fixated on one candidate is also that you’re not informing the public, which is what your job is.”
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    Journalist Ross Barkan on What’s Wrong (and Right) With the Media“It wasn’t something I expected at all, and it was that moment when I’d had enough.”
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    The Daily Caller’s Tucker Carlson on What’s Wrong (and Right) With the Media“The real problem with journalism is, it’s groupthink. The problem is, the people who practice it are not impressive — especially now.”
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    PBS’s Tavis Smiley on What’s Wrong (and Right) With the Media“In many ways, I think corporate media is obsolete.”
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    Sheila Hagar on the Media“In a smaller town, you find yourself hoping that nobody recognizes you when you’re grocery shopping, because you don’t want to hear about how they hated this or that in the paper.”
  31. Town of 11 People in Political CrisisIn wealthy Dering Harbor there are accusations of rank electoral fraud — and improper holly bushes.
  32. timeline
    A History of Donald Trump in New York MagazineLooking back on the GOP prince’s days as an NYC clown.
  33. early and often
    Survey: GOP Voters Want ‘Testicular Fortitude’How 100 GOP voters in Iowa and New Hampshire see the world.
  34. reasons to love new york
    This One-Man Publishing House May Be the Book World’s Smallest Press ANTIBOOKCLUB, the operation of 33-year-old Gabriel Levinson, releases just one title of literary fiction or nonfiction each year.
  35. hack the city
    New York City Is Getting Some Technology UpgradesFrom smarter buses to a revolutionary Wi-Fi system.
  36. gallery
    How Has Chinatown Stayed Chinatown?Against all odds, an ethnic monolith still exists within the most gentrified island on Earth. In part because of these 21 people.
  37. Inside Rikers Island, Through the Eyes of the People Who Live and Work ThereJail has a smell. Worse than a sewer. People on the outside could never understand.”
  38. investigations
    Inside Rikers Island, Through the Eyes of the People Who Live and Work ThereWhat everyday life is really like inside the troubled jail, in the words of inmates, correction officers, and the man tasked with fixing it.
  39. investigations
    Inside Rikers Island, Through the Eyes of the People Who Live and Work ThereJail has a smell. Worse than a sewer. People on the outside could never understand.
  40. The Making of a Modern Classical Prodigy“I’m like, ‘Have you ignored your teacher recently?’ And they’re like, ‘Why would I ignore my teacher?’”
  41. timelines
    A Brief History of New Jersey’s Deadly Action ParkAs the amusement park prepares to bring back its notorious Cannonball Loop.
  42. Are Art Forgers Scoundrels, or Merely Deluded Enthusiasts?“His preferred method was to buy supplies from Home Depot — about $6 per painting — and paste a digital reproduction of the original work onto a board.”
  43. urban fauna
    Gallery: The Birders of Prospect Park, Out in Peak SeasonIt’s a prime stopover for North America’s most colorful birds returning from the tropics.