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  1. media
    Talking to New Yorker Archivist Erin Overbey About Her Byline-Diversity Project“I started in 2019 looking at our tables of contents. It really was a lengthy project. Once you get going, it’s kind of hard to stop.”
  2. the national interest
    Why the Media Is Worse for Biden Than TrumpThe last week has been more brutal for Biden than any week of Trump’s presidency.
  3. the group portrait
    Gawker Returns for Unknown Length of TimeIt begins again: the messy bargain between Gawker owner and Gawker writer.
  4. encounter
    Gossiping With Tabloid Icon Cindy AdamsThe stalwart of the New York Post gets ready to tell all — kind of.
  5. power
    Washington Post Sued for Gender DiscriminationReporter Felicia Sonmez says she was banned from covering sexual misconduct after going public with her own assault allegations.
  6. inkwell
    Trump Is a Godsend for Book Publishers. He’s Also a Nightmare.Everyone in publishing is sick of the former president. But they keep making books about him anyway.
  7. media
    The Problem With Prosecutor PunditryLegal experts keep promising the walls are closing in on Trump. Haven’t we learned anything?
  8. politics
    How to Manufacture a Moral PanicConservative journalist Christopher Rufo has helped incite a right-wing uproar over racism education with a mix of dramatic, dodgy reporting.
  9. criminal justice
    Progressives Don’t Need to Downplay Rising HomicidesVictims of community violence deserve the left’s solidarity and policy solutions.
  10. media
    Inside the Petty, Vindictive, Career-Ruining Infighting at NY1Onscreen, NY1 seems like a happy family, but a lawsuit exposed the tumult behind the scenes.
  11. false equivalence
    Ilhan Omar and Marjorie Taylor Greene Are Not EquivalentIt’s lazily convenient to lump these two “extremists” together. But there’s no comparison in what they’ve said and how they’ve dealt with criticism.
  12. media
    Out-of-Touch Media Elites Ignore Working-Class Biden VotersGeorge Packer’s breakdown of America’s political tribes overlooks the one that just chose the president.
  13. media
    Jeffrey Toobin Returns From ‘Zoom Dick’ ExileCNN welcomed him back eight months after he was fired by The New Yorker, which he called “excessive punishment.”
  14. media
    Who Is the Media Really For?The AP’s firing of Emily Wilder and CNN’s protection of Chris Cuomo show the true values of what passes for journalism.
  15. media
    The Panama Papers Double CrossHow a spy-for-hire got closely guarded documents about the global elite, hawking them to the likes of Christopher Steele.
  16. media
    Inside the Nasty Battle Between Tech and JournalismSilicon Valley feels picked on by “woke” journalists “who can’t code.” Reporters feel picked on by petty zillionaires with anger-management problems.
  17. media
    Why Did First Look Let Go of Laura Poitras?A co-founder turns critic.
  18. the group portrait
    Book Publishing’s New Power ClubA wave of hires is set to pick up where the reckoning left off.
  19. media
    Facebook Blocks All Sharing of News in AustraliaThe unprecedented move is the result of a proposed law requiring online platforms to pay news sources for displaying and linking to their work.
  20. politics
    Biden Aide Threatened to ‘Destroy’ Reporter Asking About His GirlfriendTJ Ducklo, a White House spokesperson, accused the reporter of being “jealous” he was with another journalist after she poked into his love life.
  21. the group portrait
    The Beleaguered Chroniclers of the Trump White HouseFour years of history, day after day after day.
  22. media
    The Story Behind the Story of Martin Shkreli’s Romance With a ReporterWriter Stephanie Clifford on her blockbuster story “The Journalist and the Pharma Bro.”
  23. now tell us who funds you
    To the Salt Mines With Ye, Ben DomenechYou can’t threaten your employees with hard labor for unionizing, even if you’re the boss of the Federalist.
  24. just asking questions
    CNN’s John King: ‘I’m Addicted’ to the Magic WallHis other habit during a very long Election Week? “My doctor’s probably gonna kill me, but I have a pot of coffee.”
  25. media
    Inside the New York Times’ Heated Reckoning With ItselfThe paper has evolved during the Trump years: less dispassionate, more crusading. This has sparked a raw internal debate over its mission and future.
  26. unfriend
    If Republicans Hate Silicon Valley, Why Don’t They Do Something About It?Republicans complain that Twitter and Facebook are out to get them, but it’s liberal customers who have the real power.
  27. media
    Inside Glenn Greenwald’s Blowup With The InterceptThe site’s co-founder says he was being canceled, but insiders say he ostracized himself.
  28. zdi
    This Zoom D*ck Incident Is the Talk of the TownNew Yorker staff writer Jeffrey Toobin was allegedly caught masturbating on a video call.
  29. vision 2020
    New York Post Insiders Slag ‘Very Flimsy’ Hunter Biden StoriesThe Murdoch tabloid’s October surprise was so controversial that the man who wrote most of it refused to put his name on it.
  30. media
    The Fall of TroyHearst hired a belligerent leader to disrupt its magazine business. Then fired him mid-disruption. Now it’s left with — what, exactly?
  31. 2020 elections
    Loeffler Ad Boasts She’s More Conservative Than Attila the HunIn a relentless Trumpier-than-thou competition with Doug Collins, the appointed senator’s extremism could cost her in a general-election runoff.
  32. encounter
    Starting Trouble With the New York Times Media Columnist Ben Smith“I like asking weird, awkward questions that don’t necessarily make me seem like a good person.”
  33. media
    A Guide to the Newsletter Economy“Paying for writers that you trust is a way to take back control,” said Substack CEO Chris Best.
  34. coronavirus stimulus
    The GOP’s Big Lie About Why COVID Stimulus Talks FailedMcConnell accuses Democrats of holding relief hostage to ideological priorities unrelated to the pandemic, but that is precisely what he did.
  35. interesting times
    Andrew Sullivan: See You Next FridayIf the mainstream media will not host a diversity of opinion, then the nonmainstream needs to pick up the slack. That’s what I’ll be doing next.
  36. 2020 election
    Kanye West and the Media Are Once Again Playing a Dangerous GameThere needs to be a reckoning about the toxic relationship between Kanye West and the vox populi.
  37. the discourse
    ‘Defending a Free Society’ Requires Radically Changing This OneThe myopia and hypocrisy of “philosophical liberals” undermine their critiques of “cancel culture.”
  38. fox news
    Tucker Carlson: Protect American ‘Culture’ and ‘Heritage’ From Tammy DuckworthThe Fox News host continued his attacks on the Illinois Democrat, calling her a “coward,” a “moron,” and a “fraud.”
  39. burning questions
    Everything You Wondered About the 111 Cuomo Briefings“I know it couldn’t have been easy for you, because it was hell for me, and we all lived it together.”
  40. vision 2020
    Why Kavanaugh Is the Focus of Republican Attacks on BidenThe GOP would prefer to compare Biden to Kavanaugh, a party-unifying figure, rather than Trump himself, accused of far more misconduct.
  41. intelligencer chats
    Should Networks Stop Airing Trump’s Falsehood-Filled Coronavirus Briefings?A daily dose of presidential misinformation might not be what America needs right now.
  42. the zucc
    How Facebook Fact-Checking Can BackfireThe “implied truth effect” means that Facebook’s fact-checking process may be worse than doing nothing.
  43. media
    Chris Matthews Announces He Is Retiring From MSNBC Amid Multiple ControversiesThe 74-year-old host announced he is leaving MSNBC following criticism over his election coverage and alleged behavior toward women in recent weeks.
  44. media
    Can Twitter Fix ‘Misinformation’ Like Mayor Bloomberg’s Manipulated Video?On March 5, Twitter is rolling out new policies around misinformation. Will they work?
  45. media
    A Visit With Andrew Neil, The Spectator’s Publisher and Boris Johnson’s Old BossThe TV interviewer and chairman of Britain’s ancient conservative magazine is taking a whack at America.
  46. technocracy
    5 Theories About Conspiracy TheoriesWe live in the age of red yarn and corkboard. There’s no easy explanation — but here are five theories why.
  47. technocracy
    The Real Problems With the Iowa Caucuses’ ‘Shadow’ AppTechnical failures were amplified by institutional failures, which were amplified by communications failures, creating a cascade of incompetence.
  48. just asking questions
    Ben Smith on What He’ll Bring to the New York TimesThe BuzzFeed News head will soon take over the media column made famous by David Carr.
  49. impeachment
    Ratings Show Americans Don’t Care About the Impeachment Trial Enough to Watch ItAccording to TV ratings, fewer viewers are tuning into the trial than to normal programming on MSNBC and Fox News.
  50. media
    The Voice of the Podcast GenerationMichael Barbaro made the New York Times’ The Daily a raging success. Or is it the other way around?
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