How the journalist Gauri Lankesh became a casualty of India's increasingly intolerant politics.
These companies bought the services of a verbose, relentless Wikipedia editor willing to do whatever it takes to make sure that their public exposure is as flattering as possible.
The New York Times Magazine published a long, deeply reported story by Alec MacGillis about the resurgence of violent crime in Baltimore, where he lives. The piece was compassionate, detailed and closely observed. It was also misleading, in a way that could very well make things worse for the people of the city.
Doom and gloom essays are more likely to offend skeptical readers than to convince them. Cognitive studies suggest there's a better way.
For actors in ads, relatability is everything. And that’s why you see the same faces again and again.
Maryland's highest court has ordered that his murder conviction be reinstated.
Brands that promise to cater to authentic womanhood still leave out a lot of women.
At 19 she published her first crossword puzzle. Now, at 28, she hopes to make the black-and-white grid funny — and feminist.
As the author of the upcoming book "Fake Photos," I'd like to offer a few tips to protect yourself from falling for a hoax.
Our all-encompassing love of something can make us resistant to having conversation about how it could be better, or how other people might experience it differently than we do. It can be easy to see any critique or complication about something we like as offense.
A decade ago, you might have trouble finding a number for someone under 30 — while older fogies were listed in the phonebook. Now, even my parents — my lame, fuddy-duddy, late-adopted parents — have switched to smartphones.
While journalists reading the story were as riveted by the disclosures as anybody else, they also had an insider-media question: Why had the story run in The Atlantic at all?
Vanity Fair has ruled the roost, but its guest list is bloated by corporate sponsorships. And now there’s competition from Jay-Z.
Ahead of the premiere of their new Showtime talk show, the Bodega Boys look back on how they got their break at the same company that produces "Hot Ones." Also, they get some real sauce-induced sweat going.
To be a Native American reporter — to be Native at all — is to be constantly active, constantly tired and constantly mad.
What if, instead of approaching this story as a matter of political intrigue, we treated this story as it should be treated — as a labor story, a story of a crappy boss and workers who deserve better?
When journalist Jake Malooley talked to the former New York Times executive editor, she admitted only to minor mistakes — but her responses were revealing.
French writers such as Voltaire and Bernard le Bovier de Fontenelle helped shape the Enlightenment with stories of science.
A union organizing effort was already underway at BuzzFeed when the company laid off about 15 percent of its work force in January.
It's not just spreading phony stories everywhere — it's killing real news.
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