Posts tagged "journalism"

CNN Suspends Correspondent For “Editorializing” By Expressing Sympathy Towards Syrian Refugees

But but but what about Don Lemon, who editorializes by saying something dumb as fuck every time he opens his mouth?

Amelia McDonell-Parry | November 20, 2015 - 1:35 pm

I Was Wrong About The Patrick Kane Rape Case

The woman who accused Blackhawks player Patrick Kane stopped cooperating with the investigation a few days ago, and the prosecutor announced today that Kane won’t be

Rebecca Vipond Brink | November 5, 2015 - 3:00 pm

“Said To Lady Journos” Highlights The Really Chill Sexism In Media

I figured you were too pretty to be a print journalist.”

Megan Reynolds | October 7, 2015 - 5:50 pm

BBC Reporter Gets Harassed During Report About Street Harassment

In a moment of perfectly macabre poetic justice, BBC Reporter Sarah Teale managed to get street harassed during a segment on getting street harassed. My misandry wings are growing!

Katrin Higher | September 27, 2015 - 4:00 pm

A Very Serious Interview With A Couple Caught Having “Erotic Public Sex” In A Parking Lot

Kimberly Jackson and Earl Palmer were caught having sex in the middle of a parking lot. …

Amelia McDonell-Parry | September 11, 2015 - 12:05 pm

Why Campus Rape News Coverage Is Failing Rape Victims

Plus, what the heck are “painful anime bags”?

Rebecca Vipond Brink | April 7, 2015 - 6:30 pm

Columbia Journalism Review Investigation Calls Rolling Stone UVA Rape Story “A Failure That Was Avoidable”

The Columbia Journalism Review has completed their investigation into Rolling Stone’s reporting and editorial practices in their story about a gang rape that allegedly occurred at the University of Virginia,…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 6, 2015 - 11:50 am

David Carr, Beloved NY Times Media Critic, Dies Suddenly At Age 58

Last night, journalism lost one of its very best when New York Times media critic David Carr collapsed in the newsroom and passed away, just hours after he moderated a…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | February 13, 2015 - 9:19 am

On #AdviceForYoungJournalists And The Oldest Tropes In The Book

On Monday, Fusion published journalist Felix Simon’s open letter to young journalists, titled “To All The Young Journalists Asking For Advice.” Many people were upset by this letter, as said…

Robyn Pennacchia | February 10, 2015 - 5:00 pm

The Hacked Sony E-Mails Are A Distraction From The Larger Issues, And It’s Wrong To Use E-Mails Stolen From Anyone, Ever

I don’t take George Clooney that seriously, most of the time, but his interview with Deadline spoke to a lot of things I’ve been reflecting on about my job lately.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | December 20, 2014 - 2:10 pm

Black Lives Don’t Matter At The New Republic

Ta-Nehisi Coates explains why black lives didn’t and haven’t ever really mattered to The New Republic, in relation to last week’s staffing fiasco. [Atlantic]
Regarding the UVA gang…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | December 9, 2014 - 5:30 pm

New Pew Study Shows That Women Are More Likely To Be Sexually Harassed Online

A Pew study looks at the differences in online harassment for men and women, and what do ya know, women are more often the target. [Slate]
Feminist blogger…

Rebecca Vipond Brink | October 22, 2014 - 5:30 pm

The Soapbox: TIME Shouldn’t Question #WhyIStayed

While the direct blame for abuse rests solely on the abusers, we live in a culture that supports and perpetuates the cycle of violence. It is on all of us…

Katie Klabusich | September 12, 2014 - 4:00 pm

NFL Received Ray Rice Video Three Months Ago, Law Enforcement Officials Confirm

The AP has confirmed that an anonymous law enforcement official sent the video of NFL player Ray Rice punching his then-fiancée unconcscious to the NFL three months ago. The…

Jessica Wakeman | September 10, 2014 - 6:00 pm

George Clooney Calls Out Daily Mail For B.S. Story About His Fiancée’s Mom

George Clooney is hopping mad at the UK’s Daily Mail for allegedly fabricating a story about his fiancée’s mom. Yesterday, the rag reported that Baria Alamuddin, his lawyer love…

Jessica Wakeman | July 9, 2014 - 10:30 am

4 Things To Know About The “No More Page 3″ Campaign

The UK boasts universal healthcare, tea flowing like wine, and Conservatives who sound like our Democrats when it comes to gun control and reproductive justice. A foreigner unfamiliar with the…

Phylisa Wisdom | July 1, 2014 - 12:00 pm

Melissa McCarthy Calls Out The Media Coverage Of Her Weight

“In my 20s I used to cry about why I wasn’t thinner or prettier … [I] used to cry about things like, ‘I wish my hair would grow faster. I…

Jessica Wakeman | June 26, 2014 - 4:30 pm

Diane Sawyer Leaves ABC’s “World News” Anchor Desk

Diane Sawyer is leaving the anchor desk of ABC’s “World News” and will be replaced by David Muir. This means that all three major nightly news shows will be…

Jessica Wakeman | June 25, 2014 - 6:00 pm

Major Newspaper Drops Columnist George Will Over Offensive Sexual Assault Column

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch newspaper has dropped conservative columnist George Will in part due to his recent column arguing that being a rape victim is a “coveted status” on a…

Jessica Wakeman | June 19, 2014 - 2:10 pm

New York Post Blasts “Bad Mom” Chirlane McCray, The NYC First Lady

This kind of bullshit makes my blood boil: the New York Post’s cover today shows a picture of New York City’s First Lady Chirlane McCray with the headline, “I WAS…

Jessica Wakeman | May 19, 2014 - 4:40 pm
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