journalism

Gwen Ifill dies at 61 after decades-long career as journalist and general badass

She asked all the right questions and made history as a female journalist.

Karen Fratti | November 14, 2016 - 3:32 pm

Investigative Journalist’s Report On North Korea Sold As ‘Eat, Pray, Love’-Style Memoir, Because All Books By Women Are The Same

Risking incarceration and death in one of the world’s most tightly controlled dictatorships is exactly the same as a rich white lady “finding herself” in the mystical land of brown people.

Kelly Kanayama | June 28, 2016 - 7:36 pm

Megyn Kelly Admits Cable News Is Bullshit, Shocks Everyone With This Brand New Information

The conversation spiraled out of a discussion concerning the Washington Post’s plan to publish a book on Trump, a plan announced earlier this week.

Bronwyn Isaac | May 13, 2016 - 4:20 pm

Gay Talese Couldn’t Think Of A Single Female Writer Who Inspired Him, So These Writers Made Him A List

Super influential journalist Gay Talese was recently asked which female writers inspired him at a convention at Boston University. His response was a disappointing “I didn’t know any women writers…

Liz Magee | April 5, 2016 - 5:15 pm

On Wendy Bell And Why So Many Racists Don’t Think They’re Racist

A heck of a lot of people don’t understand why what Wendy Bell said was racist–and that’s a problem.

Robyn Pennacchia | March 31, 2016 - 5:00 pm

Donald Trump And His Campaign Manager Are Both Creeps To Women Journalists

Trump said a month ago that he’d start acting presidential “pretty soon,” but there are no signs of it yet.

Rebecca Vipond Brink | March 22, 2016 - 12:00 pm

Making A Murderer, “Biased” Journalism & Necessary Outrage

The outrage that recent true crime series have inspired should not be diminished in favor of handwringing over journalistic imperfections. Anything that successfully chips away at the cult-like reverence with which our country

Amelia McDonell-Parry | January 25, 2016 - 9:15 am

Why Journalism Is Afraid Of Sexual Assault

I am a fake journalist. By which I mean that I am a humor writer who writes fake news for The Whiskey Journal as well as Reductress and Above Average.

Stephanie Weber | January 21, 2016 - 12:00 pm

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
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