journalism

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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

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

Megan Reynolds |

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 |

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 |

Why Campus Rape News Coverage Is Failing Rape Victims

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

Rebecca Vipond Brink |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |

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 |
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