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Speaking Freely Has Never Been Easier

Despite what you may read, practically every month, in the pages of our most illustrious newspapers and magazines.

Jacob Bacharach
Jeffrey Toobin in San Francisco, Calif., on Wednesday, February 7, 2018. (Photo by Scott Strazzante/...

Why Is Jeffrey Toobin Still Using His New Yorker Cartoon on Twitter?

Maybe it was part of his severance package.

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Olivia Craighead
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Afghan Girls’ Robotics Team Denies Being Rescued by Oklahoma Woman

“I didn’t want it to turn into a media circus,” the woman told the media

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Jenny G. Zhang
NEW YORK, NEW YORK - JANUARY 21:  (L-R) WGAE President Michael Winship and Writers Joe Weisberg, Joe...

The Schism at the Writers Guild

A slew of digital news shops have joined the union in recent years, and screenwriters like David Simon aren't happy about it

Tarpley Hitt

Is This What Counts as “Matching” Outfits Now?

According to many media outlets, yes

Jenny G. Zhang

No More Oral Histories

Just write the article, I’m begging you

Jenny G. Zhang

The Intellectuals Are Having a Situation

Reviewing the n+1 review of reviews.

Christian Lorentzen

Glenn Greenwald is Ready to Rumble

Finally, a space for free speech on the internet

Olivia Craighead

How to Be a Martyr

In media, at least

Jenny G. Zhang

Jon Stewart: I Have a Bad Idea

Turn back while you still can

Too Late [Night]
Tarpley Hitt

Gov. Andrew Cuomo: It's Tony Bennett Day

Not related to sex stuff

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Tarpley Hitt

Letter of Recommendation: The Old 'Letter of Recommendation' Headline Format

I liked it better that way.

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Kelly Conaboy