African Olympic Athletes Have Begun Claiming Asylum in London

Caity Weaver · 08/15/12 05:30PM

While Ryan Lochte is getting smashed and letting Swedish long jumpers try on his diamond grille, some Olympic athletes were quietly planning how to slip away from the Olympic village and request political asylum in London.

Eritrea's a Terrible Place for Journalists, Too

Hamilton Nolan · 10/13/11 02:08PM

In your gloomy Thursday media column: Eritrea is the pits (of journalism), Erin Burnett is unpopular, the WSJ Europe circulation scandal continues, The Guardian U.S. is optimistic, and Michael Miner is an OG (of journalism).