The story of mediatakeout.com, a gossip site with a monthly audience of 16 million and a loose relationship with the truth.
Wednesday, August 28
Tuesday, August 27
Monday, August 26
A melancholic Billy Ray Cyrus on the trauma of being the father of a famous 18-year-old girl, his friendship with Kurt Cobain, and his favorite mullet nicknames (Kentucky Waterfall and Missouri Compromise).
Saturday, August 24
Wednesday, August 21
The life and death of a reporter.
Tuesday, August 13
A profile of documentary filmmaker Laura Poitras, who last January received “a curious e-mail from an anonymous stranger requesting her public encryption key.”
Friday, August 9
“You know a storm is going to be bad, people in Oklahoma will tell you, when Gary England removes his jacket.” A profile of a meteorologist who has worked Tornado Alley for more than 40 years.
Friday, August 2
The inquiry into a nurse’s suicide after she was on the receiving end of a crank call.
Thursday, July 25
The misidentification of a Boston Marathon bomber and the future of breaking news.
Thursday, July 11
Friday, July 5
The rise and fall and rise of Hill flack Kurt Bardella, and what it says about D.C. culture.