Tag: Online

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Cheating, Incorporated

On the adultery website AshleyMadison.com.

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Come On, Feel the Buzz

On Politico's brand of insider journalism.

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Slash and Burn

The rise of One Direction fanfiction that imagines the band members in relationships – with each other.

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Proust Wasn’t a Neuroscientist. Neither Was Jonah Lehrer.

The allure of conclusion-shaping and a wunderkind’s fall.

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Inside the Mansion -- and Mind -- of Kim Dotcom, the Most Wanted Man on the Net

The strange existence of the accused Internet pirate as he battles the U.S. government.

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Why Is This Man Running For President Of The Internet?

Reddit founder Alexis Ohanian launches an ambitious campaign.
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In Search of the Living, Purring, Singing Heart of the Online Cat-Industrial Complex

Exploring the relationship between cats and the Internet in Japan.

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How To Not Be The Biggest Asshole In Media: 4 Lessons I Learned From Meeting Jay Mariotti And Reading His Awful Book

“What follows is my attempt, based on a few increasingly hostile exchanges and a close reading of his terrible book, not only to examine why Mariotti is currently jobless but to explain why, in a sane world, he should forever remain that way. I present this as a cautionary tale for other sportswriters, both young and old.”

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Is an ESPN Columnist Scamming People on the Internet?

The strange saga of Sarah Phillips, who went from message board commenter to ESPN gambling columnist and hid her identity from editors, scamming many of the people she met along the way.

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Six Degrees of Aggregation

The story of the Huffington Post.

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5.4

A fifteen year history of the music site Pitchfork detailing its prescient take on the relationship between culture and consumption.