What Will the Miss America Pageant Look Like in a Post-#MeToo World?
The event evolves.
The event evolves.
Dick Cavett, the “last great intellectual talk-show host,” at 81.
He is one of the most powerful people in media and has become a prominent voice in the #MeToo movement. Now six women accuse Moonves of harassment and intimidation, and dozens more describe abuse at his company.
A story of literary ambition, fabulous parties and a hidden past.
“Why are we protecting these guys?”
A maverick war correspondent, Hemingway’s third wife was the only woman at D-Day and saw the liberation of Dachau. Her husband wanted her home in his bed.
After decades of influence, the media mogul isn’t so much a person as an epoch.
When your job is to constantly share your life, even your worst moments are an opportunity to please your audience.
The original writer of the Village Voice story that inspired “Boys Don’t Cry” looks back on her reporting—and the huge error she still regrets.
“The job is to be enough of a personality that they want to know what you think.”
“In a landscape in which black people dominate the culture but have few recognized channels to respond to it, the show, which stars two American black men, provides a venue for black authority in the mainstream.”
A PR company that worked with dictators and oligarchs deliberately inflamed racial tensions in South Africa—and destroyed itself in the process.
Netflix has hired everyone and they already know what you’re going to like.
An investigation into the aftermath of an allegation.
How Shane Smith built Vice.
How the Christian film industry works.
A working theory about what makes internet writing uniquely “internetty.”
He is a coon hunter, a rich man, an ex-whiskey runner, a good old boy who hard-charges stock cars 175 m.p.h. Mother dog! He is the lead-footed chicken farmer from Ronda, the true vision of the New South.
Notes from a Black Panther fundraiser on Park Avenue.
Tom Wolfe on the development of ”New Journalism,” an unconventional reporting style which he helped to pioneer.
Americans learn to love themselves.
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Who is this person?
A deep dive into what ails the media company.
“As a young reporter in Eastern Europe in 2001, I expected to witness the ‘end of history’ and the flowering of democracy. That was just one of the mistakes I made.”
“Didion was one of the boys, clearly, in the sense that men had noticed her writing and wanted to publish her. But she also couldn’t quite fit into their regime.”
Excerpted from Sharp: The Women Who Made an Art of Having an Opinion
How a journalist who wrote a seminal account of police brutality during the 1967 race riots in Newark wound up on the wrong side of the law.
In 2014, Russell Bonner Bentley was a middle-aged arborist living in Austin. Now he’s a local celebrity in a war-torn region of Ukraine—and a foot soldier in Russia’s information war.
Explaining the explainer.