A high-ranking editor at Las Vegas Review-Journal, the newspaper that gained notoriety after casino magnate Sheldon Adelson purchased it, recently informed employees that they could be fired if they were viewed as being liabilities to the company.
Is there a more anti-American rumor you could start about a presidential candidate???
In an extraordinary article entitled “The Voyeur’s Motel,” published in the April 11, 2016 issue of The New Yorker, Gay Talese told the story of how he became involved with a serial voyeur named Gerald Foos. Foos, in the late 1960s, had purchased the 21-room Manor House Motel in Aurora, Colorado with the express…
On February 10, The Pauw Wow published a sex and love-themed issue. The student newspaper at Saint Peter’s University, a Jesuit school in Jersey City, wasn’t particularly known for pushing the limits—it wasn’t known for much of anything, really, according to several of its staffers—but this relatively daring issue…
Bloggers, perennial warriors of the web, do not have many things to call “wins.” But today is a day for bloggers to rejoice, for they have won the word “internet.”
At an April 2 conference held at Boston University, literary journalist Gay Talese remarked to his audience that he could not name a single woman writer who inspired him. Wow guy!
On Wednesday, a Palo Alto jury found ex-Stanford student Brock Turner guilty of sexual assault against a fellow student. Turner, now 20, was a member of the university swim team. And we know what that means: it’s time for someone to write a story about his “once-promising future.”
When Owen Labrie was an 18-year-old senior at the prestigious St. Paul’s School, he made plans via email to meet a 15-year-old freshman girl as part of the “Senior Salute,” a tradition that involves seniors attempting to sleep with as many underclassmen as possible. According to that freshman’s testimony, Labrie would…
On Valentine’s Day, Anna Therese Day’s luck ran out. It had held for five years and 20 days as a freelance American journalist documenting the frustrated aspirations of the Arab Spring and the rise of ISIS. But in Bahrain earlier this month, while covering the fifth anniversary of the Persian Gulf kingdom’s violently…
The ladies room was far and it takes women longer to pee. That’s why Hillary Clinton took a while to come back to the podium during Saturday night’s debate, according to the New York Times. Please paste this important piece of campaign news directly into your scrapbooks.
Happy National Sarah Koenig Appreciation Day!!! Serial is back!
The Washington Post reports that Diane Rehm—the 79-year-old host of WAMU’s The Diane Rehm Show—will be retiring after the 2016 election.
On Sunday, three female sports reporters were initially denied postgame entrance into the Jacksonville Jaguars’ locker room because they were women. The usher checked with several men before allowing reporters Joey Chandler, Graham Watson, and one unidentified woman, who were all in Indianapolis for the Associated…
On Monday, a Turkish court charged two British journalists and their Iraqi translator working for Vice News with “engaging in terror activity” on behalf of ISIS. Their driver, who was once considered a suspect, was let go.
Here are some photos of Kit Harington. Do you know how tall he is?
Associate Dean of Students Nicole Eramo, the UVA official who was depicted most harshly in Sabrina Rubin Erdely’s now-retracted Rolling Stone story on campus rape, has filed a defamation lawsuit against the magazine and Erdely.
It’s been seven months since the first allegations that Jian Ghomeshi is a sexually abusive creep surfaced, and six since he surrendered to police after being charged with four counts of sexual assault and one count of choking. Now, one reporter who investigated him is writing a “tell-all” book, which the second…
Today would be the 151st birthday of Nellie Bly, the pioneering journalist who lived fast, died too young, and was the foremother of a new and groundbreaking type of investigative reporting.
A sixth grader got the chance to interview America’s president, Barack Obama. But when Barack Obama began to ramble redundantly for another several minutes about reading and writing and the importance of perseverance, this sixth grader told him, okay, enough already.