New York Times reporter Kate Taylor's piece "Sex on Campus: She Can Play That Game, Too" caused quite a hubbub at this site and many others – so much so that the author is now doing the media circuit, arguing that she's "surprised" by the negative reaction to a story that we've seen time and time and time again.
When New York Times staff writer Douglas Martin opened his obituary for brilliant rocket scientist Yvonne Brill, he chose to do so thusly:
Andrew Goldman will not be asking any women if they slept their way to the top for at least one month.
Mega-successful author Jennifer Weiner, a fervent supporter of women writers, has taken the New York Times to task for favoring male authors on a number of occasions. Now — finally — she has an ally at the paper: awesome new public editor Margaret Sullivan, who risked what we're sure is some internal backlash from…
It's not hard to see why Margaret Sullivan, the New York Times' new Public Editor, reportedly beat out 15 different finalists to land the powerful position.