This Is What Dating in New York City in 1974 Was Like

In 1974, a dozen single men and a dozen single women talked to the New York Times about their love lives for two articles on dating in the city that never sleeps (but definitely has sex). After the pieces were released, the Times got all the subjects together for drinks, which resulted in third piece about how their… » 3/12/15 5:15pm 3/12/15 5:15pm

Jill Abramson on Helping Women, Dealing With Sexism and Getting Fired

Jill Abramson — the former executive editor of the New York Times whose unceremonious firing earlier this year was rumored to have been caused by a dispute over salary inequalities (and/or just plain ol' insidious sexism) — has given her first magazine interview since losing her job. It is with Cosmopolitan. » 7/15/14 7:45pm 7/15/14 7:45pm

The Man Who Edits 'Modern Love' Reveals the Secrets of the Column

It's difficult to pick a "best" part of The New York Times, but for many, it's the Sunday Styles. For a smaller subset of people, the "Modern Love" column within the Sunday Styles is the super best part of the paper. And for that group, an interview with the man who makes the Modern Loves happen is like a relationship… » 1/17/14 7:15pm 1/17/14 7:15pm

Whoa, Have You Guys Heard About This Cool New Hairstyle, the 'Braid'?

In the spirit of Columbus Day, the New York Times has run an article about how braids are now becoming popular. The spirit of Columbus Day, in case you were wondering, is also the spirit of "treating something that's existed for centuries as though it's new because rich white people have just become very interested… » 10/10/13 6:10pm 10/10/13 6:10pm

Please Leave January Jones to Be a Bitch in Peace

January Jones is a stone cold bitch. You know it, I know it and a whole slew of other people who've never actually met her know it, too. There is a slim chance that we might be conflating Jones with Mad Men's Betty Francis, but — hell — who has time to differentiate between actor and character when there's a pretty… » 5/20/13 5:40pm 5/20/13 5:40pm

New York Times Shamefully Wishy-Washy on Use of 'Illegal Immigrant'

Claiming a concern for journalistic integrity, the New York Times announced today that they won't abolish the term "illegal immigrant" — although they cautioned their writers and reporters to use care with it. Philip B. Corbett, the associate managing editor for standards, wrote "illegal immigrant may be used to… » 4/23/13 9:30pm 4/23/13 9:30pm

Is The New York Times Concern-Trolling Hillary Clinton?

Hillary Clinton, recovering from treatment for a blood clot and released from the hospital Wednesday, is chomping at the bit to get back to the office as she restlessly works from her home in Chappaqua, New York ("I'm trying to be a compliant patient, which I've had to cultivate over the last three and a half weeks,"… » 1/05/13 4:00pm 1/05/13 4:00pm

Editor Of The Nation Weighs In On Hillary Clinton (Almost) Word For NY Times Word

Early this morning, a tipster clued us into the appearance of the formidable Katrina Vanden Heuvel — editor, part-owner, and publisher of The Nation — on MSNBC's Morning Joe, where she discussed why Hillary Clinton should speak out about sexism directed at Senator Clinton during presidential campaign. And, well, much… » 6/03/08 11:00am 6/03/08 11:00am