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Why Journalists Need To Be Witty

By Opinion October 31, 2018

When I worked at Time, my favorite kind of story was what we called a “conceptual scoop,” a synthesis of research and reporting from diverse sources and disciplines that presented a new way of thinking about a … Read more

“It Is Really Hard to Know What is Real”

By October 16, 2018

They are not subscribing to newspapers. They are not watching television news. They seem to be on social media apps pretty much constantly, without much regard for the “grown-up” world of politics and policy. Perhaps, they are just, well, news-less. Read more

Hot Type

By Books October 1, 2018

It once seemed to take a million moving parts to put out a newspaper—a real, printed-on-paper edition of, say, The New York Times, the Herald Tribune or Le Monde. It was an overwhelmingly analog and artisanal process, born … Read more