War correspondent Marie Colvin of the Sunday Times, recently killed in Syria, had over 150 stamps in her passport–and Vanity Fair has put images on display to show just what a tireless reporter’s travel document looks like. Ms. Colvin’s visas are often hard-won–the magazine notes she frequently has Turkish stamps, as Turkey was a Read More
Steve Krakauer, whom New York magazine recently named one of their New Media Innovators, took a veiled swipe at human news wire–and fellow New Media Innovator–Anthony DeRosa today after he tweeted an unconfirmed (and indeed, hoax) report that Piers Morgan had been suspended by CNN, presumably over the phone-hacking allegations.
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If ever someone’s life were worth a feature-length treatment, it’s beloved Paris Review co-founder, peripatetic amateur athlete and former New York City fireworks commissioner George Plimpton. Read More
Since its online publication last night, bloggers have been lambasting a reportorial effort by The Wall Street Journal titled “Niche Lawyers Spawned Housing Fracas.” Yves Smith of Naked Capitalism raked the article over the coals for the logical leaps it makes in an attempt to implicate lawyers as the key instigators of the current Read More