A MUTED HALLELUJAH FOR THE NEW YORK TIMES MAGAZINE: The Gray Lady doesn’t get all of her facts correct, Dexter Van Zile of CAMERA writes, but “By running a 5,000-plus word piece about the murder and enslavement of Christians by ISIS, the New York Times Magazine has given bien pensants in the United States permission […]
The magazine acknowledges the problem but gets the facts wrong.
There’s a long New York Times Magazine article that was posted this morning, purporting to tell the story of “a largely Republican countermovement of ideologues and partisan operatives who, from the moment the Voting Rights Act became...Show More Summary
A 7,000-word New York Times Magazine cover story by Eliza Griswold, "The Shadow of Death," is an all-too-rare look from a major media outlet at the decimation of Christianity in the place of its birth, the Middle East, at the hands of radical Islamist groups like ISIS. Show More Summary
Young men growing up in the '60s read The New York Times Magazine for the lingerie ads. It was their initiation into the secret world of the other, the female, whose divine mysteries might already have been revealed to them in Irving Klaw's photography which was the subject of the 2005 film, The Notorious Bettie Page. Show More Summary
1. From the New York Times Magazine: Is This the End of Christianity in the Middle East? 2. The Little Sisters of the Poor are appealing to the Supreme Court for their religious freedom again. 3. The Department of Justice plans to investigate … the group investigating Planned Parenthood. 4. Show More Summary
Mark Leibovich, the chief national correspondent for The New York Times Magazine, looks at the meticulously managed rollout of Hillary Rodham Clinton, a candidate whom voters think they know already.
“First Words,” the New York Times Magazine‘s weekly language column, may be its best recurring front-of-book feature. This week, Parul Sehgal considers “privilege.” Crucially, she hits on how, as “the shine has come off this hardy, once-helpful word,” it has, through no fault of its own, become the single most effective derailing tool in online […]
The Drive-By Truckers' Patterson Hood called for a reclamation and celebration of Southern heritage, minus the Confederate battle flag and all it represents, in an insightful, biographical essay for The New York Times Magazine. A native of Florence, Alabama, Hood grew up in a traditional, conservative community known as The Shoals that was...
If you’ve heard about probiotic cosmetic spray, it’s probably from a New York Times Magazine story published last year. In that article, journalist Julia Scott profiled the startup AOBiome and recounted her experience using the company’s...Show More Summary
No. This comically incorrect ranking of the Songs of the Summer reminded me that is the twentieth anniversary of the New York Times Magazine’s “The No. 1 Summer Song of Love,” which, if you don’t remember (or weren’t yet literate), goes a little like this: What becomes a Summer Love Song most? That is a […]
The Huffington Post, which gets a big, fancy New York Times Magazine feature this weekend, recruits Karen Mahabir from the Associated Press, where she had been digital products producer. She’ll be managing editor of news, overseeing the assignment desk and helping to organize the growth of the global news units… Nigel M. Show More Summary
The New York Times Magazine has published a massive piece on Arianna Huffington and her Huffington Post empire. The one thing that stands out? It sounds like it’s a terrible place to work. Allow us to shed some light on the HuffPost world: To work at The Huffington Post is to run a race without a finish line, at a clip that is forever quickening. Show More Summary
The New York Times Magazine is doing a special mental health issue this weekend, and the project I work on — we’re researching the neural correlates of transference — is prominently featured. They even mention my name, though I am but a lowly R.A.! Extry, extry, read all about it.
Claudia Rankine has written a stunning piece for the New York Times Magazine in the wake of the Charleston shooting, focusing on the current condition of black life–that it is one of mourning. “The spectacle of the shooting suggests an event out of time, as if the killing of black people with white-supremacist justification interrupts […]
We like to be on our personal devices more than we like to watch TV. A New York Times Magazine article, “Comedy Central in the Post-TV Era,” takes a closer look at the network and the man behind its recent string of hit shows, Kent Alterman, president of content and original programming at the cable network. Show More Summary
A new report says Comedy Central is in the midst of both a business-model crisis and a creative renaissance. The report in The New York Times Magazine focuses on the upcoming handoff of the cable channel’s late-night staple “The Daily...
Vanessa Grigoriadis is joining The New York Times Magazine as a contributing writer. Grigoriadis’ work has appeared in a variety of publications, including New York, Vanity Fair and Rolling Stone. In 2007, Grigoriadis won the National...Show More Summary
In the most recent issue of the New York Times Magazine (via Uproxx), an article on Comedy Central casually drops an interesting “what might have been” note: Both Amy Poehler and Chris Rock were considered as possible replacements for Jon Stewart on The Daily Show. Show More Summary
Amy Poehler may have been at the top of many people's lists as a potential replacement for Jon Stewart on The Daily Show. But according to an anonymous source quoted in The New York Times Magazine's new sprawling article about the future of Comedy Central, she could not have been less interested in taking the gig.