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.
Fox News markets Megyn Kelly as a refreshing, independent voice. She's really just O'Reilly in fancier packaging. A few months ago, the New York Times Magazine published an interesting profile of Fox News Channel anchor Megyn Kelly.Show More Summary
The New York Times magazine launched another emotional attack on Wisconsin's Republican (and presidential hopeful) Gov. Scott Walker, whom the paper cannot forgive for successfully taming his state's public unions and then surviving an expensive, union-funded recall election. Show More Summary
There's a long ruminative piece by Dan Kaufman up at the New York Times Magazine site about Scott Walker's anti-union crusade that's worth a read, though it's not a happy...
T Magazine, The New York Times magazine devoted to cultural coverage, announced Friday a series of editorial appointments: Whitney Vargas, previously deputy editor at T, becomes executive editor. Hanya Yanagihara, previously an editor-at-large...Show More Summary
In this weekend's New York Times Magazine, Samantha M. Shapiro has a fascinating and frightening look at child preachers in Brazil:
In advance of his new book, Television Is the New Television: The Unexpected Triumph of Old Media In the Digital Age, long-time media writer Michael Wolff spoke with New York Times Magazine about the state of media and the enduring power of television.
At the New York Times Magazine, writer Gideon Lewis-Kraus raises some interesting questions around machine translation–from WWII crytopgraphy to algorithms used by Google and Skype Translator to ideas of infidelity. “Translation promises unity but entails betrayal,” he writes. And is it an art or a math problem? More: Though some researchers still endeavor to train […]
This must be part of Ann Coulter's concentrated anti-immigration campaign to promote her new book, Adios, America. After apparently reading this weekend's New York Times Magazine piece about U.S. Women's Soccer's fight for survival, the pundit tweeted this hyperbolic reaction Monday morning.
Women's legs come in an incredible variety -- and one woman wants to showcase them on Instagram. Stacey Baker, an associate photo editor at The New York Times Magazine, started uploading photos of women's legs back in March 2015 using the hashtag #CitiLegs. Show More Summary
Laws across the country are being used to target young men who fit the description for gang affiliation. But what if they aren't what they seem? The New York Times Magazine observes, "in California and across the United States, law-enforcement officers keep a database of individuals that they have identified as gang members. Show More Summary
In this weekend’s New York Times Magazine The Ethicists column, a moral quandary with national implications. Read more...