Talking about the relevance of magazine cover images feels comparable to mentioning that a newspaper story was “above the fold”—both are print media conventions with little significance in an age when most folks consume media digitally. And yet, week after week, Newsweek’s cover manages to enter the conversation, mostly as a focal point for criticism
Your child’s grade school teacher has asked her to come up with some “famous quotations,” so, naturally, she goes right to her computer and types in “famous quotations.” The paper she turns in has some really famous ones, including this one, from Winston Churchill: From now on, ending a sentence with a preposition is something
Over the past month, many journalists have identified a new development in the presidential campaign: Mitt Romney’s decision to begin making coded racial appeals to the white working class. The Washington Post’s Dana Milbank was one of the first on the case. In an Aug. 10 column, he bashed Romney’s misleading welfare ad, which Milbank
In the winter of 1907, Denver showed the rest of the nation how to fight a newspaper war. The Rocky Mountain News published an editorial alleging that Frederick Bonfils, the co-owner of The Denver Post, was a blackmailing rogue who used his paper to smear those merchants with the temerity to advertise in rival publications.
How to Survive A Plague is the best AIDS documentary I’ve seen. Why? Because it is important, yes, but so are so many other AIDS docs out this year and last, including Vito, HBO’s recent documentary about film scholar and gay activist Vito Russo, and We Were Here, 2011’s film about survivors of… Powered by