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The Journalists' Bard

It’s a grand, grand caper. You get to leave, go talk to strangers, ask them anything, come back, type up their stories, edit the tape. That’s not gonna retire your loans as quickly as it should, and it’s not going to turn you into a person who’s worried about what kind of car they should buy, but that’s kind of as it should be.

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Media Transformation

Eight Great Movies About Journalists

On Wednesday the trailer for Oscar contender Spotlight was released. The film tells the story of the reporters at the Boston Globe who uncovered the clergy sexual abuse scandal in the city. 725 more words

Why Did Cosby's Damning Deposition Take So Long to Surface?

Remember that sealed deposition that the Cosby team tried mightily — and failed — to keep from going public? Turns out the full transcript of the deposition might have been available all along. 732 more words

Pop Culture

Heroes - David Carr

David Carr. I won’t ever do justice or be able to say I knew him or even met him. I read his pieces religiously once I had discovered him though. 1,480 more words


Monday Media Roundup

By Christopher B. Daly

What has become of the New York Times‘ media beat? A year ago, the Times had a strong claim to be the single most important source of original reporting about journalism and other media issues. 842 more words


books: march + april + may

Surprisingly, I’ve been keeping up with the reading part and not the blogging part. I usually fail in both buckets, so I really feel like this is an improvement on past performance. 531 more words


From the department of shameless self-promotion

Well, this is interesting (to me, anyway). Matthew Kassel of The New York Observer has included me on a list of 17 people who could succeed the late David Carr as The New York Times’ media columnist. 54 more words