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Defending Journalist Joseph Mitchell

In the April issue of the New York Review of Books Janet Malcolm wrote about the legendary New Yorker journalist Joseph Mitchell, and responded to… 251 more words


Capturing The Goldfinch

Last week, I finally finished Donna Tartt’s The Goldfinch, something like six months after I first picked it up. This protracted reading period wasn’t entirely the book’s fault: I’ve been so preoccupied by… 1,030 more words


Una rivista muore quando è prevedibile

Leggere un articolo di cultura e di approfondimento come quello del settimanale tedesco die Zeit a firma Jürgen von Rutenberg, il quale, con cuore, attraverso i fatti e le testimonianze, racconta di una storia di successo editoriale lunga cinquant’anni, fa piacere, per i contenuti e per lo stile. 578 more words

Media And Journalism

Wednesday, 18th March


Following a week where I wrote nothing about Dylan, it’s time for some more! Thanks to Mick Gold for this fine accompanying graphic… Barney sends me a copy of his soon-to-be-published epic on Woodstock, … 843 more words

Weekly Roundup

The Goldfinch

When Theo Decker and his fun, attractive, artistic mother visit the MET on a rainy New York day, they expect to see little more than Carel Fabritius’s masterpiece… 1,123 more words

Pope Francis: a pontiff putting post-Gutenberg media slugabeds to shame

The astonishing Argentinian Pope Francis, who is 78 and breathing with only one lung, does not expect to live long – hence is racing to do all he can, as fast as possible, to rid the Vatican of bureaucratic arteriosclerosis, closed minds, meaningless pomp and display, factionalism and infighting. 1,140 more words

4th Estate Moves