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Surprise: The Shitty Men of Media Were Not Great to Hillary

The recent “revelations” that the media industry has its own problems with sexual assault and harassment begs the question: did the disregard that some male journalists feel for women’s safety and bodily autonomy translate into how they covered Hillary Clinton during the election?

Trump Reportedly Told a Journalist in 2000 That 'There Is Nothing in the World Like First-Rate Pussy' Trump Reportedly Told a Journalist in 2000 That 'There Is Nothing in the World Like First-Rate Pussy'

President Donald Trump reportedly once uttered a sentence to a journalist that combines his two greatest passions: demeaning women, and rating things. That he allegedly said it to a reporter from Maximum Golf, once a real magazine, is just that much more obscenely on-the-nose.

Cindi Leive Steps Down as Editor-in-Chief of Glamour Cindi Leive Steps Down as Editor-in-Chief of Glamour

After 16 years as EIC of Glamour, Cindi Leive is stepping down, next job unspecified. She will stay with the magazine through the end of the year.

Graydon Carter Is Stepping Down After 25 Years at Vanity Fair  Graydon Carter Is Stepping Down After 25 Years at Vanity Fair 

It is truly the end of an era: Graydon Carter, the editor-in-chief of Vanity Fair, is stepping down in December, after 25 long years.

The Bold Type Transcends Cosmopolitan's Concept of Itself  The Bold Type Transcends Cosmopolitan's Concept of Itself 

Aaron Sorkin’s The Newsroom, which ran for three seasons, was widely lambasted by critics for its overwrought depiction of what covering the news is like, and whatever was going on with Sam Waterston. The key detail of these reviews, however, was that they were critiques made by people working in the very industry…

Judge Defends Freedom of the Press, Tosses Sarah Palin's Lawsuit Against the New York Times Judge Defends Freedom of the Press, Tosses Sarah Palin's Lawsuit Against the New York Times

A New York federal judge has dismissed Sarah Palin’s defamation lawsuit against the New York Times, a much-needed win for freedom of the press in an era of alternative facts.

As White Supremacists Fill the Headlines, Will It Be White Journalists Who Cover Them?

Last week, Vice News released a 22-minute documentary of the militant white men who descended upon Charlottesville to make clear that “Jewish communists and criminal niggers,” as one neo-Nazi put it, were not welcome in America. A neo-Nazi named Christopher Cantwell, who on Wednesday turned himself in for arrest on…

Cosmo Quietly Takes Down Profile of TheSkimm, Republishes Nicer Version a Few Hours Later  Cosmo Quietly Takes Down Profile of TheSkimm, Republishes Nicer Version a Few Hours Later 

Early Thursday morning, Cosmopolitan.com published a profile of the founders of The Skimm, a somewhat controversial daily newsletter aimed at young women. The article mysteriously disappeared, and by mid-afternoon a heavily-edited and much friendlier version of the post had emerged without acknowledgement of the…

UVA Fraternity Settles Suit Against Rolling Stone for $1.65 Million UVA Fraternity Settles Suit Against Rolling Stone for $1.65 Million

The University of Virginia chapter of Phi Kappa Psi has settled its defamation suit against Rolling Stone regarding allegations that some of its members participated in a gang rape, a claim that was put forth in the now-retracted 2014 article “A Rape on Campus.”

Suspected Bullet Damage Shattered Windows of Kentucky Newspaper Office Suspected Bullet Damage Shattered Windows of Kentucky Newspaper Office

Police in Lexington, Kentucky are investigating suspected gunshots fired into the windows of the Lexington Herald-Leader’s downtown building on Sunday morning. It’s not yet known who did this or why, although it’s tough to ignore that the incident took place in a national and local environment of alarming hostility…

Andrea Petersen's New Book Gives Anxiety Sufferers Something to Hold Up Andrea Petersen's New Book Gives Anxiety Sufferers Something to Hold Up

On Edge: A Journey Through Anxiety starts with the worst: our protagonist is 20 years old, and she thinks she is dying. For those who have had a panic attack, the feeling will be a familiar one—a racing heart, blurry vision, various symptoms that often cannot be explained by the circumstances. And like author Andrea…

Esteemed Vietnam War Journalist, Anne Morrissy Merick, Dies At Age 83 Esteemed Vietnam War Journalist, Anne Morrissy Merick, Dies At Age 83

Vietnam War journalist Anne Morrissy Merick, a pioneer in her field, has died at age 83 from dementia-based complications.

Trump Cuts Off Interview After Being Pressed About Bogus Wiretapping Claims

In an interview aired on CBS’s Face the Nation, host John Dickerson backed Donald Trump into a literal corner over his baseless claim that Barack Obama wiretapped him at the Trump Tower. After Trump seemed to realized he would have to produce some hard facts, he cut the interview short and motioned for Dickerson to…

Rolling Stone Reaches a Settlement with Former UVA Administrator Nicole Eramo Rolling Stone Reaches a Settlement with Former UVA Administrator Nicole Eramo

In November, a jury awarded former UVA administrator Nicole Eramo $3 million after concluding that Rolling Stone and writer Sabrina Rubin Erdely had defamed her with their now infamous 2014 story “A Rape on Campus.” The magazine was in the process of appealing the ruling, but on Tuesday announced that they’d reached a…

'There's A Lot to Be Gained From Loss and Suffering': Talking About Grief and Love with Ariel Levy 'There's A Lot to Be Gained From Loss and Suffering': Talking About Grief and Love with Ariel Levy

“Writing was the solution to every problem—financial, emotional, intellectual,” writer Ariel Levy says at the beginning of her new memoir The Rules Do Not Apply. That sentence is a concise description of Levy’s excitement upon starting work at New York magazine in the late ’90s, but it also works as an explanation for…

At CPAC, Where the Press Cheered on the Destruction of the Press At CPAC, Where the Press Cheered on the Destruction of the Press

NATIONAL HARBOR, MD—On Friday, during his speech at CPAC, self-described First Amendment fan Donald Trump railed against the “dishonest media” for what seemed like the 34,299th time. Predictably, the crowd booed loudly at the press, including at the reporters typing away at laptops in the back of the hall. Of course,…

Omarosa 'Physically Intimidated' Reporter, Said Administration Keeps Dossiers on Black Journalists Omarosa 'Physically Intimidated' Reporter, Said Administration Keeps Dossiers on Black Journalists

Another day, another half a dozen stories of extreme dysfunction within the Trump Administration. Omarosa Manigault, the former Apprentice and Celebrity Apprentice reality TV star who now heads communications at the Trump White House (the most terrifying reality TV show experiment of all time), “physically…

Journalists Covering DC Protests Slapped With Felony Charges Journalists Covering DC Protests Slapped With Felony Charges

In a chilling preview of what freedom of the press will look like in Trump’s America, two journalists arrested while covering Inauguration Day protests in Washington DC have been slapped with felony charges. They could face up to 10 years in prison and $25,000 in fines if convicted.

Donald Trump Is Reportedly Considering Kicking the Press Out of the White House Donald Trump Is Reportedly Considering Kicking the Press Out of the White House

Donald Trump’s relationship to the White House is already shaping up to be that of a vindictive landlord (he sure as hell doesn’t want to be a tenant). This comes as no surprise seeing as managing buildings is, at least nominally, well within Trump’s comfort zone, whereas getting along with other people, especially…

Condé Nasties Protest Trump's Visit With Subtle Outfit Change Condé Nasties Protest Trump's Visit With Subtle Outfit Change

Today, President-Elect Donald Trump met with top editors at Condé Nast, several of whom have taken extremely adversarial stances against Trump (Vanity Fair editor Graydon Carter, who coined the term “short-fingered vulgarian,” perhaps most of all), in an off-the-record meeting.

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