I’m not sure if McArdle is clueless or is laughing at all the journalists who have lost their jobs when big capital decides to buy up, say, an irreverent sports site and then it all falls apart
Scott referred to the Deadspin disaster earlier today. To me, this and so many other closings of quality publications leads to a broader question of whether journaistic outlets can even exist under th
A few weeks ago, I posted about Mass Effect: Andromeda and in the comments we started talking about a piece published in The Atlantic that bemoaned the popularity of narrative structures in video game
Yes, we know that it is a huge error to talk about the working class as if it were all white people. There’s another huge error: talking about the working class in a story that interviews nearly
This month’s Sidney winner is on the downsizing of journalists and how what was once a middle-class job is now an itinerant job that is emblematic of the New Gilded Age economy. From 2007-2015 t
Tomorrow, Gawker staffers vote on whether to form a union. This has been really interesting to watch play out because the company has allowed its writers to debate the issue on the site. Most of the w
The New York Times is replacing the retiring Stephen Greenhouse on its labor beat with…..Noam Scheiber. Who is an OK reporter but when has he had anything interesting to say about unions? Does h
The great journalist has passed. It’s also a good time to replay his classic obituary of Christopher Hitchens.