The Guardian's study of its comments section shows that women and people of color are more likely to get abusive comments with their stories. "That means it is disproportionately women and minorities who must weigh whether covering controversial topics is worth the abuse it provokes."
What The Guardian's comments study tells us about journalism
Is 'newspaper reporter' the worst job around? Journalists beg to differ
About that NYT Gay Talese story
New York Times Executive Editor Dean Baquet is set to meet with the Style department today to talk about last week's story on Gay Talese, which Baquet publicly took issue with, followed by outgoing Public Editor Margaret Sullivan. Internally, there has been more tussling over how both responses were handled. "The Erik Wemple Blog urges the New York Times to live-stream the session, rather than leave us media writers to piece things together from (very) interested parties."
Newspaper reporter is the 'worst job,' study says. Do you agree?
Jill Abramson's sad advice for female journalists
The former New York Times executive editor, who was dismissed from the newspaper in May 2014 in an episode that raised questions of sexism in the news industry's upper echelon, dispensed this sobering pearl of wisdom during a public dialogue at Boston University. "The higher a woman goes in a company … the more a public opinion of them goes down."
New Yorker cartoonist dies
William Hamilton, the New Yorker artist who "took a pin to overinflated egos" in the pages of The New Yorker, died Friday in a car crash. "Mr. Hamilton’s fascination with high society came from 'being near money, but far enough away that I couldn’t quite get my fingers around it.'”
Happy 40th birthday, 'All the President's Men'
A look back on the iconic Watergate whodunit, which turned 40 this weekend.
Nan A. Talese to Gay Talese: 'Welcome home, darling. You’re all over Twitter.'
After a Twitter storm following recent remarks at a narrative journalism convention, Gay Talese reflected on the experience. “The journalism I grew up with was to try and be careful, fair and accurate,” he said. “But social media is wicked, reckless. And what happened to me in Boston is shameful, with stuff flying all around the world that isn’t true."
For the first time in years, presidential candidates snub Newspaper Association of America conference
There’s no ‘I’ in team, especially if you’re a woman
"All the Presidents Men: An Oral History"
An exhaustive and illuminating chronicle examining the origins of journalism's most famous movie.
David Gregory joins CNN as political analyst
Meet the woman drowning out trolls that harass female writers
Media consumption isn't as polarized as you think, new studies conclude
Press critic rips Vox Media for longform story on convicted rapist
At the center of a flawed story about convicted rapist Daniel Holtzclaw was a failure among editors to realize their own blind spots, NYU professor Jay Rosen writes. "Diversity = blind spot minimization. Real diversity is an improvement in editorial vision, such that things appear 'in their corrected fullness.'”