CNN, Gawker and The Atlanta Journal Constitution were among the media outlets who fell for a radio station’s hoax about Justin Bieber moving to Atlanta, Sydney Smith reports. Smith counts more than 20 outlets that ran stories claiming residents of Atlanta’s Buckhead neighborhood were protesting a potential move by Bieber into the city. (In fairness, legitimate Bieber news can often be difficult to believe.)
Bruni looked back at his 10 years as a columnist and painted a picture of regret, saying he too often “swam with the snide tide.”
Jewish journalists are reporting on rising antisemitic attacks and threats while also grappling with dangers that their own communities face.