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PolitiFact's Idiotic New Collaboration With Politicians Blows Up in Its Face Immediately

The Pulitzer Prize-winning sleuths at PolitiFact have quickly reversed their appointment of former Florida Rep. Alan Grayson as a “reader advocate” after journalists cried foul over his past allegations of domestic abuse and threatening behavior toward reporters. They are not, however, reversing their dubious decision…

Reading Product Plugs From Joshua Tree Helped Me Understand My Industry's Twisted Heart

In November, Uproxx editorial director of music Caitlin White published “Breaking Up In Joshua Tree Helped Me Understand My Own Twisted Heart,” originally under the third-person headline “A Writer Finds Loss And Rebirth In A Road Trip To Joshua Tree.” The post was a true original, alternating intense and writerly…

WaPo Staffers Fighting for Better Wages Told to Sit Down, Shut Up, and Be Grateful for Jeff Bezos

The narrative casting Jeff Bezos as a transformative media baron reached new heights in 2017. His Washington Post consistently set the political agenda while claiming two straight years of profitability. Bezos himself glowed on the red carpet as an improbable journalism hero when Steven Spielberg’s The Post, a …

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