Emily Bazelon is also uneasy about the outing of racist teenage tweeters: Scrolling through this collection, I’m so grossed out by the tweets that it’s hard to remember why I think this Tumblr is such a bad idea. OK, right: As my colleague Laura Anderson reminded me in an email thread, “I don’t think strangers Read More
Should Jezebel have contacted the schools of several students who tweeted racist things following Obama’s re-election?
In graduate school, I had to attend a series of talks from magazine editors and one* of them, from Harper’s, faced a tough question from a friend of mine who asked a lot of tough questions of our guests. She read through the masthead’s list of all-male, mostly Anglo-sounding names and asked, “Where’s the diversity?” Read More
Jezebel produces a ‘Sexiest’ list I can actually agree with. I’m down with 7/10 of their choices. And of course, they’ve got Barack* and pocket-sized Rahm Emmanuel, plus some other smart fellas. What say you, ladies and gents? *While I’m not feelin’ Barack the way Brokey McP is (link sorta-NSFW), I can see why others Read More