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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]