journalism

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Whenever an egregious story about Hillary Clinton breaks, some of my more conservative friends immediately ask me if I have “finally come to my senses.” Because they generally are civil and intelligent people who argue ...
Sometimes, Girl, You Are Killing Me

What The Hellary ?!?! – Take Two

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Whenever an egregious story about Hillary Clinton breaks, some of my more conservative friends immediately ask me if I have “finally come to my senses.” Because they generally are civil and intelligent people who argue with evidence and reasoning instead of just screaming at me or forwarding nonsense, I pay more attention to their zin
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The Snap: I like The New York Times. Most of the time I find the news they report to be accurate and, while biased -- as all publications are, not too biased. It was not true for this article, Print Is Down, and Now ...
Great way to mis-inform

Made for Sound Bite Statements

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The Snap: I like The New York Times. Most of the time I find the news they report to be accurate and, while biased — as all publications are, not too biased. It was not true for this article, Print Is Down, and Now Out. The Download: My problem with the article was the following [&hellip
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The Snap: Ask omniscient Google how many newscasters are women and you’ll be answered with links to “hottest cable news anchors,” “most sexy newscasters of all time,” and important issues like the hair, makeup ...
Haven't Bought My IWD Gift Yet? Minions Are Always Nice

The Media and International Women’s Day

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The Snap: Ask omniscient Google how many newscasters are women and you’ll be answered with links to “hottest cable news anchors,” “most sexy newscasters of all time,” and important issues like the hair, makeup and fashion choices of female reporters. What happened during NBC’s coverage of the Olympics (other than awkward lugin
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The Snap: With the average human having the attention span of a fruit fly, it’s difficult to keep people glued to stories not involving celebrity breakups, breakdowns, etc. Plus news outlets' budgets are diminishing ...
And Why Do All Their News Centers Look Like Ikeas From Hell?

THIS MONTH IN JACKASSERY: 24-HOUR NOOSE CYCLE OOPSIES

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The Snap: With the average human having the attention span of a fruit fly, it’s difficult to keep people glued to stories not involving celebrity breakups, breakdowns, etc. Plus news outlets’ budgets are diminishing faster than my sanity, they’ve closed or will close many of their bureaus and their main goal has shifted from
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The Snap: Do you have kryptonite phrases? "Kryptonite phrases" is a term I made up to refer to words strung together by people in such a fashion that you are nearly writhing in pain on the floor when the words are ...
Say These Words At Your Peril

AXIOMS OF EVIL

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The Snap: Do you have kryptonite phrases? “Kryptonite phrases” is a term I made up to refer to words strung together by people in such a fashion that you are nearly writhing in pain on the floor when the words are uttered. Sometimes these phrases make you want to punch your enemies in their throats; [&hellip
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The Snap: Want gender equality to finally be a reality? Start giving men more interesting things to wear. Let’s bring back the cravat and cape. Maybe require men to don a variety of dapper derby hats. Let’s start ...

BANGS, BALL GOWNS, AND BULLSHIT

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The Snap: Want gender equality to finally be a reality? Start giving men more interesting things to wear. Let’s bring back the cravat and cape. Maybe require men to don a variety of dapper derby hats. Let’s start putting some balls into ball gowns. Perhaps then we would hear as much about what serious and [&hellip

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