PRESS: IN THE FLESH
Portraits of employees from The Buffalo News printed on top of collages of newspaper. By Max Collins.
Still: this is bigger than a sourcing problem. This is a byline problem, a Style section problem, a language problem, a trend story problem, a lazy journalism problem, an oversimplification problem. Also: I fundamentally reject the notion that women are less likely to want to be quoted.
There are free online databases to check for plagiarism. Maybe what we need is a free online database to check for dumbass, avoidable gender bias.
In an analysis of 352 front-page stories from the January and February of this year, a study found that the New York Times quoted more than three times as many male as female sources. Read more at Poynter
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The old Newsweek building at 444 Madison Avenue, back when Newsweek was on top of the world (journalistically, at least). And then the unfortunate #hashtag slapped on the cover.
I have no doubt that few readers will stick around for the “new chapter,” as Tina calls it (let’s be honest). But this ode to the magazine that was is worth reading, if sad.
So many years of so many bad decisions. We always said the Newsweek Tumblr would outlast the print edition. #RIP