Media columnist @washingtonpost. Alum @thebuffalonews @nytimes. Author of 'Ghosting the News: Local Journalism & the Crisis in American Democracy,' out 7/14
Happy 79th birthday, @bobdylan .. whew, those 'foggy ruins of time' can catch up with you https://twitter.com/somuchmoretosee/status/1264556585403265024
RT @sewellchan: THREAD: Local newspapers are dying. Often, they're the only institutions working to hold government, businesses and powerfu…
RT @jswatz: I do not curse much on Twitter, but holy shit. What a stunning, sobering front page.
RT @lisatozzi: “If refusing to mislead the public during a health crisis is insubordination, then I will wear that badge with honor” https:…
RT @katierogers: Up late tweeting at an ex. Who among us https://twitter.com/jeffsessions/status/1264028159965528065
Journalists learned nothing from their catastrophically bad 2016 campaign coverage, and as @Sulliview observes re the lunatic "Obamag*ate" nothingburger, they're on track to do it all over again. https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/media/the-media-is-helping-trump-turn-the-bogus-obamagate-into-the-2020-version-of-clintons-emails/2020/05/18/c5382f82-9907-11ea-89fd-28fb313d1886_story.html
RT @BGrueskin: This deep dive on MSNBC’s past and future - particularly in light of Andy Lack’s departure - is just so well done. Thoroughl…
RT @Yamiche: 🚨Georgia Bureau of Investigation has arrested man who filmed the fatal shooting of Ahmaud Arbery on felony murder charge. Th…
RT @aaronecarroll: It's such a huge problem in American media that everything is treated like there's two equally sized disagreeing groups…
RT @thedailybeast: "These men keep being shocked that they’ve been canceled," writes @MollyJongFast. "They keep thinking it must be some ki…
RT @kylegriffin1: Kamala Harris: "Mr. President, it is a federal crime to withhold money from states with the purpose of interfering with p…
RT @Sulliview: Thank you, @kristenhare, for keeping tabs. 25 local newsrooms gone, post-coronavirus. So many others hobbled.
RT @SominiSengupta: "The last thing she ate was some rice and daal. She spread it out over several days, eating small bowls. After she ran…
Thank you, @kristenhare, for keeping tabs. 25 local newsrooms gone, post-coronavirus. So many others hobbled. https://twitter.com/kainazamaria/status/1263536400370151430
RT @DavidCayJ: Trump knows how to exploit the conventions of journalism for his benefit, but very few journalists know how to deal with tha…
Count me among 'the many who will disagree' https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/1263537553073942528
RT @oliverdarcy: Trump is saying the quiet part aloud and making it quite clear that he does not view Fox as a news organization. If he did…
RT @mathewi: Talking right now with Emily Bell (@emilybell) from the Tow Center at Columbia about attempts in Australia and France to force…
RT @sarahellison: How ‘60 Minutes’ survived CBS upheaval to become ‘the Tony Fauci of newsmagazines - from @Sulliview, who keenly observes…
RT @CraigSilverman: Being a media reporter means you follow tons of media reporters, which means your feed is one long doomscroll of the la…
RT @mattzap: Michael Cohen is out of federal prison and on his way to home confinement https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/michael-cohen-released-from-federal-prison-over-coronavirus-concerns/2020/05/21/21660620-96ca-11ea-91d7-cf4423d47683_story.html
RT @fangsbites: It really has been on a roll and the season has been extended to at least June 28 to continue the reporting of the ongoing…
Wherein @Sulliview notes in passing that 60 Minutes "weighs heavily on the network budget”. Does anybody have a ballpark guide to how big the 60 Minutes budget is? How does it compare to, say, The Atlantic’s editorial budget?
RT @lauren_kelley: This is so upsetting and unfair. The Atlantic’s pandemic coverage has been just absurdly good. And for that, they got 90…
RT @LizSeymour: Are you reading @monicahesse? You should be, especially this one ‘Jane Roe,’ from Roe v. Wade, made a stunning deathbed con…
Well, that’s one way to do it, I guess https://twitter.com/abeaujon/status/1263461812521107457
How ‘60 Minutes’ survived CBS’s internal chaos to become ‘the Tony Fauci of newsmagazines’. ... My new column https://www.washingtonpost.com/lifestyle/media/how-60-minutes-survived-cbss-internal-chaos-to-become-the-tony-fauci-of-newsmagazines/2020/05/21/8eef1c0e-9ac1-11ea-89fd-28fb313d1886_story.html
This despite signing up 90,000 new subscribers since March. The coverage has been much praised. Bradley says it’s to ensure longterm viability.
@TheAtlantic to cut staff by 68 positions, or 17 percent, in response to current economy, per chairman David Bradley statement
RT @davidfolkenflik: Fresh Newsroom Cuts At Tribune Stir Mistrust As 'Vulture' Investor Looms - my NPR story. Radio version of story comi…
RT @emilybazelon: "absentee ballot fraud is very rare — there were 491 prosecutions related to absentee ballots in all elections nationwide…
Thoughtful from @agrenell: 'I want people to be able to separate feelings from facts & when the facts don’t lead somewhere conclusive, not to fill in the blanks with feelings ... to learn that sexual abuse rarely comes with a certificate of origin and to sit with that discomfort. https://twitter.com/agrenell/status/1263257056313819136
'I will never lie to you' but I might stretch the truth just a tad https://twitter.com/JessicaHuseman/status/1263221160822571008
RT @juliaccarpenter: Incredibly sad about this, mostly because a Dupont Kramerbooks feels so me-in-DC to me! When I first decided to move…
Tara Brach: There are things that frustrate us. These challenges are coming up now. She says that as long as we keep thinking we need to be a better person, we imprison ourselves in behaviors that make us think we're not good. Accepting ourselves *as we are* is how we transform.
(I hope "in my oeuvre" was read by everyone with the lighthearted tone I meant)
 
You're more skilled at nuance than most, but that's still encouraging :) Have you had a chance to get your favorite peonies this season, by the way? I love your pics of them
 
Yes, these arrived from some friends for my recent birthday!
 
Gorgeous! Happy birthday to you and I hope many beautiful things are ahead for you, including a lot more peonies <3
 
Thank you, that's a great wish. :)
RT @MariaDeCotis: Breaking News: Governor Cuomo’s dog Captain doesn’t like the boyfriend
RT @Sulliview: It’s becoming clear that journalists never fully reckoned with the mistakes of 2016 campaign coverage. We know this because…
RT @MarietjeSchaake: The asymmetry between tech profits and the public interest needs to be corrected, especially as we anticipate the econ…
The New York of the present is always disappearing, writes lifelong city resident ⁦@MollyJongFast⁩, as she argues not to write it off now, or ever https://www.theatlantic.com/ideas/archive/2020/05/sorry-haters-new-york-wont-die/611851/
RT @ron_fournier: Long time coming & immensely important: Congrats ⁦@SHDetroit⁩ and ⁦@BridgeDet313⁩ on this big leap in local #journalism,…
RT @mlcalderone: GOP operatives "are recruiting 'extremely pro-Trump' doctors to go on television to prescribe reviving the U.S. economy as…
RT @rasmus_kleis: Founding #INERC members are @bbcmediaaction, @CIMA_Media, @Facebook, @MediaGFMD, @Google, @macfound, @NewspaperWorld and…
Perhaps some yoga and meditation is in order. Try @downdogapp
Are there more high-level squabbles now than Before?
RT @joelockhart: very important column
RT @ElaheIzadi: So many digital media job cuts last week. "The pain is across the board. This isn't just a question of nimble, digital comp…
RT @drumenaker: Proud day @PENamerica as we launch the #FreedomToWrite Index. Also a sobering one, as the index recounts so much suffering…
 
 
 
 
 
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