These are the things I've written that are tagged "journalism"

Pure Folly, Miss Poly(gon)

Games journalism, punk rock, and SimCity: It seems like people—for some reason—were waiting on Polygon to call the industry out on its crap. Polygon, that Microsoft-sponsored, humourless, 70s prog rock supergroup of games journalism. Expecting any kind of populist uproar from Polygon is like expecting One Direction to vilify the X Factor culture that spawned […]

The Magazine

A new subscription-based digital magazine from Marco Arment of Instapaper. Really looking forward to seeing where this goes. How can you not love a guy who not only understands this: Usually, things are done the way they’re done for good reasons. But sometimes, they’re only done that way because nobody has questioned it recently. … […]

“Lara Logan, You Suck”

Matt Taibbi lays out the utterly spineless way in which corporate journalists go about their work: Anyone who wants to know why network television news hasn’t mattered since the seventies just needs to check out this appearance by Logan. Here’s CBS’s chief foreign correspondent saying out loud on TV that when the man running a […]

Sign Of The Times

You know things are changing when even Nick Denton, king of the reblogging Gawker network, says things like this: If a good exclusive used to provide 10 times the traffic of a standard regurgitated blog post, now it garners a hundred times as much. (emphasis added) That should be reassuring to people. The content market […]

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