This morning, the Poynter Institute reported that Columbia University's launched a nonprofit news website via their Hechinger Institute on Education and the Media. It'll be focusing on national and regional reporting about education. Follow? A website, funded as a nonprofit, strictly devoted ... More >>
Most of the time, the import of the words "it's an honor just to be nominated" doesn't require much translation. While the thought to say it is nice, maybe even 'kind,' this sentiment is only legitimate for as long as it takes for that person to lose, probably more often than anyone would be ... More >>
Our Man Sietsema wasn't the only one who tried KFC's Double Down Sandwich (and lived). The Times' Sam Sifton weighs in on the abomination, and Nation's Restaurant News deconstructs KFC's approach to marketing it.
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It's that magical time of year again when the uppity nerds of Columbia University bestow upon the people their picks for this year's Best Writing Stuff. And we're going to attempt to add some context to these proceedings as they happen. So, here, we're live-blogging the Pulitzer Prizes. Unfor ... More >>
One of our favorite papers, the Rockaway Wave, reports that the far-flung inlet community has seen its "First Drowning of Season." The dead woman appears to be of Indian descent, and in her 40s. Police are investigating and autopsying. We are submitting Howard Schwach's lurid photo of detectives ... More >>