Media Debate

Barack Obama, Fictional Character

Jan 18, 2013

TW Opinion by William Gray

If he were in a great novel, we’d see how his many facets add up to create a dynamic, if believably flawed, hero.

Media Debate, About Fiction | Read More

Hurray for Digital Magazines!

Oct 26, 2012

TW Opinion by Martha Nichols

Reincarnation online is an act of mercy for Newsweek’s foundering print edition.

Journalism, Media Debate | Read More

“A Woman’s Place” in the NYT Book Review

Sep 21, 2012

TW Opinion by Lorraine Berry and Martha Nichols

The issue could have been dubbed 'all that women's stuff we rarely cover.' It’s ironic, but not in a good way.

Media Debate, Diversity, Journalism | Read More

Can You Trust Online Reviews?

Sep 14, 2012

Feature by David Biddle

Book bloggers don't necessarily give writers the reviews they hope for.

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William Giraldi, Literary Bad Boy

Aug 24, 2012

TW Opinion by Martha Nichols

For me, the Twitter frenzy over a negative book review—a book review, for crying out loud—is a cause for rejoicing."

Media Debate, Critics | Read More

The Word Thieves

Apr 24, 2012

Feature by David Biddle

The digital frontier is a wide-open vista for both publishing and plagiarism.

Journalism, Media Debate | Read More

What We Risk Losing in the Facebook Age

Mar 26, 2012

Theme Essay by Theresa Williams

I come away fragmented, feeling like I’ve been sitting in the shallow end of a swimming pool, refreshed but not quite.

Letters and Journals, Media Debate, Self-Exposure | Read More

Looking for Love in All the Wrong Places

Mar 12, 2012

Editor's Note by Elizabeth Langosy

Online, you can be a philosopher and a theologian as easily as the next person.

Media Debate, Self-Exposure | Read More

Why Reader Taste Differs from Publisher Taste

Jan 16, 2012

Theme Essay by Jenny Bent

Electronic publishing is blowing apart the idea that we in publishing have better taste than the average reader.

Media Debate, Agents | Read More


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