No, no, I'm not referring to their reporters' recreational habits… but rather the "New Coke" level success of "Times Select," which keeps the formerly-Grey Lady's op-ed columnists behind pay firewall. Daily Kos is tracking blog mentions of several columnists, which look to be in free-fall. Bloggers are a pretty tiny proportion of the population, obviously, but they're probably a decent proxy for influence and exposure more generally.
Teen activists are righteously angry—but righteous anger does not produce sound public policy.
A Professor Tried To End a Flirty Email Exchange With a Young Woman. Then She Threatened to Blackmail Him.
When the grad student threatened to publicize their embarrassing correspondence, he reported her. But the university decided he was the villain.
The Inspector General Report Is a Huge Blow to the FBI's Credibility. Why Is It Being Treated Like Vindication?
The government's surveillance of Carter Page might not have been improperly motivated, but it was still seriously flawed.
Plus: the foundations bankrolling bad tech policy, they is the word of the year, and more...