The Telegraph's swiftly-deleted article about the "curse" of Batman movies (still live here) is not, however, today's craziest coverage of the shootings in Colorado. That prize surely goes to Nikki Finke: "It is a very real possibility this terrifying tragedy may affect The Dark Knight Rises's opening box office today and this weekend." [Deadline Hollywood via Gawker.
Joan Didion, pioneer of the New Journalism that emerged in the latter half of the 20th century, has died at age 87. Didon's highly influential essay collections "Slouching Towards Bethlehem" (1968) and "The White Album" (1979), whose documentation of 1960s California helped make sense of the 1960s California counterculture while pushing the boundaries of subjective,… READ THE REST
CNN anchor Chris Cuomo, already suspended after it emerged he used his position at the network to research women who accused his brother and former New York governor Andrew Cuomo of sexual harassment, was fired over the weekend. Chris—supposedly a journalist bound by professional ethics standards—strategized with his brother over the course of Andrew's increasingly… READ THE REST
Nieman Lab — Nieman Lab — the institute for the academic study of journalism based out of Harvard University reports that the Cambridge Chronicle has lost its last full-time employee, leaving the paper in a perilous spot after 175 years of business. The Chronicle had been the oldest weekly newspaper left in the country, and had been family-owned until the early 90s before… READ THE REST
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We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. The tools to keep yourself safe online are pretty well known: antivirus programs, VPNs, and password managers are all used by millions to protect their data. But what about the data that you've… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. Walking around or standing while working all day can be tasking on the feet, but taking care of them can improve blood circulation along with many other health benefits. While investing in some shoe alternatives can be… READ THE REST