New things. | Polygon

Ok, deep breath.   My last day at Polygon will be August 15th.   I’ve been deliberating how to write that for literally months, but there it is. I’m leaving Polygon, which I helped to co-found in 2012.   I’m not leaving for a job at another outlet, which would be totally fine, or to […]

How SB Nation Profits Off An Army Of Exploited Workers

Depending on who’s defining it, to whom, and why, SB Nation is either a popular website best-known for puckish, irreverent coverage and such whimsical projects as Jon Bois’s 17776, or a sprawling network of “team” or “fan” websites, each tightly focused on a particular topic, like the New York Mets or professional boxing. In either […]

Photographer behind graphic Charlottesville image recounts near-death experience – Columbia Journalism Review

  First Person Photographer behind graphic Charlottesville image recounts near-death experience   August 13, 2017   1195 words Photo/Ryan M. Kelly/The Daily Progress Ryan Kelly went to downtown Charlottesville, Virginia, on August 12 for one last assignment before leaving his staff photographer job at The Daily Progress. On that final workday, the 30-year-old captured an […]

Full transcript: Trump’s Wall Street Journal interview – POLITICO

A Wall Street Journal spokesperson said the paper is “proud of the on-the-record interview we conducted with President Donald Trump, which produced multiple, newsworthy articles.” Full transcript: Trump’s Wall Street Journal interview The president sat down with the Journal’s editor-in-chief Gerard Baker in the Oval Office on July 25. President Donald Trump called his son-in-law […]

How elite billionaires like Sheldon Adelson and Peter Thiel are restricting press freedom in America – U.S. News – Haaretz.com

  Home   >   U.S. News www_responsive/articlebody.vm With one vengeful tycoon in the White House, another the brains behind Hulk Hogan’s $140-million lawsuit and Adelson controlling a Las Vegas newspaper, a new documentary depicts the ways U.S. journalists are increasingly being silenced     Sheldon Adelson at the National Israeli-American Conference in Washington, October […]