The New York Times Could Never Have Published TMZ’s Ray Rice Video

Over the past week, The New York Times has busied itself by dissecting TMZ’s graphic video of Ray Rice punching Janay Palmer in an Atlantic City casino. This is partly motivated by professional envy: Executive editor Dean Baquet told The Daily Beast that “TMZ had a great scoop. I wish I had it.” But it’s also… » 9/17/14 2:13pm Wednesday 2:13pm

Here Is a $900 Ticket for Lena Dunham’s Book Tour

Lena Dunham’s upcoming book tour, for her highly-anticipated memoir Not That Kind of Girl, quickly sold out in July. If you didn’t nab a ticket then, and have nearly a grand to spare, you’re in luck: One New Yorker is selling his or her general admission ticket to Dunham’s October 21 reading at the Brooklyn… » 9/15/14 8:56pm Monday 8:56pm

Fox News Boss Roger Ailes Treats Cops as His Personal Minions

The president and CEO of Fox News Channel, Roger Ailes, has a well-documented fear of being targeted or assassinated by liberals, gay people, Muslims, even President Obama. To counter these imaginary threats, Ailes has enlisted personal bodyguards, installed dozens of security cameras throughout his homes, and … » 9/15/14 3:00pm Monday 3:00pm

Which CEOs Asked The New York Times to Keep Their Sexuality a Secret?

Between Aaron Schock, Michael Sam, and the male American populace, The New York Times still considers being gay a newsworthy event. But in their latest report on the topic, the paper reveals that a certain number of wealthy, powerful C.E.O.s persuaded the Times to keep a lid on their sexuality. So who are they? » 9/05/14 3:50pm 9/05/14 3:50pm

The Huffington Post’s Latest Hire: A 9/11 Truther

Late last night, Huffington Post editor-in-chief Arianna Huffington announced that her company had hired 33-year-old Donté Stallworth, the former NFL wide receiver, to cover national security as a paid editorial fellow. One problem: Stallworth apparently believes that the September 11, 2001 attacks were an inside job. » 9/04/14 11:20am 9/04/14 11:20am