Top stories

Thursday, July 18

Our most popular stories this week, along with editors' picks:

  1. Tech reporters fight a worrying problem
    Since when was Silicon Valley so hostile to journalists?
  2. Just say 'racist' 
    Trump's weekend tweets were racist. Why didn't major outlets say so?
  3. One journalist who did say 'racist'
    A promising start for Norah O'Donnell on the CBS Evening News.
  4. A racist talks about racism 
    CNN gave a platform to a white supremacist. Our reporter was unimpressed
  5. When the border is local news
    The NYT and a local paper teamed up to cover a mysterious detention facility.
  6. Covering women's sports with few women 
    "Sports writing has long been disproportionately male. The Times sports section now stands out for being exceedingly so."
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