Top Stories

Thursday, August 8

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

Here are the highlights:

  1. Our new series on the world of criticism
    What is the responsibility of a critic? We explore classical music, food, literature, and more.
  2. How the media helped R. Kelly
    An honest conversation about journalism's culpability 
  3. Artforum’s #MeToo scandal forces the magazine to take a new direction
    David Velasco went from web editor to being tasked with overhauling the whole publication.
  4. The Trump administration is suppressing climate science
    A federal worker who quit his job said it felt "like something out of a bad sci-fi movie."
  5. We asked The New York Times how a bad headline ended up on the front page
    Here's what executive editor Dean Baquet said.
  6. NPR parts ways with freelancer after Tucker Carlson targets her
    A first-person account from the writer who was let go over her "activist stance."
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