NYT’s botched boba story stereotyped Asian culture

On Wednesday night, The New York Times’s business section published a story about the growing number of bubble tea businesses and their struggle to expand in the United States. But, as many have noted, the paper of record thoroughly botched its execution of the feature, including two tone-deaf headlines and an unattributed quote from Reddit. […]

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Podcast: The media responds to Charlottesville

On the latest episode of The Kicker, we dedicate the entire episode to the media’s response to Charlottesville. Meg talks to CJR Associate Editor Brendan Fitzgerald about how local news covered the events last weekend. Plus, his personal experience working as a reporter in the city. We also discuss the language journalists should be using […]

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This 23-year-old asks the White House tough questions for one of America’s most conservative networks

Trey Yingst was born during the Clinton administration, and he’s covering Trump’s. When the White House holds press briefings, the 23-year-old is often among the youngest people in the room. He stands alongside veterans such as Glenn Thrush, April Ryan and Jim Acosta as they all try to wrangle answers out of Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders. […]

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