Call for Music Writers... Rock, Indie, Urban, Electronic, Americana, Metal, World and More

 
Bookmark and Share
Text:AAA
Thursday, Apr 21, 2011
by PopMatters Staff
by Jesse Kornbluth
Harvard Magazine (May 2011)

“IT WAS NOON in Washington, D.C., when the shooting began in Tucson. Across the country, reporters and media executives rushed to cover the story of the gunman, the Congresswoman he shot at close range, and the 14 other victims. But the news couldn’t reach one of the Internet’s most important writers. For Andrew Sullivan, M.P.A. ’86, Ph.D. ’90, the editor of a blog called TheDish.com, the weekend is a time for rest, and having teed up on Friday afternoon a half-dozen evergreen posts for Saturday, he had turned off his communication devices and was sleeping in.


Sullivan had been lightly ill that week, so he slept unusually late, until almost two in the afternoon. Before he was quite ready to deal with the world, he checked his mailbox—and woke up fast. Along with the news of the shooting was an urgent question from readers: Andrew, where are you?”


Latest in Cyberculture & New Media

The Clerk, RIP
— Scott Timberg (Salon, 18 December 2011)
In an iTunes Age, Do We Need the Record Store?
— Marc Hogan (Salon, 20 November 2011)
Cutting the Cord: How the World's Engineers Built Wi-Fi
— Iljitsch van Beijnum and Jaume Barcelo (Ars Technica, November 2011)
How Google Dominates Us
— James Gleick (The New York Review of Books, 18 August 2011)
Daniel Ek’s Spotify: Music’s Last Best Hope
— Brendan Greeley (Bloomberg Businessweek, 13 July 2011)
How the Internet Transformed the American Rave Scene
— Michaelangelo Matos (The Record (NPR), 11 July 2011)
The Story So Far: What We Know About the Business of Digital Journalism
— Bill Grueskin, Ava Seave, and Lucas Graves (Columbia Journalism Review, 10 May 2011)
Going, Going, Gone: Who Killed the Internet Auction?
— James Surowiecki (Wired, 17 May 2011)

Latest in Mass Media

The Story So Far: What We Know About the Business of Digital Journalism
— Bill Grueskin, Ava Seave, and Lucas Graves (Columbia Journalism Review, 10 May 2011)
How Roger Ailes Built the Fox News Fear Factory
— Tom Dickinson (Rolling Stone, 25 May 2011)
The Dark Arts: The UK Phone-Hacking Scandal
— Sarah Ellison (Vanity Fair, June 2011)
The Tragedy of Sarah Palin
— Joshua Green (The Atlantic, June 2011)
Tina Brown Is Still Hungry for Buzz
— Peter Stevenson (The New York Times, 6 May 2011)
Osama bin Laden's Body: The World's Most Incendiary Image
— Sean O'Hagan (The Guardian, 6 May 2011)
Nearly 100 Fantastic Pieces of Journalism
— Conor Friedersdorf (The Atlantic, 4 May 2011)
What’s Left of the Left: Paul Krugman’s Lonely Crusade
— Benjamin Wallace-Wells (New York, 24 April 2011)
World’s Best Blogger?
— Jesse Kornbluth (Harvard Magazine, May 2011)
Save NPR! But Please, Put PBS Out of Its Misery
— Mark Oppenheimer (Slate, 5 April 2011)
Comments
Now on PopMatters
PM Picks
Announcements

© 1999-2014 PopMatters.com. All rights reserved.
PopMatters.com™ and PopMatters™ are trademarks
of PopMatters Media, Inc.

PopMatters is wholly independently owned and operated.