Last week, Gawker strangely outed a high-level Conde Nast employee related to Tim Geithner, who Danny tells me is someone that matters.
This is a matter that touches on our journalistic experience, so we’ve set out to talk about it in our typical fashion: with empathy and also by being assholes.
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Mailbag: A minor non-question correction for Danny … Why are there no “Busters” in the NFL Hall of Fame, and how many ways can we waste time around this question?
— Danny critiques Gawker for punching down.
— How do we temper criticism as editors towards NFL players?
— Writing and editing side versus business side | Personal experience with writing/editing politics
— This is a really odd hill to die on, what would we attribute that to?
— Additional hypothetical examples for us in comparison to this
— Hagiography and other in-review posts around the web
— Hits hits hits
— Thoughts on Adam Weinstein’s piece on the matter.
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