“Tweetshaming.”

Once again, Jon Ronson delivers. This time it’s “How One Stupid Tweet Blew Up Justine Sacco’s Life”: Eventually I started to wonder about the recipients of our shamings, the real humans who were the virtual targets of these campaigns. So for the past two years, I’ve been interviewing individuals like Justine Sacco: everyday people pilloried […]

By the Book: Teju Cole.

I’d be remiss if I didn’t highlight this recent By the Book feature—one of the great book-related features on the web—since it has one of the most talented writers working today, Teju Cole. While he generated a lot of interesting reading leads, he also has some insightful  comments on Twitter: It’s such a combative place […]