Friday, May 06, 2022

Daily Headlines for May 6, 2022

How Ukraine Is Crowdsourcing Digital Evidence of War Crimes

Why Is the Firing Squad Making a Comeback?

When Sex Was Bad for You (and You Wanted It Anyway) 

Erotic thrillers are dead, but the conversations they started aren’t even close to climax.

Passed Over at the Easter Orgy 

I finally visit NSFW, that members-only sex club for horny millennials.

Political Correctness Is Losing

Facebook Deliberately Caused Havoc in Australia to Influence New Law, Whistleblowers Say

When Facebook blocked news pages last year to pre-empt Australian legislation that would force it to pay for content, it also took down hospitals, emergency services and charities. The company says that was inadvertent; whistleblowers allege it was a negotiating tactic.

Ad-Tech Firms Didn’t Sound Alarm on False Information in Gannett’s Ad Auctions

Firms that facilitate online-ad transactions had enough information to detect error that affected Gannett’s systems for over nine months, researchers say

PayPal Has Begun Quietly Shuttering Left-Wing Media Accounts

Twitter Employees Have Spent Years Trying to Make the Platform Safer. Elon Musk Could Undermine All That

Working class representation in UK journalism hits record low, report says

Guardian tells staff not to publicly slate each other on social media

Ninth journalist killed in Mexico this year as foreign criticism mounts

More than 1 in 5 TV news directors say their journalists were attacked in 2021

Paper, Cut

City Paper alumni look back on 41 years of print issues and memories.

Catholic News Service to cease domestic operations at year’s end

The Inside Man 

Joe Kahn is the new, old-school editor of the Times. But who is he?

MSNBC’s ‘Meet the Press Daily’ will move to streaming channel NBC News NOW

The Economy is Great. The Middle Class is Mad

MoviePass Co-Founder Stacy Spikes Is Trying to Stage a Comeback–and Save Movie Theaters in the Process

Karine Jean-Pierre to be next White House press secretary

Jen Psaki’s deputy will take over her high-profile spot when Psaki departs in the coming weeks, making her the first Black person to hold the job

Who’s Afraid of the Subway? 

Riding every line in the days after the Sunset Park shooting.

The New Science of Forgetting

​​The Age of the Private Space Station Is Upon Us

What bookstores and the literary life contribute to ... life

A stack of new books illuminates the wonder of printed books — writing them, buying them, reading them

Double Take 

Let’s Eat Grandma’s Jenny Hollingworth and Rosa Walton on learning to write their stories separately after a lifelong friendship.

The Dour Secrets of Dumbledore Doesn’t Know Why It’s Here Either

Comedians' Obsession With Their Haters Is Ruining Comedy

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