Tag: journalism

Lessons of the Jemele Hill controversy

As a journalist by training, my feelings are increasingly mixed about situations like the controversy that erupted last week over ESPN host Jemele Hill’s anti-Trump tweetstorm. The pull of the traditional ethos to keep your political opinions off-air is strong, yes. On the other hand, perhaps the imperative to adjust to the social-media era should


Some noteworthy links about digital privacy, free speech, and hacking that we’ve come across recently: Anders Gyllenhaal, a senior editor at McClatchy, asks a provocative question: Do we still believe in free speech? Ex-CIA director James Woolsey and legendary hacker Brian J. Fox, who invented the Bash command line, write in a New York Times