It’s been 400 years since the first slave ship landed on shores of what would become the United States of America. This week, a look at how the New York Times Magazine commemorated the moment, and the lasting impact it could have on the reframing of American history.
New York Times: “1619 Project”
Pulitizer Center: “Reading Guide: Quotes, key terms, and questions”
Mike Holtzclaw, Daily Press: “What does it take to uncover the past? Hours of work and a little overseas travel.”
Alexandria Neason, Columbia Journalism Review: “The 1619 Project and the stories we tell about slavery”
Amanda Brickell Bellows, Washington Post: “Why we should remember 1619”
Ishaan Tharoor, Washington Post: “The 1619 Project and the far-right fear of history”
Halperin’s Book Deal
Justin Baragona, Audrey McNamara & Maxwell Tani, Daily Beast: “Disgraced pundit Mark Halperin’s accusers call new book deal a ‘slap in the face’”
Jake Sherman & Anna Palmer, POLITICO: “POLITICO Playbook: The White House aide on the front page of today’s NYT and WaPo”
Margaret Sullivan, Washington Post: “Redemption sounds nice but disgraced pundit Mark Halperin doesn’t deserve it”
Ed Pilkington, The Guardian: “Mark Halperin attempts comeback after #MeToo accusations with Trump book”
Associated Press: “Mark Halperin’s new book faces widespread criticism”
Marc Tracy, New York Times: “Apologies and scorn great news of a book by Mark Halperin”
Kathy Kiely, USA Today: "The news media enabled sexual harbored and enabled sexual harassment instead of covering it"
Batter up, Bernie!
Michael Calderone, POLITICO: “Bernie’s softball game vs. media sparks last-minute controversy”
Hats for sale
WRGB Staff, KRCG-TV: “Trump campaign rolls out red ‘Keep America Great’ hats”
Lachlan Markay, Daily Beast: “Sinclair stations run ‘stories’ that help Trump sell campaign swag”
Amy Russo, Huffington Post: “Sinclair stations run stories showcasing new Trump campaign merchandise”
Worth the risk?
Fox8Live Staff, WVUE-TV: “Remembering Nancy Parker: Devoted journalist, loving wife and mother”
Phil McCausland & Tim Stelloh, NBC: “Pilot reported problems before crash that killed New Orleans TV anchor”
Scott Jones, FTV Live: “Dying for the news…”
Trying to keep cool at CNN
Paul Farhi & Sarah Ellison, Washington Post: “CNN increasingly sees itself as subject to threats after incidents involving Cuomo, Lemon, Ryan”
Alexis Reese, Vibe: “Don Lemon sued over assault allegations, CNN defends news anchor”
Michael Gold, New York Times: “CNN’s Chris Cuomo threatens man who called him ‘Fredo’”
Steve Cuozzo, New York Post: “Chris Cuomo ‘Fredo’ flap exposes ridicule Italian-Americans face every day”
Lee Moran, Huffington Post: “Chris Cuomo sends Sean Hannity a message he can’t refuse”