“When I started writing for ‘Texas Monthly’ in 1973, I didn’t expect it to last very long. But it’s still here, five decades later.”
Celebrating Bitch Magazine: A Reading List
A writer traces her own feminist journey as she reflects on the forthcoming shutdown of Bitch Media.
All the Stories Nominated for the 2022 National Magazine Awards
Consider this your reading list for the next few weeks.
Curator Spotlight: Robert Sanchez on Highlighting Notable Storytelling from City Magazines Across the U.S.
The longtime writer at Denver’s 5280 magazine talks about City Reads, the stellar work published by fellow journalists, and the intimate experience of reading thousands of solidarity letters mailed from across the country, demanding justice for Elijah McClain.
How Covid Is Decimating British Music Journalism
What will England be like with fewer music magazines?
The Gilded Age of (Unpaid) Internet Writing
How ’90s webzines heralded the best — and worst — of today’s online media landscape.
A Cover That Could Launch a Million Retweets
What does a magazine cover mean in the digital age?
Lyrical Ladies, Writing Women, and the Legend of Lauryn Hill
Joan Morgan’s “She Begat This” looks back at how Lauryn Hill crashed through hip-hop’s glass ceiling, while our critic looks at how the author and a cadre of black women writers did the same for hip-hop music journalism.
Publishing the Best of the Desert: An Interview With Ken Layne
“If you’re doing something small, something that’s mostly your labor and vision, then stick to what makes you satisfied.”
Journalists Shouldn’t Be Fired for Investigating Their Own Publications
And everyone in this industry should speak out against it.