Blogs and Blogging (Internet)
- How Do We Say ‘Have a Good Night’? Let Us Count the WaysOur Evening Briefing writer tailors each of her signoffs to a lighthearted news item of the day.
- Deb Perelman’s Work Diary: The ‘Smitten Kitchen’ Is Open (Even When the Cook Is Sick)The cooking-site founder still does almost everything herself — from groceries to dishes to Instagram.
- What the Influencer Couple Has to Say About That Viral Proposal SchemeGenuine or not? You decide. Either way, it was an engagement, and marketing plan, made for Instagram.
- On Motherhood and ‘This One Thing That People Don’t Share’The voyeuristic consolations of the “Motherhood Sessions” podcast.
- In China, a $30,000 Penalty for Maligning a Building’s Feng ShuiA blogger warned of “heart-piercing” and “noxious” energy at a Beijing building. A Chinese court disagreed.
- Spreading the Mosque Shooting Video Is a Crime in New ZealandThe charges came as Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern vowed to investigate the role that social media companies played in mosque massacres last week.
- Why China Silenced a Clickbait Queen in Its Battle for Information ControlMa Ling was one of China’s most popular bloggers. Then she became a target in President Xi Jinping’s campaign to purge popular voices that the Communist Party finds threatening.
- Why Jeff Bezos Went to Medium With His Message“When people have something to say, they come to Medium, where they can say it at length,” a spokeswoman for the online platform said.
- Huang Qi, Online Dissident and Rights Advocate in China, Faces TrialThe case of the blogger behind the popular website 64 Tianwang has drawn intense international scrutiny, in part because he has a kidney disease.
- How an Underground Queer Zine Became the Best Blog in OperaParterre Box started 25 years ago, smuggled into bathrooms at Lincoln Center. Now it is an essential, respected voice in the opera world.