Poetry and Politics, HIPAA, and Other Letters to the Editor

In verse To the editor: As a poet, part of second-wave feminism, and a former poetry critic, I greatly appreciate the breadth and depth of Elisa Gabbert’s quarterly, recent columns of thoughtful poetry. “Moral Verse” (July 11). He dives deep and lets us know what he’s found, once again making us understand how urgent poetry …

$900 in Printed Books, Moscow and Other Letters to the Editor

The Man Who Sees America To the editor: Robert Gottlieb’s gripping essay on John Gunther (July 4) and his epic writings about people, nations and continents are captivating. But it’s discouraging that I can’t buy Gunther’s “Inside USA” (because it’s out of print) for less than the cost of a used Buick. As if Gottlieb …

‘Faster, Harder, Higher’: Rolling Stone Hires Daily Beast Editor

The magazine announced on Thursday that it has named Rolling Stone news site The Daily Beast veteran Noah Shachtman as its next editor-in-chief, urging him to continue transforming the 54-year-old pop music bible into digital. -first broadcast. Mr. Shachtman, 50, said in an interview that he plans to bring The Daily Beast’s journalistic approach and …

Another senior editor of Deadspin and The Onion steps publisher

The editor-in-chief of the company that owns Deadspin, The Root, The Onion and Gizmodo resigned Friday, the second time the publisher’s editor-in-chief has stepped down in two years. Jim Rich, formerly the editor-in-chief of The Daily News in New York, said Friday afternoon that he resigned from the company called G/O Media that day. The …