Congrats, Boys. You Now Have Body Issues Too!

November 20, 2012   ·   0 Comments

Teen Body Builder 2005

By Hanna Rosin: Yet another way in which boys are apparently becoming just like girls: They are obsessed with their bodies, according to this front page New York Times story today.

Heather Ainsworth for The New York Times

NYT Editor Takes Fall for Cornell Miscues

By Erik Wemple: Journalist Courtney Rubin, working as a freelancer for the New York Times, alighted on Ithaca, N.Y., with a great story.


The New York Times Gets “Real” Buttermilk Wrong

By L.V. Anderson: New York Times readers learned today what Slate readers have known for months: that the buttermilk you buy at the store is not actually the byproduct ...

Jack and the Beanstalk

We Eat by the Grace of Nature, Not by the Grace of Monsanto

By Jennifer Browdy de Hernandez: “Organic, schmorganic,” fumes New York Times columnist Roger Cohen sarcastically in an article entitled “The Organic Fable.” He bases his sweeping dismissal of the ...

Dad feeds son

Dads: Your Bad Habits Can Pass Down to Your Children

By Hanna Rosin: After reading Judith Shulevitz fascinating op-ed in the New York Times this week about new research showing how a man’s “lifestyle choices” will affect his future children, I found myself imagining...

Serena and Venus

A Play-by-Play of The New York Times’ Ridiculous Video of Serena and Venus Playing … Dress Up

By Laura Gottesdiener: Don't get me wrong. I'm happy that Serena and Venus are on the cover of The New York Times magazine this week. Sure, ...

Water Polo Olympics 2012

Sexist Olympic Coverage: Lady Athletes Have Ladybits Edition

By Chloe: Last weekend, I had the great fortune of seeing the US women’s water polo team play Italy at Olympic Park in London...

China's Ye Shiwen with gold medal

Is the US Olympic System as Abusive as China’s?

By Dave Zirin: The spectacle of the 2012 London Olympics should be subtitled: “the bashing of the Chinese Athlete.” Yesterday, Andrew Jacobs of the New York Times published ...

Water Polo Wardrobe Malfunction

Boobies in the Pool! Why the New York Times Was Right To Focus on Water Polo’s Wardrobe Malfunctions

By Natasha Geiling: For the first year of my high school water polo career, I was really, really bad.

Lolo Jones

Was the New York Times Too Mean to Lolo Jones?

By Joe Coscarelli: On Sunday, the New York Times took its claws out and went snarky and sexist on American sprinter Lolo Jones, declaring that the attention she received ...

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