Category Archives: Journalism


The last print issue of the Village Voice, with a startlingly gorgeous ultra-tight crop of Fred McDarrah’s iconic image of Bob Dylan on the cover, rolled off the presses today. The first issue was published, with newsprint and ink, the … Continue reading

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The Man (Unfortunately) Is (Now) the Message

Academy Award winning-director (“Citzenfour”) Laura Poitras’s complicated new documentary “Risk,” is a seemingly all-access portrait of Julian Assange and WikiLeaks, the media organization he founded in 2006. The film, shot over six years, beginning in 2010, premiered at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival, … Continue reading

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Wayne Barrett 1945-2017

Wayne Barrett, a vitally important New York investigative journalist, who, for nearly four decades at the Village Voice, tenaciously uncovered the truth about politicians and business leaders, died yesterday in Manhattan. He was 71. Barrett covered five mayors, from Abe Beame to Michael … Continue reading

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