The below letter will be appearing in the Letters section of the magazine’s October issue. We welcome responses at [email protected] Our cultural institutions are facing a moment of trial. Powerful protests for racial and social justice are...
Bradley CampbellA good statement, from an impressive group of people, but I suspect if the statement condemned a specific act of censorship many of these people wouldn't have signed. (1)
Law enforcement needs to protect those who prioritize their sworn duties above loyalty to their peers.
Bradley Campbell"Yet, even as bad cops evade punishment for wrongdoing, those who stand up to corruption, report negligence or abuse, or decline to comply with bad orders are frequently marginalized, demoted, or outright fired." — @Musa_alGharbi
After doctors withheld treatment including nutrition and hydration for six days, Michael Hickson died leaving his wife and five children behind.
Bradley Campbell"The attending physician told Mrs. Hickson that he didn’t think her husband had much quality of life and, against her wishes, Mr. Hickson would not be nourished, hydrated, or receive treatment for the pneumonia he had developed."
“Last week we saw a significant breakdown in our editing processes, not the first we’ve experienced in recent years,” said A. G. Sulzberger, the publisher.
Bradley Campbell@ElectricAgora "Ms. Kingsbury...said that...anyone who sees 'any piece of Opinion journalism — including headlines or social posts or photos or you name it — that gives you the slightest pause, please call or text me immediately.'”
The editor of The New York Times' editorial page, James Bennet, has resigned, publisher A.G. Sulzberger announced Sunday. Bennet's resignation comes after the publication of a controversial op-ed from Republican Sen. Tom Cotton earlier in the week...
The mishandling of a controversial column by Bret Stephens sets three pernicious precedents for American journalism.
Bradley CampbellMay 14: "Unless the Times reverses course, we can expect to see more such mobs, more retractions.... Newspapers risk forfeiting decisions to air controversial or unorthodox ideas to outrage mobs..." @PamelaParesky, @JonHaidt, Nadine Strossen, @sapinker (1)
A virus doesn’t care about our ideological preconceptions.
Bradley Campbell"The baton of words-against-reality has been passed back to the public health establishment, many of whose leaders are...arguing that it is not only acceptable but essential...to encourage mass gatherings to support one particular just cause." —@DouthatNYT
Bradley Campbell"The progression I’ve described, though, in which all sides have embraced delusions or found something to value more than public health, does signal that there will be no further comprehensive attempt to fight the virus." — @DouthatNYT
Imagine Yankee Stadium or Citi Field cruising by Earth in a giant foul-ball flyby. That’s what’s set to happen this weekend when an asteroid the size of the Empire State Building tumbles through space uncomfortably close – but not close enough to...
As millions of people across the country take to the streets and raise their voices in response to the killing of George Floyd and the…
Bradley CampbellI thought President Obama's message — a condemnation of lawlessness and concrete suggestions for police reform — would have more of an impact on thought leaders. Instead by the end of the week we had justifications of violence and calls to abolish police.
I thank God that the brutal and senseless killing of George Floyd—an unarmed black man—by the white Minneapolis police officer, Derek Chauvin, was captured on video for all the world to see. That shocking episode provides irrefutable evidence—yet...
Bradley Campbell"To condemn the rioting ... is not at all the same thing as opposing the protests. Many observers have been reluctant to do the former because they wish to avoid the latter. I maintain that this is a grave mistake." — @GlennLoury in @Quillette