31 posts and columns on Jack Shafer
As much as some critics would like to blame the warp-speed of the Web for their mistakes, the reality is that such hoaxes and their victims have long been with us. Fake press releases are like the viruses that infect vulnerable computer systems; until you fix the system, they’ll continue to work.
Sure there’s a future. Slate only laid off a few in what is a publication recession. If the car makers laid off an equal percentage, would we ask if the car industry had a future?
– Jack Shafer, who was laid off from his job as Slate’s media critic last week, during a Poynter.org career chat