Margaret Sullivan

Margaret Sullivan

Washington Post media columnist. Once upon a time: NYT public editor; Buffalo News editor; Nardin Kaleidoscope EIC. Cinderella sweeping up on Desolation Row

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If you haven’t heard this, it’s really worthwhile. Highly recommended

Very kind. Now: Is there such a thing as a Shermanesque tweet?

Background: my recent column on Alden’s dreaded ownership of papers here

Demanding basic respect is not about ‘hypersensitivity’ or about leftist politics run amok in newsrooms. My column on Don McNeil, Mike Pesca and the most offensive racial slur in the English language

I’d call it “Dick Gregory’s autobiography” and link to it. (Why do we have to keep dreaming up obscure reasons to use this word?)

More grievance, less reality! Here’s @MollyJongFast ⁩ on CPAC this year

CNN should have resisted temptation and stuck with its original ban on Chris Cuomo interviewing Andrew. My column


Fox News has become an American plague. My column

If journalists don’t keep the volume cranked up high on threats to the Postal Service, they will be abdicating their duty. My column

The media must stop live-broadcasting Trump’s dangerous, destructive coronavirus briefings. My column

We must stop calling Trump’s enablers ‘conservative.’ They are the radical right. ... My new column

In 1972, when Title IX was passed, there were only 700 girls playing soccer at the high-school level in the whole United States. Now, nearly 400,000. From @MegaMoira , how public policy changes lives.

It’s becoming clear that journalists never fully reckoned with the mistakes of 2016 campaign coverage. We know this because they seem poised to repeat them. My column

So you’re being held accountable? That’s not ‘cancel culture’ ... My column

Trump wants America to ‘normalize’ coronavirus deaths. It’s the media’s job not to play along. ... New from me, about the dangerous rhetoric of ‘reopening’ and citizen ‘warriors’