Aug
12
2009

'Snobbery, Cruelty & Ugliness' in NYT 'Journalism Fail'

Blogging at Jezebel, Sadie Stein (8/12/09) turns the spotlight on the New York Times' Cintra Wilson "in a remarkably nasty piece. Brace yourselves, kids": In a paper often characterized by a tone as carefully bland as NPR's, she can be a breath of fresh air. But today's column, on Manhattan's first J.C. Penney, is a marvel of snobbery, cruelty and ugliness…. It took me a long time to find a size 2 among the racks. There are, however, abundant size 10s, 12s and 16s…. The petites section features a bounty of items for women nearly as wide as they are […]