Scenes from the Most Obnoxious Do-Good Wedding Ever

Maureen O'Connor · 12/19/11 11:57AM

Meet David Friedlander and Jacqueline Schmidt. They live in Brooklyn, and recently got married. Because they "did not want their wedding 'to be just about us,'" they "pitched their wedding to the media," then forced all guests to participate in a self-indulgent display of competitive do-gooder-ism.

Can Ginia Bellafante Save the New York Times' Soul?

Hamilton Nolan · 09/20/11 01:47PM

In your provocative Tuesday media column: the NYT's new Big City columnist gives us hope, Ted Turner vs. Rupert Murdoch, Utah newspaper standards war, the internet won't be free forever, and Cenk Uygur to Current TV.

Media Thanksgiving: The Grateful Hacks

Jessica · 11/23/05 12:25PM

We've asked our favorite media personalities what they're thankful for this year, and they've actually answered. Three from the Times, starting with Arts-y gal Ginia Bellafante: