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Harper's Makes 1st Retraction in 165 Years

Magazine makes big step over old piece by disgraced Stephen Glass

(Newser) - Disgraced journalist Stephen Glass continues trying to make up for past transgressions, most recently to Harper's Magazine. Although much of the hullabaloo in the 1990s originally focused on Glass' work for the New Republic—a majority of which he completely made up, per the Washington Post —it's... More »

Famously Bad Journalist Apologizes With $10K

Stephen Glass continues to apologize for making up a bunch of stories

(Newser) - Stephen Glass—the one-time journalist most famous for embellishing, plagiarizing, or outright making up countless articles in the late '90s—sent $10,000 to Harper's Magazine this week as part of his ongoing atonement, the New York Times reports. “I want to make right that part of... More »

New Magazine Gives Voice to the Past

History reprints itself in Lapham's Quarterly

(Newser) - After 30 years editing the high-brow Harper’s Magazine, Lewis Lapham has started his own, even higher-brow rag, appropriately titled Lapham’s Quarterly. Each issue focuses on a single topic, and then employs some heavy-hitting—and mostly dead—writers. Think Tolstoy, Lenin, or Thucydides. Lapham says he’s trying to... More »

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