Neil deMause

Neil deMause is a book, magazine, and newspaper journalist based in Brooklyn, N.Y. He is currently special issues editor at the Village Voice, a contributing editor to City Limits, a contributing writer for FAIR, and a regular contributor to Vice Sports.

Articles by this author

The job of editors when presented with a too-good-to-be-true story is to ask: Is this, in fact, too good to be true?(Photo: Screenshot) Views
Friday, December 21, 2018
Der Spiegel Shows Danger of Liking Good Stories More Than True Stories
While everything about the story of Claas Relotius, the award-winning Der Spiegel journalist who turned out to have been faking everything from quotes to geographic details for years, should be alarming to anyone who cares about responsible journalism, possibly the most disturbing part comes near...
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Friday, September 01, 2017
Disaster Coverage Still Has Blind Spot for Low-Income Victims
Days after Hurricane Katrina struck New Orleans in August 2005, the national news media expressed collective alarm at the discovery that in modern America, many people shelter in place during storms for the simple reason that they can’t afford to get out ( Extra! , 7–8/06 ). As CNN commentator Jack...
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