Though You Were a Strong Candidate, We Decided to Go With Someone Else, by my one and only yaaa

Which brings us to another major criticism of the piece: that its insensitivities were enabled, in part, by a lack of newsroom diversity. When all editors and writers collaborating on a piece share the same set of blinders and biases, you’ll probably get a pretty uniform set of subjective answers to questions about what belongs in the story.
#realtalk about the root problem with Grantland’s “Dr. V’s Magical Putter” (via annfriedman)