We’re looking for a part-time contractor to help us manage the XX Factor blog. We need someone with a keen eye for what stories we should be covering. This person should have experience writing and blogging about a range of issues, but with a particular interest in hard news and politics.
If you’d like to apply, please send your résumé and three relevant clips to doublexmail at gmail dot com.
Addendum: The level of experience we're looking for is 0-2 years. Clips can be from a college newspaper, internship or personal blog.
TODAY IN SLATE
The Irritating Confidante
John Dickerson on Ben Bradlee’s fascinating relationship with John F. Kennedy.
My Father Invented Social Networking at a Girls’ Reform School in the 1930s
Renée Zellweger’s New Face Is Too Real
Sleater-Kinney Was Once America’s Best Rock Band
Can it be again?
The All The President’s Men Scene That Captured Ben Bradlee
Is It Better to Be a Hero Like Batman?
Or an altruist like Bruce Wayne?
Driving in Circles
The autonomous Google car may never actually happen.