Jack Shafer

  • News

    July 8, 2010

    Ripped Off by the Best

    Famous plagiarizer strikes close to home

  • Blogs

    June 30, 2010

    Gerald Posner Does Houston (Press)

    Photo by Bill Cooke Gerald Posner, still having trouble​When investigative reporter Gerald Posner was busted for plagiarism by our sister publication, Miami New Times (among others), it was a big disappointment. It's the kind of thing that, at least temporarily, casts a shadow over all ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 4, 2009

    Slate Isn't Exactly Encouraging You To Go To The Houston Library Tomorrow

    Tomorrow morning the Houston Public Library is bringing in Cokie Roberts to talk about her book We Are Our Mothers' Daughters, which is somehow not subtitled (In Case You Were Wondering).We've never been big fans of Roberts; on the Sunday talk shows she's seemed to be pretty much Queen of the Conven ... More >>