Tag Archives: Journalismism

Tesla’s War With The Media Is Just Unhinged At This Point

Over the past year, as Tesla has struggled to ramp up production of the Model 3 sedan, the company has made it a priority to slam news outlets that report on its alleged labor violations and manufacturing woes. On Monday, the PR strategy became utterly unhinged. The implication has become clear to reporters…

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Cheating NASCAR Driver Thinks Jeff Gordon Is Out To Get Him

NASCAR Sprint Cup driver Brad Keselowski isn’t happy about his retired competitor’s on-air portrayal of yesterday’s pit stop snafu at Pocono, reports Racer. Keselowski lashed out at Fox Sports commentator and recently retired Sprint Cup racer Jeff Gordon for allegedly being biased.

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Here’s What Gawker Media Does

It was surprising to hear the news last week that right-wing billionaire investor Peter Thiel has been secretly trying to destroy Gawker Media through proxy lawsuits. It was dispiriting, and less surprising, to hear the conversation that followed the revelation. The discussion begins, in most cases, with the premise that Gawker is bad. Even those who are rightly alarmed at Thiel’s unprecedented attack on an institution that he regards as “terrible for the Valley” usually feel the need to preface that conclusion with some form of “I hate to defend Gawker, but…”

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One Of The Biggest Motorcycle Magazines Just Announced It’s Closing Shop

Motorcycle USA has been a staple in the motorcycle media field for 20 years. After this coming Friday, they will be no more. The only thing is, I’m not sure if this will make waves in the industry, or if it’s just a sign of things to come.

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That Time Mazda Paid A Handsome French Doctor To Feel My Balls

Anyone who’s fortunate enough to stumble into the world of car writing quickly discovers that it’s the greatest grift in human history, a virtually non-stop travel orgy of luxury hotels, business-class airline travel, open bars with premium Scotch, foie gras, steaks, little toasts with crème fraiche and salmon, champagne pours, free leather driving shoes and race-team jackets, unlimited access to the most glamorous and powerful cars in the world, and once, in my case, a testicular exam in Paris.

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Why The Corvette Z06 Flunked Motor Trend’s Big Performance Car Test

The new 650 horsepower Chevrolet Corvette Z06 is a fucking amazing car, but it’s had its share of mechanical headaches for owners. It also flunked out of Motor Trend’s heavily hyped Best Driver’s Car test. Here’s how it went down, according to General Motors and everyone else.

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BMW Wasn’t Cheating, Auto Bild Would Like Us All To Understand

When German car magazine Auto Bild said yesterday that the BMW X3 diesel produced more than 11 times over the legal emissions requirements in Europe, they didn’t want us to think BMW was circumventing any sort of test. Oh no no no. There was no evasion on BMW’s part intended, they want us to know.

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Youth Car Culture Isn’t Dead, This Washington Post Story Just Sucks 

Hey, why are you reading this website right now? Haven’t you heard car culture is dead? America’s love affair with the car is over, according to the ultimate arbiter of culture in this country, The Washington Post, and the Cialis commercial extras they asked about it.

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The Time A German Car Mag Handed A Charger Hellcat To American Drifters

Here’s the story of how a couple of punk American drifters got to roast the tires of a brand new Charger Hellcat, thanks to one German journalist and not the explicit consent of Dodge itself.

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Car Magazines That Do Not Exist But Should Exist, Ranked

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