Jeannette Lee

Jeannette Lee is an Atlantic Media Fellow. Previously, she worked as an Associated Press reporter in Alaska and Hawaii.
  • The challenge for GM is not to attempt an environmentally and commercially futile retro strategy, but to create excitement about buying and driving…

  • Karl Rove should be forgiven for countering assumptions about Sonia Sotomayor's intelligence by claiming to know "lots of stupid people who went to…

  • I see that some Harvard MBA students are signing on to an oath in which they pledge to "serve the greater good." I hope they will excuse the rest of…

  • I see that some Harvard MBA students are signing onto an oath in which they pledge to "serve the greater good." I hope they will excuse the rest of…

  • Battling over the torture photos benefits both sides: Obama gets credit for defending the safety of the troops, while the ACLU remains a voice for…

  • The stark reality is that newspapers will have to start demanding payment soon for at least some of their online handiwork. Or maybe they'll come up…

  • Berkeley is a strange place to go to school, hung up as it is on its past glories, all those '60s survivors still around, teaching and mentoring and…

  • I think of Warren Buffet's recent comment about newspaper companies (that they're not worth buying "at any price") and wonder why this should not…

  • I once gave my sister a spray can called "Guilt Away," a special elixir for liberals, allowing for the instant removal of any feelings of guilt. …

  • What concerns me about incessant connection through Twitter, texting and Facebook is that all those technologies enhance an already bad inclination…

  • Economists can't be blamed for having an imperfect understanding of depressions, but they can be blamed for exaggerating their understanding of them.

  • Economists can't be blamed for having an imperfect understanding of depressions, but they can be blamed for exaggerating their understanding of them.

  • Economists can't be blamed for having an imperfect understanding of depressions; these are immensely complex events. But they can be blamed for…

  • This is what worries me: The moment we start to slither out of this recession, we'll be hit by higher gas prices, throwing moderate income households…

  • "While Nashville may not possess the size and scale of New York City, the celebrity-making allure of L.A., the top-40 hit-making appeal of Atlanta,…

  • What's so bad about a job? There's a good chance you'd be unhappy, your career will be subject to the whims of people you despise, and eventually you…

  • Clearly, there is a tension between the entrepreneur's zest for newer, better, faster and the traditionalist's understanding of things worth…

  • I read somewhere recently that bankers derive their job satisfaction entirely from their monetary compensation. That is wrong. Their job satisfaction…

  • I read somewhere recently that bankers derive their job satisfaction entirely from their monetary compensation. That is wrong. Their job satisfaction…

  • I read somewhere recently that bankers derive their job satisfaction entirely from their monetary compensation. That is wrong.

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CrossFit Versus Yoga: Choose a Side

How a workout becomes a social identity

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Is Technology Making Us Better Storytellers?

The minds behind House of Cards and The Moth weigh in.

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A Short Film That Skewers Hollywood

A studio executive concocts an animated blockbuster. Who cares about the story?

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In Online Dating, Everyone's a Little Bit Racist

The co-founder of OKCupid shares findings from his analysis of millions of users' data.

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What Is a Sandwich?

We're overthinking sandwiches, so you don't have to.

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Let's Talk About Not Smoking

Why does smoking maintain its allure? James Hamblin seeks the wisdom of a cool person.

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