A short portfolio consisting of some of Parker Molloy’s past work.




Media Matters for America


It’s time for a reckoning for journalists who boosted false narratives about Donald Trump’s LGBTQ policy positions

Audiences were repeatedly told that he was pro-LGBTQ. He’s been nothing but a nightmare.

June 21, 2019

How Bret Stephens and Bari Weiss have taken the NY Times’ campus concern trolling to new heights in just 2 years

The two were brought over from the WSJ to bring a bold new perspective to the paper. Instead, they’ve been amplifying its most played-out talking point.

June 4, 2019

Tucker Carlson’s war on the ruling class is a master class of misdirection

The pundit uses a simple formula for making his most outrageous arguments sound sensible.

February 28, 2019

The social science explaining why Fox News wants you to believe masculinity is under threat

It’s not just good TV -- it’s also good politics.

January 23, 2019

Foreign media outlets keep showing how to cover politics in the age of Trump. Will U.S. outlets learn their lesson?

Access journalism and softball interviews fail the American people. U.S.-based media need a reality check.

November 20, 2018

And one fact-checker explains what she did to fight back.

November 15, 2018

Conservative commentators are offering Democrats the same old advice: Move to the center.

November 9, 2018

Quoting the president requires context. Fitting that into headlines and social media posts is a problem.

November 2, 2018


More than 40 years after the term was coined, ‘identity politics’ has been reduced to buzzword status.”

October 18, 2018

More than just a hit song by Taylor Swift, “Look what you made me do” has become the go-to excuse for unsavory actions among conservatives.

October 15, 2018


MTV Decoded


MTV “Decoded”
Season 7, Episode 1 - “4 Reasons School Dress Codes Are Sexist”

Hosted by: Franchesca "Chescaleigh" Ramsey
Written By: Parker Molloy
Directed by: Andrew Kornhaber


Select Works


Below is a sampling of some of Parker Molloy's work. For a more complete collection, please visit her Authory page.


Caster Semenya and the myth of the uneaven playing field

The controversy surrounding Semenya echoes the broader media treatment of intersex athletes.

May 8, 2019

Trans people are less likely to speak up if they know they’re going to be constantly told they don’t exist.

The New York Times
November 29, 2018

CEO Jack Dorsey’s rationale for letting the InfoWars conspiracy theorist stay is just the company’s latest contradiction of its Terms of (lip) Service.

The Verge
August 8, 2018

Jonny Sun is a jack-of-a-few-very-specific-trades. You might know him as the author and illustrator of 2017’s “everyone’s a aliebn when ur a aliebn too.”

October 2018 catalog

A city once synonymous with basketball excellence has had little to cheer about in the two decades since Michael Jordan left town, but the Ramblers’ Cinderella run to the Final Four has changed that.

The Guardian
March 30, 2018

The history of transgender athletes tells us that the U.S. and the world still have a long way to go to achieving true equality.

VICE Sports
November 6, 2014

Springsteen’s ‘Born in the U.S.A.’ is an indictment of the government, the military-industrial complex, and the way we treat soldiers. Not exactly an election night anthem.

The Daily Beast
November 6, 2014

The next fight for transgender equality in health insurance.

The New York Times
June 12, 2014


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