Pro and con on the "longform" label

James Bennet thinks it's time for a new term to describe journalism's current big trend: "Why make a ripping yarn or an eye-popping profile sound like something you have to file to the IRS?" Bennet writes for the Atlantic. But in CJR, Naomi Sharp quotes New Yorker editor David Remnick: "I think it's fantastic that the first law of evangelical Web theology, that no one would read anything long on the Web, has been overturned thoroughly."