Alex Fitzpatrick

Homepage Director @TIME. I serve at the pleasure of the Internet. Go #NYR. Contact: alex.fitzpatrick@timeinc.com


The Time I Failed at Visiting Amsterdam


I was planning to be in Amsterdam for three days. I didn’t last three hours.


Secret Is Boring

Because everybody’s lying


Almost everyone I know in tech is obsessed with Secret, an app that lets you share pretty much anything you’d like without tying your name to it — gossip about your startup, the drama of your office’s politics, your innermost hopes, dreams and fears.

Much of the Secret coverage wants you to think the app is…


Why We Need Photojournalists

Making the case in two images.


In the afternoon following Monday’s horrific D.C. Navy Yard shooting, BuzzFeed posted a Twitpic from Yahoo News Political Reporter Chris Moody. The post, titled “Powerful Photo Of Navy Yard Employee Leading A Blind Colleague Away From The Shooting,” showed exactly that — except the “Power” was in the moment…


The Time I Failed at Visiting Amsterdam


I was planning to be in Amsterdam for three days. I didn’t last three hours.


Obama/Morsi Remix

I took the White House’s response to a petition calling for a recount of the 2012 election and edited it as if it was from Egyptian President Mohammed Morsi.


But last year, Egyptians chose to elect President Morsi—together. So now, you have another choice. Will you work with your fellow citizens to help tackle the challenges…