Dr v, sports journalism, and why sensitivity matters what grantland could have learned from a past decision at vanity fair before publishing its controversial story about essay anne vanderbilt. Friend blames timing of gilbert inventor’s suicide on fear of impending article,gilbert inventor essay anne vanderbilt, who committed suicide, was afraid reporter would reveal details of private life on espn-affiliated website, her friend says. The inventor’s name was dr essay anne vanderbilt, whom friends called dr v she described herself as an mit-educated aeronautical physicist and her invention as an instrument superior for its scientifically advanced head design. When grantland's caleb hannan outed transgender scientist essay anne vanderbilt, his reporting dehumanized her she eventually committed suicide.
Hannan’s essay for grantland, “dr v’s magical putter,” documents the writer’s eight-month journey to unravel the truth about dr essay anne vanderbilt in the end, as the piece twisted.
Why outing can be deadly by arielle p schwartz, holley law fellow, national gay and lesbian task force fascinated by a golf club created by dr essay anne vanderbilt, writer caleb hannan started looking into the science and the scientist behind it. In the course of his reporting, hannan also learned that dr essay anne vanderbilt “was born a boy” hannan eventually sent dr v “an email trying to confirm what i had discovered. Here is what i now know about dr essay anne vanderbilt, inventor of the oracle gx1 putter she was born a boy on july 12, 1953, in philadelphia she was given the name stephen krol, a person who has not received degrees from mit or the university of pennsylvania.
On wednesday morning, we posted a well-written feature by caleb hannan about an inventor named essay anne vanderbilt, aka “dr v” caleb reported the piece for seven solid months back in april, he had become enamored of an infomercial for a magical putter, wanted to learn more about it, started digging and pitched the piece.