Joe Kahn Is Named Executive Editor of The New York Times

Mr. Kahn, 57, will take over a newsroom undergoing enormous change.

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Joe Kahn: A Quiet Intensity, Matched With Big Ambitions

Joe Kahn, the next executive editor of The New York Times, has had a steady rise in journalism. It began with a decision to turn his focus to China.

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Judge Clarifies Order on New York Times Coverage of Project Veritas

The decision allows some latitude for reporting until a final ruling is reached. The Times said the order remained “an unconstitutional prior restraint that should be dissolved.”

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Judge Tries to Block New York Times’s Coverage of Project Veritas

The state court order, which The Times said it would immediately oppose, raised concerns from First Amendment advocates.

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U.S. Put Gag Order on Times Executives Amid Fight Over Email Logs

The push began in the Trump administration and continued under President Biden, and the Justice Department obtained a gag order to keep it from public view.

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Nikole Hannah-Jones Denied Tenure at University of North Carolina

Her hiring brought a backlash from conservatives concerned about her involvement in The Times Magazine’s 1619 Project, which examined the legacy of slavery in America.

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New York Times Names James Dao Metro Editor

A veteran of the paper is appointed to lead its local coverage as candidates line up to succeed Mayor Bill de Blasio, and New York City looks beyond the pandemic.

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Ex-Times Reporter Who Used Racial Slur Publishes a Lengthy Defense

Donald McNeil, who resigned last month after the publication of an article on his conduct during a student trip, writes that he left the paper after “a series of misunderstandings and blunders.”

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New York Times Calls for Workplace Changes in Diversity Report

“The Times is a difficult environment for many of our colleagues,” the report found. People of color described “unsettling and sometimes painful day-to-day workplace experiences.”

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New York Times Promotes Rebecca Blumenstein to Newly Created Role

Ms. Blumenstein will report to the publisher, helping to oversee newsroom operations and becoming a frequent public representative for The Times.

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Donald McNeil and Andy Mills Leave The New York Times

Donald McNeil, a veteran science reporter, and Andy Mills, who helped make the “Caliphate” podcast, were the focus of complaints inside and outside The Times.

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Andy Mills Resigns From The New York Times

Andy Mills, who helped make “Caliphate,” about the Islamic State, became the focus of complaints by former colleagues after a corrective editors’ note in December.

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Washington Post, Reuters and Los Angeles Times Search for New Top Editors

In an industrywide changing of the guard, other big newsroom jobs that have come open include the No. 1 slots at Vox, HuffPost and Wired.

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New York Times Names Cliff Levy to a Top Editing Role

In the wake of a correction to The Times’s “Caliphate” podcast, the veteran editor will advise the audio department before taking on a broader role.

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Public Radio Group Criticizes New York Times Over ‘Caliphate’ Correction

A letter signed by executives at 26 stations carrying “The Daily” accuses The Times of ethical lapses. A high-level Times editor acknowledges mistakes.

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New York Times Says ‘Caliphate’ Podcast Fell Short of Standards

The Times cited an institutional failure and determined the “Caliphate” team gave too much credence to the claims of a supposed former terrorist.

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It’s the End of an Era for the Media, No Matter Who Wins the Election

Trump made the legacy media great again. Here’s what’s next for them.

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An Arrest in Canada Casts a Shadow on a New York Times Star, and The Times

A top editor is now reviewing Rukmini Callimachi’s reporting on terrorism, which turned distant conflicts into accessible stories but drew criticism from colleagues.

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Why We’re Capitalizing Black

The Times has changed its style on the term’s usage to better reflect a shared cultural identity. Here’s what led to that decision.

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Inside the Revolts Erupting in America’s Big Newsrooms

Staff members’ demands helped end the tenure of James Bennet as Opinion editor of The New York Times. And they are generating tension at The Washington Post. Part of the story starts in Ferguson, Mo.

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Times Opinion Editor Defends Publishing Tom Cotton’s ‘Send In the Troops’ Op-Ed

Staff members at the newspaper, including a Pulitzer winner, denounced an opinion essay by Tom Cotton, Republican of Arkansas, calling for a military response to protests.

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The Times Took 19 Days to Report an Accusation Against Biden. Here’s Why.

Dean Baquet, the executive editor of The New York Times, said the article was published when there was enough reporting “to present to readers for them to make their own judgment.”

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Special Episode: A Bit of Relief

Three Times journalists share what they’re turning to right now for comfort.

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