Washington Post Adds 41 Editing Jobs as It Expands

The roles include two new deputy managing editors and a number of positions for other editors as the news outlet expands its national and international coverage.

#buzbee-sally, #news-and-news-media, #newspapers, #washington-post

The Daily News gets an ‘as-needed’ editor until new one is found.

Andrew Julien, the editor and publisher of The Hartford Courant, will replace Robert York, the editor in chief of New York’s Daily News, on an interim basis.

#alden-global-capital, #hartford-courant, #julien-andrew, #new-york-daily-news, #newspapers, #tribune-publishing-company, #york-robert-editor

A Simple Directive Sparked a Storied Career: ‘Now, Take the Picture.’

A new retrospective honors Michelle V. Agins, a Pulitzer-winning New York Times photographer who captures stories that would otherwise go untold.

#agins-michelle-v, #black-people, #new-york-times, #newspapers, #photography

After the 9/11 Attacks, Boston Found a Focus for Its Anger

Terrorists boarded two planes in Boston and flew them into the World Trade Center. Massachusetts zeroed in on its top airport official, who has never quite recovered.

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A Time Capsule in Two Front Pages

The newspaper of Sept. 11, 2001, is a document of America before the terror attacks and a memory of a vanished era.

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Rupert Murdoch’s News Corp Australia to Ease Climate Change Denial

The campaign, if sustained, could put pressure on Fox News, though critics were skeptical that a sea change was in store.

#australia, #global-warming, #mann-michael-e, #media, #murdoch-rupert, #news-and-news-media, #news-corporation, #newspapers, #politics-and-government, #rumors-and-misinformation, #sky-news

In Hong Kong, Jimmy Lai’s Next Digital Says It Has Been Forced to Close

Next Digital, which has published criticism of China for decades, said a crackdown had left it with no way to operate. Its main newspaper, Apple Daily, closed in June.

#bankruptcies, #china, #hong-kong, #hong-kong-protests-2019, #lai-jimmy, #media, #newspapers

How Reader Comments Build Connections at The Times

Reader responses add an extra dimension to Times articles, and a lot more.

#letters, #news-and-news-media, #newspapers, #social-media

A Rush of News: Behind The New York Times’s Live Coverage

When readers need information immediately, teams of journalists collaborate to tell a single unfolding story.

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How News Organizations Got Colleagues Out of Kabul, Afghanistan

The evacuation of those who worked for outlets like The New York Times and The Washington Post came after a global rescue effort stretching from the Pentagon to Qatar.

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How News Organizations Got Afghan Colleagues Out of Kabul

The evacuation of those who worked for outlets like The New York Times and The Washington Post came after a global rescue effort stretching from the Pentagon to Qatar.

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Joe Galloway, Decorated Vietnam War Correspondent, Dies at 79

He chronicled the first major battle of the war in “We Were Soldiers Once … and Young” and raised questions about the invasion of Iraq.

#deaths-obituaries, #galloway-joseph-l, #iraq-war-2003-11, #news-and-news-media, #newspapers, #vietnam-war, #we-were-soldiers-movie, #we-were-soldiers-once-and-young-ia-drang-the-battle-that-changed-the-war-in-vietnam-book

Snopes Retracts 60 Articles Plagiarized by Co-Founder: ‘Our Staff Are Gutted’

The fact-checking site has banned David Mikkelson, who owns half the company, from writing articles after a BuzzFeed News investigation prompted an internal review.

#buzzfeed-inc, #mikkelson-david, #news-and-news-media, #newspapers, #plagiarism, #snopes

Times Newsletters Director Announces Changes

A new portfolio from Opinion and the newsroom will expand our ambitions in an age-old medium.

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New York Times 2021 Q2 Earnings: 8 Million Subscribers

The company expects to end the year with about 8.5 million. In its quarterly results, it reported holding nearly $1 billion in cash.

#company-reports, #new-york-times-company, #news-and-news-media, #newspapers

Laura Foreman, Reporter Whose Romance Became a Scandal, Dies at 76

The disclosure of her relationship with a source while at The Philadelphia Inquirer ended her journalism career and prompted the paper to develop an ethics code.

#cianfrani-henry-j-1923-2002, #deaths-obituaries, #ethics-and-official-misconduct, #foreman-laura-1943-2020, #new-york-times, #news-and-news-media, #newspapers, #philadelphia-inquirer, #writing-and-writers

Pulitzer-Winning Critic Wesley Morris Captured the Moment

For his piercing insights on race and culture, Wesley Morris recently received his second Pulitzer Prize. But he won over colleagues long before that.

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Kurt Westergaard, 86, Dies; His Muhammad Cartoon Sparked Outrage

A caricature that many Muslims considered blasphemous prompted a debate over free speech and a massacre at the offices of a Paris magazine.

#cartoons-and-cartoonists, #deaths-obituaries, #denmark, #freedom-of-the-press, #jyllands-posten, #mohammed-the-prophet-of-islam, #muslims-and-islam, #newspapers, #westergaard-kurt

5 Pieces of Good News About the News

A look at some of the ventures that have sprung up, fueled by a new sense of mission in American journalism and by the sheer quantities of money available.

#american-journalism-project, #colorado-sun-the, #lin-jeremy, #mergers-acquisitions-and-divestitures, #national-rifle-assn, #nature-conservancy, #news-and-news-media, #newspapers, #philanthropy, #trace-the

Richard J. Meislin, Times Editor and Web Journalism Pioneer, Dies at 68

He was both a computer whiz and an accomplished newsman when he began prodding colleagues and the newspaper itself to begin adapting to the online world.

#computers-and-the-internet, #deaths-obituaries, #meislin-richard-j, #new-york-times, #new-york-times-digital, #news-and-news-media, #newspapers

Hong Kong Readers Scramble to Preserve Apple Daily’s Legacy

Apple Daily, a pro-democracy news outlet, is the biggest casualty yet in Beijing’s campaign against Hong Kong’s once freewheeling news media. Its million-copy final edition sold fast.

#apple-daily, #censorship, #china, #freedom-of-the-press, #hong-kong, #hong-kong-protests-2019, #lai-jimmy, #news-and-news-media, #newspapers, #politics-and-government

How Press Freedom Is Being Eroded in Hong Kong

The forced closure of the pro-democracy Apple Daily newspaper is the latest worrisome sign for journalists in the Chinese territory.

#apple-daily, #china, #choy-yuk-ling, #communist-party-of-china, #freedom-of-the-press, #hong-kong, #hong-kong-protests-2019, #lai-jimmy, #news-and-news-media, #newspapers, #next-digital-ltd, #politics-and-government, #radio-television-hong-kong

When the Local Paper Shrank, These Journalists Started an Alternative

An ambitious news site, The New Bedford Light, has sprung up in an old New England whaling town to fill a void in coverage.

#barbara-roessner, #gannett-company-inc, #jon-mitchell, #moby-dick-book, #new-bedford-mass, #news-and-news-media, #newspapers, #nonprofit-organizations, #standard-times, #the-new-bedford-light

Former Times Columnist George Vecsey Gets Tribute From Son

I had to share my father with millions of readers, but they never got hear the back stories over a Wendy’s hamburger coming home from Shea Stadium in the middle of the night.

#content-type-personal-profile, #fathers-day, #hernandez-keith, #new-york-times, #newspapers, #vecsey-george

Hong Kong Police Arrest Apple Daily Executives

The editor in chief of Apple Daily was among five detained under the city’s national security law. The newspaper’s founder, Jimmy Lai, already faces charges under the sweeping law.

#apple-daily, #china, #hong-kong, #lai-jimmy, #news-and-news-media, #newspapers, #politics-and-government, #ryan-law, #search-and-seizure

Garland Confronts Long-Building Crisis Over Leak Inquiries and Journalism

Prosecutors’ approach to unauthorized disclosures of government secrets has undergone a sea change in the 21st century.

#barr-william-p, #biden-joseph-r-jr, #classified-information-and-state-secrets, #cnn, #first-amendment-us-constitution, #freedom-of-the-press, #garland-merrick-b, #justice-department, #new-york-times, #news-and-news-media, #news-sources-confidential-status-of, #newspapers, #search-and-seizure, #united-states-politics-and-government, #washington-post

Times Requests Disclosure of Court Filings Seeking Reporters’ Email Data and Gag Order

Lawyers for the newspaper are asking how the Justice Department justified keeping the order secret since its leak inquiry was publicly known.

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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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Trump Administration Secretly Seized Phone Records of Times Reporters

The admission by the Biden Justice Department followed similar recent disclosures to The Washington Post and CNN.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #classified-information-and-state-secrets, #cnn, #comey-james-b, #federal-bureau-of-investigation, #justice-department, #new-york-times, #newspapers, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government, #washington-post

Reconstructing the Neighborhood Burned in the Tulsa Massacre

Using maps, newspaper clippings, testimonies and more, a team of graphics editors created an interactive 3-D portrait of the community that was burned down in 1921.

#ancestry-com, #archives-and-records, #black-people, #buildings-structures, #new-york-times, #news-and-news-media, #newspapers, #race-and-ethnicity, #reparations, #tulsa-okla, #tulsa-race-riot-1921

The Times’s At Home Print Section Closes as Society Reopens

The Sunday print section, born during coronavirus lockdowns, guided readers on how to cope with confinement, with a big assist from readers themselves.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #jolly-tom, #new-york-times, #newspapers, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #sifton-sam

How The Times Acts When a Journalist’s Safety Is Compromised

After situations involving forceful detentions or worse, the organization seeks prompt accountability and change.

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Pinwheel Activity

These fun cake decorations will create a whirl at your next party.

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Sale of Tribune Newspaper Chain to Hedge Fund Faces One Last Challenge

Shareholders of Tribune Publishing will vote on the company’s sale to Alden Global Capital. Dr. Patrick Soon-Shiong, a billionaire who owns The Los Angeles Times, could determine the outcome.

#alden-global-capital, #bainum-stewart-jr, #mergers-acquisitions-and-divestitures, #news-and-news-media, #newspapers, #tribune-publishing-company, #wyss-hansjorg

How City Hall in New York City Saved Local News

City agencies are spending at least half of their ad budgets on local newspapers and websites. 

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Jim Klobuchar Dies at 93, Minnesota Newspaperman and Amy’s Father

He rose to folk hero status with his derring-do as a journalist and came to national attention when his daughter, Senator Amy Klobuchar, spoke openly about his struggles with alcoholism.

#alcohol-abuse, #deaths-obituaries, #klobuchar-amy, #klobuchar-james-j-1928-2021, #newspapers, #politics-and-government, #presidential-election-of-2020, #writing-and-writers

Plant Wrapper Activity

Revisit your childhood gum-wrapper-folding skills to add a crowning touch to a flowerpot.

#content-type-service, #flowers-and-plants, #handicrafts, #newspapers, #quarantine-life-and-culture

A Press Corps Deceived, and the Gaza Invasion That Wasn’t

A spokesman led the international media to believe that Israeli forces had entered Gaza. They hadn’t. But the army wanted Hamas to think they had.

#gaza-strip, #hamas, #israel, #israeli-defense-forces-i-d-f, #news-and-news-media, #newspapers, #rumors-and-misinformation, #war-and-armed-conflicts

When Sources Stand Together: Reporting on the Willows Inn

A Times food journalist who revealed accusations of misconduct at the restaurant in Washington State discusses how employees came to tell their story.

#new-york-times, #news-sources-confidential-status-of, #newspapers, #restaurants, #sexual-harassment, #wetzel-blaine-chef, #willows-inn-lummi-island-wash-restaurant, #workplace-hazards-and-violations

Washington Post Picks Sally Buzbee as Top Editor

After more than three decades at respected news service, Ms. Buzbee becomes the successor to the star editor Martin Baron.

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Justice Dept. Seizes Washington Post’s Phone Records

Federal prosecutors sought phone records for three Washington Post journalists as part of an investigation into the publication of classified information in 2017.

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The New York Times Tops 7.8 Million Subscribers as Growth Slows

The publisher added 301,000 digital subscribers for the first quarter, the slowest gain in over a year. Profits jumped, beating Wall Street expectations.

#advertising-and-marketing, #earnings, #kopit-levien-meredith, #new-york-times-company, #news-and-news-media, #newspapers

L.A. Times Names Kevin Merida Executive Editor

One of the biggest newspaper jobs goes to a groundbreaking journalist who spent two decades at The Washington Post.

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When The Times Didn’t Print on Sundays

The breakout of the Civil War created a huge demand for news and allowed The Times to vault over a taboo and put out a daily paper on Sundays.

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Charles Strum, Versatile Editor for The Times, Dies at 73

Whether overseeing the paper’s night operations, a regional bureau or the obituaries, he was known for his calmness under deadline pressure.

#deaths-obituaries, #new-york-times, #news-and-news-media, #newspapers, #strum-charles

Murdoch’s Pick to Run the New York Post Bets On the Web and Celebs

Keith Poole arrived last month with plans to make the tabloid more digital. Many of his staff have yet to hear from him.

#appointments-and-executive-changes, #daily-mail, #murdoch-rupert, #new-york-post, #news-and-news-media, #news-corporation, #newspapers, #poole-keith-editor, #sun-the-british-newspaper, #thomson-robert-j

The Village Voice Returns, and It’s ‘Very Village Voice-y’

Its first print incarnation since 2017 includes an article on New York’s mayoral race, and another that revives the paper’s tradition of shaming landlords.

#calle-brian, #musto-michael, #newspapers, #village-voice

Swiss Billionaire Is Said to End His Bid for Tribune Publishing

Hansjörg Wyss was part of a serious offer for the major newspaper chain that could have prevented it from being sold to the hedge fund Alden Global Capital.

#alden-global-capital, #bainum-stewart-jr, #mergers-acquisitions-and-divestitures, #newspapers, #tribune-publishing-company, #wyss-hansjorg

Dominic Fike Video Shows Paul McCartney and New York Times

Paul McCartney and the newspaper both make special appearances in Dominic Fike’s cover of “The Kiss of Venus.”

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