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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Top Bidder for Tribune Newspapers Is an Influential Liberal Donor

The Swiss billionaire Hansjörg Wyss helped build a sophisticated behind-the-scenes operation that attacked Republicans and promoted Democratic causes.

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Why Buy a Yacht When You Can Buy a Newspaper?

Billionaires aren’t usually cast as saviors of democracy. But one way they are winning plaudits for civic-minded endeavors is by funding the Fourth Estate.

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Inside the Fight for the Future of The Wall Street Journal

A special team led by a high-level manager says Rupert Murdoch’s paper must evolve to survive. But a rivalry between editor and publisher stands in the way.

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A Theater Photographer Senses a Broadway Bloom

For Sara Krulwich, who has shot productions for The New York Times for more than two decades, a series of recent assignments hinted at an industry revival.

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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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Tribune Publishing Considers New Offer From Surprise Bidders

Two months after agreeing to sell itself to Alden Global Capital, a New York hedge fund, the company behind The Chicago Tribune and The Baltimore Sun may shift course.

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Use Your Newspaper to Make Flowers

Colorful paper blooms are easy to make and perfect for a spring table top.

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Supreme Court Lets F.C.C. Relax Limits on Media Ownership

The justices said the commission had adequately considered whether easing rules on cross-ownership of radio and TV stations and newspapers would hurt female and minority ownership of media outlets.

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Swiss Billionaire Joins the Bidding for Tribune Publishing

The philanthropist Hansjörg Wyss has teamed with the Maryland hotel executive Stewart Bainum in a bid to upend Alden Global Capital’s plan to acquire the newspaper chain.

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Anti-Asian Activity Online, Walking Down the Aisle Alone and Your Brain on Peloton: The Week in Narrated Articles

Five articles from around The Times, narrated just for you.

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Accused Bild Editor, Julian Reichelt, is Reinstated but With a Co-Editor

The chief of the tabloid-style Bild newspaper “made mistakes” but does not deserve to lose his job, an inquiry found. He will share power with a female colleague.

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New Suitor May Enter Fray for Tribune Publishing

A Maryland hotel magnate who had a deal to buy The Baltimore Sun is now weighing a bid for all of Tribune’s newspapers that could thwart a hedge fund’s plan.

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New York Times Reporter Writes About Missing the Office

Incredibly, we have all worked remotely for a year. But I’m homesick for our office.

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Powerful German Editor, Accused of Misconduct, Takes Leave

Julian Reichelt, editor of the tabloid-style Bild, denied accusations by female employees but stepped aside while the newspaper’s owner conducts an internal investigation.

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Make a Kite Out of Newspaper

With your feet on the ground, you’re a bird in flight, with your fist holding tight to the string of your homemade kite.

#content-type-service, #kites, #newspapers, #quarantine-life-and-culture

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Speaking of Britney Spears, What About the Others?: The Week in Narrated Articles

Five articles from around The Times, narrated just for you.

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Covering the Royal Family: Reporter Discusses the Challenges

The Times’s London bureau chief talks about the challenges of reporting on Buckingham Palace and the fallout of Oprah Winfrey’s interview with Harry and Meghan.

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David Newhouse, 65, Dies; His Paper Broke the Sandusky Story

A member of a powerful publishing family, he drove his Pennsylvania newspaper’s Pulitzer Prize-winning coverage of the child sex abuse scandal at Penn State.

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The Times Is Adding Disclosures About David Brooks’s Outside Work to His Columns

Mr. Brooks has resigned from a paid post at the Aspen Institute, a think tank, and will be involved as a volunteer with a group he founded at Aspen, the paper said.

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John D. Pomfret, Key Figure in Revamping The Times, Dies at 93

As a senior executive in the 1970s, he was part of a management team that expanded the paper’s format, boosted advertising and ushered in computer technology.

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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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How Marty Baron and Jeff Bezos Remade The Washington Post

The celebrated editor is ending his tenure at the helm of a very different newspaper than the one he originally signed on to run.

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Australia’s Social Media Law Won’t Save Journalism

Google and Facebook have objected to a law that will require them to pay media outlets for content. But the legislation won’t protect the businesses it aims to help.

#australia, #computers-and-the-internet, #facebook-inc, #google-inc, #news-and-news-media, #newspapers, #politics-and-government, #social-media

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New York Times Depicts Total Covid Death Toll on Front Page

It began with one dot. Then it grew to nearly half a million. A graphic on Sunday’s front page depicts the totality of Covid’s devastation in the country.

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A New-Media Showdown in Australia

What to make of a proposed law that would require tech companies to pay for news that appears on their platforms.

#australia, #facebook-inc, #google-inc, #news-corporation, #newspapers, #social-media

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Big Tech opens wallet for publishers as Australian news code looms

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Google and Facebook are rushing to agree to deals with Australian publishers, offering them the most generous licensing terms in the world in an attempt to persuade Canberra not to apply rules forcing tech groups to pay for news.

MPs began debating legislation on Wednesday to enact the news media bargaining code, which the EU, UK, and Canada are considering as a model for similar regulations to support publishers in their own jurisdictions.

While Google has multi-million-dollar licensing deals with publishers in almost a dozen countries, people involved in negotiations told the Financial Times the sums now under discussion in Australia were “multiple times” the size of those agreements.

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#big-tech, #facebook, #google, #newspapers, #policy, #publishing

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Hedge Fund Reaches a Deal to Buy Tribune Publishing

The acquisition by Alden Global Capital continues the trend of the financial industry’s taking control of major newspaper chains. The Baltimore Sun, a Tribune paper, will be sold to a Maryland entrepreneur in a separate deal.

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Albor Ruiz, a Journalistic Voice for Latinos, Is Dead at 80

As a columnist for The Daily News, he wrote passionately about the issues facing immigrants and lobbied for the U.S. to lift its trade embargo of his native Cuba.

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China Blocks BBC After CGTN Ban in U.K.

China cited complaints about BBC news reports, but the ban also came after a British regulator banned China’s main global broadcaster over license problems.

#china, #china-central-television, #communist-party-of-china, #great-britain, #news-and-news-media, #newspapers, #politics-and-government, #television

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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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How to Make a Valentine’s Day Card With Newspaper

With your newspaper and some blank card stock, a homemade Valentine or any other greeting is easy to create.

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Journalists at New York Daily News Form Union, Joining a Wave

The organizing effort at the century-old tabloid comes roughly 25 years after its editorial union was effectively broken.

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The New York Times Tops 7.5 Million Subscriptions as Ads Decline

In its fourth-quarter earnings report, The New York Times Company said 2020 was its biggest year for adding subscribers.

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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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‘Thinking of You Today’: The Texts That Helped Me Mourn the Oklahoma State Crash

Reflecting on the 2001 plane crash that killed 10 people, including two players and six others associated with the men’s basketball program.

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Rupert Murdoch, Accepting Award, Condemns ‘Awful Woke Orthodoxy’

Mr. Murdoch of News Corp, who spoke in a video, has been relatively quiet publicly in recent years. He called conformity on social media “a straitjacket on sensibility.”

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Are We Ready for a Monday Without Trump?

The White House, Congress and the media are all going to have to make some big adjustments.

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Kathleen Kingsbury Is Named New York Times Opinion Editor

She spent seven months as the section’s interim head after replacing James Bennet, who resigned under pressure. Now she officially takes a job that has been a steppingstone to the top editor position at The Times.

#appointments-and-executive-changes, #bennet-james, #boston-globe, #kingsbury-kathleen, #new-york-times, #newspapers

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More Access, More Anxiety: The Job of Photographing Trump

In an interview, Doug Mills, a Times photographer in the Washington bureau, reflects on a relentless four years.

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For Times Journalists, the Page One Press Plate Is Precious Metal

Carrying out this four-decade tradition at The Times has become more complicated because of the coronavirus pandemic. But it’s no less special.

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Banner Headlines for Tumultuous Times

For this newspaper, the extraordinary events of the past few months have demanded headlines that take up space.

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The Local N.Y. Paper Drawing Attention for Trump News Headlines

A series of headlines have brought attention to the Queens Daily Eagle, a small outlet in the borough where the president was born.

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New York Post to Staff: Stay Away From CNN, MSNBC, New York Times and Washington Post

As the Murdoch tabloid navigates a fraught political moment, high-level editors instructed reporters not to base articles on reporting by four news outlets that President Trump has falsely labeled “fake news.”

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Now It Can Be Told: How Neil Sheehan Got the Pentagon Papers

It was a story he had chosen not to tell — until 2015, when he sat for a four-hour interview, promised that this account would not be published while he was alive.

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How Neil Sheehan Got the Pentagon Papers

It was a story he had chosen not to tell — until 2015, when he sat for a four-hour interview, promised that this account would not be published while he was alive.

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Echoes of Another Pandemic: How The Times Covered the 1918 Flu

The influenza outbreak killed more than 20,000 New Yorkers and 675,000 Americans. It might have dominated the news, if not for World War I.

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Blunders, Gaffes and Terrible Math: When Copy Editors Make Mistakes

Blunders, gaffes and terrible math skills, written in permanent ink.

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In a Widening News Desert on the Border, a Tabloid Start-Up Defies the Odds

People in Del Rio, Texas, complain that nothing ever happens there. Those are fighting words for the publisher of The 830 Times, though he admits that keeping his paper afloat might be the biggest news of all.

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