Holiday Table Decoration Activity

With a little paint and accordion folding, your newspaper can become décor for your Thanksgiving table.

#content-type-service, #furniture, #handicrafts, #newspapers, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #tables, #thanksgiving-day

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A Headline (or Five) for History

As Election Day approached, print editors at The Times were ready for anything. Or so we thought.

#biden-joseph-r-jr, #new-york-times, #newspapers, #page-one, #presidential-election-of-2020, #trump-donald-j

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Linda Henry, Who Owns Boston Globe With Her Husband, Becomes Its C.E.O.

She takes the reins at a time of rising tensions between management and the paper’s union.

#appointments-and-executive-changes, #boston-globe, #henry-john-w, #henry-linda-pizzuti, #jones-day, #news-and-news-media, #newspapers, #presidential-election-of-2020

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Au Revoir but Not Adieu

For 12 years as a columnist I wore my “heart out after the unattainable.”

#cape-town-south-africa, #europe, #new-york-times, #news-and-news-media, #newspapers, #paris-france, #sarajevo-bosnia-and-herzegovina, #south-africa

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Why a Trump Loss May Be No Match for Rupert Murdoch’s Realpolitik

Fox News has lasted through “multiple presidents, and they’re going to be around for multiple more,” said one right-wing media executive.

#arizona, #carlson-tucker, #cavuto-neil, #fox-news-channel, #foxfriends-tv-program, #hannity-sean, #ingraham-laura-a, #murdoch-lachlan, #murdoch-rupert, #new-york-post, #news-and-news-media, #newspapers, #presidential-election-of-2020, #sun-the-british-newspaper, #television, #wall-street-journal, #wallace-chris-1947

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Seymour Topping, Former Times Journalist and Eyewitness to History, Dies at 98

He was one of the most accomplished foreign correspondents of his generation and a newsroom leader under the renowned executive editor A.M. Rosenthal.

#columbia-university, #deaths-obituaries, #journalism-schools, #new-york-times, #newspapers, #rosenthal-a-m, #topping-seymour, #writing-and-writers

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New York Post Shifts Tone on Trump as a Top Editor Plans His Own Exit

Rupert Murdoch’s tabloid has turned critical as the president seems headed to defeat. Col Allan, a wizard there, says he plans to retire next year.

#allan-col, #new-york-post, #newspapers, #presidential-election-of-2020, #trump-donald-j

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The New York Times Once Signaled Election Winners With Searchlights

Back in 1904, all you had to do to learn the outcome was stick your head out your window.

#elections-governors, #newspapers, #ochs-adolph-s, #times-square-and-42nd-street-manhattan-ny

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Chinese Reporters in the U.S. Left Uncertain by Political Spat

Caught in a tit-for-tat battle over the media between the two countries, the worried reporters say they help bring a nuanced view of American life back home.

#censorship, #china, #freedom-of-speech-and-expression, #freedom-of-the-press, #news-and-news-media, #newspapers, #politics-and-government, #propaganda, #united-states-international-relations, #visas

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New York Times Hits 7 Million Subscribers as Digital Revenue Rises

For the first time, the publisher brings in more revenue from online readers than its print subscribers.

#company-reports, #kopit-levien-meredith, #new-york-times-company, #news-and-news-media, #newspapers, #serial-radio-program, #trump-donald-j

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Covid Is the Big Story on Campus. College Reporters Have the Scoop.

University outbreaks are significant contributors to the pandemic. And the campus paper might be the only one left to cover them.

#colleges-and-universities, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #indiana-daily-student, #michigan-daily-the, #news-and-news-media, #newspapers

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For the Print Team on Election Night, It’s Game On

Working an election carries special significance. Here is how the group that produces the print newspaper has geared up for Tuesday. (And Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.)

#new-york-times, #newspapers

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City Pages, the Alt-Weekly Where Music Writing Reigned Supreme

The Minneapolis newspaper, which closed last week after four decades, was a home and a launchpad for a generation of pop journalists.

#city-pages, #minneapolis-minn, #music, #news-and-news-media, #newspapers, #writing-and-writers

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Johnny Depp Loses Court Case Against Newspaper That Called Him a ‘Wife Beater’

“I accept that Mr. Depp put her in fear of her life,” a British judge wrote, dismissing the actor’s libel case on Monday.

#decisions-and-verdicts, #depp-johnny, #domestic-violence, #heard-amber, #libel-and-slander, #london-england, #newspapers, #suits-and-litigation-civil

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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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Salt Lake City to Lose Its Two Daily Print Newspapers

The nearly 150-year-old Salt Lake Tribune and The Deseret News, founded in 1850, said this week that they would continue publishing online and move to weekly printed editions at the end of the year.

#advertising-and-marketing, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #deseret-news, #layoffs-and-job-reductions, #newspapers, #salt-lake-city-utah, #salt-lake-tribune, #shutdowns-institutional

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Trump Had One Last Story to Sell. The Wall Street Journal Wouldn’t Buy It.

Inside the White House’s secret, last-ditch effort to change the narrative, and the election — and the return of the media gatekeepers.

#bannon-stephen-k, #biden-hunter, #biden-joseph-r-jr, #breitbart-news-network-llc, #giuliani-rudolph-w, #new-york-post, #news-and-news-media, #news-sources-confidential-status-of, #newspapers, #presidential-election-of-2020, #social-media, #trump-donald-j, #wall-street-journal

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As Local News Dies, a Pay-for-Play Network Rises in Its Place

A nationwide operation of 1,300 local sites publishes coverage that is ordered up by Republican groups and corporate P.R. firms.

#computers-and-the-internet, #data-mining-and-database-marketing, #news-and-news-media, #newspapers, #online-advertising, #politics-and-government, #social-media, #timpone-brian

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Why I’ll Never Stop Being a Theater Critic

After 27 years on the job, the writer Ben Brantley bids farewell with one last recommendation: Watch a show as if you were a reviewer.

#brantley-ben, #new-york-times, #newspapers, #theater

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Petition Targeting Murdoch Swamps Australian Parliament’s Website

More than 200,000 people signed a petition drawn up by a former prime minister calling for an examination of Rupert Murdoch’s media empire in Australia.

#australia, #global-warming, #media, #murdoch-james-r, #murdoch-rupert, #news-and-news-media, #newspapers, #politics-and-government

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As Trump Flouts Safety Protocols, News Outlets Balk at Close Coverage

Newspapers and networks are wary of exposing their staff members to the president and his aides, saying they do not have assurance that basic precautions will be taken to protect reporters’ health.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #meadows-mark-r-1959, #news-and-news-media, #newspapers, #presidential-election-of-2020, #television, #united-states-politics-and-government

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Jim Dwyer, Pulitzer Prize-Winning Journalist, Dies at 63

Working for New York Newsday, The Daily News and The Times, he covered the human stories of New York in dramatic prose and crusaded against injustice.

#central-park-jogger-case-1989, #deaths-obituaries, #dwyer-jim, #fordham-university, #new-york-daily-news, #new-york-times, #news-and-news-media, #newsday, #newspapers, #september-11-2001, #writing-and-writers

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Top Editor at Los Angeles Times, Norman Pearlstine, Steps Aside

Mr. Pearlstine came out of retirement two years ago to steady the newspaper, one of the country’s largest, after years of turmoil under its previous owner.

#appointments-and-executive-changes, #los-angeles-times, #newspapers, #pearlstine-norman, #race-and-ethnicity, #soon-shiong-patrick, #tribune-publishing-company, #tronc-inc

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Bette Dewing, Columnist for a ‘Gentle City,’ Dies at 97

For more than 40 years, Ms. Dewing urged New Yorkers to reclaim civility in her column in Our Town, an Upper East Side weekly. She died of the coronavirus.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #deaths-obituaries, #dewing-bette-carol, #newspapers

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Miami Herald Editor Apologizes for ‘Racist and Anti-Semitic’ Insert

Libre, a Spanish-language supplement included in El Nuevo Herald, a sibling to The Miami Herald, published a column comparing Black Lives Matter activists to “Nazi thugs.”

#black-lives-matter-movement, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #discrimination, #el-nuevo-herald, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #holocaust-and-the-nazi-era, #jews-and-judaism, #luque-escalona-roberto, #miami-fla, #miami-herald, #newspapers

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Save Stars and Stripes

Congress must ensure that the military paper does not fall through any fiscal cracks.

#defense-department, #esper-mark-t, #federal-budget-us, #news-and-news-media, #newspapers, #stars-and-stripes, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-defense-and-military-forces

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Journalists Aren’t the Enemy of the People. But We’re Not Your Friends.

President Trump will try to put the media on the ballot, and reporters face the increasing temptation to posture for those most eager to oust him.

#axios-media-inc, #biden-joseph-r-jr, #british-broadcasting-corp, #buzzfeed-inc, #cable-television, #cnn, #harris-kamala-d, #neil-andrew-1949, #new-york-times, #news-and-news-media, #newspapers, #presidential-election-of-2020, #republican-party, #rich-frank, #shapiro-benjamin-a-1984, #sky-news, #swan-jonathan-1985, #television, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-politics-and-government

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Overlooked No More: Before Kamala Harris, There Was Charlotta Bass

She was the first Black woman to run for vice president, in 1952. She was also a pioneering journalist.

#bass-charlotta-1874-1969, #biographical-information, #black-people, #harris-kamala-d, #los-angeles-calif, #newspapers, #police-brutality-misconduct-and-shootings, #presidential-election-of-1952, #race-and-ethnicity, #united-states-politics-and-government

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Trump Administration Closing Stars and Stripes newspaper

Stars and Stripes will cease print and online publication at the end of the month. A bipartisan group of senators says the Pentagon should find money in its huge budget to continue funding.

#atlantic-monthly, #biden-joseph-r-jr, #computers-and-the-internet, #defense-department, #esper-mark-t, #freedom-of-the-press, #newspapers, #stars-and-stripes, #trump-donald-j, #united-states-defense-and-military-forces

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Journalist Quits Kenosha Paper in Protest of Its Jacob Blake Rally Coverage

Daniel Thompson, an editor at The Kenosha News, resigned over a headline that highlighted a speaker who made a threat during a peaceful protest.

#blake-jacob-august-23-2020-shooting, #demonstrations-protests-and-riots, #kenosha-wis, #kenosha-news, #lee-enterprises-inc, #news-and-news-media, #newspapers

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Inside Jimmy Lai’s Apple Daily During Hong Kong’s Media Crackdown

Apple Daily, a pro-democracy paper known for celebrity gossip and hard-hitting investigations, has become a target in Beijing’s new national security law in Hong Kong.

#apple-daily, #communist-party-of-china, #computer-security, #hong-kong, #lai-jimmy, #media, #news-sources-confidential-status-of, #newspapers, #next-digital-ltd

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The Daily News Is Now a Newspaper Without a Newsroom

Tribune Publishing said that it was permanently closing the tabloid’s office in Lower Manhattan. As its journalists work remotely during the pandemic, plans for a future workplace are uncertain.

#capital-gazette, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #financial-district-manhattan-ny, #new-york-daily-news, #news-and-news-media, #newspapers, #orlando-sentinel, #tribune-publishing-company

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A Club That Sharpens Our Craft

Eight years ago, a group of Times journalists began meeting to discuss works they admired. Now you can watch a session, too.

#book-clubs, #new-york-times, #news-and-news-media, #newspapers, #organizations-societies-and-clubs

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Turn Your Newspaper Into a Basket

Behold all the news that’s fit to weave.

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

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Digital Revenue Exceeds Print for 1st Time for New York Times Company

The pandemic squeezed advertising for the web as well as print, but subscription growth was the best ever for a quarter.

#company-reports, #kopit-levien-meredith, #new-york-times-company, #news-and-news-media, #newspapers, #thompson-mark-john-1957

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Abductions, Censorship and Layoffs: Pakistani Critics Are Under Siege

Recent abductions of a journalist and an activist have underscored Pakistan’s worsening rights conditions as the country’s security forces pressure the news media and human rights groups.

#amnesty-international, #committee-to-protect-journalists, #dawn-pakistani-newspaper, #defense-and-military-forces, #geo-tv, #human-rights-and-human-rights-violations, #human-rights-watch, #khan-imran, #news-and-news-media, #news-sources-confidential-status-of, #newspapers, #pakistan, #pakistan-tehreek-e-insaf, #political-prisoners, #rehman-mir-shakil-ur, #sharif-nawaz, #unemployment

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Yes, Fake News Is a Problem. But There’s a Real News Problem, Too.

In “Ghosting the News,” Margaret Sullivan writes about the consequences of local newspapers closing across the country.

#books-and-literature, #ghosting-the-news-local-journalism-and-the-crisis-of-american-democracy-book, #news-and-news-media, #newspapers, #sullivan-margaret-m

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Washington Post Settles Lawsuit With Student in Viral Protest Video

A $250 million defamation suit over coverage of an encounter with a Native American elder came to a confidential end.

#covington-catholic-high-school-park-hills-ky, #newspapers, #phillips-nathan, #sandmann-nick, #suits-and-litigation-civil, #washington-post

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At Wall Street Journal, News Staff and Opinion Side Clash

A heated dispute between the newsroom and the opinion section of one of the country’s most respected news organizations has spilled into public view.

#black-lives-matter-movement, #floyd-george-d-2020, #gigot-paul-a, #latour-almar, #murdoch-rupert, #news-and-news-media, #newspapers, #ngo-andy-1986, #wall-street-journal

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The New York Times Co. Names Meredith Kopit Levien as Chief Executive

She will succeed Mark Thompson, the executive who oversaw a transformation from print to digital, in September.

#appointments-and-executive-changes, #kopit-levien-meredith, #new-york-times, #new-york-times-company, #newspapers, #sulzberger-a-g, #thompson-mark-john-1957

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How to Identify Flawed Covid-19 Research Before It’s Too Late

Scientists and journalists need to establish a service to review research that’s publicized before it is peer reviewed.

#academic-and-scientific-journals, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #medrxiv, #news-and-news-media, #newspapers, #research, #science-and-technology

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Hedge Fund Set to Own McClatchy Oversaw Cuts at Canadian Newspapers

Since Chatham Asset Management took over Postmedia, Canada’s largest newspaper chain, 1,600 employees have been laid off and more than 30 papers shut down.

#canada, #chatham-asset-management, #hedge-funds, #layoffs-and-job-reductions, #mcclatchy-company, #media, #melchiorre-anthony-hedge-fund-manager, #mergers-acquisitions-and-divestitures, #national-post, #news-and-news-media, #newspapers, #postmedia-news, #shutdowns-institutional

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USA Today, After Fracas, Says Op-Ed Attacking Fauci Fell Short of Standards

An article by Peter Navarro, a top Trump aide, prompted disavowals from the White House and, now, a mea culpa from USA Today.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #fauci-anthony-s, #navarro-peter, #newspapers, #presidential-election-of-2020, #usa-today

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Kicked Out of China, and Other Real-Life Costs of a Geopolitical Meltdown

When countries clash, here’s what happens to those of us caught in the middle.

#canada, #chinese-americans, #citizenship-and-naturalization, #communist-party-of-china, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #embargoes-and-sanctions, #freedom-of-the-press, #germany, #immigration-and-emigration, #international-relations, #london-england, #martial-arts, #moving-and-moving-industry, #new-york-times, #news-and-news-media, #newspapers, #presidential-election-of-2020, #south-china-sea, #taiwan, #trump-donald-j, #uighurs-chinese-ethnic-group, #united-states, #united-states-politics-and-government, #visas, #wall-street-journal, #washington-post

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New York Times Will Move Part of Hong Kong Office to Seoul

A sweeping national security law passed by China in June has unsettled news organizations and created uncertainty about the city’s prospects as a hub for journalism in Asia.

#bloomberg-news, #china, #cnn, #hong-kong, #international-new-york-times, #new-york-times, #news-and-news-media, #newspapers, #south-korea

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Bari Weiss Resigns From New York Times Opinion Post

In a letter posted online Tuesday, she cites “bullying by colleagues” and an “illiberal environment.”

#appointments-and-executive-changes, #new-york-times, #news-and-news-media, #newspapers, #sulzberger-a-g, #weiss-bari

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Chatham Hedge Fund Has the Winning Bid for McClatchy Newspapers

The family-owned publisher of The Sacramento Bee and The Miami Herald announced the winner of its bankruptcy sale: Chatham Asset Management, the owner of The National Enquirer.

#alden-global-capital, #american-media-inc, #apollo-global-management, #bankruptcies, #chatham-asset-management, #forman-craig-1961, #fortress-investment-group-l-l-c, #hedge-funds, #knight-ridder, #mcclatchy-company, #mcclatchy-kevin-s, #melchiorre-anthony-hedge-fund-manager, #mergers-acquisitions-and-divestitures, #newspapers, #pensions-and-retirement-plans

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Wall Street Journal Staff Members Push for Big Changes in News Coverage

A letter from a group of Journal reporters and editors calls for “more muscular reporting about race and social inequities,” as well as skepticism toward business and government leaders.

#baker-gerard, #dow-jonesco, #george-floyd-protests-2020, #murdoch-rupert, #murray-matt-1994, #news-and-news-media, #newspapers, #race-and-ethnicity, #wall-street-journal

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A Reporter’s Lonely Mission When the Writing Is on the Wall

His newspaper has withered under a hedge fund. His industry was in turmoil even before a pandemic. But Evan Brandt won’t stop chronicling his town.

#alden-global-capital, #brandt-evan-journalist, #mercury-the-pottstown-pa-newspaper, #mng-enterprises-inc, #newspapers, #pottstown-pa, #vulture-funds

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Hedge Funds Duel in Bankruptcy Court Over McClatchy Newspapers

Alden Global Capital’s emergency motion challenges the attempt by a likely suitor, Chatham Asset Management, to buy the publisher of The Sacramento Bee and more than two dozen other papers.

#alden-global-capital, #auctions, #bankruptcies, #chatham-asset-management, #hedge-funds, #mcclatchy-company, #medianews-group-inc, #newspapers

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