The Sunday Read: ‘What Does It Mean to Save a Neighborhood?’

Nine years after Hurricane Sandy, residents of Lower Manhattan are still vulnerable to rising seas. The fight over a plan to protect them reveals why progress on our most critical challenges is so hard.

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Join The Daily to Celebrate Graduation

After a year like no other for schools across the country, Michael Barbaro and “The Daily” team celebrate commencement with the students and faculty of “Odessa.”

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The Sunday Read: ‘He Wants to Save Classics From Whiteness. Can the Field Survive?’

Dan-el Padilla Peralta thinks classicists should knock ancient Greece and Rome off their pedestal — even if that means destroying their discipline.

#colleges-and-universities, #discrimination, #education, #new-york-times, #padilla-peralta-dan-el, #princeton-university, #race-and-ethnicity, #the-daily-radio-program

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.

#baquet-dean, #caliphate-radio-program, #mills-andy-journalist, #new-york-times, #news-and-news-media, #podcasts, #rumors-and-misinformation, #sexual-harassment, #the-daily-radio-program, #wnyc

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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Genie Chance and the Great Alaska Earthquake: An Update

The story of the biggest earthquake ever recorded in North America and the voice that gave Anchorage’s account in the aftermath.

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A New Way to Mourn: An Update

A funeral, punctuated with technical difficulties and expressions of deep love, reveals the new rituals we are creating during the coronavirus crisis.

#canada, #computers-and-the-internet, #funerals-and-memorials, #quarantine-life-and-culture, #the-daily-radio-program, #united-church-of-canada, #wayne-irwin

How a Small Bar Battled to Survive the Coronavirus: An Update

We chart the trials of a tavern in Oakland, Calif., that was thriving until the pandemic brought economic and emotional turmoil.

#bars-and-nightclubs, #coronavirus-2019-ncov, #hatch-oakland-calif-bar, #oakland-calif, #the-daily-radio-program

24 Hours Inside a Brooklyn Hospital: An Update

In the spring, with permission from staff, patients and their families, we shadowed one doctor for a day to get a sense of what it is like on the front lines of the pandemic.

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The Positive News Stories of 2020

In a bleak year, our listeners offer some brightness — from all over the world.

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My Job? Telling People What Happens Next

I spend my time talking to experts, trying to envision what the future of the coronavirus crisis looks like. There aren’t a lot of rules on how to do this.

#coronavirus-2019-ncov, #epidemics, #new-york-times, #news-and-news-media, #shutdowns-institutional, #the-daily-radio-program