June 12, 2014 The former executive editor of The New York Times, whose sudden dismissal sent shock waves through the media world, will teach undergraduate courses on narrative nonfiction.
May 19, 2014 In a commencement speech, Jill Abramson used humor to tackle her controversial dismissal from The New York Times. Like the college students before her, she said, she doesn't know what's next for her.
May 14, 2014 Dean Baquet, the paper's managing editor, will become The Times' first African-American executive editor. Abramson's departure was reportedly related to "an issue with management in the newsroom."
A screen grab from an NBC New York video showing Casquejo leaving court on Thursday.
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March 20, 2014 Justin Casquejo, 16, scaled scaffolding, took the elevator and then crept past a sleeping guard before climbing a ladder all the way to the top of the antenna.
In Twelve Years A Slave, Chiwetel Ejiofor plays Solomon Northup, who was kidnapped and sold into slavery.
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March 4, 2014 In 1853, The New York Times reported about Solomon Northup's enslavement. The movie about his life won a best picture award on Sunday. That's when the Times' misspelling of Northup's name turned up.
Some things even Washington dysfunction can't touch, like the sight of a new day dawning near the Washington monument.
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September 27, 2013 A political journalist tells congressional Republicans to pull the trigger on a government shutdown and debt default... Speaker Boehner's attempt to placate his House GOP caucus' hardliners fails ... Someone goes cute and furry to sell Obamacare.
The New York Times' alternate site.
August 28, 2013 The Times appears to be the target of another hacking by the Syrian Electronic Army, a pro-Assad group. But the news organization has created an alternate site where its stories can be seen.
The scene earlier this year at a home construction site in Phoenix.
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August 23, 2013 The housing sector has been a bright spot for the economy. But a drop in sales of new homes last month has some economists thinking that higher mortgage rates might be sapping some of that sector's momentum.
August 8, 2013 After it was announced that Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos is buying The Washington Post, there was renewed speculation about the Times. But the newspaper's publisher and chairman has rejected such talk.
The New York Times' front page on Tuesday.
August 6, 2013 The purchase of The Washington Post by Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos has renewed speculation that the Times might also soon go on the auction block. Could New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg be a potential buyer?
A student of the Barack Obama elementary school in Hempstead, N.Y. walks past a board displaying student essays on the president during the official name changing ceremony in 2009.
July 12, 2013 Also: Embattled celebrity chef Paula Deen to star in a comic book; Nathaniel Rich on noir lit; a profile of a literary fraudster.
July 7, 2013 After resigning as governor of New York five years ago amid a prostitution scandal, Eliot Spitzer is returning to politics to run for the city's office of comptroller, he told the New York Times.
Scottish novelist Iain Banks wrote science fiction under the name Iain M. Banks, and mainstream fiction under the name Iain Banks.
Ray Charles Redman
July 5, 2013 Also: Harry Potter's Diagon Alley is now walkable, sort of, in Google Streetview; Jane Smiley on Alice Munro's retirement; a "review" of America.
January 31, 2013 Western news outlets that have been reporting on alleged corruption among China's leadership appear to be targeted. The Times says it has been under attack for four months.
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December 31, 2012 Reporter Chris Buckley is forced to leave China when his journalist visa is not extended. The case is seen as a sign of an increasingly hard-line stance toward the foreign media.
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