Obviously the overall role of journalism is rapidly changing: is it better stick to old news reporting or create click-baits? Should we aim at "former readers" or consumers?
This is Sy Hersh. He is irascible, iconoclastic, irrepressible, difficult, passionate -- and still angry about governmental lies. And he is usually right.
Tonight I'm joined by New York Times columnist David Brooks, author of The Road to Character. In the book he explores how some of history's most influential figures built their strong inner character and what essential values they possessed that should be emphasized in today's world. In this clip he explains why the virtues discussed in his book transcend political affiliation.
The promise of America is that anyone who works hard and plays by the rules can earn a middle-class life. That promise is betrayed when the system provides a tiny class of Americans with special treatment, including a get-out-of-jail-free card when they commit fraud to make untold millions.
Exposés like the Times' series on nail salon workers, and the other investigative research that came before it, can help shift consciousness. But what's also required is a power shift. A true transformation will require a broad social movement with the power to bring government back on the side of working families.
The New York Times' coverage of Congressional antics related to the Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) legislation has ignored so many critical aspects of the bill that it might be time for the "paper of record" to change its motto from "All the news that's fit to print" to "All the news we think fits, we print."
Colony Collapse Disorder, the term used to describe the precipitous decline in the bee population that has occurred in recent years, threatens the foundations of modern agriculture. Here are a few things you can do for the bees.
While many parents hope that their children have a chance to build better lives for themselves than their parents had, where those children grow up might have an impact on whether or not that turns out to be possible.
When the director yells "cut," Falco knows she can take off her scrubs and return home to her children, her real life.
"Held captive." It was how one 13-year-old described the feeling of growing up poor in our wealthy nation, and for more and more Americans living in poverty, this feeling isn't just a metaphor.
Native advertising has become a central focus for revenue at The New York Times, according Chief Revenue Officer Meredith Levien in this profile arti...
It's college students like me who will be filling the ranks and file of press corps around the nation -- and it's us who will be shaping the discourse about the increasingly diverse America. It's my responsibility to educate myself.
Balancing the budget through reduced spending and increased revenues, ending the vast expansion of the Federal Reserve's balance sheet and normalizing interest rates, are all necessary actions in the effort to right the economy in the face of the Great Recession.
Over the decades and through the generations, the phenomenon that is the Sunday New York Times has been an integral part of America's cultural scene as well as its news scene. The rooted domesticity of the 1950s may be long gone. In these febrile times, we are more indulgent of our impulsive strivings and our neuroses. But the Times is still our companion.
At its NewFront event on Tuesday, AOL and NBCUniversal announced a content development and distribution arrangement. For an overview on the arrangement, we interviewed Bob Lord, President of AOL Inc.
The challenges of distributing virtual reality at scale is one of a number of hurdles at the moment, but the immersive medium will come to The New ...