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17 Of The Best Things Ever Written About Hurricane Katrina

The Huffington Post | Nick Baumann | Posted 12.19.2016 | Politics

Ten years ago, Hurricane Katrina rumbled ashore, wreaking havoc across Louisiana, Mississippi, and the entire Gulf Coast. Here are some of the best ar...

New Orleans Getting More Times-Picayune | Posted 04.30.2013 | Media | The Times-Picayune will launch an additional print publication that will appear three times a week on newsstands beginning this summer. TPS...

BATTLE OF NEW ORLEANS | Ryan Chittum | Posted 03.01.2013 | Media

In May, as the New Orleans Times-Picayune put to bed an epic, eight-part investigation into Louisiana's prison system, its editors began to disappear....

Times-Picayune Pushes Back Against '60 Minutes'

Posted 01.07.2013 | Media

While "60 Minutes" reported on the steep cutbacks at The Times-Picayune on Sunday, the newspaper touted the progress it has made since last fall. N...


Posted 10.02.2012 | Media

The Times-Picayune published its last daily edition on Sunday, making New Orleans the biggest city in America without a daily newspaper. The newsp...

How Times-Picayune Covered Hurricane Isaac | Posted 10.31.2012 | Media

Some of the papers got delivered late, publisher Ricky Mathews said in a phone call Thursday afternoon, and the paper didn't transmit the image of its...

Jim Amoss Missed a Wonderful Year at Harvard

Tim Giago | Posted 10.27.2012 | Media
Tim Giago

Jim Amoss didn't have a crystal ball. He could not have known that just a short 21 years later he would oversee the demise of one of the great American newspapers.

Arthur Delaney

Laid Off Times-Picayune Vets Reinvent Themselves | Arthur Delaney | Posted 08.10.2012 | Business

Two journalists fired by the New Orleans Times-Picayune have a plan to escape a struggling industry and the unemployment into which it is dumping them...

Times-Picayune Owner: 'Every Reason To Be Upset' | Posted 10.03.2012 | Media

"There's every reason to be upset and angry," the chairman of said in a phone interview Friday. I interviewed Newhouse after a representat...

Senator Urges Sale Of Times-Picayune

Posted 07.27.2012 | Media

Senator David Vitter urged Times-Picayune owner Steve Newhouse to sell the newspaper to avoid controversial cuts planned for the fall. In May, the...

Embattled Editor Defends Cuts | Posted 09.19.2012 | Media

Jim Amoss, who has spent his life in the city and his career at the paper, has been a target of much criticism over the changes planned for New Orlean...

How Philanthropists Can Promote Democracy: Buy a Daily Newspaper

Pablo Eisenberg | Posted 09.10.2012 | Media
Pablo Eisenberg

What could be more urgent today than protecting the free flow of information in a country increasingly dominated by unaccountable institutions and corrupt politics?

WATCH: Times-Picayune Editor Speaks Out On Major Cuts

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Shapiro | Posted 06.14.2012 | Media

Times-Picayune editor Jim Amoss appeared on PBS' "NewsHour" Thursday night and spoke out about the major staff cuts that hit the New Orleans paper ear...

Mirror Awards 2012

Alberto Ibargüen | Posted 08.13.2012 | Media
Alberto Ibargüen

This is not work for the faint of heart. We accept the challenge. And when we see others take it on, as Newhouse has with the digital Times-Picayune in New Orleans, we pay attention to their work with interest, optimism and high expectations.

Influential Food Critic For 'Times-Picayune' Laid Off

Eater NOLA | Posted 06.12.2012 | Home

With the Times-Pic planning to end daily distribution this fall, going to just three days a week and emphasizing online content, layoffs were promised...

Times-Picayune Citizens' Group Speaks Out On Proposed Changes

Regional Economic Alliance | Posted 08.04.2012 | Media

NEW ORLEANS -- A group of concerned civic and business leaders have come together in the wake of the recent announcement by the owners of The Times-Pi...

Scrapping the Scrapbook: New Orleans Newsprint's Loyal Fans

Karen Dalton-Beninato | Posted 07.30.2012 | Media
Karen Dalton-Beninato

During the New Orleans Times Picayune shrinking print debate, I visited with a newsprint connoisseur today. My mother-in-law, a lifelong New Orleans resident.

On Ethics, the Imperiled Printed Word and the News

Jerry Lanson | Posted 07.30.2012 | Media
Jerry Lanson

I've long looked to The New Yorker as the gold standard for meticulous, thoroughly vetted, contextual journalism. So it came as a surprise last week when the magazine published an item on "The Cost of College" without clearly identifying the writer as the dean of the Graduate School of Journalism at Columbia University.

New Orleans, Newspapers And The Beginning Of The End | Posted 07.25.2012 | Media

Newspapers like the New York Times may be piling up revenue from their paywalls, and Warren Buffett may be asserting his undying commitment to the sma...

I Heard the News Today, Oh Boy: Times-Picayune Down to Semi-Weekly

Karen Dalton-Beninato | Posted 07.24.2012 | Media
Karen Dalton-Beninato

Here's my take on where print and web journalism seem to be headed, for what it's worth.

PHOTO: Bobby Jindal Releases His Birth Certificate

Posted 07.07.2011 | Politics

Hoping to avoid a struggle similar to that between President Obama and the so-called "birther movement," Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal released his ...

2009 Conference Championships Recap

Elizabeth Engel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Elizabeth Engel

Conference Championships, Sunday, January 24, 2010 In attendance: Chef Spouse, Shoegal, Chef Shorty (who was here to learn about football for his cub...

NFL Championship Games Both Local and National Stories

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Danny Groner

It's telling, the way that local writers covered their teams' wins versus how national columnists approached Sunday's games.

New Orleans Police Shot 10 Civilians, 4 Of Whom Died, After Katrina, New Probe Finds

ProPublica | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

During the turbulent days after Hurricane Katrina made landfall, New Orleans police shot 10 civilians, at least four of whom died, according to interv...

If It's Art, Must It Be Pornography?

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Georgianne Nienaber

I'm all for freedom expression even when it comes to veiled pornography, but I don't want to be tricked into buying it for God's sake.