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Threat to shut Boston Globe shows no paper is safe

AP | VERENA DOBNIK | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — When it bought the Boston Globe for a record $1.1 billion in 1993, the New York Times Co. added one of the nation's most acclaimed an...

New York Times Co. Threatens To Shut Down Boston Globe

AP | Robert Gavin and Robert Weisman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

BOSTON — Union leaders say The New York Times Co. has told The Boston Globe's unions they must agree quickly to $20 million in concessions. The...

Hillary Was Right to Downplay Human Rights in China

Sam Black | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sam Black

International legitimacy depends on consistency. The less we sound like we preach human rights only when it's to our advantage (and we're not prepared to back it up) the better.

Please, Mr. President, No More Studies

Aubrey Sarvis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Aubrey Sarvis

Obama is telling gay rights activists that he "will have to study the implications for national security and enlist more Congressional support" before trying to overturn "Don't Ask, Don't Tell."

Tower of Babel?

Caryl Rivers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Caryl Rivers

We need a press powerful enough to rival other power centers, like government and the corporate state. And we desperately need a new economic structure to save newspapers.

Joe Biden and the Press: A Case Study in the Absurd

Eric Boehlert | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Eric Boehlert

Rather than reward Biden for being open and honest with voters --for being authentic and unscripted -- the press punished him for weeks on end.

How The New York Times Can Save Itself

Silicon Alley Insider | Henry Blodget | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The New York Times (NYT) is now running on fumes. S&P has downgraded the company's debt to junk, and Moodys is about to do the same. The stock has fal...

Boston Globe Endorses Obama: "The One To Lead The Way"

Boston Globe | Editorial | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

COME JANUARY, a new president will take charge of a nation diminished, an America that is far shakier economically, less secure militarily, and less r...

Restricting Food By Any Other Name is Still A Diet

Charlotte Hilton Andersen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Charlotte Hilton Andersen

"Dieting is not your normal way of living. You have to limit what you eat and pay attention to your health." Got that?

With New Ads, Obama Pushes Back Against Ugly McCain Campaign

Beverly Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Beverly Davis

"First of all politics is a tough business," says McCain. "Second of all, I think the tone of this whole campaign would've been very different if Sen. Obama had accepted my request for us to appear at town hall meetings."

Hillary Clinton Speaks at Convention, the Press Concocts a Story

Eric Boehlert | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Eric Boehlert

The press has portrayed Clinton's planned convention address, as well as the fact that her name is being placed into nomination, as an unprecedented, heavy-handed power grab. It's not.

Americans Don't Know: There's a Plan on the Table to Resolve the Nuclear Standoff with Iran

Robert Naiman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Naiman

What those promoting military attacks on Iran don't want Americans to know is that there's an offer on the table that could resolve the dispute over Iran's nuclear program and allow both sides to claim victory.

Dreams of My... Grandparents? Obama's Campaign Ad Omits All Mention of His Father

Lester Feder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Lester Feder

News outlets treaded lightly on the absence of Obama's father from the ad. The Boston Globe wrote that Americans know who Obama is by now. But if that were really true, why the need for this kind of ad?

Iran Accepted Pickering's Enrichment Proposal: Did Anyone Notice?

Robert Naiman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Robert Naiman

Iran appears to have shifted to a public diplomacy strategy; instead of simply making proposals to US officials which they expect will be ignored, they are attempting to speak directly to the US public.

Jason Linkins

Boston Globe Assails 'Hillary Strangelove' On Iran Comments | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

This morning, the Boston Globe launched the most aggressive editorial broadside yet against statements made by Hillary Clinton last week on Good Morni...

Fox Business Host Alexis Glick Compares Yankees-Red Sox To NYT-Boston Globe, Doesn't Realize NYT Owns The Globe

Huffington Post | Danny Shea | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

This morning on Fox Business Network's "Money for Breakfast," host Alexis Glick made another embarrassing mistake when discussing a potential partners...

Editorial: My Fellow Clintonites, It's Time For Obama

Boston Globe | Tripp Jones | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

FOR SUPPORTERS of Senator Hillary Clinton, like me, it's time to get behind her rival, Senator Barack Obama. The exposure of the Rev. Jeremiah Wright...

Iowa: Clinton's "Readiness" Wins Des Moines Register Endorsement

Beverly Davis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Beverly Davis

The following piece was produced by HuffPost's OffTheBus. Des Moines, Iowa---The Des Moines Register's Editorial Board handed their plumb endorsem...

Super Bowl Reactions: Boston Newspapers, Rating Super Bowl Ads, Giants Victory Parade

Huffington Post | Katharine Zaleski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Google searches are going wild for anything to do with the SuperBowl after the New York Giants upset the almost perfect New England Patriots. Accordin...

Tom Brady Sacked All Night, No One Impregnated News You Can Misuse | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Sunday night, the New York Giants became Super Bowl champions with a 17-14 victory over the heavily-favored New England Patriots. The Giants eked out ...

Clinton, McCain, Obama Win Key Early State Endorsements | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama and John McCain picked up key early state endorsements Saturday evening as the clock ticks down to the Iowa Caucuses on ...

Sam Stein

Is McCain Back? GOP Insiders Say He Was Never Gone | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. John McCain, R-AZ, won the endorsements of both the Boston Globe and the Des Moines Register on Sunday morning; two key newspapers affecting two ...

Clinton, McCain, Obama Win Key Early State Endorsements | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama and John McCain picked up key early state endorsements Saturday evening as the clock ticks down to the Iowa Caucuses on ...