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Does Aaron Kushner Have Enough Money to Go the Distance?

Dan Kennedy | Posted 03.23.2014 | Media
Dan Kennedy

Has Orange County Register owner Aaron Kushner run into nothing more than a bit of turbulence from which he can recover?

New York Times Columnist Takes On New Role At Boston University

AP | Posted 01.25.2014 | College

BOSTON (AP) — Boston University has landed New York Times media columnist David Carr to fill a new endowed chair dedicated to exploring creative bus...

Human Rights and Objectivism

Helena Okolicsanyi | Posted 01.23.2014 | Impact
Helena Okolicsanyi

Journalists are constantly told "don't be biased," "remain objective," and "no opinions." What about reporting on human rights issues? Do the same standards of objectivism apply here?

Michael Calderone

Can The New York Times Retain Top Talent?

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael Calderone | Posted 11.13.2013 | Media

NEW YORK -- When New York Times executive editor Jill Abramson was in negotiations this past summer to keep stats guru Nate Silver at the paper, his a...

Why It's Wrong to Say It's Wrong to Say Shepard Smith Is Gay

Michelangelo Signorile | Posted 01.23.2014 | Gay Voices
Michelangelo Signorile

Sadly, 25 years after the debates over "outing' first began, some journalists still seem to think it's only an invasion of privacy worth writing about when someone's homosexuality is revealed or speculated about -- no matter how many times it's actually been discussed before.

Tech Titans: Look for Community, Not Customers, to Transform Journalism

Sally Duros | Posted 01.23.2014 | Media
Sally Duros

To my thinking building trust is the key to sustainability of the emerging news and information sphere. Good news and information add value; they do not extract value.

Who's Still Out There?

Posted 09.29.2013 | Sports

By Joel Corry, National Football Post At the start of each NFL season, there are unemployed players that were starters or significant contributors ...

Politico's Acquisition of Capital New York Is Scaring the New York Times

Brian LaSorsa | Posted 11.24.2013 | Media
Brian LaSorsa

Attacking outlets like Capital New York for no other reason than being new to industry might be a fun way for the Times to tout its influence today, but it won't be fun when someone else is sitting atop that throne.

Roger Ebert's Legacy As A Relentless Empire-Builder

www.nytimes.com | Posted 06.08.2013 | Media

At journalism conferences and online, media strivers talk over and over about becoming their own brand, hoping that some magical combination of tweets...

What's The Times Got Wrong About The Onion Controversy

Maureen Ryan | Posted 02.25.2013 | Media
Maureen Ryan

Almost as surprising as The Onion tweet? The fact that the leading media columnist in America apparently doesn't understand how privilege works.

Jason Linkins

Shifting 'Liberal' Attitudes On 'Gun Culture' Are Entirely The Fault Of Three Guys On The Internet Who Went To A Gun Range, Apparently

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 01.18.2013 | Politics

One of the things that might make passing any sort of gun safety legislation hard for President Barack Obama and his fellow Democrats is that over the...

Of Groupthink, Financial Bubbles, and Lance Armstrong

Eric Laursen | Posted 12.31.2012 | Media
Eric Laursen

Monday's New York Times included a fine column by David Carr, taking the mainstream sports media to task as not-to-silent partners in the selling of the Lance Armstrong legend.

Examining Page One: Inside the New York Times

Greg Wetherall | Posted 10.05.2012 | Entertainment
Greg Wetherall

Their problem is one facing thousands of papers across the globe: Why pay for a newspaper in a world where information is everywhere -- instantly -- and for free?

Don't Quote Me

David Westin | Posted 11.22.2012 | Media
David Westin

The New York Times's Jill Abramson issued a new policy forbidding "after-the-fact quote approval," except when it's OK. And, she's right on both counts. You can't legislate good journalism. The ultimate responsibility will remain where it's always been: In the audience.

Think Again: News Corp. Hacking Scandal Still Hiding in Plain Sight

Eric Alterman | Posted 10.16.2012 | Media
Eric Alterman

Rupert Murdoch is almost certainly the most powerful person in the most influential business on earth. And yet he is treated as a kind of innocent bystander to the criminal activity allegedly undertaken in his name.

Why the New York Times Paywall and Match.com Work

Mike Smith | Posted 07.16.2012 | Media
Mike Smith

I went to four conferences at Internet Week in New York. But the two keynotes I found most compelling were by the intractable Barry Diller and the irrepressible David Carr, who continues to celebrate the Timesasking online subscribers to actually pay!

Truth, Lies and the Allure of Fact-based Journalism

Robert Teitelman | Posted 05.21.2012 | Media
Robert Teitelman

He borrows the power of the truth business to create drama. He's like the politician that lies about his résumé. But is the lying pol better or worse than the demagogue who speaks from the heart?

Obama's War on Journalism

Dan Kennedy | Posted 04.28.2012 | Media
Dan Kennedy

Kudos to David Carr of the New York Times for shining a light on an issue that doesn't attract nearly the attention that it should: the Obama administration's abuse of the Espionage Act, which in turn has led to a virtual war on journalism and free expression.

'Kimmel': Woody Harrelson Spoils 'NY Times' Writer's Anonymity

Posted 03.12.2012 | TV

When Woody Harrelson gets to talking, he's liable to say just about anything. Especially, apparently, if he's being interviewed in Amsterdam -- where ...

Louis C.K. Takes the Internet Seriously

Christopher Mitchell | Posted 02.21.2012 | Technology
Christopher Mitchell

Louis C.K.'s "fun little experiment" illustrates the threat to the cable business model. Cable has long been the gatekeeper to content -- Comcast decides what channels I can choose from. But right now on the Internet, I choose what content I can choose from.

'NYT' Editor: Let’s Ban Books, Or At Least Stop Writing Them

nytimes.com | BILL KELLER | Posted 09.13.2011 | Books

There was exciting news last month among the Twitterati. Brian Stelter, The New York Times prodigy and master of social media, announced to his 64,373...

New York Times -- The Saga Continues

Geri Spieler | Posted 09.11.2011 | Books
Geri Spieler

Can print journalists be objective about the future of news? Page One: Inside the New York Times and the Future of Journalism attempts to answer this question in 17 essays and interviews with respected and well-known writers.

What's With the New York Times Movie Reviewers?!?

Abe Gurko | Posted 09.07.2011 | Entertainment
Abe Gurko

Couple of weeks ago, with an itch to see a summer film, though the offering so far seems lackluster, we were this close to seeing Super 8 when a revie...

Page One, The Other F Word, Bobby Fischer: New Docs Worth a Look

Linda Flanagan | Posted 08.28.2011 | Entertainment
Linda Flanagan

Aging punk rockers and the New York Times might not seem to have much in common, but staying afloat in a rapidly changing digital world is a theme sha...

WATCH: Beck Acts Mentally Disabled To Mock Carr

Posted 08.28.2011 | Media

Glenn Beck continued to take issue with The New York Times' David Carr Monday evening for negative remarks Carr made on "Real Time" about middle Amer...