Tag: New York Times

Trump Allies Target Journalists Over Coverage Deemed Hostile to White House

WASHINGTON — A loose network of conservative operatives allied with the White House is pursuing what they say will be an aggressive operation to discredit news organizations deemed hostile to President Trump by publicizing damaging information about journalists. It is the latest step in a long-running effort by Mr. Trump and his allies to undercut […]

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The Place Where American Slavery Began

ImageRecording the sound of the ocean at Port Comfort, Va., where a ship’s arrival in 1619 set the course for what would become slavery in the U.S.CreditAdizah Eghan/The New York Times Today on “The Daily,” you heard the first episode of “1619,” a new Times podcast hosted by Nikole Hannah-Jones on how the legacy of […]

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How to Turn an iPhone Into a Work-Only Tool

How do New York Times journalists use technology in their jobs and in their personal lives? Conor Dougherty, who covers economics from San Francisco, discussed the tech he’s using. What tech tools do you rely on most to do your reporting? This isn’t very remarkable or unexpected, but I spend a lot of time on […]

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For ‘Diagnosis’ Show, Dr. Lisa Sanders Lets Times Readers Around the World Join in the Detective Work

Times Insider explains who we are and what we do, and delivers behind-the-scenes insights into how our journalism comes together. When Dr. Lisa Sanders saw an early version of the forthcoming Netflix documentary series about her efforts to help diagnose the mysterious ailments of eight patients, she delivered what she now readily admits was “badly […]

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Burner Apps and No Selfies When Reviewing Restaurants

How do New York Times journalists use technology in their jobs and in their personal lives? Tejal Rao, the California restaurant critic based in Los Angeles, discussed the tech she’s using. What are your most important tech tools for doing your work as our first California restaurant critic? My phone is such a big part […]

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A Times Editor Is Demoted as the Paper Discusses Its Coverage of Race

The New York Times said in a statement on Tuesday that Jonathan Weisman, a deputy Washington editor of The Times, had been demoted and would no longer oversee the paper’s congressional correspondents because he repeatedly posted messages on social media about race and politics that showed what the paper called “serious lapses in judgment.” Mr. […]

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What Is YouTube Pushing You to Watch Next?

Episode 9: ‘The Rabbit Hole’ Producers/Directors Gemma Jordan and Alyse Shorland A wave of vocal, right-wing provocateurs has been elected to public office in Brazil in recent years, riding a surge of enthusiasm from their loyal YouTube viewers. Watched more than almost any TV network in Brazil, the nearly ubiquitous social video platform even helped […]

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Facebook Said to Be in Talks With Publishers on News Effort

SAN FRANCISCO — Facebook is pitching a new media initiative to license articles from some of the largest American news publishers and display that content inside the social network’s mobile app, according to three people with knowledge of the discussions. The project involves the social network striking deals potentially worth millions of dollars to publishers […]

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New York Times Up to 4.7 Million Subscribers as Profits Dip

As digital revenue becomes more central to the newspaper business — and with a small boost from the launch of “The Weekly,” a television show on FX and Hulu — The New York Times Company on Wednesday reported second-quarter revenue growth of 5.2 percent compared with the same quarter last year. Operating profit declined by […]

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Beyond the Books: Toni Morrison’s Essays and Criticism

Toni Morrison, who died Monday at 88, is best known for her literary fiction, starting with her 1970 debut, “The Bluest Eye,” and continuing through her 2015 novel, “God Help the Child.” But she was an incisive cultural critic and essayist as well, putting her mind to everything from black feminism to Disneyland. Below are […]

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HBO’s ‘Succession’ Tries to Get the Merger-Mad Media Industry Right

Last summer Rupert Murdoch was preparing to hand over the bulk of his empire in a sale that would put an end to a cocktail-party pastime in London, New York and Los Angeles: Which of his legacy-obsessed children would be taking over the family business? The answer, when it came, was both unexpected and poetic: […]

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Please Allow Jonathan Weisman of the New York Times to Teach You About White Supremacy

Screenshot: YouTube (Time) Here is the essence of white supremacy. Despite the pronouncements of those who proudly declare their bodies free of a racist bone, white supremacy is not the same as racism. Actions and their results are what determine whether or not something is racist, not belief or intent. Nor is white supremacy defined […]

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When Online Procrastination Is Your Job

How do New York Times journalists use technology in their jobs and in their personal lives? Amanda Hess, a critic at large who writes about the internet, discussed the tech she’s using. What tech tools are most important for doing your job? Is logging off a tool? Signing out is important. I cover the internet […]

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The Story of 8 Unforgettable Words About Apollo 11

Image It is deceptively simple. It has heft. As he recalled in a recent interview: “That word, the ‘moon.’ It was the code word for inaccessible, unreachable.” This opening sentence, he said, put the amazing shift in humanity’s perception of the moon into terms of everyday life that any reader could relate to: “Not only […]

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NYT: 5G health fears stem from inaccurate, debunked claims

If anything had the potential to delay or derail the rollouts of new 5G cellular networks, it was a series of claims that the technology’s higher-frequency wireless signals might threaten human health. But those claims are “wrong,” the New York Times reports, and based on the work of two scientists whose views were debunked — […]

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For 30 Minutes on a Hot Friday Morning, Trump Lashes Out at a Range of Critics

WASHINGTON — Speaking for over 30 minutes in the hot sun on Friday morning, President Trump lashed out at his critics in no particular order, heaping vitriol on everyone from Democrats running for president to the former Republican House speaker, not to mention a foreign ambassador and the press. The president conducted his impromptu news […]

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Summer Reads, Recommended by Women of The New York Times

You’re reading In Her Words, where women rule the headlines. Sign up here to get it delivered to your inbox. Let me know what you think at dearmaya@nytimes.com. “Books are the plane, and the train, and the road. They are the destination, and the journey. They are home.” — Anna Quindlen, author and Pulitzer Prize-winning […]

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Trump’s Inauguration: The Money Behind the Most Expensive Presidential Debut in U.S. History

Episode 5: ‘Inauguration, Inc.’ Producer/Director John Pappas Donald Trump’s presidential inauguration was the most expensive in the country’s history, with $107 million raised for black-tie parties and bespoke gifts. That’s more than double the previous record set by Barack Obama. Where did the money come from? Where did it all go? And why should we […]

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