Tag: New York Times

When Tom Steyer Came to Visit

Subscribe to “The Choice” on your favorite listening app: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Google Play | Pocket Casts | Stitcher Today on “The Choice,” the endorsement podcast from NYT Opinion, the California businessman Tom Steyer’s interview with the editorial board. He’s running as the only Democratic candidate who understood how the economy works, and […]

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When Bernie Sanders Came to Visit

Subscribe to “The Choice” on your favorite listening app: Apple Podcasts | Spotify | Google Play | Pocket Casts | Stitcher In the new podcast, “The Choice,” from NYT Opinion, Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont was the first candidate to visit the editorial board for an endorsement interview. He presented his vision of ambitious progress […]

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The New York Times’s Endorsement Charade

The New York Times has created a spectacle around one of the stodgiest features of presidential primary season: The newspaper endorsement. In years past, the Times had simply splashed the name of the chosen one across its editorial page a week or so before the Iowa Caucuses, with a few bromides about “experience” and “temperament.” […]

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The New York Times’ Endorsement Charade

The New York Times has created a spectacle around one of the stodgiest features of presidential primary season: the newspaper endorsement. In years past, the Times has simply splashed the name of the chosen one across its editorial page a week or so before the Iowa caucuses, with a few bromides about “experience” and “temperament.” […]

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New York Times Editorial Board Endorses Amy Klobuchar and Elizabeth Warren

The New York Times editorial board endorsed the two leading female candidates for the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination on Sunday, throwing its support behind Senator Amy Klobuchar of Minnesota and Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts. The board’s decision to back not one but two candidates is a significant break with convention, one meant to address […]

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What It Was Like to Witness The Times’s Democratic Endorsement

Times Insider explains who we are and what we do, and delivers behind-the-scenes insights into how our journalism comes together. As two of the producers with “The Weekly,” The New York Times’s documentary TV series, we have experience filming presidential races and know how challenging it can be to obtain access to the candidates. If […]

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What the Media Is Getting Wrong About Soleimani’s Killing

What was the strategic goal of Donald Trump’s decision to assassinate Iranian general Qassem Soleimani? This is, on its face, a silly question. Trump’s initial public comment was a low-resolution image of an American flag tweeted from his personal account—cloaking himself in cheap patriotism, as if he were cosplaying George W. Bush. Reporting from The […]

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Human Trafficking Courts Are Not a Criminal Justice “Innovation”

New York state’s court system considers its Human Trafficking Intervention Courts—special courts sold as an alternative to jail for women facing prostitution charges—to be a national model for such programs. From Queens to Columbus, these courts share a common presumption: that women engaged in sex work are, in the words of the judges on the bench, “victims, not criminals.” […]

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