Tag: New York Times

When ISIS Killed Cyclists on Their Journey Around the World

Episode 4: “Collision” Producer/Director Singeli Agnew An American couple quit their Washington office jobs to bike around the world in search of experiences they couldn’t find from behind their desks. After thousands of miles through more than two dozen countries, Jay Austin and Lauren Geoghegan’s journey came to a violent end on the side of […]

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What Will The Times’s New Parenting Site Feature? Our Editor Answers Reader Questions

When your child wakes up howling at 3 a.m. from some unknown malady, the internet is quick to provide tips and advice. But how are you supposed to make sense of the often contradictory information? NYT Parenting, a new site, debuted in May to cut through the noise and offer guidance and support backed by […]

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What Taffy Brodesser-Akner Has Learned From Writing All Those Stories

Times Insider explains who we are and what we do, and delivers behind-the-scenes insights into how our journalism comes together. Taffy Brodesser-Akner, a writer for The New York Times Magazine, is best known for her celebrity profiles. But the subjects she tackles are broad and varied. Last year, she profiled Gwyneth Paltrow and helped to […]

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Browsing LinkedIn and Instagram to Put Herself in Readers’ Shoes

How do New York Times journalists use technology in their jobs and in their personal lives? Anna Dubenko, editor of off-platform strategy, discussed the tech she’s using. Tell us a bit about your role as an editor of off-platform strategy. What does off-platform mean, and what does it involve? We use the term off-platform to […]

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Forgiveness Is a White Privilege

Clockwise from top left: Kyle Kashuv, a sign at a protest for Trayvon Martin. Nicholas Sandmann, the casket of Michael Brown Jr.Image: Justin Sullivan, Scott Olson, Robert Cohen (Getty Images/Real Clear Politics) Then Peter came to Jesus and said, “Lord, how often shall my brother sin against me, and I forgive him? Up to seven […]

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Iran and the U.S. Are on a Collision Course

What can be said with certainty about the explosions that rocked two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman on Thursday is that attacks on civilian targets are reprehensible. Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps is a likely culprit, and a video taken by a United States Navy surveillance plane demands an explanation. It shows what […]

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‘Oversharing’ on Google Calendar, and Making Sure Readers Come Back for More

How do New York Times journalists use technology in their jobs and in their personal lives? Jodi Rudoren, associate managing editor for audience, discussed the tech she’s using. Tell us a bit about your role as head of audience strategy. It’s a new role, and in many ways, we’re making it up as we go […]

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Trump Says ‘I’d Take It’ if Russia Again Offered Dirt on Opponent

WASHINGTON — President Trump said on Wednesday that there would be nothing wrong with accepting incriminating information about an election opponent from Russia or other foreign governments and that he saw no reason to call the F.B.I. if it were to happen again. “It’s not an interference,” he said in an interview with ABC News, […]

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International New York Times to End All Daily Political Cartoons

The New York Times announced on Monday that it would no longer publish daily political cartoons in its international edition and ended its relationship with two contract cartoonists. Two months earlier, The Times had stopped running syndicated political cartoons, after one with anti-Semitic imagery was printed in the Opinion section of the international edition. In […]

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Why the Truth Is Local

Weather: Rain is likely all day, with possible thunderstorms later. High about 70. Alternate-side parking: Suspended today for Shavuot. ImageA storefront installation in Brooklyn highlighting The Times’s local journalism.CreditLocal Projects Let’s turn it over to The Times’s Clifford Levy, an associate managing editor and the Metro editor: Journalists for The New York Times visited more […]

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Trump, Attacking Times Article, Claims Mexico Deal Has Secret Provisions

WASHINGTON — President Trump assailed The New York Times on Sunday over a report that his new immigration agreement with Mexico consisted largely of previously agreed actions, claiming that there were actually secret, undisclosed elements to the accord. “Another false report in the Failing @nytimes,” Mr. Trump wrote on Twitter. “We have been trying to […]

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How NYC Taxi Drivers Bought Medallions and Became Victims of a Reckless Lending Scheme

Episode 2: The Myth of the Medallion Producer/Director Suzanne Hillinger How does a New York City taxi driver who makes about $22,000 a year get a loan for almost $1 million? Our reporters investigating the taxi industry for “The Weekly” found that a group of under-regulated industry leaders created a financial bubble in the market […]

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Outside the U.S., It’s All About WhatsApp

How do New York Times journalists use technology in their jobs and in their personal lives? Adam Satariano, a technology correspondent based in London, discussed the tech he’s using. You reported from the United States before moving to London. How has your tech setup changed?  I moved to London three years ago, and the biggest […]

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Le Anne Schreiber, 73, Dies; a First Among Sports Editors

Le Anne Schreiber, who became the first woman to run a major American daily newspaper’s sports section when The New York Times appointed her to that position in 1978, died on Friday at a hospital in Poughkeepsie, N.Y. She was 73. The cause was lung cancer, said Jennifer Shute, a close friend. Ms. Schreiber, who […]

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Abuse at the Landry School: You Helped Us Heal

Video The Mitchell family looks at the front-page Times article that featured Nyjal Mitchell.CreditCredit“The Weekly”/FX/Hulu/Vanessa Carr for The New York Times To the Editor: “The Education of T.M. Landry,” the debut episode of the New York Times television show “The Weekly” (June 2 and 3), features me and my son Nyjal, who describes how the […]

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The Guests You’ve Met Before

ImageOne of our most memorable guests was a cab driver. We caught up with him this week (though not in this cab).CreditKholood Eid for The New York Times [Want to get this by email? Here’s the sign-up.] There’s a long tradition in journalism of meeting people, interviewing them, telling their stories and then moving on. […]

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If You Licked These Photos They Would Taste Like New York. (So Don’t Lick Them.)

A peculiar thing about The New York Times’s photo archive is how many acres of it are devoted to nothing. The Great Flood, the Moon Landing, I Have a Dream, Honey Boo Boo — absolutely. But also: rainy streets, forlorn bus stops, beefy pipe fitters, decaying wall posters, imprudent beach attire. A lost shoe that […]

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