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New York Times Headline Snafu Raises Questions About Crime Reporting

NewsOne Featured Video Source: New York Daily News / Getty In recent coverage about NYPD struggling to solve murders, the New York York Times ran an article with a clickbait headline distorting the number of murders happening in the city. “After Murders’ Doubled Overnight,’ the N.Y.P.D. Is Solving Fewer Cases” carelessly gives the impression that […]

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80 Years of Holiday Shopping in New York

We’ll be crowding more and clicking less, carrying more shopping bags and waiting for fewer deliveries. This holiday shopping season is shaping up to be more in-person than last year’s, but it isn’t likely to be as carefree as in the Before Times. Abbreviated store hours, product shortages, Covid restrictions and safety concerns are expected […]

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Order Blocking New York Times Coverage of Project Veritas Stays in Place

A New York trial court judge on Tuesday declined to lift an order that temporarily prohibits The New York Times from publishing or pursuing certain documents related to the conservative group Project Veritas. The judge said at a hearing that he needed additional time to consider arguments and asked for additional briefs next week. The […]

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Join the Comedian Michelle Buteau at a Times Event on the ‘Joys’ of Parenting

Once everyone’s teeth are brushed, bedtime stories are read and foreheads are kissed, join the Times Opinion writer and mother Jessica Grose of the parenting newsletter for an all-virtual evening of comedy and commiseration. Parenting during the pandemic hasn’t been easy, and we could all use a moment to share our funny, and occasionally quirky, […]

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Judge Tries to Block New York Times’s Coverage of Project Veritas

A New York trial court judge ordered The New York Times on Thursday to temporarily refrain from publishing or seeking out certain documents related to the conservative group Project Veritas, an unusual instance of a court blocking coverage by a major news organization. The order raised immediate concerns among First Amendment advocates, who called it […]

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U.S. and China Agree to Ease Restrictions on Journalists

WASHINGTON — The United States and China announced an agreement on Tuesday to ease restrictions on foreign journalists operating in the two countries, tempering a diplomatic confrontation that led to the expulsion of some American reporters from China during the last year of the Trump administration. The deal was first reported by China Daily, the […]

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Project Veritas Tells Judge It Was Assured Biden Diary Was Legally Obtained

Project Veritas, the conservative group under scrutiny in a Justice Department investigation of how a diary kept by President Biden’s daughter Ashley Biden was published days before the 2020 election, has told a federal judge that it received a diary from two people who said they had legally obtained it after she had abandoned it. […]

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Jonathan Reynolds, Playwright and Food Columnist, Dies at 79

But he did enjoy cooking, and for years he had been making diary entries about meals he had prepared or eaten and menus he had perused. He filled his columns not just with recipes and cooking tips but with anecdotes and humor. For instance, in March 2000 he offered a solution of sorts to the […]

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Thanksgiving Recipes From ‘The Essential New York Times Cookbook’ That Feel Timeless

What does it mean to explore a century and a half of New York Times recipes? For Amanda Hesser, the co-founder and chief executive of the cooking and home company Food52, and a former Times food writer and editor, it meant testing more than 1,400 dishes over six years. “My test for whether or not […]

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Wirecutter Workers Threaten Work Stoppage Starting on Black Friday

Union members at Wirecutter, a product review website owned by The New York Times Company, said on Monday that they were prepared to stop work during the busy shopping period around Black Friday if a deal for a contract was not reached. Staff at Wirecutter unionized in 2019, and the Times Company voluntarily recognized the […]

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At the Times, Star Columnist Covers Union Without Mentioning He Worked Against It

Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images Over the past two years, media writer Ben Smith’s weekly New York Times column has become known for two things: Entertaining, conversation-driving scoops, like the one that exposed digital-media company Ozy as something of a Potemkin enterprise, and blatant conflicts of interest. In his latest column, Smith provides yet another […]

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How to Photograph Annie Leibovitz

Times Insider explains who we are and what we do and delivers behind-the-scenes insights into how our journalism comes together. An article published in The New York Times’s Arts section last week, “A ‘Conceptual Artist’ at Work,” explores the life, artistry and new book of the photographer Annie Leibovitz. The portraits of Ms. Leibovitz that […]

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The Best New York City Marathon Photos of the Past 50 Years

The New York City Marathon is one of the world’s largest road races and most democratic. Olympic medalists and world champions run the same 26.2 miles as weekend warriors. There have been 1,283,005 total finishers over 49 runnings, and thousands of photographs captured by scores of photographers for The New York Times. The runners pulse […]

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New York Times Adds 455,000 Subscribers in Third Quarter

The New York Times Company said on Wednesday that it added 455,000 new digital subscribers in the third quarter, a gain that keeps the publisher on pace to reach its stated goal of 10 million subscriptions by 2025. Of the new digital subscribers, 320,000 signed up for The Times’s journalism. The rest came for Games, […]

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Suffering From Confounding Symptoms, a Patient Treats Himself

THE DEEP PLACES A Memoir of Illness and DiscoveryBy Ross Douthat The early chapters of “The Deep Places” unfold like the first act of a horror movie. Feeling the pull of home and burned out by life on Capitol Hill, Ross Douthat (a New York Times columnist) and his wife buy a 1790s farmhouse on […]

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A Farewell to Readers, With Hope

But winning a state chess championship is not a scalable way to solve homelessness. The dazzling generosity in response to Tani’s success is heartwarming, but it needs to be matched by a generous public policy. Kids should get housing even if they’re not chess prodigies. We didn’t build the Interstate System of highways with bake […]

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Why Humans, Not Machines, Make the Tough Calls on Comments

Times Insider explains who we are and what we do, and delivers behind-the-scenes insights into how our journalism comes together. An abbreviation considered vulgar by New York Times standards also refers to perfectly innocent people aspiring to become bachelors of science. Here is a small but revealing reason that artificial intelligence cannot replace human news […]

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Facebook Profits Jump 17 Percent

Facebook said on Monday that revenue rose 35 percent to $29 billion in the three months ending in September compared with the same period last year, while profits rose 17 percent to $9.2 billion, a sign of the social network’s financial strength as it faces a public relations crisis over troubling disclosures made by a […]

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Nicholas Kristof Leaves The New York Times as He Weighs Political Bid

After 37 years at The New York Times as a reporter, high-level editor and opinion columnist, Nicholas Kristof is leaving the newspaper as he considers running for governor of Oregon, a top Times editor said in a note to the staff on Thursday. Mr. Kristof, 62, has been on leave from The Times since June, […]

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Inside Rikers: Dysfunction, Lawlessness and Detainees in Control

When a detainee decided to hijack a bus inside the Rikers Island jail complex, little was in place to stop him. All he had to do was rise from where he sat with a half dozen other handcuffed men and walk to the front of the unguarded vehicle: A gate that should have confined him […]

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Edward Keating, Times Photographer at Ground Zero, Dies at 65

Edward Keating, who for more than a month did whatever it took, even disguising himself as a worker, to photograph the wreckage at ground zero after Sept. 11, 2001, contributing to a body of work that brought The New York Times a Pulitzer Prize for photography for its 9/11 coverage, died on Sunday in Manhattan. […]

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Katty Kay Resigns From Ozy Media After New York Times Report

The embattled digital media company Ozy lost one of its biggest stars on Wednesday, when Katty Kay, a former BBC anchor, announced on Twitter that she had resigned. Ms. Kay said in her post that she had handed in her resignation Tuesday morning. “I had recently joined the company after my long career at the […]

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Ozy’s Board Starts Investigation Following Times Report

The board of directors of Ozy, a digital media company, said on Tuesday that it had hired a law firm to investigate its “business activities” after a New York Times report raised questions about the company’s practices. In a statement, the board said it had hired Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton and Garrison, a large international […]

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Woke Words With John McWhorter, a Times Virtual Event

In any conversation about race in America, or any public debate, words matter. How do we describe what’s happening? How do we articulate what we think is right? What words do we avoid using and why? In his subscriber-only newsletter for The Times, the linguist and writer John McWhorter explores some of these questions. In […]

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