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Dick Cavett in the Digital Age

Sab, 08/04/2018 - 23:29
Stopping to smell the flowers with the last great intellectual talk-show host.

Trump Mocks LeBron James’s Intelligence and Calls Don Lemon ‘Dumbest Man’ on TV

Sab, 08/04/2018 - 21:40
The president lashed out at the N.B.A. star and the CNN anchor after they criticized him in an interview.

The Exhibits Honor Journalism; The Gift Shop Sells ‘Fake News’

Sab, 08/04/2018 - 00:17
T-shirts bearing the term are for sale at the Newseum, a Washington museum dedicated to celebrating free speech and the First Amendment.

Media Memo: CNN’s Jim Acosta Challenges Sarah Huckabee Sanders, Then Makes a Quick Exit

Ven, 08/03/2018 - 17:00
The White House briefing room became the latest venue for the fight over the president’s treatment of the news media.

Leslie Moonves Speaks on CBS Earnings Call but Not About Harassment Allegations

Ven, 08/03/2018 - 12:58
Mr. Moonves took questions from Wall Street analysts after second-quarter earnings were released, but did not address claims against him that are being investigated.

Amazon Removes Products Featuring Nazi Symbols

Ven, 08/03/2018 - 02:45
The retailer said it would not let third-party merchants sell goods with Nazi and white nationalist symbols on its platform, amid pressure from nonprofits and lawmakers.

A Hemingway War Story Sees Print for the First Time

Gio, 08/02/2018 - 23:42
In 1956, Ernest Hemingway wrote five short stories about World War II, including “A Room on the Garden Side,” saying they could be published after he died. Three remain.

Gender Letter: Hollywood Is as White, Straight and Male as Ever

Gio, 08/02/2018 - 22:42
Even amid #MeToo and #OscarsSoWhite — and celebrated films like “Wonder Woman,” “Black Panther” and “Call Me by Your Name” — Hollywood is as white, straight and male as ever, a new report reveals.

Times Stands By Editorial Board Member After Outcry Over Old Tweets

Gio, 08/02/2018 - 21:05
The New York Times said Sarah Jeong, who was hired on Wednesday, would keep her job. Tweets she wrote from 2013 to early 2015 that were critical of white people resurfaced after her hiring.

Understanding the times: What Does ‘Off the Record’ Really Mean?

Gio, 08/02/2018 - 17:51
A primer on the kinds of conversations journalists have with sources.

As Google Maps Renames Neighborhoods, Residents Fume

Gio, 08/02/2018 - 15:35
Google’s digital maps have become the world’s default atlas and the arbiter of what neighborhoods are called, even when many residents disagree.

A Chinese Activist Was Challenging Xi on Live TV. The Police Came to Stop Him.

Gio, 08/02/2018 - 14:25
Sun Wenguang, a rights activist and retired professor, was criticizing President Xi Jinping when police officers barged into his home and cut him off.

In Maldives, Suspects Are Cleared in Disappearance of Prominent Journalist

Gio, 08/02/2018 - 14:24
Two men accused of kidnapping Ahmed Rilwan Abdulla, who is still missing, were acquitted. Observers and rights advocates said the trial and investigation were a sham.

Crowds, Stoked by Trump’s Rhetoric, Increase Their Ire Toward the Press

Gio, 08/02/2018 - 02:13
Menacing the media is a theme of President Trump’s rallies, but news organizations are anticipating an unnerving midterm election season, especially after a hostile crowd in Florida on Tuesday night.

For a Return to China, Google Is Said to Build a Censored Search Engine

Mer, 08/01/2018 - 22:41
Google withdrew from China in 2010 to protest the country’s censorship. Now the internet giant is working on a search engine that complies with Chinese censorship rules.

Facebook’s Security Chief to Depart for Stanford University

Mer, 08/01/2018 - 22:23
Alex Stamos, Facebook’s chief security officer, is joining Stanford to teach and to examine the role of security and technology in society.

Facing Losses, Condé Nast Plans to Put 3 Magazines Up for Sale

Mer, 08/01/2018 - 21:49
Anna Wintour is staying, but the once-plush company behind Vogue and The New Yorker lost $120 million last year.

A Poem in The Nation Spurs a Backlash and an Apology

Mer, 08/01/2018 - 20:51
After a white poet’s use of African-American vernacular was criticized for being offensive, the magazine’s poetry editors apologized.

After Top Executive Leaves, Billboard Confronts Its Internal Culture

Mer, 08/01/2018 - 05:16
It has been a bruising time for the music trade publication, involving allegations of editorial interference and inappropriate behavior for top executives.

New York Times Names Cliff Levy as Its New Metro Editor

Mer, 08/01/2018 - 01:25
A two-time Pulitzer winner and a leader of the newspaper’s digital initiatives takes over the section at an unsettled time for local news coverage.

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