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Sarah Palin's Suit Against NYT : 'It's Going to Be Ugly'
Palin Tests Positive for
COVID, NYT Trial Delayed
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Palin Tests Positive for COVID, NYT Trial Delayed

Defamation trial that will put newspaper under microscope over 2017 editorial now set for Feb. 3

(Newser) - Update: This file has been updated to include details on the trial delay. The defamation trial regarding Sarah Palin's lawsuit against the New York Times was set to kick off Monday, but plans changed after the former Alaska governor tested positive for COVID, per Law360 . In a series of...

Judge Rules Newspaper Must Turn Over Confidential Memos

Decision: New York Times can't publish project Veritas legal memos

(Newser) - A New York judge has upheld an order preventing the New York Times from publishing documents between conservative group Project Veritas and its lawyer and ruled that the newspaper must immediately relinquish confidential legal memos it obtained. The decision Thursday by state Supreme Court Justice Charles Wood in Westchester County,...

Senators Go to Bat for Sinema Over 'Sexist' NYT Coverage

Susan Collins, Lisa Murkowski, Jeanne Shaheen slam paper for focusing on Ariz. senator's clothes

(Newser) - Kyrsten Sinema has become known for her "penchant for patterns and bold colors" in a Senate chamber that's "still largely buttoned up," as the Hill puts it. That's a problem, though—not the Arizona senator's choice of clothing, but the plethora of headlines about...

Sister Prejean: Let Inmate Have Final Human Touch

John Henry Ramirez deserves to have pastor present at Texas execution, she writes

(Newser) - Sister Helen Prejean, the Catholic nun made famous by the book and movie Dead Man Walking, is making a public appeal on behalf of a death row inmate in Texas. In a New York Times essay, Prejean argues that the state should grant the request of John Henry Ramirez that...

Governor Kristof? Times Columnist Explores a Run
Kristof Leaving Times,
Prepares Run for Office
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Kristof Leaving Times, Prepares Run for Office

2-time Pulitzer winner is gearing up for governor's race in Oregon

(Newser) - Update: Nicholas Kristof is shifting from columnist to politician. The longtime New York Times opinion writer is leaving the newspaper as he considers a run for governor in Oregon, per the Times . "This has been my dream job, even with malaria, a plane crash in Congo and periodic arrests...

2 Republicans Make Unusual Request: Vote Democratic

Anti-Trump moderates say it's necessary for the good of the country

(Newser) - Not unusual: The New York Times is running an opinion piece urging people to vote Democratic in the upcoming midterms. The weird part: The piece is authored by two Republicans. Specifically, it's Christine Todd Whitman, the former governor of New Jersey who ran the EPA under George W. Bush,...

NYT : We Missed Red Flags in 'ISIS Executioner' Podcast
'ISIS Executioner'
Admits He Made It All Up
UPDATED

'ISIS Executioner' Admits He Made It All Up

Shehroze Chaudhry featured in key episodes of the hit 'NYT ' podcast series 'Caliphate'

(Newser) - Update: The Canadian man who pulled the wool over the eyes of the New York Times, among others, by weaving tales of time spent as an ISIS executioner, admitted to his lies in a Canadian court on Friday. In doing so, Shehroze Chaudhry, now 26, saw the charges against him—...

Trump Wants Pulitzers Yanked After 'Politically Motivated Farce'

Ex-president claims 'NYT,' 'WaPo' reporting on Russian interference in 2016 election was 'shoddy'

(Newser) - Former President Trump is still fuming about the investigation into whether his campaign colluded with the Russians before the 2016 election, and now he wants repercussions for two newspapers that reported on it and jointly won the Pulitzer for national reporting in 2018. The former president released a statement Sunday...

Trump Sues Niece Mary Trump, NYT
One Trump Sues Another

One Trump Sues Another

Former prez sues niece Mary, the 'NYT'

(Newser) - Former President Trump on Tuesday sued his estranged niece and the New York Times over a 2018 story about his family’s wealth and tax practices that was partly based on confidential documents she provided to the newspaper’s reporters. Trump’s lawsuit, filed in state court in New York,...

In Just 90 Minutes, Hope for NYT Journos in Afghanistan

The paper details the rapid help it got from Mexico

(Newser) - The New York Times on Wednesday reported that it managed to safely get a group of Afghans who worked for the paper and their relatives—24 families in all—out of Afghanistan in a "harrowing escape" that wasn't aided by the US government. Rather, the credit goes to...

A Case for Ditching the Career to Embrace 'Lying Flat'

Cassady Rosenblum writes about the movement in essay for 'NYT'

(Newser) - "Work has become intolerable. Rest is resistance." That's the message of the "lying flat" movement that kicked off in China in April and is now starting to take hold globally as a pushback against the 24/7 hamster wheel of capitalism, detailed in Cassady Rosenblum's op-ed...

Before His Death, Lawyer Admits to Whopping Court Lie
Before His Death, Lawyer
Admits to Whopping Court Lie
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Before His Death, Lawyer Admits to Whopping Court Lie

2 men were exonerated in abduction of Seagram heir, but it appears they shouldn't have been

(Newser) - It was a sensational case, and it appeared to be a slam dunk for prosecutors. Back in 1975, two men in Brooklyn were arrested and charged with kidnapping 21-year-old Samuel Bronfman, an heir to the Seagram Company fortune. The two suspects, Irish immigrants named Mel Lynch and Dominic Byrne, confessed,...

The Case Against Working From Home
Employers Should Think Twice
About Remote Working
OPINION

Employers Should Think Twice About Remote Working

'It can drain morale and diminish collegiality,' writes the partner in a law firm that stayed open

(Newser) - Much has been written about how the pandemic has upended work life, perhaps permanently . But while many employers have embraced the idea of remote working, not everybody is a fan. In a New York Times essay, one of the partners in a Houston law firm recounts how productivity tanked when...

We're Ignoring 'Lookism,' and It Isn't Right
We're Ignoring 'Lookism,'
and It Isn't Right
OPINION

We're Ignoring 'Lookism,' and It Isn't Right

Writing for the 'NYT,' David Brooks takes on discrimination against the unattractive

(Newser) - Sexism and racism are bad, but there's another "ism" that David Brooks is concerned about, and one for which there doesn't seem to be much legal recourse: "lookism," the term Brooks uses in his newest op-ed for the New York Times to describe "prejudice...

America's Biggest Threat Isn't China or Russia
America's Biggest Threat
Isn't China or Russia
OPINION

America's Biggest Threat Isn't China or Russia

It's America itself, writes Nicholas Kristof, ticking off the way we lag other nations

(Newser) - President Biden likes to exclaim that "America is back," but Nicholas Kristof begs to differ in his latest New York Times column. He ticks off example after example of how the US is lagging other nations in crucial ways. "Greeks have higher high school graduation rates,"...

Times Columnist Calls It Quits, With a Lament
Times Columnist Calls It Quits,
With a Lament
OPINION

Times Columnist Calls It Quits, With a Lament

Frank Bruni is worried about the absolutist tone in journalism

(Newser) - New York Times columnist Frank Bruni has written his last regular opinion column for the newspaper after accepting a job in academia. Those familiar with his pieces might be surprised to see it headlined, "Ted Cruz, I'm Sorry." It's not a joke, exactly. Bruni explains...

'Emotionally Devastating' IVF Is Even More So for Single Women

Alicia Lombardini advocates in the 'NYT' to ease logistical, financial obstacles for moms on their own

(Newser) - Alicia Lombardini became a mother right before the pandemic hit, and she's now the proud mom of an 18-month-old son. But hers wasn't a typical or easy journey to motherhood, and she's hoping maybe someday it will be for single moms like herself, she writes in the...

The Internet Broke This Morning, but Now It's (Mostly) Back

Multiple websites went down after outage at cloud services company Fastly

(Newser) - Numerous websites were unavailable Tuesday after an apparent widespread outage at the cloud services company Fastly. Dozens of high-traffic websites, including the New York Times, CNN, Amazon, Twitter, Target, Spotify, and the UK government's home page, couldn't be reached, per the AP and the Atlanta Journal-Constitution . Visitors trying...

Trump DoJ Secretly Obtained NYT Reporters' Records

They were seized during leak investigation

(Newser) - The Justice Department has informed another one of former President Trump's least favorite media outlets that it secretly seized its reporters' phone records during his administration. The New York Times says it was told by the Biden administration Wednesday that records for four reporters—Matt Apuzzo, Adam Goldman, Eric...

NYT Makes Its Pick for Mayor
NYT Makes Its Pick for Mayor

NYT Makes Its Pick for Mayor

Editorial board says Kathryn Garcia is 'the most qualified person'

(Newser) - Andrew Yang is probably the biggest of more than a dozen names in the race to be mayor of New York City. "But nothing so far suggests that he has the experience to run New York City on Day 1," according to the New York Times ' editorial...

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