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NYT Hosts ‘Big J’ Journalism Chinstrokabomb

As the hardworking staff noted last week, the New York Times scheduled a hoedown yesterday on the press coverage of the NSA’s crowbarring itself into the everyday life of America. Full-page ad from last Sunday’s Times.     And yesterday, the Times … Continue reading

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NYT to Host Chinstrokerati Summit on Big-J Journalism

From our Save the Date desk The Gray Lady is hosting a hoedown this Friday on the press coverage of the NSA’s crowbarring itself into the everyday life of America. Full-page ad in Sunday’s New York Times.     Call … Continue reading

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Will Someone Please Save Bill Keller From Himself?

The hardworking staff is starting to feel like the Bill Keller Intervention Squad, but then again someone has to do it. Keller, former executive editor of the New York Times and current op-ed columnist, sticks his pen in his mouth … Continue reading

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Bill Keller’s NYT Column Isn’t Just Annoying, It’s Inaccurate

The hardworking staff has chronicled in detail (as recently as yesterday) its reservations about New York Times exiting editor Bill Keller’s column for the paper. Now comes this correction regarding his latest: Because of an editing error, an essay on Page … Continue reading

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Will Someone Please Remove Bill Keller From His NYT Column?

Like kids and matches or Tom Wolfe and a spaghetti dinner, Bill Keller and a newspaper column should be kept apart at all costs. As the hardworking staff has previously noted, New York Times staffers should have staged an intervention … Continue reading

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Memo To NYT Sunday Review: You A Mess, Honey

Last Sunday New York Times executive whatever Bill Keller penned a preview of the paper’s Week in Review reincarnation as Sunday Review: This latest change is about proportion and display. The Sunday Review will devote somewhat greater space to columnists … Continue reading

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His NYT Magazine Column Will Be The Death Of Bill Keller, II

Really, could New York Times executive editor Bill Keller be any more ham-handed? And would he, in his right mind, actually sign off on his own Times Magazine columns? Latest case in point: Keller’s piece for this Sunday’s magazine about … Continue reading

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Keller Apt?

From our Late to the Party desk: The hardworking staff continues to believe that New York Times executive editor Bill Keller’s column in the paper is a bad idea. Previous transgression:  His column last month that included this unfortunate lede: … Continue reading

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His NYT Magazine Column Will Be The Death Of Bill Keller

Consensus among the hardworking staff: New York Times executive editor Bill Keller, who’s apparently suffering from Mort Zuckerman Syndrome (pat. pending), should not be writing for his own paper. Or any other, for that matter. The new, attitudinal Keller emerged in … Continue reading

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Salon: NYT’s “journalistic obedience”

Tuesday’s New York Times featured a Page One piece about CIA operative Raymond Davis, who allegedly shot and killed two Pakistanis last month, thereby exacerbating the uneasy alliance between Pakistan and the U.S. Problem is, according to Salon.com, the Times sat … Continue reading

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