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Sergey Ponomarev Wins NYT ‘Year In Pictures’ Bakeoff

Yesterday’s New York Times Year in Pictures featured the usual array of fabulous photos from the pst year. And Sergey Ponomarev took honors as the shooter with the most submissions (in the print edition) – four. Among them:   Caption: “A … Continue reading

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New York Times Outsources Part Of Its Year In Pictures

The hardcounting staff could be wrong about this, but it sure seems the annual New York Times Year in Pictures section features an unusual number of photos from non-Times sources. Our unofficial tally starts with the Page One photo showing “Buried … Continue reading

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Anthony Shadid, R.I.P.

The world lost a great journalist when New York Times reporter Anthony Shadid died all too soon yesterday in Syria. That he was in Syria at all tells you much of what you need to know about this intrepid war-and-peace … Continue reading

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Tyler Hicks’ BU COMmencement Address

New York Times photographer, Boston University alum (’92), and recent Libyan kidnapee Tyler Hicks delivered the commencement address Sunday to BU College of Communication grads, and it was the cosmic opposite of Katie Couric’s pert and perky performance at the … Continue reading

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C.J. Chivers, As In Shivers

The always notable C.J. Chivers has yet another terrific piece in Sunday’s New York Times. Headline (web edition) : As Afghan Fighting Expands, U.S. Medics Plunge In Lede: MARJA, Afghanistan — The Marine had been shot in the skull. He … Continue reading

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NYT War Coverage Under Fire

I don’t care what Matthew Rothschild of The Progressive says about New York Times reporter C.J. Chivers’ Afghanistan war coverage (via faithful commenter CAvard). Rothschild’s lede: I’m disgusted with the New York Times coverage of the U.S. assault on Marja. … Continue reading

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The Inestimable C.J. Chivers

New York Times reporter C.J. Chivers is back in Afghanistan after an absence of what seemed like forever (writing a book perhaps? Let’s hope). Headline: Foot on Bomb, Marine Defies a Taliban Trap Tyler Hicks/The New York Times Lance Cpl. … Continue reading

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Six Hicks Pix Click

Sunday’s New York Times Week in Review section featured The Year in Pictures 2009. And that featured six – count ‘em, six (out of 50) – photos by Times staffer Tyler Hicks. One guy. Over 10% of the year’s images. … Continue reading

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