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NYT Editing Slashback: ‘Lawyers . . . Views Their Client’ Edition

As the hardworking staff has noted on several occasions, the New York Times has over the past few months jettisoned its “low-value line editing” and replaced it with “bespoke editing.” Cashiered Times public editor Liz Spayd wrote earlier this year that … Continue reading

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NYT Editing Slashback: ‘Richard Simmons Is President’ Edition

From our Get Me Rewrite! desk As New York Times public editor Liz Spayd noted last month, the paper’s “editing architecture”has traditionally employed multiple layers of editors, with most stories blue-penciled by three editors, “with up to six or more if … Continue reading

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NYT Editing Slashback: ‘William Jennings Bryant’ Edition

From our Get Me Rewrite! desk As New York Times public editor Liz Spayd noted earlier this month, the paper’s “editing architecture”has traditionally employed multiple layers of editors, with most stories blue-penciled by three editors, “with up to six or … Continue reading

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New York Times Editing Slashback: ‘What Driver’s Want’ Edition

Latest in what we expect will be a long-running series As the hardworking staff noted earlier this week, the New York Times is jettisoning its “low-value line editing” and replacing it with “bespoke editing.” Or, more likely, “be-broke editing.” Exhibit … Continue reading

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New York Times Editing Slashback: You Reap What You ‘Sew’

As CNN’s Brian Stelter noted yesterday, “fascinating public editor column by Liz Spayd, all about the NYT editing processes.” Readying The Times for Editing 3.0 THE NEW YORK TIMES has a reputation for impeccable editing. Not just because it can … Continue reading

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Correction o’ the Day (NYT Corrects Its Correction)

From our M.C. Escher desk Friday’s New York Times ran the following: A correction in this space on Thursday for a Political Memo article about the likelihood that the nomination of Hillary Rodham Clinton for president would block the paths … Continue reading

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Correction o’ the Day (NYT North Korea Rescue Edition)

Tuesday’s New York Times featured this piece by Jane Perlez: Six Decades Later, a Second Rescue Attempt Ex-Navy Pilot Visits North Korea to Seek Colleague’s Remains BEIJING — As more than 100,000 Chinese soldiers swarmed over far fewer American Marines … 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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Correction o’ the (Yester)Day (La Famiglia Cuomo Edition)

From Thursday’s New York Times Department of Corrections: NEW YORK Because of an editing error, an article in some editions on Tuesday about the lowering of the speed limit on Broadway to 25 miles per hour misidentified the governor of New York, … Continue reading

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Ask Dr. Ads: Who Really Wrote “You Don’t Have to Be Jewish to Love Levy’s”?

Well the Doc opened up the old mailbag today and here’s what poured out. Dear Dr. Ads, One of the legendary figures in the 1960s creative revolution on Madison Avenue – Judy Protas – died last week. According to the … Continue reading

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