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Nobody Wins New York Times ‘Year in Pictures’ Bakeoff

As you might (or more likely might not) remember, for the past several years the hardlooking staff has provided all you splendid readers with a scorecard of the New York Times “Year in Pictures” wrap-up. Previous winners: Tyler Hicks in 2015 and … Continue reading

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Tyler Hicks Wins NYT ‘Year in Pictures’ Bakeoff

For the past few years the hardviewing staff has noted the leading shooters in the New York Times annual The Year in Pictures review. This year is no exception, with honors going to proud BU alum Tyler Hicks (who also prevailed in … Continue reading

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Daniel Berehulak Wins NYT ‘Year in Pictures’ Bakeoff

As you splendid readers might – or more likely might not – have noticed, the hardlooking staff has annually chronicled the leading lights in the New York Times Year in Pictures review. (Previous winners: the redoubtable BU alum Tyler Hicks … Continue reading

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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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