October 2012 Archive

Obama and Iran

US Election Threatens Iran Nuke Deal

By Paul R. Pillar: Helene Cooper and Mark Landler of the New York Times caused a stir over the weekend with a report that the United States and Iran had ...

All the Art That's Fit to Print (And Some That Wasn't)

All the Art That’s Fit to Print (And Some That Wasn’t): Inside The New York Times Op-Ed Page

By Jerelle Kraus: In 1970, the New York Times launched the world’s first Op-Ed page, a groundbreaking phenomenon that transformed journalism and – by providing a platform for anyone with an opinion – prefigured, by decades, the Internet’s blogosphere.

Dr Paul Krugman, 2008 Nobel Laureate, sp

What Krugman Said, With a Not So Small Addendum

By Dean Baker: In his Saturday blogpost Paul Krugman makes the point that the recoveries from financial crises have in general been slow and difficult, but that they need not be.

Welcome Mark

‘Hi, Mark!’ – The Newspaper Guild Welcomes The New York Times’s New CEO

By Sara Morrison: Mark Thompson began work today as the new CEO of The New York Times, and the Newspaper Guild was there to greet him: The guild has been in ...

BBC and Times

‘Molest Cover-Up’ Probe Snares New NY Times CEO

By Keith J. Kelly: A burgeoning molestation scandal across the pond may have New York Times Chairman Arthur Sulzberger Jr. wishing he had looked closer to ...