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Neil Sheehan Revealed All Before He Died. It's Amazing

'NYT' reporter revealed exactly how he got his hands on the Pentagon Papers

(Newser) - The intimate details on how New York Times journalist Neil Sheehan broke the story on the Pentagon Papers have never been revealed—until now. In 2015, Sheehan explained exactly what happened to a reporter, on the condition the story not be published until after his death , which happened Thursday. The...

She Decided to Exit 2020 by Running—for 24 Hours

Jen A. Miller describes a day spent running, walking, sleeping in misery and joy

(Newser) - However you welcomed 2021, it almost certainly wasn't like Jen A. Miller did: by running and walking. For 24 hours. In a piece for the New York Times , Miller explains that she signed up for the Hainesport Hundred and 24 Hour Endurance Run in Hainesport Township, NJ, "because...

A Life Bookended By the Holocaust and a Pandemic

A survivor says she is losing time to tell her story

(Newser) - Toby Levy lost her teenage years to the Holocaust, hiding in a barn in what was then Chodorow, Poland. Nine people lived in a 4-by-5 space, not knowing if each day was their last, unable to make any noise, often unable to even look outside. Now, at 87, Levy is...

NYT: We Missed Red Flags in 'ISIS Executioner' Podcast

Caliphate series focused on fantasist who probably never went to Syria

(Newser) - A big mea culpa from the New York Times : Executive editor Dean Baquet admits that the story of a Canadian man who traveled to Syria and became an ISIS executioner was so compelling that terrorism reporter Rukmini Callimachi and her editors failed to press hard enough to verify it—and...

Giuliani Dismisses Report About a Pardon as 'Lies'

Article said Trump and his lawyer discussed the possibility

(Newser) - Rudy Giuliani dismissed a New York Times report Tuesday that he had talked with President Trump about receiving a pardon. "#FakeNews NYT lies again," Giuliani wrote on Twitter . "Never had the discussion they falsely attribute to an anonymous source. Hard to keep up with all their lies....

Pope Speaks on COVID, and What 'Changed the Way I Saw Life'

In 'NYT' op-ed, pontiff writes that personal freedoms shouldn't displace the common good

(Newser) - When Pope Francis was 21, he became very sick with a flu that had him gasping for breath and totally dependent on his caretakers. He eventually recovered, but that illness "changed the way I saw life," and it now serves as an important reminder to him that only...

Markle Makes Devastating Reveal, Finds 'Path to Healing'

3 words she said to Harry after miscarriage in July are words we should all say now: 'Are you OK?'

(Newser) - Last year, when Meghan Markle was a new mom plagued by exhaustion, a journalist's simple question served as a surprise salve: "Are you OK?" In an opinion piece in the New York Times , the Duchess of Sussex says those three words are what she said to her own...

Suspect Nabbed in Kidnap of US Journalist

Afghan man could face life sentence

(Newser) - An alleged former Taliban commander accused of kidnapping an American journalist in Afghanistan 12 years ago has been arrested and brought to the US. According to an indictment unsealed in Manhattan federal court Wednesday, 42-year-old Haji Najibullah faces charges including hostage taking, conspiracy, and kidnapping, and could get a life...

Election Feature That 'Triggered' Dems Is Gone

America can say goodbye to 'the Needle'

(Newser) - The one thing most likely to conjure nightmares of the 2016 election night for opponents of President Trump is the Needle, the AP reports. A graphic on the New York Times ' website, the Needle measured in real time the probability of victory for Trump or Hillary Clinton as votes...

NYT: Trump Has Previously Undisclosed Chinese Account

Trump Org lawyer: overseas office that bank account paid taxes for has been inactive since '15

(Newser) - As President Trump and the GOP try to damage Joe Biden's 2020 campaign by going after his son Hunter , a new revelation could show "a potentially major conflict of interest" for Trump himself, per the Guardian . That disclosure comes via the New York Times , which has been doing...

'Gloomy' COVID Reporter Has a Change of Heart

Donald G. McNeil Jr. is 'cautiously optimistic' about what lies ahead

(Newser) - Since January, New York Times health reporter Donald G. McNeil Jr. has been covering the pandemic, including American deaths and efforts to develop a vaccine years ahead of the fastest pace on record. All this has made him "a consistently gloomy Cassandra"—but halfway through October, he's...

Protests Aren't 'Mob Justice,' They're 'Rage and Despair'

'NYT' column takes issue with term used by attorney general in Breonna Taylor case

(Newser) - "We hoped that for once, justice would be on our side. This is yet another disappointing reminder that it's not." In a New York Times op-ed, Melanye Price is speaking of a Kentucky grand jury's decision Wednesday to indict just one police officer involved in the...

If You Get Vaccinated, You Should Collect $1K

Economists make the case that the incentive is necessary and a wise COVID investment

(Newser) - An economist is backing a provocative idea on a COVID vaccine: Anyone who gets a shot should receive $1,000 from the government. So argues Harvard's N. Gregory Mankiw in a New York Times op-ed. Mankiw is actually writing in support of a proposal first floated by fellow economist...

Cheater's NYT Wedding Story Gave Away a Little Too Much

Nikyta Moreno says Robert Palmer was still married to her when he met Lauren Maillian

(Newser) - A coveted New York Times wedding announcement tells the story of how Robert Palmer, 30, and Lauren Maillian, 35, met at a NYC gym, which they'd both joined to get in shape. "In January 2017 that goal changed for both," the Aug. 7 Times narrative reads, detailing...

Viral Biden-Loving Security Guard Is First to Nominate Him

Jacquelyn Brittany gives first nominating speech at DNC

(Newser) - The New York Times security guard who went viral after telling Joe Biden how much she loves him ended up being the first person to formally nominate him as the Democratic presidential contender at the second night of the DNC . Jacquelyn Brittany was escorting Biden to a Times editorial board...

The Times' Op-Ed Page Fumbles Yet Again

This time, Maureen Dowd's latest column left out an entire Democratic presidential ticket

(Newser) - Hillary Clinton has a little advice for celebrated New York Times columnist Maureen Dowd: ditch the pot brownies. The former presidential candidate and secretary of state fired off a sharp tweet Saturday after the op-ed writer apparently forgot about Clinton's run for office in 2016, Mediaite reports. "It'...

On Day of His Funeral, Final Words From John Lewis

Civil rights icon submitted essay to 'NYT' 2 days before he died

(Newser) - Barack Obama is expected to deliver a eulogy for John Lewis at the civil rights icon's funeral on Thursday, but one other big name has some final words as well: John Lewis himself. In an essay he sent to the New York Times two days before he died, with...

Wall Street Journal Editorial Board: We Won't Budge

Conservative opinion section responds to 'cancel culture' criticism from within the newspaper

(Newser) - The editorial board of the Wall Street Journal—separate from its news division—has a strongly conservative view, and its pages often feature op-eds from the right. In a note to readers Friday, the editors say they're not going to change a thing amid a "wave of progressive...

Tucker Carlson Gets Reporter Doxed

'NYT' claims attack on Murray Carpenter was based on false information

(Newser) - Fox News host Tucker Carlson spent the final moments of Monday's show attacking a New York Times reporter, whose personal information—including home address—was soon after shared online. Carlson said freelance writer Murray Carpenter was "working on a story about where my family and I live" so...

Amid 'Uncertainty' Over New HK Law, a Big Move for NYT

Newspaper to relocate portion of its international staff in Hong Kong to Seoul

(Newser) - With low taxes and a location close to China's mainland, Hong Kong has long been seen as an ideal site in which media outlets can set up shop for their international teams. The New York Times, however, has announced that, due to Hong Kong's new security law against...

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