Nicholas Kristof's Top Stories

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  1. Vox Media Acquiring ReCode
    ReCode, the news website led by the veteran journalists Walt Mossberg and Kara Swisher, is being acquired by Vox Media, a deal that reflects the turmoil among digital organizations focused on covering the tech industry. The all-stock deal, financial...
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  2. What's it like to be hated by the Russian internet?
    Facing death threats and streams of abusive messages, some Russians are becoming increasingly targeted by rising levels of online vitriol. Trolling and internet abuse is a global problem, but each of these stories reveals how for some people working...
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  3. What Israel's Chief of Staff Is Worried About - No, It's Not Iran
    Two members of Congress from New York, a Democrat and a Republican, are calling on President Obama to provide Israel with massive, 30,000-pound bunker-buster bombs, capable of penetrating Iran’s fortified underground nuclear facilities. They also...
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  4. Evan Spiegel Reveals Plan to Turn Snapchat Into a Real Business
    Evan Spiegel begins a conversation in the offices of his startup, Snapchat, by propping a sneakered foot onto an Eames chair, leaning back, and acknowledging how infrequently he speaks to the press. “I literally have not done this in so long,” he...
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  5. Fall of Ramadi betrays Obama administration's 'credibility gap'
    The fall of Ramadi has not just exposed the weakness of Barack Obama’s nine-month war against the Islamic State. It has also exposed his administration to accusations of a growing credibility gap between optimistic White House pronouncements and the...
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