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  1. Former Times editor Jill Abramson speaks at BU
    Continue reading below Jill Abramson, the former executive editor of The New York Times who lost her spot on the masthead in an abrupt shakeup last spring, made a rare public-speaking appearance at Boston University on Monday. A visiting lecturer...
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  2. Postscript: Benjamin C. Bradlee (1921-2014)
    Bradlee in his office on June 18, 1971, after receiving a call from the U.S. Department of Justice asking for a voluntary halt in the Washington Post’s Vietnam series. CreditPhotograph by Mike Lein / The New York Times / Redux Benjamin...
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  3. Political Polarization & Media Habits
    When it comes to getting news about politics and government, liberals and conservatives inhabit different worlds. There is little overlap in the news sources they turn to and trust. And whether discussing politics online or with friends, they are...
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  4. Matthew Power Literary Reporting Award
    For Matt's story archive, please visit: This is your opportunity to remember an exceptional writer, invest in quality journalism, and double your contribution by October 22! On March 10, 2014,...
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  5. The Guardian overtakes New York Times in comScore traffic figures
    The Guardian has passed the New York Times to become the world’s second most popular English-language newspaper website, according to the latest monthly traffic figures from comScore. Last month website network recorded 42.6 million...
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