James Reston’s problematic proximity to the powerful.
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Lunch with recycling tycoon Chen Guangbiao, the self-described “Most Influential Person of China,” to discuss his interest in buying The New York Times.
At one time, a whole generation of New York Times reporters wished they could write like McCandlish Phillips. Then he left them all for God.
The paper reports on a battle of its own.
His book panned in the New York Times after being misread by the critic, an author responds.
On the ouster of CEO Janet Robinson and the company’s financial woes.
Tom Wicker was without a notebook on November 22, 1963. Instead, reported Gay Talese, he “scribbled his observations and facts across the back of a mimeographed itinerary of Kennedy’s two-day tour of Texas.”
Here’s the 3,700-word masterpiece he filed.
A profile of Jill Abramson, executive editor of The New York Times.
Inside the complicated world of running The New York Times.
On the cloak and dagger dealings between The New York Times and WikiLeaks. Adapted from Executive Editor Bill Keller’s forthcoming ebook, Open Secrets: WikiLeaks, War and American Diplomacy: Complete and Updated Coverage from The New York Times.
The backstory on Julian Assange’s relationship with the Guardian and the New York Times.