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NPR Executive Was Warned Repeatedly About Sexual Harassment, Report Finds

An investigation revealed “a very prominent distrust of management” at the organization, and found that Michael Oreskes behaved inappropriately toward multiple young women......»»

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Max Desfor, 104, War Photographer at Midcentury, Is Dead

Mr. Desfor’s photo of hundreds of Korean War refugees crawling across a damaged bridge in 1950 helped win him a Pulitzer Prize......»»

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The Making of a No. 1 YouTube Conspiracy Video After the Parkland Tragedy

The user who posted the video, “mike m.,” stands by his baseless theory that a student at the school is really an actor. And he says he’s “not going to stop.”.....»»

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The Atlantic Plans a Hiring Spree

At a time when media companies old and new are laying off employees, a publication founded in 1857 goes against the grain with support from Laurene Powell Jobs......»»

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When Jokes Become a Crime: Free Speech Under Fire in Lebanon

A surge of legal cases against entertainers, journalists and activists has raised concerns about one of the Arab world’s freest environments......»»

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Bahrain Activist Gets 5-Year Sentence for ‘Insulting’ Tweets

Nabeel Rajab, a leading figure of pro-democracy rallies in 2011, had criticized prison abuses and the Yemen war. He was already serving time for criticizing the government......»»

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An Olympic Figure Skater Who Also Made History for The Times

Maribel Vinson, a three-time Olympian and renowned coach, had another distinction that is almost forgotten: She was the first female sportswriter at The New York Times......»»

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Feature: What Happens When Athletes Do the Sportswriting?

The Players’ Tribune, a pet project of Derek Jeter’s, allows the stars to tell their own stories. It’s occasionally great — but is it journalism?.....»»

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State of the Art: Why We May Soon Be Living in Alexa’s World

Next to Apple’s iOS and Google’s Android, Amazon’s voice assistant may be turning into the third great consumer computing platform of our era......»»

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Right-Wing Media Uses Parkland Shooting as Conspiracy Fodder

Bill O’Reilly, Rush Limbaugh and Jack Kingston express suspicion toward the teenage survivors. The website Gateway Pundit claims they were coached......»»

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David Poindexter, 89, Who Used Media to Preach Family Planning, Dies

A Methodist minister, he saw TV and radio programming — soap operas, in particular — as effective tools to teach the world about population control......»»

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Fox News Plans a Streaming Service for ‘Superfans’

Fox Nation will focus primarily on right-leaning commentary and charge viewers a subscription fee......»»

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With $218 Million Haul, ‘Black Panther’ Smashes Box Office Records

The movie’s Presidents’ Day weekend ticket sales in North America — and a global total of $387 million — have upended Hollywood myths......»»

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Tools of Trump’s Fixer: Payouts, Intimidation and the Tabloids

Beyond facilitating a $130,000 payment to silence a porn star, Donald Trump’s lawyer spent years making aggressive behind-the-scenes efforts to protect him......»»

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Advertising: Google Chrome Now Blocks Irksome Ads. That’s a Good Thing, Right?

The brower’s latest update filters out pop-up ads and other annoyances. It also strengthens Google’s grip on the web......»»

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We Have Streaming Revenue, Too, Says NBC. And We Can Prove It.

The network’s entertainment chairman Robert Greenblatt says NBC has learned how to generate more cash from digital views, and keep track of it......»»

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What Makes Public Radio ‘Very Personal’ Magnifies Its #MeToo Cases

Public broadcasting, which fosters an intimate relationship with its listeners and counts on their donations, is scrambling after the ouster of prominent figures over allegations of misbehavior......»»

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‘Black Panther’ Smashes Box Office Records and Hollywood Myths

“Black Panther” arrived to a record-setting $218 million in Presidents’ Day weekend ticket sales in North America and a global total of $387 million......»»

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‘To Me, It Was Racist’: N.B.A. Players Respond to Laura Ingraham’s Comments on LeBron James

In a segment on Thursday, the Fox News host mocked Mr. James and said he and his fellow basketball stars should refrain from expressing political opinions......»»

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Lerone Bennett Jr., Historian of Black America, Dies at 89

Mr. Bennett, the author of “Before the Mayflower” and other books, was also a top editor at Ebony magazine for decades......»»

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