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2 hrs ago | Examiner.com

People's Climate March: "You will have to answer to your children."

Let me use a quote from Dr. James Hansen to motivate you to come to the People's Climate March : "Why march? You will have to answer to your children.

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Related Topix: Publishing, Media, Global Warming

6 hrs ago | GigaOM

Lyft claims Uber cost its drivers major money with recruitment tactics

In some markets, Uber's efforts to recruit Lyft drivers are reportedly costing Lyft drivers up to half their hourly wages.

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Related Topix: Publishing, Media

9 hrs ago | The Daily Beast

Kerry: ISIS Won't Be Allowed to SpreadCall it a 'cancer' in NYT op-ed.

In an op-ed published Saturday in the New York Times, Secretary of State John Kerry called ISIS a cancer that must be eliminated and a "unifying threat to a broad array of countries."

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Related Topix: Publishing, Media, US Politics, John McCain, US News

13 hrs ago | Broward-Palm Beach

The Broward Public Defender's Office May Soon Be the Subject of a TV Show

The Broward Public Defender's Office doesn't shy away from the spotlight. Besides being one of the more accessible public officials in the county, top man Howard Finkelstein is a well-know face on TV thanks to his "Help Me Howard" segments.

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Related Topix: Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Publishing, Media

17 hrs ago | Reuters

Alibaba set to launch IPO roadshow week of September 8: New York Times

Chinese e-commerce company Alibaba Group Holding Ltd is set to start formally pitching its New York initial public offering to investors in the week of Sept.

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Related Topix: Alibaba, Publishing, Media, Reuters

Fri Aug 29, 2014

NewsBusters.org

NY Times Hypes White House 'Foodmaster General' As He Marries MSNBC Host

MSNBC host Alex Wagner and Sam Kass, the personal chef to the Obama family, will marry this weekend in New York with Barack and Michelle Obama in attendance.

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Related Topix: Michelle Obama, Publishing, Media, Life, Food, Vegetables, Westchester County, NY, Home Gardening, Home

Times-Standard

Bruce Springsteen writes children's book

The New York Times reports Springsteen has written "Outlaw Pete," which is based on his 2009 song of the same name from the album "Working on a Dream."

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Related Topix: Publishing, Media, Simon & Schuster, us Travel, Travel, Entertainment

NewsBusters.org

NYT Op-Ed Goes After Richard Dawkins' Down Syndrome Abortion Advocacy

Apparently, Richard Dawkins' aggressive advocacy for aborting babies diagnosed with Down Syndrome and the potential damage it could inflict on the pro-abortion movement was too much for even the New York Times to handle.

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Related Topix: Abortion, Publishing, Media, Alzheimer's, Health, Opinion

Forbes.com

Ding Xueliang: We May Expect A Lot Of Surprises From China's President Xi Jinping

I grew up in Beijing, China, where I witnessed how political, social and economic trends-what I call "tides of the age"-impacted ordinary people's lives.

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Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Publishing, Media, Forbes

Townhall

Build Better Teachers

For the past half-century, and particularly since the 1983 "Nation at Risk" report, Americans have been heaving great sacks of money at schools.

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Related Topix: Publishing, Media, Opinion

Chronicle.com

How Economically Diverse Is Your College? A 'New York Times' Ranking May Soon Tell

"Our project is much more of an analysis than it is any attempt at a comprehensive ranking," says David Leonhardt, who heads The Upshot, the 'Times' division that will produce the new ratings.

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Related Topix: Publishing, Media, Family, Kids

Forbes.com

Iconic Photographer Dorothea Lange Profiled In New PBS Documentary

I write for many top newspapers, magazines and Web sites worldwide, covering the arts and every aspect of travel--business, leisure and online.

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Related Topix: Publishing, Media, Twitter, Business News

Thu Aug 28, 2014

Joystiq

Twitch out-ranks cable news networks, MTV at times

Amazon certainly thinks that Twitch is a good investment, as it just spent nearly $1 billion to buy Twitch and all of its live-game-streaming accoutrement .

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Related Topix: Publishing, Media

NewsBusters.org

NY Post: Former NBC Stars and Execs Furious Over NBC News Prez Saying ...

The New York Post , which broke the story of David Gregory's decline and "psychological evaluation" and fall at NBC News, reports former anchorman Tom Brokaw and others were "apoplectic" when NBC News president Deborah Turness "dropped the tactless clanger" in a New York Times interview on Sunday that "NBC News hadn't kept up with the times in all ... (more)

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Related Topix: Publishing, Media

Press & Sun-Bulletin

Reports: Joan Rivers stops breathing at clinic, rushed to hospital

Joan Rivers has been taken to a N.Y. hospital after she stopped breathing during a throat procedure Thursday, TMZ and NBC New York report.

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Related Topix: Mount Sinai, NY, Yorkville, NY, Publishing, Media

GigaOM

Net neutrality champion Tim Wu earns New York Times endorsement in push for elected office

Open internet advocate Tim Wu's campaign to be lieutenant governor of New York gained more momentum on Thursday.

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Related Topix: Publishing, Media, New York, New York Government

SFGate

Fatal heroin overdoses rise in New York City

We have re-imagined our design in a bold new way. Before we roll it out for everyone, we are giving select readers an opportunity to try out the new design.

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Related Topix: Publishing, Media, Science / Technology

North Coast Journal Weekly Politics

Scare Tactics

Here's my dark secret: I teach journalism but I hate reading the news. As my husband devours the two newspapers we get delivered each morning, I skim through them like they are cod liver pills I have to wash down.

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Related Topix: Journalism, Publishing, Media, Eureka, CA, Humboldt County, CA

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Metro Times

NYT: Detroit silent on apparent proposal to loan art for $3 billion

Someone opposed to the so-called grand bargain, the proposal that shores up Detroit's pension funds with hundreds of millions of dollars in financial aid from the state and foundations, sent New York Times reporter Mary Williams Walsh an interesting item.

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Related Topix: Detroit, MI, Publishing, Media, Economics News, Bankruptcy

The New York Observer

The Worst Thing About the 'Poor Door' Might Be Its Naysayers

In an unusual, albeit muted, concession to tabloid-style punning, the New York Times ran an front-page story today titled "'Poor Door' in a New York Tower Opens a Fight Over Affordable Housing."

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Related Topix: Publishing, Media, New York, North Yorkshire County, England, World News, East Riding of Yorkshire County, England, United Kingdom, New York Government

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