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28 min ago | Daily Kos

New York Times poll shows close Senate races in four southern states

New Senate numbers from a survey conducted for The New York Times by The Kaiser Foundation of registered voters in Arkansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, and North Carolina from April 8-15, 2014 with a margin of error of A 4 percent : These sorts of numbers underscore what kos wrote last week when he showed why it won't be as easy as Republicans think for ... (more)

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Related Topix: Publishing, Media, US Politics, US News, Mike Ross, US House of Representatives, Democrat, Bobby Jindal, Republican, North Carolina Government, North Carolina, Mike Beebe, US Governors

4 hrs ago | Forward

William Rapfogel To Plead Guilty in $7M Met Council Fraud Case

William Rapfogel, the ousted leader of the Metropolitan Council on Jewish Poverty in New York, reportedly will plead guilty for his role in a scheme to steal more than $7 million from the social service agency.

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8 hrs ago | Rebuilding Place in the Urban Space

Streetcars are not a good inter-borough transit choice for New York City

I can hardly claim to be an expert on New York City or its transit system, but we do get to Queens, Manhattan, and Brooklyn from time to time, because we are privileged to have occasional access to a friend's apartment in Astoria.

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Related Topix: Queens, NY, New York, NY, Brooklyn, NY, Astoria, NY, Publishing, Media

Tue Apr 22, 2014

The Toronto Star

Canada's middle class better off than U.S. counterparts: study

Canada's middle class appears to have pulled ahead of their working counterparts in the United States, according to survey analysis conducted by a Luxembourg data centre and The Upshot, the New York Times politics and policy website.

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NewsBusters.org

NYT Executive Editor Denies Liberal Bias; Paper Has 'Very Cosmopolitan, Inclusive Outlook'

Jill Abramson of the New York Times denied that her newspaper has a liberal bias during a Monday interview with Marlo Thomas of Huffington Post.

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Related Topix: Publishing, Media, Boise State University, State University, AR

Broward-Palm Beach

New Times Cleans Up in National Prizes

When news broke last week that Senior Writer Michael E. Miller had won the 2014 Sigma Delta Chi award for nondeadline writing, it was just the cherry on top of an unparalleled year of national prize-winning for Miami New Times .

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Related Topix: Publishing, Media, Journalism

The New York Observer

Bill de Blasio Hearts 'The New York Times'

Speaking at the opening reception of the Cities for Tomorrow conference, hosted by the New York Times, Mr. de Blasio hailed the paper as an "extraordinary institution" that is "really a touchstone of life in New York City."

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Free Republic

Record Bombing Blasts Cologne and Three Other Rail Centers

First session: September 1, 2009. Last date to add: September 2, 2015. Reading assignment: New York Times articles and the occasional radio broadcast delivered daily to students on the 70th anniversary of original publication date.

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Related Topix: Publishing, Media, US Military, US Air Force

Patch.com

Atlanta History Center Spring/Summer Author Programs Ongoing

Patch Staff Report The Atlanta History Center offers lectures on a wide variety of topics, from presidential history and gardens to social history and non-fiction adventures.

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Related Topix: Journalism, Publishing, Media, New York

Mon Apr 21, 2014

CBS News

Obama names W. Neil Eggleston next White House counsel

Neil Eggleston, left, watches on as his client, former White House Political Affairs Director Sara Taylor, testifies during a hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee in 2007.

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Related Topix: Publishing, Media, Kirkland and Ellis, Law

GigaOM

Here comes The Upshot, the new explanatory journalism effort from the New York Times

The New York Times is launching The Upshot, a new site that its editor says will offer a combination of data journalism and explanatory reporting - and also try to go head-to-head with new high-profile projects like Ezra Klein's Vox and Nate Silver's FiveThirtyEight Ever since Nate Silver left his perch at the New York Times and took his ... (more)

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Related Topix: Journalism, Publishing, Media, Blog News

Newsday

U.S. must release memo on targeted killings, New York Court rules

President Barack Obama pauses as he speaks in the briefing room of the White House in Washington, Thursday, April 17, 2014.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Terrorism, Second Circuit Court of Appeals, Activism, Publishing, Media

Common Dreams

Appeals Court Orders Release of 'Targeted Killing' Memo

A federal appeals court on Monday morning is demanding that the Obama administration disclose their legal justification for the targeted drone killing program.

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Related Topix: Publishing, Media, ACLU, Prison, Second Circuit Court of Appeals, US News, Liberal Political News

Reuters

Court orders U.S. to release memo on drones, al-Awlaki killing

A federal appeals court ordered the U.S. Department of Justice to turn over key portions of a memorandum justifying the government's targeted killing of people linked to terrorism, including Americans.

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Related Topix: US News, Terrorism, Second Circuit Court of Appeals, Publishing, Media

Boy Genius

FIGHT: Galaxy S5 vs. iPhone 5s -- New York Times says the competition isn't even close

Last week, we took an in-depth look at Samsung's new Galaxy S5 smartphone to see how it compared with the HTC One .

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Related Topix: iPhone, Publishing, Media

Phillymag.com

5 Fun Facts From NYTa s Profile of Comcasta s David Cohen

Over the weekend, the New York Times featured a profile of David Cohen , Comcast vice president and all-around power broker, calling him the company's " real repairman.

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Related Topix: Cable & Satellite, Comcast, Publishing, Media, Swarthmore College, US News

New Jersey Jewish News

Shul addresses the many faces of violence

Nicholas Kristof, the two-time Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist for The New York Times , was among the speakers at "Living and Responding to Violence in Our Time," the 10th biannual Gertrude and Milton Kleinman Consultation on Conscience, on April 6. The event featured a gun control advocate whose daughter was murdered and activists fighting for ... (more)

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Related Topix: Publishing, Media, Guns

Salon

Nate Silver's frivolous failure: What FiveThirtyEight can learn from Grantland

Because of a key existential problem, Nate Silver's 538 doesn't meet its moment.

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Related Topix: Startups, Publishing, Media, News, IGN Entertainment, Television, Ottaway Newspapers, Fox Filmed Entertainment, FOX News Network

The New York Observer

Morning Politics: 'Very Proud of the Potholes'

Though Bill de Blasio won office by promising sweeping change from the Bloomberg administration, The New York Times found the vast majority of former Mayor Michael Bloomberg 's deputy and assistant commissioners still on the job.

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Related Topix: Publishing, Media, New York, NY, Michael Bloomberh, Startups, IGN Entertainment, Century Media Records, Ottaway Newspapers, Music

English Dong-A

Westerners' view on sunken ferry Sewol

Westerners' view on sunken ferry Sewol . APRIL 21, 2014 02:22. . I first heard the tragic news on the sinking of Korean ferry Sewol in a hotel room as I was visiting Rhode Island in the U.S. on business.

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Related Topix: North Korea, World News, Asia, South Korea, Boat Disaster, Education Etc., Publishing, Media

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