New York Times public editor Margaret Sullivan encouraged student journalists to be accurate in their reporting, and to not plagiarize: And last, another certainty is the need to get it right. We need the strongest possible commitment to accuracy and its close cousin, fairness. Yes, we’re all in the biggest rush in the world to […]
NEW YORK (AP) — Publication has been canceled for a planned book based on a popular and anonymous Twitter feed about Goldman Sachs and the financial industry. Touchstone, an imprint of Simon & Schuster, announced Thursday it would not release John Lefevre's "Straight to Hell," which had been scheduled to come out in October. Show More Summary
New York brand Public School has released a premium textured leather mid-top sneaker available exclusively through online retailer SSENSE. The upper features square-netting textured black leather contrasted with smooth panels, a quilted… Public School Textured Leather Mid-Top Sneaker SSENSE Exclusive is a post by Marta Sundac on Highsnobiety.
The early 1960s: This is when we got the Mets (following departure of the Dodgers and the Giants to California in the late 1950s), when Robert Moses's reputation was fading as the public debate over urban planning was growing, when Robert F. Show More Summary
Excitable clock-wearing Public Enemy hype man Flavor Flav may have been the marquee name on VH1’s hugely popular “Celebreality” series Flavor of Love. But it’s doubtful the bonkers Bachelor parody of a reality show would have taken off without the diverse assortment of batshit-crazy women, going by such nicknames as... More »
Monument Quilt Display at Capitol Building from Hannah Brancato on Vimeo. One month ago, Dylan Farrow wrote a New York Times OpEd about her experience surviving childhood sexual abuse. After Dylan Farrow wrote about her father WoodyShow More Summary
Municipal employees! New York City is brought to life 24 hours a day by hard-working public servants who cannot be fired unless they are caught giving an atomic wedgie to the mayor (and then only maybe). These politicians come and go, but our city workers are the essential cogs who power the machinery of New York City, day in, day out. Show More Summary
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The Wall Street Journal’s Daily Report on Global Central Banks for Thursday, March 6 Sign up for the newsletter: http://on.wsj.com/grandcentralsignup. HILSENRATH’S TAKE When New York Fed president William Dudley last spoke publicly about the U.S. Show More Summary
A computer model has created the most effective formula for reducing the spread of HIV among drug users in New York City over the next 25 years. Developed by scientists at Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health and Brown...Show More Summary
Before he was charged with money laundering in January, Charlie Shrem was a board member of the government-friendly Bitcoin Foundation and the public face of the New York Bitcoin startup community. Now, he sounds like a revolutionary. In a speech to the Texas Bitcoin conference in Austin Wednesday, Shrem accused prosecutors of pursuing him for [...]
Post by Mary Fischer. We really haven't seen her out in public all that much lately, but now that she's on the set of Still Alice in New York City, you'd think Kristen Stewart sightings would be a dime a dozen. And while she's no doubt...Show More Summary
On paper, at least, there are no computer science teachers in the New York State public education system, due to a gap in the certification requirements of teacher training programs. But according to... To view the full story, click the title link.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Exxon Mobil Corp, the world's largest publicly traded energy company, on Wednesday said it expects oil and natural gas production to be flat this year as overall spending falls 6 percent to about $39.8 billion.
Owl Creek Asset Management was founded in 2001 in New York by Jeffrey Altman, its current manager. Altman uses a combination of fundamental value and event driven strategies to invest in publicly traded stocks across the globe. His fund, Owl Creek Overseas Fund, has approximately $3.2 billion in assets under management. In 2012, the fund returned 11.1%, while […]
A new Tumblr is tracking the best and worst places to cry in New York City, with a short list right now consisting of the Build-A-Bear Workshop on 5th Avenue, the Bank of America on 5th Avenue, the AT&T Store on 5th Avenue, the Duane Reade on... Show More Summary
I’m serious as a heart attack (boldface mine): In 1989, New York became the first state in the nation to make public the mortality rates of its heart surgeons. Report cards for two different procedures, coronary bypass and angioplasty, were … Continue reading ?
Those on the left and right coasts might quibble over who has it better — 75 degrees and sunny all the time or not freaking out when it rains? — but there’s at least one thing Los Angeles and New York City have in common: You won’t be able to suck on an electronic cigarette in public in either place … [More]
Los Angeles has become the the third major U.S. city, after New York and Chicago, to ban e-cigarettes from public spaces. Bloomberg reports that LA’s city council unanimously voted to extend existing smoking bans to the odorless vapors of e-cigarettes. Show More Summary
A letter to the New York Times Public Editor on the strong predominance of anti-boycott views in The New York Times’ two most recent news articles about the movement to boycott Israel.