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  • Howell Raines, New York Times Turn the Masters Into a Civil-Rights Crusade (My Title)

    11/20/2002 12:02:42 PM PST · by GeneD · 8 replies · 326+ views
    The New York Observer ^ | 11/20/2002 (for issue of 11/25/2002) | Sridhar Pappu
    For the past few months, while the top corners of The New York Times’ front page have been preoccupied with Iraqi invasion plans and Al Qaeda sleeper cells, below the paper’s fold—and in other prominent spots inside—The Times has launched its own tactical assault against the Augusta National Golf Club, host to the Masters Tournament. Usually forgotten for 51 weeks out of the year, the Georgia club’s refusal to admit women as members has made it a bull’s-eye for equal-opportunity proponents and a symbol of the kind of mint-julep, stick-in-the mud thinking that critics say belongs in Binx Bolling’s South,...
  • Today New York, tomorrow the world [New York Times Co. may buy the Financial Times]

    11/13/2002 4:49:38 PM PST · by GeneD · 1 replies · 145+ views ^ | 11/10/2002 | Richard Siklos
    Having bought the International Herald Tribune, the New York Times is rumoured to want to acquire the FT. Richard Siklos reports from New YorkWhen the chairman of the New York Times and the publisher of the Wall Street Journal shared the dais on a media panel last week, it was inevitable that the discussion would turn to the Times' burgeoning global ambitions. Karen Elliott House had overseen the launches of the Journal's European and Asian editions, and Arthur Sulzberger Jr. last month began a bold push to internationalise the Times by taking full control of the International Herald Tribune. The...
  • All the political news that's fit to broadcast (New York Times Co. to donate TV time to candidates)

    04/17/2002 4:55:44 PM PDT · by GeneD · 2 replies · 202+ views
    Broadcasting and ^ | 4/17/02 | John Eggerton
    The New York Times Company said today that its eight TV stations, all network affiliates, will donate airtime to political candidates. The stations will provide at least five minutes of nightly news and 'candidate discourse' in the 30 days leading up to general elections and primaries. The effort will include 'daily reports, debates, forums, town hall meetings, in-depth interviews, candidate issue statements and voter registration PSAs.' The stations will also post a variety of voter info and election-related content on their Web sites. The stations are WREG(TV) Memphis, WTKR-TV Norflok, Va.; WHNT-TV Huntsville,Ala.;KFSM-TV Fort Smith, Ark;KFOR-TV Oklahoma City; WHO-TV Des...