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Mon, 23 Jan 2017 02:11:30 GMTExploring the complexities of South Africa’s racial politics: Peter Abrahams, novelist, journalist and commentator, around 1955.The journalist and novelist’s moral center of gravity was located in the country he left at age 20. His 1946 novel, “Mine Boy,” drew global attention.
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 18:03:14 GMTAs part of the deal with Sprint, Jay Z and the group of artist owners who helped introduce Tidal will continue to run the service.Sprint bought a third of the service, which has struggled in a field dominated by streaming giants like Apple Music, Spotify and Pandora.
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 21:32:06 GMTStephen ColbertThis will be Mr. Colbert’s first time hosting the Emmys, which will be broadcast on CBS on Sept. 17.
Tue, 24 Jan 2017 02:12:44 GMTSean Spicer, the White House press secretary, during a briefing on Monday.In a 90-minute news briefing, Mr. Spicer won praise from veteran press secretaries from both parties as he tried to ease some of the tensions from the weekend.
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 01:48:01 GMTKellyanne Conway, a Trump adviser, referred to “alternative facts” when she appeared on “Meet the Press” on Sunday.The falsehoods put forth by members of the Trump team imperil one of the country’s most valuable assets: its credibility.
Sun, 22 Jan 2017 23:43:43 GMTAmong other easily debunked assertions, Sean Spicer, the White House press secretary, claimed on Saturday that Donald J. Trump’s inauguration was the most attended in history.Journalists were in a state of shock a day after Sean Spicer, the press secretary, employed a combative tone and false statements in his first appearance on the White House podium.
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 23:02:18 GMTClockwise from top left: Anthony Anderson in “black-ish”; Jennifer Lopez and Dayo Okeniyi in “Shades of Blue”; Doug Savant and Felicity Huffman in “Desperate Housewives”; amd Gina Rodriguez, left, and Andrea Navedo in “Jane the Virgin.”Executives, producers and writers discussed how the election of Donald J. Trump might affect the characters, stories and situations in scripted shows.
Sun, 22 Jan 2017 23:08:09 GMTAn advertisement in Westin Hotels & Resorts’ new global campaign.Some hotels and airlines are acknowledging that travel is difficult and often frustrating. Disarming customers with straight talk, they hope, will prove attractive.
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 06:00:32 GMTA screen grab from Snapchat’s news service, Discover, where users can access content from media outlets like Mashable, CNN and Cosmopolitan.The social network has updated its guidelines for publishers, aiming to raise the bar on the quality of its news service — a move that may bode well for its planned I.P.O.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 21:28:49 GMTWilliam A. Hilliard in the newsroom of The Oregonian in 1993. Among other accomplishments, he was known for promoting civility in news.Having faced racial discrimination, Mr. Hilliard, who climbed the ranks at The Oregonian to become editor in chief, made it a focus to not perpetuate stereotypes in news writing.
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 17:31:36 GMTThe photograph of President Trump’s inauguration that was displayed during Mr. Spicer’s briefing. Mr. Trump said that when he looked out from his podium, “it looked like a million, a million and a half people.”The president falsely accused journalists of inventing a rift between him and spy agencies and of deliberately understating the size of his inauguration crowd.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 14:22:44 GMTAn illustration by Erin Stead for “The Purloining of Prince Oleomargarine,” an expanded version of an unfinished fairy tale by Mark Twain.A fanciful bedtime story that he told his daughters will finally be finished and released, more than a century after he wrote it.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 18:36:24 GMTIn “Swiss Army Man,” a corpse (Daniel Radcliffe) appears to take a selfie with a friend (Paul Dano). The film earned about $4.2 million in theatrical release.In the last decade, only one film that had its premiere at the Sundance Film Festival has earned more than $40 million at the box office.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 22:59:24 GMTDonald J. Trump during the luncheon in Statuary Hall following his swearing in as president.On Inauguration Day, news broadcasters seemed unnerved by the prospect President Donald J. Trump would remain as combative as he had been while the host of “The Apprentice.”
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 02:21:18 GMTNigel Farage, the former leader of the United Kingdom Independence Party, at the European Parliament in Strasbourg, France, on Monday.Mr. Farage, the right-wing British politician, will have an unlikely American megaphone when he joins the network as a paid on-air contributor.
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 05:19:21 GMTA starship, the U.S.S. Ares, as depicted in “Prelude to Axanar.”A legal battle that was worthy of a Federation starship taking on a Klingon destroyer pitted an amateur filmmaker against two Hollywood studios.
Tue, 24 Jan 2017 00:11:08 GMTWayne Barrett, a longtime investigative columnist for The Village Voice, in 2011 at his home in Brooklyn. There is, he once said, “no other job where you get paid to tell the truth.”In 37 years at The Village Voice, Mr. Barrett took on New York’s builders, landlords and politicians, among them Donald J. Trump and Rudolph W. Giuliani.
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 00:57:30 GMTThe author Fredrik Colting, whose KinderGuide books are based on classic novels.Two publishers and the estates of Arthur C. Clarke, Jack Kerouac, Truman Capote and Ernest Hemingway accused Fredrik Colting of copyright infringement.
Fri, 20 Jan 2017 16:11:50 GMTPresident-elect Donald J. Trump holds a press conference at Trump Tower in New York on Jan. 11.The media columnist Jim Rutenberg and the White House correspondent Peter Baker on the Trump administration and the media challenges it poses.
Wed, 18 Jan 2017 16:00:56 GMTDavid Perpich, a senior executive, oversees The New York Times Company’s products and helped establish The New York Times’s paywall.Mr. Perpich, a senior executive of the company, will lead business and editorial operations for the product recommendation site, which The Times bought in October.
Tue, 17 Jan 2017 10:00:03 GMTSorted letters at the Office of Presidential Correspondence.Over eight years, through millions of letters, the staff of the White House mailroom read the unfiltered story of a nation.
Mon, 23 Jan 2017 22:36:15 GMTThe pseudonymous JP Delaney’s “The Girl Before” is about a pervy architect who rents only to women who are good-looking, traumatized and very tidy.
Sun, 22 Jan 2017 22:24:11 GMTThe author Gerard Reve in 1969.A translation of a novel by Gerard Reve that centers on a young clerk has invited recent comparisons to books like “The Catcher in the Rye.”