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Mike Nichols, Acclaimed Director of ‘The Graduate,’ Dies at 83

nytimes.com — Mike Nichols, one of America's most celebrated directors, whose long, protean resume of critic- and crowd-pleasing work earned him adulation both on Broadway and in Hollywood, died Wednesday. He was 83. His death was announced in a statement by the president of ABC News, James Goldston.
Nov 21, 2014

Mike Nichols: improv taught him to answer audience question, ‘Why are you telling me this?’ nytimes.com/2014/11/21/mov…

Nov 20, 2014

RT @NYTimesCohen: Wonderful Mike Nichols obit. "The words are secondary and the secrets are primary. That’s what interests me most.” nyti.ms/1qyeIiz

Nov 20, 2014

RT @johnjcook: this obituary contains a vicious and false slur against the film Regarding Henry and, to a lesser extent, Wolf nytimes.com/2014/11/21/mov…

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Huffington Post Is Said to Be in Talks to Host a Jill Abramson Journalism Start-Up

nytimes.com — Jill Abramson, a former executive editor of The New York Times, and the journalist Steven Brill are in talks with The Huffington Post to host a new journalism site that would run long articles monthly and pay writers advances of up to $100,000, according to people briefed on the discussions.
Nov 20, 2014

Huffington Post in Talks to Host a Jill Abramson Journalism Start-Up, via @nytimes "one perfect...tale per month.” nytimes.com/2014/11/21/bus…

Nov 20, 2014

I’d pay good money for a Jill Abramson/Shingy collaboration. That is all. nytimes.com/2014/11/21/bus…

Nov 20, 2014

Jill Abramson said to be in talks w/ Huffington Post over start-up that would pay writers advances of up to $100,000 nyti.ms/1tlrCeg

Nov 20, 2014

.@HuffingtonPost is said to be in talks to host a Jill Abramson's journalism start-up: nyti.ms/1uXt6k0

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A Recipe for Wrath (Grapes Optional) in Minnesota

publiceditor.blogs.nytimes.com — As Thanksgiving spreads go, this one was lavish. Called " The United States of Thanksgiving," the online interactive graphic and the printed version over most of the 16-page Food section took a state-by-state approach to the big American meal of the year. Each state had its dish: In New York, Double Apple Pie.
Nov 20, 2014

Inside #grapegate - NYTimes: A Recipe for Wrath (Grapes Optional) in Minnesota ow.ly/EDAfb

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Jeff Bezos Makes His Mark on Washington Post With New Kindle App

nytimes.com — WASHINGTON - In recent months, The Washington Post has been worried about reducing cognitive overhead. The phrase, borrowed from its new owner, the billionaire Amazon founder Jeffrey P. Bezos, refers to the number of decisions or actions readers must make before getting what they want.
Nov 20, 2014

Washington Post Releases Free App for Kindle, in First Collaboration With Amazon nyti.ms/1t7ocMQ

Nov 20, 2014

Jeff Bezos Makes His Mark on Washington Post With New Kindle App nyti.ms/1qxNg4q

Nov 20, 2014

Jeff Bezos Makes His Mark on Washington Post With New Kindle App nyti.ms/1qxNg4q

Nov 20, 2014

RT @brianstelter: The Bezos @WashingtonPost: "The first Q he asked was 'What will it take for us to be successful 20 years from now?'" nyti.ms/1qxNg4q

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The Secret Life of Passwords

nytimes.com — Howard Lutnick, the chief executive of Cantor Fitzgerald, one of the world's largest financial-services firms, still cries when he talks about it. Not long after the planes struck the twin towers, killing 658 of his co-workers and friends, including his brother, one of the first things on Lutnick's mind was passwords.
Nov 21, 2014

The intriguing pedigrees of passwords, and the sometimes heart-breaking secrets they reveal. Great story @ian_urbina. nytimes.com/2014/11/19/mag…

Nov 21, 2014

Almost everyone who spoke on the record for this piece is now exposed. Is being quoted in a sweet story worth that? mobile.nytimes.com/2014/11/19/mag…

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2 Worlds of Hong Kong, and a Fatal Intersection

nytimes.com — HONG KONG - The banker, Rurik George Caton Jutting, a Cambridge graduate, came from London in 2013, one of thousands of expatriates who arrive in Hong Kong every year to pursue jobs in banking and burnish their résumés with Asia experience.
Nov 21, 2014

RT @Umesh_Desai: 2 Worlds of #HongKong murdered domestic workers would have had to work 100 yrs to earn what #Jutting made in a year nyti.ms/1qDaAh9

Nov 21, 2014

Nearly as good as our The Wall Street Journal immersive piece on the same topic from earlier this year.... fb.me/6QkpHYpV5

Nov 21, 2014

RT @clairecoz: Fantastic piece by @PekingMike @nytimes: Two worlds of Hong Kong, and a fatal intersection nyti.ms/1qDaAh9

Nov 21, 2014

Fantastic piece by @PekingMike @nytimes: Two worlds of Hong Kong, and a fatal intersection nyti.ms/1qDaAh9

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