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Contributing Editor — New York Magazine

National Affairs Editor at New York Magazine. Author of NYT best seller THE LOUDEST VOICE IN THE ROOM

The New York Times-Facebook Deal Is Here — Tomorrow morning, in what marks a tectonic shift in the publishing industry, the New York Times is expected to officially begin a long-awaited partnership with Facebook to publish articles directly to the social media giant, a source with direct knowledge of the talks told me.

Why Sy Hersh’s Piece Wasn’t in The New Yorker -- NYMag — Yesterday, the London Review of Books published one of the most mind-bending pieces of national-security journalism in recent memory: Seymour Hersh's alternative history of the Osama bin Laden assassination.

The Clinton Foundation vs. a Charity Watchdog -- NYMag — Last Wednesday, Bill Clinton ratcheted up Clintonworld's counter assault on Clinton Cash, the book by conservative author Peter Schweizer that ignited the latest media frenzy over the former First Couple's $2 billion foundation. "There's just no evidence," Clinton defiantly told CNN's Christiane Amanpour, during an interview at the Foundation's confab in Morocco.

Spending Proves Taxing — A deathly silence reigned in most of the city's high-end stores this week-except for the occasional retail Republican. Brooks Brothers, that preppy bastion, was offering a weeklong 20 percent discount for Republicans who showed their delegate cards. On Sunday, however, the Fifth Avenue store was obscured behind scores of policemen, who stood out front scribbling on notepads as they received their "heightened-security" assignments.

(Actually) True War Stories at NBC News — Illustration by André Carrilho On a snowy evening in December, Brian Williams and his wife, Jane, met with a small group of NBC executives for a ­celebratory dinner in a private room at Del Posto, Mario Batali's restaurant in Chelsea.

Fox News Should Thank MoJo for O’Reilly Story -- NYMag — Last week, when Mother Jones published an article casting doubt on Bill O'Reilly's boasts of covering the Falklands War and other active conflict zones, the magazine positioned the scoop as an exposé with career-ending implications. "Bill O'Reilly Has His Own Brian Williams Problem," blared the headline.

David Carr Was the Times’ Biggest Cheerleader -- NYMag — Twenty-four hours before he died, David Carr was kicking back in a plush chair in the green room at CNN. He was wearing an undertaker's black suit and tie, which seemed an appropriate uniform: We were both waiting to go on air to talk about the death of Brian Williams's television career.

Williams Wishes He Were Tonight Show Host -- NYMag — NBC News execs are currently deciding the fate of Brian Williams: The Nightly News anchor and his agent met with NBC Universal CEO Steve Burke in the last 24 hours, and were presented with a dossier of Williams's apparent lies, according to sources.

Yikes! You’re In Überclass City, Post-Cab Hike — Three new Furies have suddenly appeared over Manhattan, inducing faux-shock in the media and nervous laughter at parties. Please welcome the Million-Dollar Apartment, the $200 pair of jeans and the $10 cross-town cab fare-you'll be seeing a lot of them.

There’s Talk About Bloomberg Buying the Times -- NYMag — For years now, it has been speculated in media circles that Mike Bloomberg could be a white knight and save the New York Times. Now it appears he may actually have tried to do it. Near the end of Bloomberg's time as mayor, he told Times chairman and publisher Arthur Sulzberger Jr.
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May 21, 2015

RT @ktumulty: Clinton Foundation reveals up to $26 million in additional payments via @postroz

May 21, 2015

RT @samtanenhaus: Here's the problem: given that HRC is running, weirdly, as "incumbent" (a la role model Nixon in '72): her emails = secret White House tapes

May 21, 2015

RT @elongreen: i'm so old i remember when we called #content 'stories' or 'pieces.' It was a simpler time.

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