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It's interesting that the editors of National Geographic decided to examine the publication's past racist representations of Africa. ... copy to then New York Times Op-Ed editor Howell Raines offering to write an Op-Ed about the Times' past racist coverage of Africa; I thought it was best for that story to come out.
The editorial board commonly consists of a newspaper's editors, editorial writers and its publishers. The reporters ... As Howell Raines, a onetime editor of The New York Times' editorial page, once put it, “A candidate endorsement is not an attempt to dictate to the reader what he ought to do. It's more a ...

This led to the Post reporters noting Greenhouse's editors seemed to have no problem with her marching in that protest. Then New York Times Executive Editor Max Frankel ordered Washington Bureau Chief Howell Raines to tell her she needed to say she was sorry for what she had done and that she had ...
A year before the Civil War, an Alabama businessman set out to win a bet with friends. The international slave trade had been outlawed for decades, but he wagered he could smuggle slaves from Africa to the United States without being caught. To prove it could be done, the businessman, Timothy Meaher, ...
Risen interviews several of his former editors, including Bill Keller, Howell Raines, and Jill Abramson, providing a window into the frenzied, anxious period ... Toward the end of his piece, Risen offers a mixed review of his battle with the government and his editors: “I believe my willingness to fight the ...
FAIRHOPE, Ala. — In 1968, Paul Davis, an ace political reporter and my colleague at The Tuscaloosa News, sniffed out that former Gov. George Wallace, bored with life as “senior adviser” to his wife, then Alabama's governor, was pondering a run for president. He was pressuring two local Democratic ...

Former NY Times executive editor, and Alabama native, Howell Raines joins MSNBC's election night coverage to respond to the results of the special election in Alabama. HOWELL RAINES: This is a historic night for Alabama. I think Doug Jones used the metaphor of the crossroads, and I think that's right.
ARLEY, Ala. — I recently drove the back roads from Birmingham for over two hours before I finally found a sign for Roy Moore, the Republican candidate for the United States Senate, outside the Arley Coffee Shop. A retired coal miner who frequents what the cashier called the “liars' table” put it to me in the ...
Howell Raines is a legendary figure in journalism, an Alabama native who joined The New York Times in 1978 and was executive editor of the paper from 2001 to 2003. He's also published a novel, two memoirs, and an unforgettable oral history of the civil-rights movement, My Soul is Rested. This interview ...
DAPHNE, Ala. — Election season is always a tense time in Alabama, still shadowed as we are by George Wallace's “segregation forever” antics and the dread among educated voters that our latest political star will humiliate the state yet again in the eyes of the nation. But not since the state sent William ...
Birmingham native Howell Raines became the executive editor of The New York Times. Raines began his career as a reporter with the ... During Raines's first year as executive editor of The Times, the newspaper won a record seven Pulitzer Prizes. Raines is the author of several books, including “Whiskey ...
The majority of the public editors were bad because the public editor's job was designed to be badly done. It was created after the Jayson Blair scandal and the collapse of Howell Raines' executive editorship, as a means of showing that the Times was serious about managing the institutional damage.
Howell Raines, an Alabama native who is the former executive editor of The New York Times, will be one of three people discussing the civil rights era in the South during a special forum Thursday in Selma. Raines, who was born in Birmingham, will take part in a public forum at Carneal ArtsRevive at 7 p.m. ...
Howell Raines was executive editor of The New York Times from 2001-2003, editorial page editor from 1993-2001, and prior to that Washington editor, national political correspondent and London bureau chief. Raines won the Pulitzer Prize for feature writing in 1993 for an article on coming of age in ...
A year before the Civil War, an Alabama businessman set out to win a bet with friends. The international slave trade had been outlawed for decades, but he wagered he could smuggle slaves from Africa to the United States without being caught. To prove it could be done, the businessman, Timothy Meaher, ...
Former Times Executive Editor Bill Keller fretted that “the search for a magic charm—virtual reality or podcasts or cruises or conferences or native ... An unsteady manager, he indelicately sacked two executive editors (Howell Raines and Jill Abramson), though admittedly in crises not completely of his ...
In his new piece for The Intercept, James Risen also describes meetings between top Times editors and officials at the CIA and the White House. Risen was ..... And that led to a big crisis in the leadership of the paper, and Howell Raines, who was the executive editor at the time, was forced out. And then ...

“So I decided that it was too important to appear inside the paper and went ahead and offered it on a Sunday, a day when the senior editors weren't often involved in the discussion.” Then-Executive Editor Howell Raines was believed by many at the paper to prefer stories that supported the case for war.
Risen interviews several of his former editors, including Bill Keller, Howell Raines, and Jill Abramson, providing a window into the frenzied, anxious period ... Toward the end of his piece, Risen offers a mixed review of his battle with the government and his editors: “I believe my willingness to fight the ...
What Church did in less than 500 words was give Virginia — and, indeed, all of us — a reason to believe. As the former editorial page editor of The New York Times, Howell Raines, once observed, "What this child is doing is knocking on the door of the adult world and asking to be let in. And what this editor ...
Richard Shelby, R-Tuscaloosa, then you'll likely enjoy this essay last week in The New York Times by Alabamian and former Times editor Howell Raines. "Alabama's Unlikely Rebel" is more than just an explanation of Shelby's verbal condemnation of Roy Moore's failed bid for the Senate. It's a look at ...
FAIRHOPE, Ala. — In 1968, Paul Davis, an ace political reporter and my colleague at The Tuscaloosa News, sniffed out that former Gov. George Wallace, bored with life as “senior adviser” to his wife, then Alabama's governor, was pondering a run for president. He was pressuring two local Democratic ...
Howell Raines is a legendary figure in journalism, an Alabama native who joined The New York Times in 1978 and was executive editor of the paper from 2001 to 2003. He has also published a novel, two memoirs, and an unforgettable oral history of the civil-rights movement, My Soul Is Rested.
Howell Raines: With Doug Jones, Alabama Is Where Atlanta Was In 1970 ... Former NY Times executive editor, and Alabama native, Howell Raines joins MSNBC's election night coverage to respond to the results of the special election in Alabama. HOWELL RAINES: This is a historic night for Alabama.
Late Tuesday night, longtime New York Times editor Howell Raines joined MSNBC's The 11th Hour to gush over the “historic night” in his home state of Alabama and declare that Democrat Doug Jones's victory put the state on “the indisputably right road” “for the first time in 175 years.” Channeling Michelle ...
Over the weekend, Howell Raines, a native Alabamian from Winston County and the former editor of The New York Times, wrote a shrewd and lovely piece about how all that business about The New South skipped Alabama. On television, Raines attributed this to the long shadow cast by George Wallace ...
Good Monday morning. Here's what we're following today: • Carl Icahn has picked another board fight with Xerox. • Apple confirmed it has reached a deal to buy Shazam. • Elliott Management is demanding that Qualcomm pay a lot more for NXP Semiconductors. • The frenzy over Bitcoin showed no sign of ...
ARLEY, Ala. — I recently drove the back roads from Birmingham for over two hours before I finally found a sign for Roy Moore, the Republican candidate for the United States Senate, outside the Arley Coffee Shop. A retired coal miner who frequents what the cashier called the “liars' table” put it to me in the ...
DAPHNE, Ala. — Election season is always a tense time in Alabama, still shadowed as we are by George Wallace's “segregation forever” antics and the dread among educated voters that our latest political star will humiliate the state yet again in the eyes of the nation. But not since the state sent William ...
On this day in Alabama history: Howell Raines became executive editor of The New York Times. By Graydon Rust Alabama 200 ... Howell Raines (1943- ) is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and author whose newspaper career began as a reporter in Birmingham. He rose to become a lauded editor of The ...
Howell Raines, an Alabama native who is the former executive editor of The New York Times, will be one of three people discussing the civil rights era in the South during a special forum Thursday in Selma. Raines, who was born in Birmingham, will take part in a public forum at Carneal ArtsRevive at 7 p.m. ...
... than Gene Patterson, former editor at Atlanta Constitution (1960-1968). ... journalists and Pulitzer winners, Hank Klibanoff and Howell Raines ...
Dean Baquet, the executive editor of the Times, traces the use of those words ..... out of whole cloth and prompted the resignation of executive editor Howell Raines. But during the past decade, under three different executive editors (Bill Keller, ...
As one editor put it, “The mood at the paper is poisonous in a way ... As much as the reporters, writers, and editors, it's what makes the .... “I think it's a different era from Howell Raines”—whose two-year stint as executive editor, ...
The editors often found themselves in disagreement with colleagues, .... Howell Raines, the executive editor, and Gerald M. Boyd, managing ...
Baron and Baquet are the two most important newspaper editors in ..... It was June 2003, and Times executive editor Howell Raines had just ...
The majority of the public editors were bad because the public editor's ... Blair scandal and the collapse of Howell Raines' executive editorship, ...
That's because reporters and editors are taught, pretty much from day ... The newspaper's Washington editor, Howell Raines, had a long talk ...
Journalists wait outside the Watergate in 1998, hoping for an appearance by Monica Lewinsky. Credit Nick Ut/Associated Press. The New York ...
As the editor of the series in which Michael Tomasky's “Bill Clinton” (Jan. ... Chiding Tomasky for criticizing Howell Raines's and other Times ...
Howell Raines, former New York Times executive editor and author of several books on fly-fishing and politics, always impressed me, not ...
Howell Raines, the Washington editor from 1988 to 1992, cited the work of Jeff Gerth and Stephen Engelberg on the Whitewater scandal.
More than a decade ago, as a new op-ed writer, Dowd reported: "In 1996, after six months on the job, I went to Howell Raines, the editorial page editor, to try to get out of the column. I was a bundle of frayed nerves. I felt as though I were in a ...
Chiding Tomasky for criticizing Howell Raines's and other Times writers' attacks on Clinton over the Lewinsky scandal, Kelly says the book doesn't mention that the paper rejected impeachment.
... the media does too much self-reflection here. But I think in a lot of cases, I get the sense that all of us, both as reporters and editors and just citizens who are consuming this stuff, are really trying to get a handle on how we respond to all ...
Yet in his argument that the furor was largely disproportionate to the relationship, Tomasky blames the "rages" of Howell Raines, then the Times editorial page editor, and several of the paper's columnists for adding to the bonfire, neglecting to ...
I had known him since the mid-1970s, when he dropped into the office of The Kaleidoscope, the student paper at UAB, where I was editor. ... about what ever happened to Jim Bob and the Leisure Suits (the first band I ever wrote about for Creem magazine ...
But shortly after that, Executive Editor Howell Raines and Managing Editor Gerald Boyd turned in their own resignations owing to the newsroom breakdowns that permitted someone like Blair to get away with such unethical practices for so long.
Meanwhile, The New York Times flooded the zone (to evoke its former executive editor Howell Raines, who had opened the dike on such non-earth-shattering stories as the men-only membership of the Augusta National Golf Club, host of the Masters ...
As the former editorial page editor of The New York Times Howell Raines once observed, "What this child is doing is knocking on the door of the adult world and asking to be let in.


 

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