Category Archives: Business

They see you

They follow you around the internet, watching what you click on, what you’re thinking of buying, what you write. They watch you on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter. They know where you shop and what you buy. Their smart math majors put … Continue reading

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What is it with women editors?

. . . stepped down on Wednesday after a 14-month tenure marked by staff resistance to her efforts to push the paper faster and more fully into the digital era. The editor . . . had been criticized by her … Continue reading

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I feel sad about Jill Abramson

There’s a lot of speculation about why she’s out as executive editor: she complained too much about discriminatory pay; she didn’t consult with managing editor Dean Baquet about hiring someone who’d report to him; she and C.E.O. Mark Thompson clashed … Continue reading

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The welcome tyranny of the seasonal calendar

When I first became a manager, after spending my days finding out what the marketing people wanted to know and designing research and analyzing data and writing reports and generally living a self-regulated life, my days were suddenly taken over … Continue reading

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A new cable news channel for “boomers”

You may never have heard of this guy (in profile, at least, he looks a bit like Chris Christie don’t you think?), but you will soon. As background, take a look at the company he keeps: Christopher Ruddy, 49, the … Continue reading

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The business world

An unaccustomed early-morning trip yesterday to New York, on the first Acela of the day. Roads filled with cars before sunrise; business suits and briefcases and high-heeled boots all queued up for the train even though the train’s never in … Continue reading

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