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  • newState Covid tracing app slow to gain acceptance

    State Covid tracing app slow to gain acceptance

    Two months after its launch, fewer than 1,000 users have received warnings from a state app that anonymously alerts New Yorkers to potential Covid-19 exposure, with many of its users failing to log...To view the full story, click the title link.
    - 6 hours ago, 30 Nov 20, 5:20pm -
  • newCity marathon boss to leave over allegations of racism and sexism

    City marathon boss to leave over allegations of racism and sexism

    New York Road Runners Chief Executive Officer Michael Capiraso, head of the organization that oversees the New York City Marathon, is stepping down after facing allegations of racism and...To view the full story, click the title link.
    - 8 hours ago, 30 Nov 20, 3:59pm -
  • newTo lift their sagging stock, some companies turn to financial face-lifts

    To lift their sagging stock, some companies turn to financial face-lifts

    Commercial landlord Cedar Realty Trust has had a tough year. To save about $500,000 in annual rental costs, the unprofitable Long Island retail-property owner plans to relocate next year, moving its...To view the full story, click the title link.
    - 10 hours ago, 30 Nov 20, 1:50pm -
  • newWhen Zoom became a household name, this veteran CIO was ready to scale up

    When Zoom became a household name, this veteran CIO  was ready to scale up

    For Harry D. Moseley, global CIO of Zoom Video Communications Inc. (NASDAQ:ZM),  2020 was a particularly eventful year.Zoom went from 10 million daily meeting participants in December 2019 to more...To view the full story, click the title link.
    - 11 hours ago, 30 Nov 20, 1:01pm -
  • newCIOs Enable Largest Remote Work Experiment in History

    CIOs Enable Largest Remote Work Experiment in History

    At the beginning of 2020, no one could have imagined the enormous change we would all experience in the first year of this new decade.By mid-March, chief information officers everywhere realized...To view the full story, click the title link.
    - 11 hours ago, 30 Nov 20, 1:01pm -
  • newFrom closing the digital divide to rethinking entertainment, this CIO is on the cutting edge of change

    From closing the digital divide to rethinking entertainment, this CIO is on the cutting edge of change

    Thaddeus Arroyo, CEO at AT&T Consumer, has always been passionate about technology. Based in Dallas, Arroyo started his career at Southwestern Bell—now a subsidiary of AT&T—after earning his MBA from...To view the full story, click the title lin…
    - 11 hours ago, 30 Nov 20, 1:00pm -
  • newRybak closes on site for planned Upper East Side high-rise

    Rybak closes on site for planned Upper East Side high-rise

    Rybak Development has closed on its $26 million purchase of an Upper East Side development site where it plans to build a mixed-use high-rise property.The Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn-based real...To view the full story, click the title link.
    - 12 hours ago, 30 Nov 20, 12:11pm -
  • newBowery Residents’ Committee (BRC)

    Bowery Residents’ Committee (BRC)

    BRC is among New York City’s leading nonprofit organizations in providing care and services to New Yorkers experiencing homelessness. We serve 8,500 clients a year and operate 30 programs, among them...To view the full story, click the title link.
    - 13 hours ago, 30 Nov 20, 10:20am -
  • newChildren's Aid

    Children's Aid

    Despite being the financial capital of the world’s wealthiest country, New York City has an alarming child poverty rate. Among our city’s youth, more than 1 in 4 are born into poverty, and 1 in 7...To view the full story, click the title link.
    - 14 hours ago, 30 Nov 20, 10:19am -
  • newGenesys

    Genesys

    Genesys Works is a nonprofit social enterprise that partners with corporate America to #EmployChange, because we believe opportunity should be about talent, not ZIP codes.To view the full story, click the title link.
    - 14 hours ago, 30 Nov 20, 10:18am -

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    The Economist: New York

    • Cinematic obscenity in America: A hundred years of over-baring censors
       WHEN does nudity on film become porn? It’s a blush-inducing question that has lacked a clear answer for a century now: On November 18th it will be 100 years since a naked woman first appeared on American screens, in the film "Inspiration"…
      - 18 Nov 15, 6:08am -
    • The Attica prison uprising: A bloody day in New York
      LAST week marked not only the tenth anniversary of September 11th, but also the reckoning of a lesser-known trauma on New York soil: the 40th anniversary of the Attica prison uprising. At a time when the country's prison population is bursting, w…
      - 23 Sep 11, 8:19am -
    • Campaign finance: Ignore that $800,000 behind the curtain
      THE Washington Post reports that Republican groups funded by anonymous donations are kicking the Democrats' keisters this year in independent campaign advertising. Independent groups that don't have to report their donors have spent $80m so far,…
      - 4 Oct 10, 3:20pm -
    • Itinerant workers: And WiFi for all
      A RECENT article in the New York Times explored a trend guaranteed to disconcert freelancers and professional loiterers: the practice of banning laptops in coffee shops (something our colleagues at Babbage have considered as well). "By doing away wi…
      - 2 Sep 10, 6:15pm -
    • Criminal justice: Glorious failures
      WHEN it comes to criminal justice, Winston Churchill's saying that Americans can be relied on to do the right thing after they have tried everything else has to be modified: the right thing tends to get its day only when states run out of cash. A…
      - 13 Aug 10, 1:42pm -
    • Sarah Palin and the 9/11 mosque: Refudiate Sarah Palin
      UNLIKE most of her critics, I like Sarah Palin's neologism "refudiate". In fact I happen to believe that she is a talented political communicator. It's the substance of her tweet about the mosque in Manhattan that is grotesque.She says that building…
      - 19 Jul 10, 3:21pm -
    • Food and poverty: The Big Apple is hungry
      Print section Issue:  Time to get tough Fly Title:  Food and poverty Location: …
      - 14 Jan 10, 5:45am -
    • The view from New York
      THE Dow Jones Industrial Average passed 10,000 yesterday and so far, on my visit to New York*, I have found sentiment to be on the bullish side. Ethan Harris of BoA Merrill lynch, for example, argues that we are seeing the lagged effect of the immens…
      - 15 Oct 09, 9:24am -
    • The end of the service charge?
      GOOD news for those who dislike forced tipping: the 20 restaurants established by Terence Conran in London and now owned by D&D London are to stop adding a 12.5% service charge to diners' bills. As in the old days, customers will have to deci…
      - 30 Sep 09, 11:49am -
    • Bring back Spitzer!
      ONE of the less-iconic bumper stickers of George Bush's presidency harked back to the impeachment of Bill Clinton. The sentiment was that Mr Bush was such a failure that it made one ask what Mr Clinton had done to deserve his historical asterisk.…
      - 4 May 09, 5:13pm -
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    • newIsrael Horovitz obituary
      Playwright, screenwriter and director who found success off-Broadway in the 1960s Although he came to prominence in the off-Broadway counterculture melting pot of Greenwich Village in the late 1960s, Israel Horovitz, who has died of cancer aged 81, w…
      - 16 hours ago, 30 Nov 20, 7:55am -
    • New York City public schools to reopen for in-person learning
      Schools will reopen on 7 December, starting with elementary schools for students whose parents agree to weekly testingNew York City’s public schools will begin to reopen for in-person learning on 7 December , starting with elementary schools for st…
      - 1 day ago, 29 Nov 20, 3:54pm -
    • Aldo Tambellini obituary
      Avant-garde film and video artist obsessed with the colour blackThe artist Aldo Tambellini, who has died aged 90, was obsessed with the colour black. “Black to me is like a beginning,” he said in 1967. “Black gets rid of the historical definiti…
      - 2 days ago, 29 Nov 20, 10:53am -
    • A vaccine is joyful news – but am I really ready to go back to the world? | Emma Brockes
      This year has been horrible in so many ways, but adjusting to normal life again may not be as straightforward as we thinkMost of us can, at any one time, hold conflicting thoughts in our heads; it’s the basic condition of getting anything done. Fac…
      - 4 days ago, 27 Nov 20, 4:00am -
    • 'People in their 40s were crying': the sad final days of New York's coolest record store
      Other Music fuelled New York’s 00s indie boom, boasting Vampire Weekend and Animal Collective among its fans. Then it closed. A new documentary tells the story of the store’s tragic demise – and its ‘terrifying’ staffA lot of skulking went…
      - 4 days ago, 26 Nov 20, 12:00pm -
    • US Covid cases, hospitalisations and deaths rise amid Thanksgiving rush
      US reported 181,490 new cases on Wednesday as millions defied official advice to travel and gather for ThanksgivingThe US reported 181,490 new coronavirus cases on Wednesday, a third daily rise in a row, as hospitalisations hit a record for a 16th da…
      - 5 days ago, 26 Nov 20, 8:36am -
    • Supreme court bars Covid attendance limits at New York houses of worship
      Amy Coney Barrett sides with conservatives in 5-4 rulingChief Justice Roberts goes with liberals, sees no need for actionWith coronavirus cases surging across the US, the supreme court barred New York from enforcing certain limits on attendance at ch…
      - 5 days ago, 26 Nov 20, 6:44am -
    • Luke Rhinehart obituary
      Author of the 1971 cult classic The Dice Man, a novel about a man making decisions based on the roll of a dieGeorge Cockcroft, who has died aged 87, was known more widely, if not much better, as Luke Rhinehart, author and protagonist of The Dice Man,…
      - 6 days ago, 25 Nov 20, 11:01am -
    • David Dinkins, New York City’s first African American mayor, dies aged 93
      Dinkins hired thousands of police officers and revitalised housing during his time in officeDavid Dinkins, who broke barriers as New York City’s first African-American mayor, has died at the age of 93.Dinkins died on Monday, the New York City Polic…
      - 7 days ago, 24 Nov 20, 2:36am -
    • Will New York's elite give Ivanka and Jared a warm welcome or the cold shoulder?
      It looks as though the knives are out for the one-time power couple as they plan a return to their former city. But there may be some surprises yetIn the purgatory of Donald Trump’s unacknowledged election defeat, the knives are out for Jared Kushn…
      - 7 days ago, 24 Nov 20, 1:00am -

    The New York Sun

    • NYC at the Abyss: Use the Financial Control Board
      New York is heading into a financial abyss. On October 1, Moody's downgraded New York City general obligation debt for the first time since the Dinkins era, and warns that more downgrades may be ahead. Meantime, the De Blasio administration announced…
      - 49 days ago, 13 Oct 20, 8:08am -
    • Weiss Resigns From the Times, 'A Distant Galaxy' Far From America
      Following is the text of the letter sent to the publisher of the New York Times, A.G. Sulzberger, from Bari Weiss, resigning from her column and editing duties on the paper's opinion pages. Ms. Weiss had previously worked on the editorial page of the…
      - 14 Jul 20, 2:16pm -
    • How a Black Swan Caught New York Flatfooted in 1914
      It looks like the next round of congressional battles over restarting the economy will involve Federal aid to cities and states. While Speaker Pelosi and the Senate Majority leader, Mitch McConnell, battle over money for the states, Mayor de Blasio i…
      - 28 Apr 20, 10:29am -
    • Legal Stars Ask New York To Protect Yeshivas
      No academic cachet is more prized by America's legal world than a Harvard Law degree. So it is hard to conceive that anyone who made it through Harvard's rigorous training could object to a governmentally imposed standard prescribing the minimum numb…
      - 3 Sep 19, 12:55pm -
    • Did JFK Make Morgenthau A Conservative?
      Robert Morgenthau may have been one of a kind, but his story is emblematic of the best of America and of New York. The Times's obituary, as that newspaper often did with Morgenthau, gets the story significantly wrong. The Times describes him as "a co…
      - 23 Jul 19, 6:59am -
    • Podcast: A Special Moment
      Pia Catton: Welcome to The New York Sun anniversary podcast. I'm Pia Catton, and I will be moderating a discussion between the founders of The New York Sun, Seth Lipsky, editor of the paper, and Ira Stoll, former managing editor. It's great to be her…
      - 25 Sep 18, 2:21pm -
    • How the Sun Foreshadowed the Trump Era
      For the world, this month marks the ten-year anniversary of the financial crisis. For me, though, the more personally significant anniversary is a related event the end of print publication of the New York Sun, a daily newspaper of which I was a foun…
      - 25 Sep 18, 7:41am -
    • 'Cuomo Doctrine' May Get Test in Court
      Governor Andrew Cuomo's lawyers will be in federal court in Albany next month, when they'll try to get a judge to dismiss the lawsuit against him by America's largest civil-rights organization. The group is the National Rifle Association, which is as…
      - 8 Aug 18, 8:34pm -
    • Democrats On the Spot Over Ocasio
      What will Chuck Schumer do if he has to choose between the Democrats and Israel? The question begs for an answer with the rise of the party's new "it" politician, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez. She's the Democratic Socialist who toppled Joe Crowley in the…
      - 18 Jul 18, 9:03pm -
    • Super Sesquicentennial Shapes Up at Belmont For Justify and Bravazo
      What a super sesquicentennial is shaping up for Saturday. That's the 150th running of the Belmont Stakes, where all eyes will be on Justify, the contender for the Triple Crown. Just don't fall in love, I say. It's true that Justify slopped through th…
      - 6 Jun 18, 10:38pm -

    The New Yorker: Out Loud (Audio)

    • Beyond “Citizen Kane”

      Beyond “Citizen Kane”

      Alex Ross and Richard Brody join Amelia Lester and David Haglund to discuss the particular genius of Orson Welles, and his evolving legacy.
      - 12 Oct 15, 4:40pm -
    • What it Means to Be a Sports Fan

      What it Means to Be a Sports Fan

      Nicholas Dawidoff and Adam Gopnik join Amelia Lester and David Haglund to discuss why we sports fans love the teams we love.
      - 5 Oct 15, 12:03am -
    • What is R. & B. Now?

      What is R. & B. Now?

      Carrie Battan and Kelefa Sanneh join Amelia Lester and David Haglund to discuss R. & B. artists from the Weeknd to Aretha Franklin.
      - 28 Sep 15, 12:00am -
    • The Pleasures of Disgust

      The Pleasures of Disgust

      Nicola Twilley and Joshua Rothman join Amelia Lester and David Haglund to discuss our complicated relationship with all things icky.
      - 21 Sep 15, 12:01am -
    • Joan Didion: Writer and Icon

      Joan Didion: Writer and Icon

      On the occasion of a new biography, Louis Menand and Thessaly La Force join Amelia Lester and David Haglund to discuss the influence of Joan Didion.
      - 14 Sep 15, 12:01am -
    • This Podcast Will Change Your Life

      This Podcast Will Change Your Life

      Sarah Larson and Andrew Marantz join Amelia Lester and David Haglund to discuss self-help, podcasting, and how the two have converged.
      - 7 Sep 15, 12:01am -
    • Serena and the Big Four

      Serena and the Big Four

      Serena Williams is positioned to complete a Grand Slam. Nick Paumgarten and Reeves Wiedeman join Amelia Lester and David Haglund to discuss the U.S. Open.
      - 31 Aug 15, 12:01am -
    • Tasting Notes

      Tasting Notes

      Bianca Bosker and Rachel Arons join Amelia Lester and David Haglund to discuss the language of wine.
      - 24 Aug 15, 12:01am -
    • Re-Reading Children’s Books

      Re-Reading Children’s Books

      Adam Gopnik, Sarah Larson, Amelia Lester, and David Haglund talk about how children’s books have evolved and why they’re worth revisiting as adults.
      - 17 Aug 15, 12:01am -
    • Talking About “White People”

      Talking About “White People”

      Hua Hsu, Karan Mahajan, Amelia Lester and David Haglund talk about the MTV documentary “White People” and contemporary conversations about whiteness.
      - 10 Aug 15, 8:17am -

    The Village Voice

    • IRA: The Belfast Connection

      IRA: The Belfast Connection

      MONEY AND MUNITIONS FROM NEW YORK ARE HELPING THE IRA LAY SIEGE TO LONDON. THE NEW TRIANGLE TRADE. BELFAST — In the head­quarters of the Royal...
      - 1 day ago, 29 Nov 20, 1:20pm -
    • Inside George Carlin’s Head

      Inside George Carlin’s Head

      HOLLYWOOD — Energy spills out. George dressed all in blue, his thin blue frame moving, jerking, limping, dancing, slurching — George being an ant —slurching...
      - 2 days ago, 28 Nov 20, 1:34pm -
    • The Mob is Dead! Long Live the Mob!

      The Mob is Dead! Long Live the Mob!

      WHERE WERE YOU when the Mafia died? It has been more than a year since that historic Thursday when a Brooklyn jury adjourned for lunch...
      - 3 days ago, 27 Nov 20, 5:36pm -
    • Paul Castellano Hit: Capo Loses Mob Primary

      Paul Castellano Hit: Capo Loses Mob Primary

      After all the pictures were taken and Paul Castellano’s cigar butt had been re­trieved by the cops and someone had found a piece of his...
      - 3 days ago, 27 Nov 20, 2:40pm -
    • Why’s a Nice Man Like David Dinkins Running for Mayor?

      Why’s a Nice Man Like David Dinkins Running for Mayor?

      Except for a 109-year-old woman and some of her family members, the Most Worshipful Enoch Grand Lodge in Bedford Stuyve­sant was nearly empty on a...
      - 5 days ago, 25 Nov 20, 5:34pm -
    • There’s Only One Diego Maradona

      There’s Only One Diego Maradona

      Meet Mr. June! It is Maradona, or, as he is more affectionately known by his millions of fans the world over, “The Divine Diego.” What...
      - 5 days ago, 25 Nov 20, 3:56pm -
    • Abstract Baseball

      Abstract Baseball

      Earl Weaver was the perfect baseball manager. A bantam without the athleticism to make it in the Show, he had a numbers runner’s smarts that...
      - 6 days ago, 24 Nov 20, 6:15pm -
    • David Dinkins for Mayor

      David Dinkins for Mayor

      NEXT TUESDAY’S ELECTION will end an ugly but momentous race. It is a paradox that the contest’s very emptiness, and its persistent distortion by vicious...
      - 7 days ago, 24 Nov 20, 10:38am -
    • Langston Hughes: A Genius Child Comes of Age

      Langston Hughes: A Genius Child Comes of Age

      Warts and all, the Langston Hughes who emerges from the first volume of Arnold Rampersad’s exceptional biography doesn’t suffer badly in comparison with the var­nished...
      - 8 days ago, 23 Nov 20, 11:13am -
    • American Zealots: Shoot Out in the Kingdom of God

      American Zealots: Shoot Out in the Kingdom of God

      It is an easy drive to the mouth of Par­ley’s Canyon. The ascent is so gentle I feel safe glancing away from the high­way and...
      - 8 days ago, 22 Nov 20, 4:52pm -

    WSJ: New York

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