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Oct. 23 2014 6:45 PM
The numbers are bleak: An analysis finds, in the closest Senate races, “7 out of 10 of debate moderators and panelists were men, while 92 percent were white. In the closest gubernatorial campaigns, 7 out of 10 debate moderators and panelists were men, while 79 percent were white.”
Oct. 5 2014 11:15 AM
“There’s a reason, fewer Republicans, you hear them running around about Obamacare,” the president said during a speech this week. “’Cause good, affordable health care might seem like a fanged threat to the freedom of the American people on Fox News.”
Oct. 2 2014 7:20 PM
The newspaper hasn’t had the best relationship with African-American news consumers this year, what with the “no angel” reference in that Michael Brown profile and the “angry black woman” comment in the article about Shonda Rhimes. But its black executive editor is still focused on attracting a more diverse audience.
Sept. 21 2014 12:02 PM
“The whole point of the piece—once you read past the first 140 characters—is to praise Shonda Rhimes for pushing back so successfully on a tiresome but insidious stereotype,” television critic Alessandra Stanley said, according to a Times spokeswoman.