In recent weeks, The New York Times’ national desk has undergone quite a face-lift. There’s a new editor, Rick Berke. There is a new deputy editor in Adam Bryant. And there will be a new Los Angeles bureau chief in Adam Nagourney.
Two editors will leave the department—Suzanne Daley, the outgoing editor, and Dean Murphy, Read More
People at the Hachette Book Group building winced this morning as the New York Times published a highlight reel from the embargoed Ted Kennedy memoir that Jonathan Karp will be publishing through his Twelve imprint on September 14th. The Times story, which was posted online last night, was picked up widely, and by this Read More
“I’ll start right now as if the outcome [the recent count] suggests is the outcome,” Adam Nagourney told a crowd that gathered at the Times building. “I’ll write other versions too. Four years ago, the legendary Johnny Apple had written an early edition Q-hed analysis on exit polls that turned out to be wrong. And Read More
In Adam Nagourney’s piece today on the McCain campaign’s how-we-can-still-win scenario, McCain strategist Steve Schmidt made the following assertion:
“The McCain campaign is roughly in the position where Vice President Gore was running against President Bush one week before the election of 2000.”
Here are the results of the 10 most recent Read More
In Denver, Felix Gillette meets MSNBC’s newest star, Rachel Maddow, who tells him, "My agenda for the next two weeks is to enjoy being at the conventions—like, ‘Oh, that’s Joe Biden outside the window! Woo-hoo!’… I’ve never covered a convention before. I’m trying to keep it together and stay relaxed."
"I don’t like events Read More
DENVER—On Aug. 25, The New York Times’ chief political reporter, Adam Nagourney, was looking for a pair of seats for an interview in a sawdust-ridden tent in the parking lot of Denver’s basketball arena that served as the paper’s media workspace.
The Times wound up bringing so many staffers to this Read More
I just spoke to the Times‘ top political reporter, Adam Nagourney, who told me this might be the last time he’ll cover a convention–or, an election for that matter–for the paper.
"What I’m thinking–and it’s not remotely about disillusionment; I love this job–that maybe I should do something different," he said. "There are a lot Read More
Media outfits are camped out in several different press tents just outside the Pepsi Center. So far, the heavyweight tent is Media Pavilion 4 where you’ll find The New York Times, The Boston Globe, Bloomberg News, Reuters, Congressional Quarterly, McClatchy, the Hearst papers, The New York Post and the The Daily News.
And what do Read More
We had the same thought as New York magazine when we saw this front-page New York Times story by Adam Nagourney on the abortive Hillary-Rudy Senate race of 2000: Didn’t Salon write that story yesterday?
Actually, the duelling pieces raise a broader issue. Given the pace of modern-day campaign coverage, and the Read More
Last night in the New York Times building, before a crowd of over 300, five members of the Times political team — assistant managing editor Rick Berke, chief political reporter Adam Nagourney, online political editor Kate Phillips, and reporters Patrick Healy and Jodi Kantor — held a surprisingly frank conversation about the 2008 presidential campaign Read More