October 2006: Journalist.
Role Name Type Last Updated Employee/Freelancer/Contractor (past or present) New York Times Source Aug 19, 2011
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Date Fairness.com Resource Read it at: Aug 19, 2011 Deal Frees ‘West Memphis Three’ in Arkansas
QUOTE: While many were convinced of the guilt of Mr. Echols, the alleged ringleader, others were immediately skeptical, believing he was singled out for being an outsider in a small town.
New York Times Aug 13, 2011 Bishops Criticize Tough Alabama Immigration Law
QUOTE: Since June, when Gov. Robert Bentley, a Republican, signed an immigration enforcement law called the toughest in the country by critics and supporters alike, the opposition has been vocal and unceasing....An Episcopal bishop, a Methodist bishop and a Roman Catholic archbishop and bishop, all based in Alabama, sued on the basis that the new statute violated their right to free exercise of religion...
New York Times Aug 05, 2011 Officers Guilty of Shooting Six in New Orleans
QUOTE: In a verdict that brought a decisive close to a case that has haunted this city since most of it lay underwater nearly six years ago, five current and former New Orleans police officers were found guilty on all counts by a federal jury on Friday for shooting six citizens, two of whom died, and orchestrating a wide-ranging cover-up in the hours, weeks and years that followed.
New York Times Jul 15, 2011 No Vacancies, but Some Reservations
QUOTE: BP argued that “there is no basis to assume that claimants, with very limited exceptions, will incur a future loss related to the spill.”...Under the formula, settlements would generally be double the demonstrable losses from 2010, with money previously paid by the fund subtracted.
New York Times Jul 06, 2011 Settlement Is Reached in Suit Over Katrina Grants
QUOTE: Federal officials announced on Wednesday that they had reached a settlement with a group of homeowners who sued the federal government and the State of Louisiana alleging discrimination in the state’s Road Home program, which distributed grants to those whose houses were destroyed in Hurricane Katrina and the subsequent flooding.
New York Times Jun 15, 2011 Around Tornado Deaths, a Nagging Tale of Shelter Denied
QUOTE: a bit of nastiness better forgotten, or judged never to have occurred at all....he says that he and his mother, Annette Singleton, both black, were turned away from a church shelter by a white woman on the afternoon of April 27, the day of the tornadoes.
New York Times Feb 05, 2011 A Dot on the Map, Until the Earth Started Shaking
QUOTE: “They took advantage of people’s ignorance,” said Greg Hooten, the superintendent of the local water utility, who now worries about the effect of the drilling on the groundwater. Nonetheless, Mr. Hooten had signed an agreement for drilling on his property. “Who’s going to stop the gas and oil companies?” he asked.
New York Times Apr 30, 2010 BP Is Criticized Over Oil Spill, but U.S. Missed Chances to Act
QUOTE: BP officials said they did everything possible, and a review of the response suggests it may be too simplistic to place all the blame on the oil company. The federal government also had opportunities to move more quickly, but did not do so while it waited for a resolution to the spreading spill from BP...
New York Times Apr 17, 2010 Graft Probe Heats Up Bingo Issue in Alabama
QUOTE: ...Alabama learned that its hottest issue — whether electronic bingo is illegal gambling, or a harmless way to raise revenue for governments and charities — had become the subject of a federal criminal investigation. Even by the normally unsightly standards of Alabama politics, the fight had become downright ugly.
New York Times Aug 06, 2009 Iraqis Freed by U.S. Face Few Jobs and Little Hope
QUOTE: He [Alaq Khleirallah] is one of roughly 90,000 detainees who have been released from American detention centers in the past six years, a process that will end sometime next year, when the last center is to be transferred to Iraqi control. Almost 10,000 detainees remain in American custody. They have received a grim welcome.
New York Times Jul 15, 2008 Kurds Protest Iraqi Election Law
QUOTE: The entire bloc of Kurdish lawmakers walked out of Iraq’s Parliament on Tuesday to protest a proposed provincial election law, contending that part of it was unconstitutional. The walkout by roughly a fifth of Parliament’s 275 members delayed voting on the bill, which governs provincial council elections scheduled to take place across Iraq this fall. The dispute could yet be resolved quickly, but it introduced more uncertainty into preparations for the nationwide elections. Parliament will meet again on Thursday to discuss the bill, several members said, and talks are continuing in small meetings.
New York Times Jul 12, 2008 Iraqi Forces Raid Mosque With Links to Sadrists
QUOTE: Government forces in the southern city of Diwaniya burst into a mosque attended by followers of the rebel Shiite cleric Moktada al-Sadr on Friday, arresting the imam and four worshipers, including another cleric, Iraqi security officials said. The raid on the Imam Ali mosque underscored the bitter, often violent feuding across southern Iraq between those loyal to Mr. Sadr and forces allied with the government of Prime Minister Nuri Kamal al-Maliki.
New York Times May 19, 2007 Page Six, Staple of Gossip, Reports on Its Own Tale
QUOTE: In what some saw as a move to pre-empt the story, Page Six itself revealed each salacious accusation of Mr. Spiegelman’s, point by point. Several of the points flatly denied elements of Mr. Spiegelman’s assertions; some confirmed at least portions of them; others simply listed the allegations without denials or confirmations.
New York Times Oct 01, 2006 ‘Chorus Line’ Returns, as Do Regrets Over Life Stories Signed Away
QUOTE: For the next 12 hours they spoke about their lives, telling stories of divorce, child abuse and the plight of the professional dancer. These tales, shaped by the choreographer Michael Bennett, would become the foundation of “A Chorus Line,” one of the most successful musicals of all time. The dancers who told their stories that night sold them to Mr. Bennett for $1 each. And though Mr. Bennett later arranged for them to receive royalties from the show — at times up to $10,000 a year — they have always questioned whether they have been fairly compensated and acknowledged.
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