Tag: New York Times

Will The Marketplace Lending Bubble Pop When Interest Rates Increase?

The combination of higher borrowing costs and increasing default rates will challenge the marketplace lending model over the next 18 to 36 months.

US Press Freedom Rating Drops 29 Spots since ’10

The US’ subtle fall came to no surprise to anyone following the Obama administration’s so-called war on whistleblowers .

Goodbye, David Carr

“The finest media reporter in his generation.”

Who’s Afraid to See “Kill the Messenger”?

The film centers around journalist Gary Webb, who went up against the weight of the CIA, the violence of drug smugglers and the collusion of America’s top three newspapers.

Eric Holder to Resign as Attorney General

Holder, the nation’s first black Attorney General, has held that post for all six years of President Barack Obama’s time in office.

Zephyr Teachout Concedes With a Victory Speech

"This campaign demonstrates the rise of a new force in New York politics and in American politics. It’s a fearless force. It’s of Democrats who believe in all of us and are willing to fight for it."

Arrests of Journalists In Ferguson Further Fuel Debate About US Press...

Recent arrests of journalists covering protests in Missouri have put a spotlight on press freedoms in the US. A NYT reporter could go to jail if he refuses to reveal his anonymous source in a book he wrote in 2006.

Poll: Moreland Scandal Non-Issue; Cuomo Well-Ahead of Astorino

Only 23 percent of voters said the controversy is a major factor in deciding their vote.

Astorino Blasted for Likening Cuomo to ‘Mafia Boss’

“Your flippant use of such a derogatory reference calls into question whether you have the necessary character, temperament and integrity to hold the office you seek."

Inside the Secret World of Long Island Politics: Election Night 2013

“Dump ’em!” sniped D’Amato. “Dump Cablevision. FiOS is much better and cheaper.”
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