The New York Times http://nwpr.org en A 'New York Times' Shake-Up, But Not The One You're Thinking Of http://nwpr.org/post/new-york-times-shake-not-one-youre-thinking It's not all that often that the <em>New York Times</em> goes from printing the biggest stories of the day to actually being the biggest story of the day. But that's exactly what happened this week when the publisher, Arthur Sulzberger Jr. replaced Jill Abramson as the executive editor.<p>The <em>Times</em> has dealt with big problems before. I'm thinking of course about about Jayson Blair. Seth Mnookin's book, <em>Hard News</em>, is the definitive account of that saga. Fri, 16 May 2014 21:41:00 +0000 editor 46039 at http://nwpr.org A 'New York Times' Shake-Up, But Not The One You're Thinking Of 'Good Doctor' Puts Past Medical Practices Under An Ethical Microscope http://nwpr.org/post/good-doctor-puts-past-medical-practices-under-ethical-microscope Dr. Barron Lerner is a doctor and the son of a doctor. He grew up thinking his father was a wonderful, gifted and caring physician, which he was. Tue, 13 May 2014 21:49:00 +0000 editor 45863 at http://nwpr.org 'Good Doctor' Puts Past Medical Practices Under An Ethical Microscope Book News: Asteroid Named For Iain Banks, Author Of Cosmic Fiction http://nwpr.org/post/book-news-asteroid-named-iain-banks-author-cosmic-fiction <em>The daily lowdown on books, publishing, and the occasional author behaving badly.</em><p><ul><p><li>Iain Banks, the Scottish author who wrote literary fiction under the name Iain Banks and science fiction as Iain M. Banks (causing <a href="http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/culturenews/10108893/Iain-Banks-was-two-of-our-finest-writers.html"><em>The Telegraph</em></a> to name him "two of our finest writers"), now has an asteroid named after him. Banks was diagnosed with gall bladder cancer earlier this year and died June 9. Fri, 05 Jul 2013 11:09:00 +0000 Annalisa Quinn 30444 at http://nwpr.org