Outside Editorial: Federal protection laws for reporters remain essential

...a federal prosecutor gave up on efforts to force a New York Times reporter to supply testimony in a trial over government...the federal government to force James Risen of The New York Times to identify a confidential source. Risen had made...
My Turn: Keystone XL Pipeline deserves the President's scrutiny

...experts were concluding that "weak prices will make the economics of future oil sands projects questionable." (New York Times, February 2013)With the collapse in oil prices, the likelihood is even stronger that without the Keystone XL Pipeline...
'The Mountaintop' opens Friday

...Killers," "Hoodoo Love," "Our Lady of Kibeho," and "Pussy Valley." Hall's journalism has appeared in The New York Times, The Boston Globe, UK's The Guardian, Essence and The Commercial Appeal, including contributing reporting for...
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, Thumbs down for Nov. 24, 2014

...given a pair of examples as a grand jury criminally indicted the operators of a platinum mine in Western Alaska and the New York Times published a damning expose of environmental practices in North Dakota's shale oil fields. Development can be good...
Juneau Jazz & Classics Winter Series announced

...three decades. A debut with the New York Philharmonic at age 11 launched her career, and a front-page story in the New York Times three years later helped in the formation of a major international career. Performing as Midori - first name only...
For Strayed, writing 'Wild' was just the beginning

...big checks started coming in about nine months after "Wild" hit bookshelves and started its climb to the top of The New York Times best-seller's list. To Oprah's Book Club. And, as of this coming week, to movie theaters nationwide.The...
My Turn: Torture of the American conscience

...then began reading the Pentagon Papers into the official Congressional Record. Gravel's act was overshadowed by the New York Times' earlier publication of excerpts from the top secret report about the Vietnam War that was leaked by Daniel Ellsberg...
My Turn: Let's talk honestly about oil

...last year. If we as a state seem to be doing well financially, why is it that the conversation is so alarmist?The New York Times columnist David Brooks has a fascinating answer: "The core functions of government are negative - putting out fires...
A New York Times review of "A Wolf Called Romeo"

...Nick Jans' latest book "A Wolf Called Romeo," released July 1 with Houghton Mifflin, was recently reviewed by the New York Times.Reviewer Brownen Dickey writes in the review, published Oct. 17: "For Jans, the desire to understand Romeo is...
My Turn: Let's not cook the goose that lays the golden eggs

...the export-oriented Tongass timber program at $20 million per year - $130,000 per Tongass timber job - as the New York Times recently reported. While our taxpayers swallow a net economic loss, our old-growth forests are shipped back to us...


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