Amid the college admissions scandal, another type of cheating was overlooked: Students already in college who pay others to write their papers.
Marc LaceyBoys and girls, write your essays yourself. It won't be easy. They won't always sing. But you'll improve over time. And you won't have to pay a company to do it for you. By the way, reading helps with writing. So give this a read
For decades he was the only leader his country had known since independence in 1980. He presided over its long decline.
Marc LaceyMr. Mugabe, the world’s oldest head of state before his ouster in 2017, was the only leader Zimbabweans had known since independence, in 1980...In a speech before the African Union in 2016, he said he would remain at the helm “until God says, ‘Come.’”
He was an editor, columnist and Pulitzer Prize-winning correspondent for The Times and served in a variety of government posts.
Marc LaceyLeslie H. Gelb was 30 years old when in 1967 he took charge of the team that compiled the secret Pentagon Papers. He later worked as an editor, columnist and Pulitzer Prize-winning @nytimes correspondent.
A loose network of conservatives says it has dossiers of offensive social media posts and other problematic public statements by hundreds of journalists.
Marc LaceyThe NYT publisher: “We have served the public for 168 years now. We’ve covered 33 presidents. We know that a free press is a vital guardian of all other freedoms... We have been attacked & threatened before, and we know how to do our jobs under fire.”
The Warroad Pioneer, a pillar of its small Minnesota town, ended its 121-year run with bloody marys, bold type and gloom about the void it would leave behind.
Marc LaceyWe all know that local newspapers have been going through tough times, so tough that many have closed. What does a newsroom feel like in its final week? @RichardFausset takes you along in this beautiful piece.