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NYT Vet Clyde Haberman Recalls a Few Jerusalem Highlights

ChemiShavelLogoChemi Shalev, New York-based U.S. editor for Haaretz, has a fun interview with Clyde Haberman, a reporter who very recently wrapped up 36 years of stalwart service with the New York Times. When you’ve had as long and varied a career as Haberman, the lede for a third-party article pretty much writes itself:

Haberman recounts the time a member of Conference of Presidents of Major Jewish Organizations – “A president of something or other,” as he puts it – got up and said: “Every morning when I read you, I get sick to my stomach.”

“Your health is everything,” the veteran New York Times journalist responded. “You should stop reading.”

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Clyde Haberman Departs NY Times

After 36 years, Clyde Haberman is leaving the New York Times. Haberman tweeted that his contract was up, and added that he had no plans — as of now — for the future.

Haberman has been with the Times since 1977. During his time at the paper he served as City Hall bureau chief, foreign correspondent, and editor of the Times’ Week in Review section. Most recently, Haberman served as a columnist for the Metro Desk. His “Breaking Bread” column has run every Monday since 1995.

You can read Haberman’s last Breaking Bread piece here.

2013 Mirror Awards Finalists Named

The 2013 Mirror Awards finalists have been announced. The awards highlight excellence in media reporting. The winners will be announced Wednesday, June 5, at Cipriani. Congrats to all those nominated.

Best Single Article – Traditional/Legacy Media

Best Single Article – Digital Media

New York Times Veterans Take Buyouts, Memos Leaked

When George Vecsey abruptly announced that he was stepping back from his regular contributions to The New York Times, it made people wonder what was up at the paper. The New York Observer has found out: He was just one of a few veteran staffers who have taken buyouts.

For the internal tributes to the departed (which are well worth a read) click through to the Observer. Below we’ve listed who took a buyout.

  • Sam Dillon. Dillon was a National Education reporter. He had been with the Times since the early 90s.
  • Clyde Haberman. Haberman was a Metro Columnist and 34-year veteran of the Times.
  • Andrea Stevens. Stevens was an Arts Reporter. She worked for the Times for 27 years.
  • Andy Port. Port was the Executive Editor of T and a 20-year veteran of the paper.
  • Barclay Walsh. Walsh was a News Research Supervisor for the Times’ Washington Bureau. Walsh had been with the paper for 24 years.
  • Donald Parsons. Parsons was a News Design Editor. He had been with the paper since 1982.
  • Nicholas Wade. Wade was a Science reporter and a 29-year veteran of the Times.