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Posts Tagged ‘Tom Friedman’

HuffPo Media Editor Ponders Other Possible NYT ‘Drug’ Columns

ShutterstockEdibleMarijuanaPerhaps the scariest thing about Huffington Post Media senior editor Jack Mirkinson‘s fun little riff on Maureen Dowd‘s instant-classic “Harsh/Mellow” field trip is that a couple of his suggestions for similar Grey Lady op-eds seem completely reasonable.

In fact, if we didn’t know any better, we could have sworn we already had the following pair of items bookmarked:

After consuming the cocaine that he smuggled through a crumbling American airport, Tom Friedman subjects his cab driver in Bangalore to a deeply intense, four-hour monologue about green capitalism.

Paul Krugman explains how his six-month flirtation with LSD in the early 90s changed how he saw the banking industry.

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Pulitzer Board Names Tom Friedman, Greg Moore Co-Chairs

The Pulitzer Board has named Tom Friedman of The New York Times its Co-Chair. Friedman will serve with Denver Post Editor-in-Chief Greg Moore. Both have been on the Pulitzer Board since 2004, and will succeed Jim Amoss, Kathleen Carroll and Ann Marie Lipinski.

Friedman has been with the Times since 1981; Moore has been with the Denver Post since 2002.

For the complete press release announcing the changes, see below.

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