Anger in the New York Times as a shared newsroom erupts in the debate over recent controversy
At the heart of the chasm, what is the best course of action when the Times reporters are accused of violating some of the newspaper masters’ core principles? Widening this gap is another question: why can’t the Times leadership decide the best course of action in each case and then stick to a decision once made?
There’s no one-size-fits-all answer, but the lack of transparency by the top minds at The Times about how such decisions are made has frustrated staff and demoralized a significant portion of the newsroom, several The Times employees told CNN Business in talks this week. Questions were also raised about the conduct of the Times and how well equipped it is to meet such challenges.
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