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New York Times

While we do not get currently have hardcopies of any newspapers delivered to our home on a daily basis, I love reading a physical newspaper and wish I had time to do so more often.  And although we do subscribe to a couple of magazines (The Economist and Vanity Fair), like many of you I’m sure, I get most of my news on the internet and mostly in small snippets (hello, The Skimm).

When it happened for the 5th time in a span of just a couple of weeks that I was late to start my morning run because I was reading a New York Times article that popped up on my Facebook feed, I decided to do a post on the subject.

I’ve listed the 5 articles below; they’re not related but all interesting and well-written.  It may take longer to read an entire article (probably the same amount of time it takes to read quite a few blog posts), but it is so, so worthwhile.  So even if the NYT isn’t your cup of tea, especially during a time of such significant transition on a domestic and international basis, I encourage all of us to take the time to really read the news, whatever your chosen news outlet.

  1. Gowns, Wurst and Protesters: It’s Ball Season in Vienna, February 4, 2018
  2. How I Solved the Gender Labor Imbalance, February 6, 2018
  3. Universities Rush to Roll Out Computer Science Ethics Courses, February 12, 2018
  4. If Only Quoting Women Were Enough, February 9, 2018
  5. Oxford Comma Dispute is Settled as Maine Driver Gets $5 Million, February 9, 2018

 

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