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Nov 12, 2013 By
Save your ink if you're writing a letter to the editor of the Los Angeles Times - deniers have now been warned that the paper won't print letters 'that say there's no sign humans have caused climate change'.
Nov 10, 2013 Los Angeles Times - Opinion
From Braddock, Pennsylvania to Beijing, Nate Berg offers his favorite articles about cities published in 2011.
Dec 22, 2011 The Atlantic Cities
The Governor's Highway Safety Association released a report citing an uptick in pedestrian fatalities in the first half of 2010 and speculates on all sorts of reasons for this except poor road design.
Jan 21, 2011 Greater Greater Washington
Charles A. Birnbaum bemoans the lack of quality journalism covering landscape architecture, which often gets overshadowed by architecture criticism and shunted into the Home & Garden section of the paper.
Jan 16, 2011 The Huffington Post
Palo Alto is where Silicon Valley started, yet locals eagerly pick up the Daily Post, the Daily News, as well as read PaloAlto-Online. The New York Times investigates why print media flourishes here while regional and national papers struggle.
Mar 1, 2010 The New York Times - U.S.
Dan Lorentz at <em>Where</em> blog takes a look at the current state of urban affairs journalism in these two posts. He looks at the role of bloggers and citizen journalists, and wonders what would happen if a city were to lose its daily newspaper.
Dec 14, 2008 Where
Just after 2008 began, I realized my profession of choice was dying.
Aug 27, 2008 By
I was reading the New York Times Magazine special architecture issue a few weeks ago when something jumped out at me. On the intro page to the issue of the “Mega-Megalopolis” one of the by-line says “How does an architect plan for a city with no history? Or a city that just keeps growing?” Interesting questions particularly given the fact that to charge architects with the task of planning our cities is affording too much power to a profession that simply doesn’t have it.
Jun 26, 2008 By