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The NYT's 2020 report: the paper has 1.5M+ digital-only subs but needs to rapidly expand subscription revenue, hints at potential cuts to editing jobs, more
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Turkey detains New York Times correspondent Rod Nordland at Istanbul airport and then forces him to fly back to London without providing an explanation
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