Jim Rutenberg

media columnist, New York Times

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Jim Rutenberg is a media columnist for the New York Times.

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The new CNN documentary series, “The Murdochs: Empire of Influence,” is a result of a long New York Times investigation into media mogul Rupert Murdoch’s rise to power.

Who will succeed Rupert Murdoch? He won’t give up power voluntarily

The new CNN documentary series, “The Murdochs: Empire of Influence,” is a result of a long New York Times investigation into media mogul Rupert Murdoch’s rise to power.

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Saudi officials are apparently prepared to say journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed in an interrogation gone wrong. How will the west react?

What does Khashoggi revelation mean for US business ties with Saudi Arabia?

Saudi officials are apparently prepared to say journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed in an interrogation gone wrong. How will the west react?

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When Twitter, Facebook, and Google visited Capitol Hill this week, they got a barrage of criticism from Republicans and Democrats, who accused them of allowing fake news and…

Russian trolls and American thinking

When Twitter, Facebook, and Google visited Capitol Hill this week, they got a barrage of criticism from Republicans and Democrats, who accused them of allowing fake news and…

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