News tagged with boston globe

How politically effective is terrorism?

Why do some militant groups continue to use terrorism when it's politically ineffective, even counterproductive? The answer lies in their leadership deficits, according to Max Abrahms, a terrorism theorist and newly appointed ...

Sep 16, 2013
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Data tells a compelling story

The journalists behind The Boston Globe's "68 Blocks" series, which takes an in-depth look at life in the city's Bowdoin-Geneva neighborhood, knew they wanted hard data to play a key role in their work. But ...

Jun 25, 2013
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Feds: Ex-Harvard prof faked data in experiments

(AP)—Federal investigators have found that a Harvard University psychology professor who resigned after being accused of scientific misconduct fabricated data and manipulated results in experiments.

Sep 05, 2012
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US newspaper group moves toward 'paywalls'

McClatchy Co., one of the largest US newspapers group, said Friday it would begin moving toward paywalls for its news websites in response to the industry's economic woes.

Jul 27, 2012
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Write-off contributes to NY Times losses

The New York Times Co. posted a loss of $88.1 million in the previous quarter on Thursday, as a write-off in the value of website About.com wiped out gains from increased online subscriptions.

Jul 26, 2012
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