Trimming the Times: Death of a Newspaper; Wake at the Pub
A guide to what's in the New York Times for those worried about hitting its pay wall
Now that the New York Times pay wall is live, you only get 20 free clicks a month. For those worried about hitting their limit, we're taking a look through the paper each morning to find the stories that can make your clicks count.
The report on the arrest of former News of the World editor and David Cameron aide Andy Coulson leads the home page. Also high on the page, more News of the World fallout as David Cameron feels the effect of his close relationship with the paper's owner, Rupert Murdoch. But the best of the coverage is the great report from the News's newsroom, followed by the pub.
World: In even more News of the World news, don't miss the report from inside the newsroom (and then the pub) when employees heard their company would be folding. Also worth your click today: this report on the ambitions and fears of South Sudan, soon to be the world's newest nation.
U.S.: As the United States prepares to see off a space shuttle for the last time, Robbie Brown has a good report from Central Florida, which is bracing for the economic impact of the shuttle program's demise. And there's an interesting report from California, where prison inmates are holding a hunger strike to protest the conditions in the state penitentiaries.
Business: The big news today, just breaking, will be the U.S. employment report, which shows meager growth in June. And as the economy delicately recovers, read about those who patrol for financial crimes, and the softer approach they've started to take.
Technology: Check out the report on ISPs agreeing to enforce online piracy regulations, unless you already caught it elsewhere yesterday. For a more unique report, check out the story, borrowed from the local section, on the move to turn New York court records electronic.
Science: Find out how detecting a large cloud of cosmic dust from a supernova may help scientists understand how planets are formed.
Health: The story to read here is the account of how an experimental cancer treatment program at Duke University turned into a disaster. But on a hopeful note, a report of a new study shows the benefit of providing health insurance to the poor.
Sports: There's a great account of two very different competitors in the ongoing U.S. Women's Open, one 13-year-old girl and one 31-year veteran.
Opinion: In the lead op-ed, Laurence Tribe cautions against the suggestion of ignoring the U.S. debt ceiling.
Arts: Check out the mysterious review of Master Class, Terrence McNally's 1995 play staring opera singer Tyne Daly as Maria Callas. And just for fun, indulge A.O. Scott while he bashes Horrible Bosses.
Travel: Revisit a classic as 36 Hours takes us to Honolulu.