Dean Baquet

Mirror Awards for Dean Baquet and Misinformation Coverage

The Mirror Awards, which recognize outstanding coverage of the media industry, recently recognized Times journalists with two awards. Dean Baquet received the Fred Dressler Leadership Award, which is given to those who have made distinct, consistent and unique contributions to the public’s understanding of the media. Past recipients include Jorge Ramos and Tom Brokaw.
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Dean Baquet Will Lead Local Investigative Fellowship Program for The New York Times

Dean Baquet in the newsroom of The New York Times in New York, June 11, 2021. (Damon Winter/The New York Times) Dean Baquet, who got his start in journalism at local newspapers and made his name as an investigative reporter, will lead a new local investigative journalism fellowship program at The New York Times when he steps down in June after eight years as the newspaper’s executive editor.

New York Times Names Joseph Kahn as Executive Editor, Replacing Dean Baquet

Click here to read the full article. Joseph F. Kahn has been named the new executive editor of The New York Times, the paper’s publisher A.G. Sulzberger announced on Tuesday. Previously a managing editor, Kahn will succeed Dean Baquet when his eight-year tenure concludes in June. Baquet, 65, is stepping down at the traditional age for the top-ranking editor at the paper. “For many people, especially those who have worked alongside Joe — a brilliant journalist and a brave and principled leader — this announcement will come as no surprise,” Sulzberger wrote in a memo to the staff of the Times. “Joe...

Andre Braugher Cast as New York Times Editor Dean Baquet in Weinstein Investigation Film ‘She Said’ (EXCLUSIVE)

Andre Braugher has joined the cast of “She Said,” the film retelling of the investigation into sexual assault and harassment perpetrated by Harvey Weinstein. Braugher will play New York Times Executive Editor Dean Baquet, who oversaw groundbreaking reporting from journalists Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey. Their 2017 probe led to Hollywood mogul Weinstein’s disgrace and criminal prosecution, and sparked the #MeToo movement. The film is based on Kantor and Twohey’s subsequent bestseller “She Said: Breaking the Sexual Harassment Story That Helped Ignite a Movement.” In 2014, Baquet became the first Black executive editor of the New York Times. The reporters have spoken...