Taylor Lorenz, an AG Sulzberger Production

If you’ve heard wind of NYT reporter Taylor Lorenz and some recent twitter drama, this is the TLDR explainer for you. While the dustup is only a flashpoint in the ongoing conflict between the tech industry and legacy news media, it’s a telling one. My ultimate interest here though is not so much in Taylor personally. It’s in the New York Times Company itself — the institution so consumed with being the Netflix of news that it refuses to acknowledge the costs and tradeoffs inherent in that ambition.

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