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Betsy Wade

Betsy Wade

Betsy Wade is the head of The New York Times copy desk. Wade made waves when she succesfully sued the Times for gender bias. 




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The Marriage Thing

The Marriage Thing

May 14, 2010

That the sexual identity of the Supreme Court nominee might be regarded as anyone’s business but her own strikes the author, lead plaintiff in the 1974 women’s discrimination law suit against the New York Times, as a sad anachronism. More »

Honoring a Friend, Recalling a Battle for Women in Journalism

December 18, 2009

As newspapers suffer hard times, the alumnae of a classic battle at the New York Times paid tribute to their chronicler. More »

On Rosenthal's Watch

May 17, 2006