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How CNN Can Save Itself

What if the cable giant and Twitter joined forces to reinvent the future of news?

An illustration of the New York Times office building with a “For Sale” sign in front.

In March 2008, after raising $600 million, acquiring 18% of the outstanding stock, and threatening a proxy contest, I was elected to the board of the New York Times Company. The company was struggling to make the transition from…