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Marty Peretz

  1. TNR Is Probably Up for SaleAgain.
  2. Marty Peretz to Finally Give Up Editor-in-Chief Title at New Republic’Just’ in time!
  3. Marty Peretz Testified on Behalf of New Republic Fantasist Stephen GlassEven though Glass humiliated his magazine.
  4. Marty Peretz Uninvited From Speaking at HarvardIt was that whole “Muslim life is cheap” thing, shockingly.
  5. Marty Peretz Should Give His Articles a Once-over in the Future So He Doesn’t Accidentally Write Something Horribly BigotedHe now says he “doesn’t believe” that thing he wrote about Muslims being undeserving of the First Amendment.
  6. Stay Classy, Marty PeretzMaybe the First Amendment shouldn’t apply to Muslims, he says.
  7. Marty Peretz Is Very Sorry He Sort of Slighted Liza MinnelliWell, mostly sorry.
  8. Marty Peretz Pulls New Republic Back From the BrinkA newspaper conglomerate lays off an unbearable amount of people, a weekly folds, and a morning-radio shows sputters into silence. But hark, there’s also some good in our daily roundup of media news!
  9. Traders Feared Terrorist AttacksFINANCE • The Dow’s fall yesterday convinced some traders that terrorists had attacked the city once again. “Our first thought was that they blew up Grand Central, or the Empire State building, or the GW,” one said. [DealBreaker] • Adding insult to sell-off, Merrill Lynch slugged five big banks with a lowered rating, downgrading Goldman, Lehman, Bear Stearns, Deutsche Bank, and Credit Suisse to neutral from buy. [Bloomberg] • Carlyle Group co-founder David Rubenstein says that the market for buyouts will cool. “There will be declines. We can’t continue like this forever.” Speak for yourself, rich guy. [DealBook/NYT]