NEW YORK TIMES NEWS....Folks, meet DEAN BAQUET from New Orleans. A longtime journalist who today was named EXECUTIVE EDITOR of the New York Times. He replaces ...Jill Abramson, who served in that position for two-and-a-half years. The move comes after the NYT had experienced some internal issues with newsroom management. Mr. Baquet becomes the first African-American journalist to head the longtime newspaper. Best of luck to this award-winning writer. Read on.... http://www.nola.com/business/index.ssf/2014/05/new_orleanian_dean_baquet_name.html See More .