“It became clearer and clearer to me that The New York Times was the place where I belonged now,” ex-LAT editor Dean Baquet told the New York Observer. He said that just in the past few days he called NYT editor Bill Keller to say he was ready to talk about coming back. On Monday they met for lunch in Keller's Upper West Side apartment, and later were joined by managing editor Jill Abramson. Yesterday they made the announcement.
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