In Sunday’s New York Times, public editor Clark Hoyt touched on some recent situations involving some of the paper’s big names— including last week’s Maureen Dowd Borrowed Josh Marshall’s Word Situation (or, in Hoyt’s words, that time when Dowd was “roughed up on the Internet”) and the Thomas Friedman Speaking Fee Situation (turns out, “almost no one has been” following the paper’s rules on speaking fees).

Liz Cox Barrett is a writer at CJR.