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For the Grey Lady, an unfortunate fade to black

Mathew Ingram

GUYS, NYTimes dot com is down, so The Times is not ON IT.—
The Times Is On It (@NYTOnIt) August 14, 2013

A Twitter account called “The Times Is On It” — which routinely makes fun of the newspaper for writing about social trends and other stories that are obvious — snarkily noted on Wednesday morning that the newpaper’s website was down, returning nothing but a “service unavailable” message when readers tried to load the front page. NYT staffers were said to be, er… on it.

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