Adam Rubenstein

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Original short description: "American journalist"

Adam Rubenstein (born April, 1995) is an American journalist, writer and editor. Rubenstein currently works at The New York Times.[1]

Early life and education

Rubenstein attended Kenyon College in Gambier, Ohio.[2]


Rubenstein was a Robert L. Bartley Fellow at The Wall Street Journal [2], an assistant opinion editor of the now-defunct Weekly Standard and subsequently executive editor of The Jewish Insider in 2019.[3]

At the Weekly Standard, Rubenstein became known for his coverage of Representative Steve King (IA-4) and Charlie Kirk's group TPUSA.[4]

Rubenstein joined the New York Times in July 2019 as a member of the Opinion staff.[1] In June 2020, he handled publication of a solicited op-ed titled "Send in The Troops" by Arkansas senator Tom Cotton.[5][6][7] The article led to the highest hourly rate of cancelled subscriptions on record for the Times[8], a statement from 800 Times staff members opposing it[6] and the resignation of Editorial Editor James Bennet.[9]


  1. 1.0 1.1 Rubenstein, Adam (1 June 2020). "The G.O.P. Tosses Steve King Overboard" (in en). 
  2. 2.0 2.1 "Adam Rubenstein" (in en). 
  3. "Adam Rubenstein". Jewish Insider. 
  4. "Charlie Kirk's "Campus Battlefield" Is a Hot Mess" (in en). 2018-10-10. 
  5. Cotton, Tom (2020-06-03). "Opinion | Tom Cotton: Send In the Troops" (in en-US). The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. 
  6. 6.0 6.1 Tracy, Marc; Abrams, Rachel; Lee, Edmund (4 June 2020). "New York Times Says Senator’s Op-Ed Did Not Meet Standards". The New York Times. Retrieved 5 June 2020. 
  7. Lang, Brent; Lang, Brent (2020-06-07). "Embattled New York Times Opinion Page Editor James Bennet Resigns" (in en). 
  8. Feinberg, Ashley (4 June 2020). "NYT Newsroom Breaks Into Open Revolt After Paper Publishes Call for Military Crackdown" (in en). Slate Magazine. Retrieved 5 June 2020. 
  9. Tracy, Marc (2020-06-07). "James Bennet Resigns as New York Times Opinion Editor" (in en-US). The New York Times. ISSN 0362-4331. 

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