Friday, May 29, 2015
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Same Old Media Double Standard — And More To Come From This Clinton ‘Fan’

The media double standard becomes apparent when they arraign Democrats over the same alleged misdemeanors for which they have historically neglected to criticize Republicans.

May 27, 2015
Trey Gowdy

Straining To Attack Clinton, ‘New York Times’ And Trey Gowdy Deliver Libya Squib

Republican staffers on the House Select Committee on Benghazi plainly leaked Clinton emails to the paper of record — in frustration that their probe is headed nowhere.

May 19, 2015
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Playing By The Old ‘Clinton Rules’ — All Innuendo, Few Facts

The media coverage of “Clinton Cash,” shows that old the “Clinton rules” are back: all innuendo and guilt-by-association, murky insinuations and few facts.

April 29, 2015
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Murdoch Empire Colludes With ‘Liberal Media’ To Promote ‘Clinton Cash’

This partnership between HarperCollins, Fox News, and the nation’s two leading newspapers amounts to an open declaration of war in a presidential election — it’s the journalistic equivalent of the Hitler-Stalin pact — and a very disturbing decision by Times and Post executives.

April 20, 2015
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Jeb Bush Says He Opposes Closing Gitmo, Doesn’t Read New York Times

Jeb touts his preferences in a recent interview, among which he noted that he doesn’t read The New York Times.

March 27, 2015
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Newsflash: Whitewater Is Still A Bogus ‘Scandal’ — And Fox News Is Still Wrong

The gross errors in Jeff Gerth’s 1992 front-page scoop started with the headline: “Clintons Joined S.&L. Operator In an Ozark Real Estate Venture.”

March 17, 2015
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks at a World Bank Forum.

Hillary Clinton’s Emails: Is This A Scandal? Or A ‘Scandal’?

Is there any evidence of actual wrongdoing by Hillary Clinton and her staff – or merely the same old stink of insinuation?

March 4, 2015
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Endorse This: Farewell, David Carr

David Carr, revered journalist and media critic at the The New York Times, passed away suddenly on Thursday night, age 58. Carr famously wrote on life itself: “The trick is to be grateful and hope the caper doesn’t end any time soon.”

Click above to watch Carr in 2012, talking about his first important piece of work in journalism — an exposé on police brutality in Minneapolis — then share this video.

February 13, 2015
Bob Schieffer

Big Media’s Crummy Advice For Democrats

No, Democrats don’t need to start acting like Republicans.

November 25, 2014
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New York Times To Slash 100 Newsroom Jobs In Streamlining

The New York Times is cutting a record high of jobs from the newsroom, amounting to 7.5 percent of the newsroom staff.

October 1, 2014
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New Autism Study

Nobody knows the causes of Autism, that range of neurological development disorders that has stymied scientists since it was first identified in the 1940s. But now researchers may have some more concrete information on which to base new studies. The New York Times reports the results of a study published in the journal Neuron that […]

August 29, 2014
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Breakfast Reconsidered

We’ve heard it all our lives – breakfast is the most important meal of the day. But as pervasive as that axiom is, there really is no scientific evidence to support it.  Now the New York Times reports that scientists at a number of universities around the world, who have been studying the morning meal […]

August 27, 2014
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Report: Blackwater Threatened To Kill U.S. Investigator In Iraq

Washington (AFP) – The top manager in Iraq of the notorious private security firm Blackwater threatened to kill a U.S. State Department investigator for probing the company’s performance, the New York Times reported Monday. The Times, citing an internal State Department memorandum, said the threat came just weeks before Blackwater guards shot and killed 17 […]

June 30, 2014
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Michelle Obama Assails Plan To Lower School Lunch Standards

Washington (AFP) – Michelle Obama lashed out in a newspaper opinion piece Thursday against Republican plans to roll back recently improved nutrition standards in American schools, one of her cherished causes as U.S. first lady. Obama wrote in the New York Times that revamped school nutrition standards requiring less salt, sugar and fat in meals […]

May 29, 2014
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Former New York Times Editor Tells Grads She Will Continue In Journalism

By Mark Washburn, The Charlotte Observer WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — In her first public remarks since her abrupt dismissal as executive editor of The New York Times, Jill Abramson told Wake Forest University graduates Monday that she doesn’t know what she will do next, “so I’m in exactly the same boat as many of you.” Removed […]

May 19, 2014
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NY Times First Black Editor Is Popular Newsroom Leader

Washington (AFP) – Hard-charging editor Dean Baquet was once sacked for standing by his reporters. He bounced back and is now the first African American to hold the most prestigious title in U.S. journalism, executive editor of the New York Times. On Wednesday, the august U.S. daily abruptly fired its first female executive editor, Jill […]

May 15, 2014
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New York Times Makes Change At Top

By Alana Semuels and James Rainey, Los Angeles Times NEW YORK — Just three years into her tenure, the first female editor of The New York Times was forced out because of what the publisher called management issues in the newsroom. Jill Abramson will be replaced by managing editor Dean Baquet, who will be the […]

May 15, 2014
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Jayson Blair And All The Lies Not Fit To Print

Why did you do it? The movie opens with that question. In response, Jayson Blair makes a joke. “This one again,” he mutters, rolling his eyes in mock consternation at the predictability of it. But predictable as it is and as long as he’s had to ponder it, Blair still ends up punting. “I don’t […]

May 5, 2014
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Russia Withheld Intel On Boston Bombing Suspect

New York (AFP) – Russia declined to provide the FBI with information about one of the Boston marathon bombing suspects two years before the attack, The New York Times reported. Three people were killed and about 260 wounded on April 15 last year when two bombs made of explosives-packed pressure cookers went off near the […]

April 10, 2014
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New York Times Reporter Leaves China After Visa Denial

Beijing (AFP) – A New York Times reporter left Beijing Thursday after authorities did not grant him a visa, in a case that comes as Chinese authorities ratchet up pressure on foreign media. Austin Ramzy, who has been based in China for more than six years, departed Beijing for Taipei, where he will be based. […]

January 30, 2014
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Willful Blindness Worsens Inequality

The rich really are getting richer, while the vast majority is getting poorer. All you have to do is look at the official government data to know this. Sadly, though, most of our nationally prominent journalists, especially David Brooks of The New York Times and PBS, do not know this because they neglect to do […]

January 17, 2014

Poll: Americans Concerned About Economy, Don’t Really Care About Deficit

A new New York Times poll shows that voters’ top concerns have shifted over the last two months. For one thing, voters are much less concerned about the federal deficit. Only 7% of respondents in June thought the budget deficit was the most important problem facing the country, while in April, that number was 15%. […]

June 29, 2011

NYT Editorial: Mass Residents Like Romneycare, Country Will Warm to Obamacare

The New York Times editorial board makes an important point: the 2006 health care reform bill that then-Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney signed has become increasingly popular over time and as the bill has gone into effect. The board argues that since the national law is modeled on this one, we can expect the Affordable Care […]

June 10, 2011
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