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