Friday, November 27, 2015
New York Times

No, Journalists Don’t Have Dramatic License

Anonymous sources are tricky enough, but journalists simply have no business contriving dramatized scenes with dialogue and characters — describing their innermost thoughts and feelings with no attribution whatsoever. To do so is inherently deceptive.

October 28, 2015
Biden, delivers opening remarks at the White House Build America Investment Initiative Roundtable in the Eisenhower Executive Office Building in Washington

Public Editor: No Problem With Dowd Column, But News Story Needs Correction

On national television, Joe Biden went out of his way to correct the record: “Nothing like that ever, ever happened.” Nothing like that – and Maureen Dowd’s column, which set the tone of subsequent sensational coverage in the New York Times and everywhere else, was a lot like that.

October 27, 2015

Dowdgate? Biden Insists Deathbed Scene With Son Beau Never Happened

Appearing on ’60 Minutes,’ Vice President Biden denied that the affecting deathbed scene between him and his older son Beau, as famously recounted by Maureen Dowd, had ever occurred.

October 26, 2015
Trey Gowdy

Latest Gowdy Fakery: Name Of CIA Source In Clinton Email Was No Secret

So here is yet another absurd episode, humiliating both for Rep. Trey Gowdy and the journalists who promoted this fraudulent story, and highly reminiscent of the bogus “criminal referral” leak that made the front page of the New York Times last summer.

October 19, 2015
Democratic Presidential Candidate Hillary Clinton speaks on "Face the Nation" with John Dickerson, in Washington

Weekend Reader: ‘Killing The Messenger: The Right-Wing Plot To Derail Hillary And Hijack Your Government’

My instincts told me that if we just gave the Hillary email story another poke or two, the whole house of cards would collapse.

October 4, 2015
Democratic presidential candidate Clinton looks into the crowd before she speaks at a "Women for Hillary" meeting in Milwaukee

The Never-Ending Hillary Clinton Story

Having failed to entomb Bill Clinton and drive a wooden stake through his heart, wrecking Clinton’s candidacy has become the Washington press clique’s overriding goal.

September 16, 2015
Hllary Clinton

The Media Chase Hillary, Time And ‘Times’ Again

If one were of a low and suspicious nature regarding The New York Times’ historically inept Washington Bureau, one might suspect yet another example of the “Clinton Rules” — that is, a shaky allegation unsupported by facts.

August 26, 2015
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Coca-Cola Takes Heat For Funding ‘Energy Balance’ Group

Facing declining sales, Coca-Cola donated $1.5 million last year to start an organization to promote exercise as a salve for obesity-related diseases.

August 11, 2015
Elijah Cummings

‘Criminal Referral’ Smear: What Trey Gowdy Knew — And When He Knew It

Suspicion grows that the leaks behind the bungled New York Times “criminal referral” story came from the Republican side of the House Select Committee on Benghazi chaired by Rep. Trey Gowdy.

August 3, 2015
U.S. Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton arrives at the Senate Democratic weekly policy luncheon

Tick-Tock! The Clinton Campaign’s Version Of ‘Times’ Journalistic Debacle

The Clinton campaign’s letter clearly suggests that somebody else outside the Justice Department — on Capitol Hill, perhaps? — planted a false charge against a presidential candidate on the front page of the nation’s most important newspaper.

July 31, 2015
Democratic presidential hopeful Clinton talks about her environmental plan during a visit to the DART Central Station in Des Moines

‘Criminal’ Mischief: Did A Government Official Smear Hillary Clinton?

Determining who leaked the phony “criminal referral” is important because – if we accept the ‘Times’ editors’ version – then one or more federal officials evidently tried under cover of anonymity to smear a presidential contender.

July 30, 2015
U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks at a campaign event in West Columbia

Why Clinton-Bashing Articles Are A Golden Goose For Her Detractors

We’re beyond corrections now.

July 29, 2015
U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks at the Iowa Democratic Party's Hall of Fame dinner in Cedar Rapids

How ‘The New York Times’ Bungled Its ‘Big’ Clinton Email Story

Given the New York Times’ deep bias against Hillary Clinton, nobody should be surprised by its embarrassing, inaccurate report of a non-existent “criminal referral” involving her.

July 27, 2015
Ted Cruz book a time for truth

Ted Cruz Vs. ‘The New York Times’

Either way, this dustup with the Times means more sales and publicity for the GOP candidate.

July 14, 2015
Hillary Clinton Campaigning

Newly Released Emails Reveal The Hillary You (Still) Don’t Know

Time magazine describes Hillary Clinton with adjectives rarely used in conventional profiles: “humble,” “self-deprecating,” and “generous.”

July 2, 2015
Speaker Boehner meets with Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-SC), who is to serve as chairman of the select committee to investigate the events surrounding the 2012 terrorist attacks in Benghazi. (SpeakerBoehner/Flickr)

Trey Gowdy Throws Credulous Reporters Under The Bus

Rep. Trey Gowdy is defending the Republicans’ misuse of taxpayer funds for an inquisition that has in no way advanced the public’s understanding of the Benghazi tragedy.

June 24, 2015
Sidney Blumenthal

Abusing Power: How The Benghazi Committee Works ‘The New York Times’

Sidney Blumenthal’s sworn testimony debunked the suggestion that he had been involved in any Libyan “business venture,” that he had derived monetary profit from any such venture, or that he had used his friendship with Hillary Clinton to advance his mythical business interests.

June 18, 2015
Hillary Clinton

Hillary Clinton Has Only One Real Opponent

If indeed Hillary Clinton’s Democratic rivals have no realistic chance, then who is her biggest opponent? Turns out it’s… well, us.

June 3, 2015

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
Britain Murdoch

Murdoch Empire Colludes With ‘Liberal Media’ To Promote ‘Clinton Cash’

The partnership between HarperCollins, Fox News, and the nation’s two leading newspapers amounts to an open declaration of war in a presidential election.

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
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks at a World Bank Forum.

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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