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  • NYT Quietly Changes Story About Criminal Probe Into Clinton Emails

    07/24/2015 8:23:59 AM PDT · by lbryce · 9 replies
    New York Times ^ | July 24. 2015 | Morgan Chalfant
    The New York Times broke a story about two inspectors general demanding the Department of Justice open a criminal investigation into Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email system during her time as secretary of state, a report that the publication quietly altered a short time later. Politico reported that the Times made two significant alterations to the exclusive story Thursday night, both of which appear to shift blame from Hillary Clinton in the controversy. In the original first paragraph of the piece, the Times described the criminal investigation requested by the inspectors general as being “into whether Hillary Rodham...
  • Ted Cruz Is More of a Spider-Man Guy (interview)

    07/23/2015 9:12:38 AM PDT · by EveningStar · 7 replies
    The New York Times ^ | July 23, 2015 | Ana Marie Cox and Ted Cruz
    Your new book is called ‘‘A Time for Truth: Reigniting the Promise of America.’’ A few months ago you were in the news for warning a little girl that ‘‘the world is on fire.’’ Do you believe setting things on fire is good or bad? Both. I am a passionate believer in the fire of liberty. Indeed, I have encouraged young people to become arsonists, spreading the fire of liberty. Now that said, the world being on fire is not a good thing.
  • Thousands rally in Times Square against Iran deal

    07/23/2015 7:11:02 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 22 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 07/23/2015 | Rick Moran
    An estimated 10,000 people jammed Times Square in New York City to rally against the Iran nuclear agreement.  Apparently, that wasn't enough people to catch the attention of the New York Times, who feature a $15-an-hour minimum wage protest of a couple of dozen people on the front page, but not thousands rallying against the Iran deal. New York Daily News: Thousands protesters packed Times Square Wednesday to rally against the Obama administration’s controversial nuclear deal with Iran. Speakers, including former Gov. George Pataki, Rep. Trent Franks (R-Ariz.), and conservative commentator Monica Crowley, called on Congress to scuttle the...
  • BREAKING! TED CRUZ DEFEATS THE NEW YORK TIMES!!

    07/15/2015 3:50:29 PM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 60 replies
    The Right Scoop ^ | 7-15-2015 | soopermexican
    Well well well. Look who has egg all over their stupid liberal faces. That’s right, the New York Times got so much criticism over blacklisting Ted Cruz from their bestseller list that they had to cave! From Politico:
  • NY TIMES TAKING A BEATING IN ITS BATTLE WITH TED CRUZ

    We wrote here about Ted Cruz’s feud with the New York Times. Cruz’s new book, A Time for Truth, is a hot seller, apparently #3 among hard cover nonfiction books. But the Times refused to list it on its best seller list, claiming that its “sales were limited to strategic bulk purchases.” Both Cruz and his publisher, HarperCollins, have denied the charge, and Cruz has challenged the Times either to provide evidence to back up its claim, or else apologize.Now Amazon has entered the fray, stating publicly that there is “is no evidence of unusual bulk purchase activity in our...
  • HarperCollins disputes N.Y. Times on Ted Cruz book: 'No evidence of bulk sales'

    07/10/2015 11:45:59 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 21 replies
    The Politico's Dylan Byers On Media ^ | July 10, 2015 | Dylan Byers
    The publisher HarperCollins is disputing the New York Times' claim that Ted Cruz’s new book was disqualified from its bestseller list because its sales had been driven by "strategic bulk purchases." The On Media blog reported Thursday that the Times was keeping Cruz's "A Time For Truth" off of its forthcoming bestsellers list, despite the fact that the book has sold more copies in its first week than all but two of the Times' bestselling titles. In an email, Times spokesperson Eileen Murphy attributed that decision to an "overwhelming preponderance of evidence... that sales were limited to strategic bulk purchases."...
  • EXCLUSIVE: NYT Debunked: Scott Walker’s ‘I’m Not Going Nativist’ Conversation Never Happened

    07/04/2015 12:34:47 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 25 replies
    Breitbart ^ | July 3, 2015 | Matthew Boyle
    A conversation about immigration between Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and the Heritage Foundation’s Stephen Moore, reported on by the New York Times this week, never happened. “We have spoken with Stephen Moore and the conversation that was reported did not happen and he will tell you that. I would recommend you reach out to him,” Walker spokeswoman AshLee Strong told Breitbart News on Thursday in response to an article by Jonathan Martin and Maggie Haberman. On Thursday, the reporters wrote: “Stephen Moore, a conservative scholar at the Heritage Foundation who backs an immigration overhaul, called Mr. Walker’s embrace of a...
  • CAUTION: Objects in the NYT may appear different than in reality

    06/23/2015 4:28:26 AM PDT · by NOBO2012
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 6-23-2015 | MOTUS
    “If you watch Fox News you inhabit a completely different world with different facts than if you read (the) New York Times.” – Brietbart Although I don’t think it was Fox News that was tricked by a 16-year-old into reporting that Dylann Roof blogged about “My Little Pony.” That would have been the New York Times Fox News: “President Barack Obama waves at the crowd during the 2015 Congressional Baseball Game at the National Parks Stadium, on June 11, 2015 in Washington DC.” NYT: President Barack Obama waves at the crowd with Representative Dan Kildee (D-MI) during the 2015...
  • Posing Questions of Photographic Ethics

    06/21/2015 6:32:16 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 31 replies
    The New York Times ^ | 6/16/2015 | James Estrin
    Most curators hope to get glowing reviews and popular acclaim when they mount an exhibit. Michael Kamber, on the other hand, is expecting some blowback for his latest show, “Altered Images: 150 Years of Posed and Manipulated Documentary Photography,” which opens this weekend at the Bronx Documentary Center. And he’s perfectly O.K. with that. “I think there will be some unhappy people,” said Mr. Kamber, a photojournalist and founder of the center. “That’s good. If people would stop faking photos, then they wouldn’t have to be worried about being called out.” The exhibit, a selection of well-known images that have...
  • Investigating the Clinton Foundation (Bob Woodward elaborates)

    06/19/2015 5:03:40 AM PDT · by Liz · 32 replies
    FOXNEWS.COM ^ | 6/18/15 | EDITED TRANSCRIPT
    O'REILLY "Clinton Cash" investigated the charitable enterprise known as the Clinton Foundation. How do you see it? BOB WOODWARD: this is a giant story... The question is how the Clinton Foundation activities are organized? Who decides -- that story will take weeks and months. O'REILLY Do you know if the "Washington Post" has an investigative team? WOODWARD: Yes....this week there's been serious meetings about it. It's going to be looked at in the New York Times.....there is independent media aggressiveness. Now, the big question you've raised, are there illegal transactions here? And that requires digging. O'REILLY.....you need somebody from the...
  • NYT: Perfectly Reasonable Questions: Portraying Unions in a Scott Walker Story

    06/19/2015 5:45:12 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 2 replies
    New York Times ^ | June 19, 2015 | Margaret Sullivan
    Last week’s cover story in The Times Magazine, “Scott Walker and the Fate of the Union,” drew hundreds of reader comments – and some mail to the Public Editor’s office. Two of the emails presented questions that I decided to pose to the magazine’s editor, Jake Silverstein. [SNIP] Mr. Silverstein’s response: Thanks for your question. It’s a perfectly reasonable one. To me, the answer lies in the distinction between a magazine story and a story produced by the newsroom for the daily paper. As you note, “an article in the magazine is a feature and doesn’t have exactly the same...
  • New York Times Ignores Children of Gay Parents Who Want a Mom and Dad

    06/18/2015 6:58:34 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 7 replies
    Dailysignal.com ^ | 6-16-2015 | Ryan T. Anderson
    The New York Times ran an article this weekend profiling and quoting many children of gay and lesbian parents under the headline “What Could Gay Marriage Mean for the Kids?”Noticeably absent were any children who, while loving their two moms or two dads, yearned for both a mom and dad.In my new book, “The Future of Marriage and Religious Freedom,” I devote a chapter to highlighting the stories of children of gays and lesbians who have spoken out about how redefining marriage has social costs. Their basic story is the same: Same-sex marriage denies children like them a relationship with...
  • Clinton Donated $100K to New York Times Group the Same Year Paper Endorsed Her

    06/08/2015 3:20:16 AM PDT · by markomalley · 24 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | 6/8/15 | Alana Goodman
    A little-known private foundation controlled by Bill and Hillary Clinton donated $100,000 to the New York Times’ charitable fund in 2008, the same year the newspaper’s editorial page endorsed Clinton in the Democratic presidential primary, according to tax documents reviewed by the Washington Free Beacon.The Clinton Family Foundation, a separate entity from the Bill, Hillary and Chelsea Clinton Foundation, has been the family’s vehicle for personal charitable giving since 2001.It is funded directly by the Clintons and distributes more than $1 million a year to civic and educational causes.The New York Times Neediest Cases Fund is a charity affiliated with...
  • ‘New York Times’ Won’t Reveal When Clintons Donated

    06/09/2015 3:46:46 AM PDT · by elhombrelibre · 12 replies
    The Washington Free Beacon ^ | 8 Jun 15 | Alana Goodman
    The New York Times is clamming up about the specific date Bill and Hillary Clinton contributed $100,000 to the paper’s charity group in 2008, but denies the donation played a role in its coverage and endorsement of Clinton in the Democratic primaries that year. The Washington Free Beacon reported on Sunday that the Clinton Family Foundation, a little-known philanthropic organization controlled by the Clintons, donated $100,000 to the New York Times Neediest Cases Fund in 2008. The charity is administered by the paper and run by top brass at the Times Company. On Jan. 25, 2008, the Times endorsed Hillary...
  • New York Times’ Top Shareholder Is a Clinton Foundation Donor

    06/10/2015 6:09:29 AM PDT · by maggief · 9 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | June 10, 2015 | Brent Scher
    Multiple high-dollar donors to the Clinton Foundation are associated with the New York Times, including the Times’ top shareholder, Carlos Slim. Slim, a Mexican telecom tycoon whose net worth of nearly $80 billion makes him the second richest man in the world, became the top shareholder of the New York Times earlier this year after he doubled his shares to take control of 16.8 percent of the company. Not only has Slim contributed between $1,000,001 and $5,000,000 to the Clinton Foundation, but his company Telmex has contributed an additional grant between $1,000,001 and $5,000,000 through its foundation. Slim has also...
  • Clinton Donated $100K to New York Times Group the Same Year Paper Endorsed Her

    06/08/2015 10:49:05 AM PDT · by elhombrelibre · 17 replies
    Washington Beacon ^ | 7 Jun 15 | Alana Goodman
    A little-known private foundation controlled by Bill and Hillary Clinton donated $100,000 to the New York Times’ charitable fund in 2008, the same year the newspaper’s editorial page endorsed Clinton in the Democratic presidential primary, according to tax documents reviewed by the Washington Free Beacon. The Clinton Family Foundation, a separate entity from the Bill, Hillary and Chelsea Clinton Foundation, has been the family’s vehicle for personal charitable giving since 2001. It is funded directly by the Clintons and distributes more than $1 million a year to civic and educational causes.
  • The Secret History of SEAL Team 6: Quiet Killings and Blurred Lines

    06/06/2015 1:21:43 PM PDT · by Brad from Tennessee · 19 replies
    New York Times ^ | June 6, 2015 | By Mark Mazzetti, Nicholas Kulish, Christopher Drew, Serge F. Kovaleski, Sean D. Naylor and John Ism
    They have plotted deadly missions from secret bases in the badlands of Somalia. In Afghanistan, they have engaged in combat so intimate that they have emerged soaked in blood that was not their own. On clandestine raids in the dead of the night, their weapons of choice have ranged from customized carbines to primeval tomahawks. Around the world, they have run spying stations disguised as commercial boats, posed as civilian employees of front companies and operated undercover at embassies as male-female pairs, tracking those the United States wants to kill or capture. Those operations are part of the hidden history...
  • Democratic Oppo Firm’s Fingerprints on NYT Rubio Hit

    06/05/2015 9:40:16 AM PDT · by kevkrom · 39 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | 2015-06-05 | Brent Scher
    Democratic Oppo Firm’s Fingerprints on NYT Rubio Hit All the Democratic oppo fit to print The New York Times Friday report that Republican Sen. Marco Rubio (Fla.) and his wife Jeanette have been cited 17 times for traffic violations was written after the citations were pulled by liberal opposition research firm American Bridge, according to Miami-Dade County court records. Records show that each of the citations mentioned by the New York Times were pulled in person by American Bridge operatives on May 26, 2015. Take for example the time Rubio was pulled over in 1997. “Mr. Rubio’s troubles behind the...
  • New York Times correspondent backs up Sy Hersh claim about how the US really found bin Laden

    05/13/2015 8:19:50 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 16 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 05/13/2015 | Marcus Baram
    As soon as legendary journalist Sy Hersh's controversial story on the Osama bin Laden raid was published Sunday night, critics pounced and skeptics ripped his account because of its reliance on anonymous sourcing and its lack of documentary evidence. Now a respected New York Times foreign correspondent, who was based in Afghanistan and Pakistan, writes about a key detail "in Seymour Hersh's Bin Laden story that rings true." Carlotta Gall writes that she also learned from sources that Pakistan's intelligence service, ISI, had kept bin Laden prisoner since 2006 and that the CIA learned about his location from a Pakistani...
  • NYT Dumps Paid Model for Mobile App,( Another One Bites The Dust)

    05/12/2015 5:05:54 AM PDT · by lbryce · 17 replies
    Business Standard ^ | May 12, 2015 | Staff
    The New York Times has announced that it is scrapping the paid subscription model for its mobile app NYT Now, after it failed to convert a substantial number of mobile users to subscribers. The app, which was previously priced at 7.99 dollars per month, was introduced last year as part of a larger effort at the Times to grow its subscription base by introducing new mobile products, reported TechCrunch. The NYT Now app was particularly aimed at attracting a younger, more digital crowd, by offering news summaries that allowed users to quickly catch up on the top NYT stories while...
  • Free Speech vs. Hate Speech (NYT alert)

    05/06/2015 2:45:27 PM PDT · by reaganaut1 · 98 replies
    New York Times ^ | May 6, 2015
    There is no question that images ridiculing religion, however offensive they may be to believers, qualify as protected free speech in the United States and most Western democracies. There is also no question that however offensive the images, they do not justify murder, and that it is incumbent on leaders of all religious faiths to make this clear to their followers. But it is equally clear that the Muhammad Art Exhibit and Contest in Garland, Tex., was not really about free speech. It was an exercise in bigotry and hatred posing as a blow for freedom. That distinction is critical...
  • Cash Flowed to Clinton Foundation as Russians Pressed for Control of Uranium Company

    04/23/2015 2:16:37 AM PDT · by kingattax · 34 replies
    NY Times ^ | APRIL 23, 2015 | By JO BECKER and MIKE McINTIRE
    The headline in Pravda trumpeted President Vladimir V. Putin’s latest coup, its nationalistic fervor recalling an era when the newspaper served as the official mouthpiece of the Kremlin: “Russian Nuclear Energy Conquers the World.” The article, in January 2013, detailed how the Russian atomic energy agency, Rosatom, had taken over a Canadian company with uranium-mining stakes stretching from Central Asia to the American West. The deal made Rosatom one of the world’s largest uranium producers and brought Mr. Putin closer to his goal of controlling much of the global uranium supply chain. But the untold story behind that story is...
  • How Much More Can Hillary! Take? The New York Times Strikes Another Blow at the Dowager Empress

    04/23/2015 1:27:06 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 50 replies
    Pajamas Media ^ | 04/23/2015 | Michael Walsh
    As I’ve been saying for months now, she’s toast: The headline in Pravda trumpeted President Vladimir V. Putin’s latest coup, its nationalistic fervor recalling an era when the newspaper served as the official mouthpiece of the Kremlin: “Russian Nuclear Energy Conquers the World.” The article, in January 2013, detailed how the Russian atomic energy agency, Rosatom, had taken over a Canadian company with uranium-mining stakes stretching from Central Asia to the American West. The deal made Rosatom one of the world’s largest uranium producers and brought Mr. Putin closer to his goal of controlling much of the global uranium...
  • NY Times puzzled over 'disappearance' of 1.5 million black men

    04/21/2015 6:46:02 AM PDT · by PROCON · 37 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | April 21, 2015 | Newsmachete
    Where's Waldo? The New York Times plays this game on a large scale with a disingenuous article talking about the "disappearance" of 1.5 million black men. In New York, almost 120,000 black men between the ages of 25 and 54 are missing from everyday life. In Chicago, 45,000 are, and more than 30,000 are missing in Philadelphia. Across the South — from North Charleston, S.C., through Georgia, Alabama and Mississippi and up into Ferguson, Mo. — hundreds of thousands more are missing.They are missing, largely because of early deaths or because they are behind bars. Remarkably, black women who are...
  • What's the threat -- Minnesotans or Somali-Americans?

    04/21/2015 5:27:19 AM PDT · by reaganaut1 · 17 replies
    April 21, 2015 | me
    Yesterday I started a thread 6 Somali-Americans Arrested in ISIS Recruiting Case, linking to a New York Times article with the same title and remarking that the NYT would usually use a title like "6 Minnesota Men Arrested". Sure enough, the NYT has reverted to PC, and the article is now titled "6 Minnesotans Held in Plot to Join ISIS". Who poses more of a terrorist threat -- non-Somali Minnesotans or non-Minnesotan Somalis in America? Since the answer is the latter, the original NYT headline was the right one. But the media does not want people to notice certain patterns.
  • Grandma Nixon

    04/12/2015 1:14:18 PM PDT · by lifeofgrace · 20 replies
    Charting Course ^ | 4/12/15 | Steve Berman
    <p>Hillary Clinton made the most anti-climactic announcement in the history of presidential politics today.  She's running for president.  Yawn.  We are looking at a politician with a perfect record:  everything she's touched has ended badly.  Here's for keeping it perfect.</p> <p>I posted the article below this morning on RedState, which got some play on Twitter.  Grandma Nixon is officially in the race.</p>
  • News King: Drudge is top driver to CNN, WaPo, Fox, AP, NYT, WSJ, Politico

    04/08/2015 11:10:58 PM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 38 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | 4-8-15 | Paul Bedard
    Nobody beats Matt Drudge's popular Drudge Report when it comes to driving people to the world's most influential news sites. A new infographic to promote the Drudge Report to advertisers uses statistics to show that no other website refers more traffic than Drudge to CNN, Fox, Washington Post, New York Times, AP, Politico and even the Daily Mail. "Drudge has a profound effect on America's premier news outlets: it's the top source for referral traffic to industry powerhouses like Fox News, CNN, The Wall Street Journal, the Associated Press, and Reuters among others. That alone is extraordinary," said the report....
  • New York Times Runs Easter Story Suggesting Resurrection Didn't Happen

    04/08/2015 2:44:05 PM PDT · by NYer · 24 replies
    Aleteia ^ | April 8, 2015 | JOHN BURGER
    A few weeks ago, an Israeli geologist met with a reporter from the New York Times in the lobby of Jerusalem's King David Hotel. The geologist brought along evidence. Just before Easter, the Times came out with his story. The geologist, Aryeh Shimron, claims to have proof of a connection between a famous ossuary, or burial box for bones, and a tomb of in the environs of Jerusalem that, he believes, was the final resting place for Jesus of Nazareth, his wife and his family. If he were right, his theory would call into question the truth of the Resurrection. The Times...
  • New York Times editorial board calls for Menendez to resign

    04/03/2015 8:47:54 AM PDT · by SleeperCatcher · 26 replies
    CNN ^ | 04/03/2015 | Alexandra Jaffe
    How do you know The New York Times is all in for protecting Barack Obama? When its editorial board turns on a fellow Democrat who bucked him on the Iran deal. "The New York Times is calling for New Jersey Sen. Robert Menendez to resign in the face of criminal charges of bribery."
  • ‘Who the hell wrote that’? NYT’s hot take on Bergdahl is ‘freaking unbelievable’

    03/25/2015 12:55:21 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 32 replies
    Twitchy.com ^ | 03/25/2015 | Twitchy Staff
  • NY Times lashes out at surprise Netanyahu win [Israel]

    03/18/2015 8:23:08 AM PDT · by Star Traveler · 51 replies
    The Jerusalem Post ^ | Wednesday, March 18, 2015 | Staff
    Only hours after the surprise Likud victory, following weeks of polls showing the party would lose by as many as five mandates, the American media began its harsh critique of the Israeli election results, and especially of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. The New York Times editorial titled "An Israeli Election Turns Ugly" criticized Netanyahu and questioned his legitimacy for the Israeli people, saying that "Mr. Netanyahu showed that he was desperate, and craven, enough to pull out all the stops." "Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s outright rejection of a Palestinian state and his racist rant against Israeli Arab voters on Tuesday...
  • An Open Letter to hdr22@clintonemail.com (Dowd)

    03/14/2015 1:15:11 PM PDT · by oleus · 121 replies
    NY Times ^ | 3/14/2015 | Maureen Dowd
  • Hillary Clinton Tries to Quell Controversy Over Private Email (Deleted just like Lois Lerner?)

    03/10/2015 9:10:20 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 50 replies
    The New York Times ^ | 3/10/2015 | AMY CHOZICK and MICHAEL S. SCHMIDT
    At one point on Tuesday, Mrs. Clinton said the emails she had deleted contained “personal communications from my husband and me.” But on Sunday, a spokesman for Mr. Clinton told reporters that the former president had “sent two emails in his life.” After the news conference, Mrs. Clinton’s office provided several new details about the email account and what she has provided to the State Department. More than 100 government officials knew about Mrs. Clinton’s use of private email, her office said. (The White House spokesman, Josh Earnest, said Monday that President Obama exchanged emails with Mrs. Clinton, saw that...
  • NY Times Crops George and Laura Bush Out of Front-Page Photo of Selma Anniversary

    03/08/2015 10:41:36 PM PDT · by grundle · 47 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | March 8, 2015 | Tim Graham
    MRC's Dan Gainor alerted us that Ben Smith of the Daily Signal tweeted out a shocking visual: the New York Times front page on Sunday cropped George W. and Laura Bush out of its photo of a Selma anniversary march. They cropped it just to include President Obama. (Notice the Bushes didn't try to crowd right next to the president to get into the frame.) And a fuller shot: The online story by Peter Baker and Richard Fausset doesn't have column-inch limitations, but its photo, too, excludes the Bushes. http://www.nytimes.com/2015/03/08/us/obama-in-selma-for-edmund-pettus-bridge-attack-anniversary.html?_r=0
  • George W Bush cropped out of New York Times front cover image of Selma march

    03/09/2015 7:20:54 AM PDT · by jalisco555 · 84 replies
    Telegraph (UK) ^ | 3/9/15 | Andrew Marszal
    The New York Times has been accused of bias by conservative US media after cropping George W Bush and his wife Laura out of its front-page image of the Selma anniversary march. The former Republican president took part in Saturday's march across the Edmund Pettus Bridge in Selma, Alabama to mark 50 years since one of the bloodiest episodes in America's civil rights movement. But the photograph on the front page of Sunday's New York Times, which showed Barack and Michelle Obama leading the anniversary march, appeared to cut the Bushes from the right-hand side of the image.
  • What’s Missing from This New York Times Frontpage on the Selma March Speaks Volumes

    03/08/2015 5:08:34 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 23 replies
    Independent Journal Review ^ | 03/08/2015 | Kyle Becker
    The New York Times commemorated the 50th anniversary of the march in Selma, Alabama by running a frontpage photo that is raising some questions.The paper of record, the anointed gold standard of journalistic integrity, appears to be playing games with its audience by conveniently cropping out a long-time political foe of the newspaper: President George W. Bush.Here is a wider angle photo of the marchers in Selma, Alabama, as reported by Newsbusters. Look below. And here is a “more inclusive” photo with all the prominent figures included (as noted by Ben Smith, not of Buzzfeed fame): If you peer down to the...
  • Predictable. NY Times Crops Out George W. Bush from Selma March Photo

    03/08/2015 5:33:29 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 60 replies
    Megyn Kelly ^ | 3/8/2015 | MEGYN KELLY
    The 50th Anniversary of the Bloody Sunday march was held in Selma, Alabama on Saturday. The New York Times cropped out the George and Laura Bush. Discrimination still exists in America. MRC reported:
  • NYT to Hillary: Ban foreign donors (please?)

    02/21/2015 3:37:03 AM PST · by Libloather · 13 replies
    The Hill ^ | 2/20/15 | Jesse Byrnes
    The editorial board of The New York Times is urging the Clinton Foundation to ban foreign contributions ahead of Hillary Clinton's likely presidential bid. In its Friday editorial, the newspaper notes that the foundation has pulled in nearly $2 billion in cash and pledges since 2001, including millions in contributions from foreign governments. "All of which underlines the need for Hillary Rodham Clinton, in her all but certified role as a Democratic presidential candidate, to reinstate the foundation's ban against foreign contributors, who might have matters of concern to bring before a future Clinton administration," they wrote. Clinton came under...
  • Are Teleprompter Readers Like Brian Williams Obsolete? Or Just Redundant?

    02/08/2015 11:33:26 AM PST · by NOBO2012 · 20 replies
    Michelle Obama's Mirror ^ | 2-8-2015 | MOTUS
    Brian Williams is taking a sabbatical until he’s no longer the laughing stock of the internet - this is HUGE! I can tell because even Maureen Dowd can’t seem to find the humor in it. It’s as if she senses something more existential (yes, I said it) is at stake here. It may be starting to dawn on her that the broadcast (and print) journalism franchise is flailing. Like Radio Shack, who continued to hang around providing inferior product and service long after they had lost sight of their objective.Here’s MoDo’s take on the situation: Although Williams’s determination to...
  • 25 years ago today, the New York Times ran its first profile of Barack Obama

    02/06/2015 1:57:26 PM PST · by EveningStar · 47 replies
    Vox ^ | February 6, 2015 | Jenée Desmond-Harris
    Twenty-five years ago today, the New York Times ran its first profile of Barack Obama. On February 6, 1990, it announced (in a headline that's now pretty dated), "First Black Elected to Head Harvard's Law Review," and explained that the 28-year-old's new role was considered the "highest student position" at the school.
  • The New York Times Anti-Israel Style Guide Adds a New Phrase

    01/23/2015 5:27:41 PM PST · by SJackson · 8 replies
    Algemeiner ^ | January 23, 2015
    Buried in a New York Times article today about friction between President Obama and Prime Minister Netanyahu is a phrase that the newspaper has never used before: Famously, many of those conversations have been deeply uncomfortable. The two leaders have often clashed on IsraelÂ’s determination to build new settlements, which Mr. Obama viewed as a way to sabotage peace talks. Mr. Netanyahu was accused of lecturing Mr. Obama in front of the cameras in the Oval Office during an angry conversation in May 2011, after Mr. Obama suggested that the 1967 borders with Palestine should be the starting point for...
  • New York Times columnist ‘fuming’ after son allegedly stopped by Yale police at gunpoint

    01/25/2015 11:00:28 AM PST · by bgill · 70 replies
    yahoo ^ | Jan. 25, 2015 | yahoo
    New York Times op-ed columnist Charles M. Blow says he’s “fuming” after his son was allegedly stopped by a Yale University police officer at gunpoint Saturday night because he apparently fit the description of a possible burglary suspect. “So, my son, a 3rd year chem major at Yale was just accosted — at GUN POINT — by a Yale policeman bc he ‘fit the description’ of a suspect,’” Blow tweeted on Saturday. “He was let go when they realized he was a college student and not a criminal.”
  • ‘NAACP Bombing’ . . . or Barbershop Bang?

    01/22/2015 4:38:32 PM PST · by Beave Meister · 4 replies
    National Review ^ | 1/21/2015 | Michelle Malkin
    Colorado Springs, Colo. — From the liberal media’s coverage of my beautiful adopted hometown, you’d think we live in a KKK-infested hotbed where every person of color fears for his or her life. Take a look at these ominous headlines: “Bombing of NAACP headquarters harkens to bad old days” — MSNBC “Colorado Springs explosion recalls violence against NAACP” — the Washington Post “NAACP Bombing Evokes Memories of Civil Rights Strife” — Time magazine “Explosion outside NAACP office could be a hate crime, officials say” — the Los Angeles Times Let me and my brown skin assure you, America: Bull Connor...
  • Megyn Kelly Featured in New York Times Magazine

    01/22/2015 10:48:06 AM PST · by Kaslin · 18 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 22, 2015 | Christine Rousselle
    Fox News host Megyn Kelly was featured in today's New York Times Magazine in a piece titled "The Megyn Kelly Moment." On a gray Wednesday in November, the Fox News anchor Megyn Kelly and four producers gathered around a conference table on the 17th floor of the News Corporation building in Manhattan. They were there to plan the 281st episode of “The Kelly File,” which would be shown live in a few hours, at 9 p.m. Kelly’s executive producer, Tom Lowell, a 25-year veteran of TV news, ticked through the program blocks, the between-commercial bits that are the basic unit of...
  • The Only People the New York Times Cares About are Muslims

    01/19/2015 8:20:25 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 22 replies
    Frontpage Mag ^ | 01/19/2015 | Daniel Greenfield
    What is the New York Times’ first response after Muslims massacred secular cartoonists and Jews? Start immediately collecting Muslim whining to bolster claims of Islamophobia. (via Israel Matzav) In the aftermath of the Paris attacks last week, the New York Times is understandably interested in hearing about the experiences of minorities in Europe these days. That is commendable. It’s just the kind of journalism that sheds light on everyday life of people facing adversity the world over. It’s important and informative and insightful, and we applaud it, and look forward to reading it.Scratch that. Actually, the Times is obsessively...
  • The verdict, take 2 [NY Slime And The FISA Judges]

    03/30/2006 6:42:54 AM PST · by conservativecorner · 13 replies · 671+ views
    Powerline ^ | March 30, 2006 | Scott Johnson
    Last night John rendered his "Verdict: The New York Times blew the story." The "story" was the testimony of five federal judges -- Magistrate Judge Allan Kornblum and four former FISA court judges -- on Senator Specter's proposed revision of the FISA statute. According to yesterday's New York Times story by Eric Lichtblau: In a rare glimpse into the inner workings of the secretive court, known as the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court, several former judges who served on the panel...voiced skepticism at a Senate hearing about the president's constitutional authority to order wiretapping on Americans without a court order. They...
  • Justice Dept. cracks down on leaks (selectively ?)

    05/25/2010 11:26:06 AM PDT · by STARWISE · 17 replies · 602+ views
    Politico ^ | 5-25-10 | Josh Gerstein
    The Obama administration’s crackdown on leaks to the press has snared a high-profile conviction of an FBI linguist, who was sentenced to 20 months in prison Monday after pleading guilty to giving classified information to a blogger. The sentence for Shamai Leibowitz is likely to become the longest ever served by a government employee accused of passing national security secrets to a member of the media. His case represents only the third known conviction in U.S. history for a government official or contractor providing classified information to the press. And it reflects a surprising development: President Barack Obama’s Justice Department...
  • Carlos Slim Just Became The New York Times’ Largest Investor

    01/14/2015 10:49:30 PM PST · by Bratch · 24 replies
    Deadline Hollywood ^ | January 14, 2015 | David Lieberman
    Mexican telecom mogul Carlos Slim Helu now owns more of the New York Times Company than does the Sulzberger family, which has controlled the venerable news provider since 1896. Slim became the dominant investor today after paying $101.1 million to exercise warrants that boosted his ownership of Class A shares by 11.9 million to 27.8 million, equal to 16.8% of the voting stock, the company says. The billionaire acquired the warrants in 2009 when he bought $250 million of the Times’ notes. The investment helped see the company through a dark period as print ads fell, and it had to invest in its digital platform. The terms guaranteed Slim...
  • F.B.I. and Justice Dept. Said To Seek Charges for Petraeus

    01/09/2015 5:18:57 PM PST · by Beave Meister · 27 replies
    The New York Times ^ | 1/9/2015 | MICHAEL S. SCHMIDT and MATT APUZZO
    WASHINGTON — The F.B.I. and Justice Department prosecutors have recommended bringing felony charges against retired Gen. David H. Petraeus for providing classified information to his former mistress while he was director of the C.I.A., officials said, leaving Attorney General Eric H. Holder Jr. to decide whether to seek an indictment that could send the pre-eminent military officer of his generation to prison. The Justice Department investigation stems from an affair Mr. Petraeus had with Paula Broadwell, an Army Reserve officer who was writing his biography, and focuses on whether he gave her access to his C.I.A. email account and other...
  • Barf alert! NYT gets weepy over cop-killer Ismaaiyl Brinsley

    01/03/2015 7:15:22 AM PST · by Zakeet · 51 replies
    American Thinker ^ | January 3, 2015 | Thomas Lifson
    He was a victim! The man who cold-bloodedly shot Officers Ramos and Liu gets a shocking amount of sympathy and understanding from the New York Times today. The three (!) writers assigned to the story, Kim Barker, Mosi Secret and Richard Fausset present us empathy as: In reality, Mr. Brinsley’s short life was a series of disappointments. He was the difficult teenager who was passed around from home to home, the adult who could make nothing work, not a T-shirt company, not even an attempt on his own life at a former girlfriend’s house. Everyone seemed to betray him. The...