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  • Trump and Sulzberger on Media Bias

    08/02/2018 2:23:11 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 9 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | August 2, 2018 | Cal Thomas
    Every president since George Washington has suffered from a critical press. John F. Kennedy canceled all White House subscriptions to the New York Herald Tribune because of coverage he regarded as unfavorable. President Obama, who was almost universally adored by mainstream media, sometimes complained he wasn't getting all the credit he thought he deserved for his policies; never mind that in many cases -- Obamacare is just one example -- liberal media rarely criticized him when those policies faltered. New York Times columnist David Brooks once remarked that he believed Obama would be a great president simply because he observed...
  • New York Times Publisher to Donald Trump: Stop Calling Us Fake News

    07/30/2018 9:06:36 PM PDT · by Trump_vs_Evil_Witch · 96 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 7-30-2018 | Charles Spiering
    New York Times publisher A.G. Sulzberger confirmed a meeting with President Donald Trump, revealing on Sunday that he urged the president to stop calling the media “fake news.” “I told him that although the phrase ‘fake news’ is untrue and harmful, I am far more concerned about his labeling journalists ‘the enemy of the people,’” he explained in a five-paragraph statement about his meeting with the president. Trump revealed the meeting first on Twitter, noting that he had an “interesting” meeting with Sulzberger. “Spent much time talking about the vast amounts of Fake News being put out by the media...
  • New York Times tells Trump: Don't call reporters enemies of the people

    07/29/2018 5:24:16 PM PDT · by Ennis85 · 65 replies
    BBC News ^ | 29th July 2018 | BBC News
    The publisher of the New York Times has urged President Donald Trump not to continue labelling reporters "enemies of the people", saying it could "lead to violence" against the media. AG Sulzberger made the details of their off-the-record meeting public after Mr Trump tweeted about it. In his initial tweet, the president said it had been a "very good" meeting. But he later accused media of putting people's lives at risk through their reporting. His first tweet read: "Spent much time talking about the vast amounts of Fake News being put out by the media & how that Fake News...
  • Times publisher asks Trump to reconsider anti-media rhetoric

    07/29/2018 11:55:35 AM PDT · by yoe · 89 replies
    Time ^ | July 29, 2018
    The publisher of the New York Times said Sunday he “implored” President Donald Trump at a private White House meeting this month to reconsider his broad attacks on journalists, calling the president’s anti-press rhetoric “not just divisive but increasingly dangerous.” In a statement, publisher A.G. Sulzberger said he decided to comment publicly after Trump revealed their off-the-record meeting to his more than 53 million Twitter followers on Sunday. Trump’s aides had requested that the July 20 meeting not be made public, Sulzberger said.[snip] “Had a very good and interesting meeting at the White House with A.G. Sulzberger, Publisher of the...
  • Trump says he, New York Times publisher met at White House

    07/29/2018 8:34:37 AM PDT · by Hojczyk · 26 replies
    Townhall ^ | July 29,2018
    BRIDGEWATER, N.J. (AP) — President Donald Trump is tweeting about a "very good and interesting meeting" he says he had at the White House with the publisher of The New York Times. Trump did not say when he met with A.G. Sulzberger. He tweets Sunday: "Spent much time talking about the vast amounts of Fake News being put out by the media & how that Fake News has morphed into phrase, 'Enemy of the People.' Sad!" Trump bristles at negative media coverage of himself and the administration. He has denounced the news media as the "enemy of the people" and...
  • NY Times publisher tells Trump anti-press attacks 'dangerous and harmful'

    07/29/2018 9:23:34 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 67 replies
    NY Times publisher tells Trump anti-press attacks 'dangerous and harmful' By Afp Published: 11:40 EDT, 29 July 2018 | Updated: 11:40 EDT, 29 July 2018 The publisher of the New York Times has warned Donald Trump in a White House meeting that the president's escalating attacks on the news media are "inflammatory" and "dangerous and harmful to our country." Trump's meeting with A.G. Sulzberger, who took the reins of the prestigious newspaper on Jan. 1, took place July 20, following a request from the White House for what appeared to be a routine get-to-know-you session. The session, which also included...
  • Retiring New York Times publisher to be replaced by his son

    12/15/2017 1:14:57 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 11 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Dec 14, 2017 4:37 PM EST | Karen Matthews
    The publisher of The New York Times Co. is stepping down after 25 years and will be succeeded by his 37-year-old son, the Times announced Thursday. Arthur O. Sulzberger Jr. will retire as of Dec. 31 but will remain as chairman of the board of directors, the Times said. His son and current deputy publisher, Arthur Gregg Sulzberger, will take over as publisher. “It is the greatest honor to serve The Times — and the people who make it what it is — as the next publisher,” the younger Sulzberger, known as A.G., said in a staffwide email. Sulzberger praised...
  • Trump, In Interview, Moderates Views but Defies Conventions [Doesn't Believe In Waterboarding]

    11/22/2016 6:43:53 PM PST · by Steelfish · 25 replies
    NYTimes ^ | November 22, 2016 | MICHAEL D. SHEAR, JULIE HIRSCHFELD DAVIS and MAGGIE HABERMAN
    Trump, In Interview, Moderates Views but Defies Conventions By MICHAEL D. SHEAR, JULIE HIRSCHFELD DAVIS and MAGGIE HABERMAN NOV. 22 Donald J. Trump on Tuesday with Arthur O. Sulzberger Jr., the publisher of The New York Times, right. Credit Hiroko Masuike/The New York Times President-elect Donald J. Trump tempered on Tuesday some of his most extreme campaign promises, dropping his vow to jail Hillary Clinton, expressing doubt about the value of torturing terrorism suspects and pledging to have an open mind about climate change. But in a wide-ranging hourlong interview with reporters and editors at The New York Times —...
  • Sulzberger's last straw: Fires Jill Abramson for misleading him about a new hire

    05/18/2014 6:51:47 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 44 replies
    Politico ^ | 05/18/2014 | DYLAN BYERS
    New York Times publisher Arthur Sulzberger fired executive editor Jill Abramson after concluding that she had misled both him and chief executive Mark Thompson during her effort to hire a new co-managing editor, according to two sources with knowledge of the reason for her termination. While several factors contributed to Sulzberger’s frustration with Abramson’s management of the newsroom, the sources, who are sympathetic to the Times management, said it was this incident that sealed her fate. In conversations and emails, Abramson led both Sulzberger and Thompson to believe that she had consulted with other newsroom leaders about her decision to...
  • Times Publisher Gives Details on Top Editor's Dismissal

    05/17/2014 4:29:51 PM PDT · by EveningStar · 19 replies
    The New York Times ^ | May 17, 2014 | Ravi Somaiya
    Arthur Sulzberger Jr., the publisher of The New York Times, released a statement Saturday afternoon detailing his decision to fire the newspaper’s executive editor, Jill Abramson. He was responding to a growing controversy over accusations by Ms. Abramson’s supporters that gender played a role in her dismissal. The decision to remove her, which was announced on Wednesday, “has been cast by many as an example of the unequal treatment of women in the workplace,” Mr. Sulzberger wrote. Instead, the statement said, it “was a situation involving a specific individual who, as we all do, has strengths and weaknesses.”
  • Exclusive: (NY)Times Internal Report Painted Dire Digital Picture...

    05/15/2014 9:58:06 AM PDT · by Beave Meister · 6 replies
    Buzzfeed.com ^ | 5/15/2014 | Myles Tanzer
    “Our journalism advantage is shrinking,” a committee led by the publisher’s son warned. A call to get rid of the metaphor of “Church and State.” A 96-page internal New York Times report, sent to top executives last month by a committee led by the publisher’s son and obtained by BuzzFeed, paints a dark picture of a newsroom struggling more dramatically than is immediately visible to adjust to the digital world, a newsroom that is hampered primarily by its own storied culture. The Times report was finalized March 24 by a committee of digitally oriented staffers led by reporter A.G. Sulzberger....
  • The Tyranny and Lethargy of the Times Editorial Page

    02/05/2014 11:40:58 AM PST · by CreviceTool · 5 replies
    New York Observer ^ | February 4, 2014 | Ken Kurson
    IT’S WELL KNOWN AMONG THE SMALL WORLD of people who pay attention to such things that the liberal-leaning reporters at The Wall Street Journal resent the conservative-leaning editorial page of The Wall Street Journal. What’s less well known—and about to break into the open, threatening the very fabric of the institution—is how deeply the liberal-leaning reporters at The New York Times resent the liberal-leaning editorial page of The New York Times.
  • Arthur Sulzberger, longtime New York Times publisher, dead at 86

    09/29/2012 8:05:00 AM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 44 replies
    CNN Wire Staff ^ | September 29, 2012
    New York (CNN) -- Arthur Ochs Sulzberger, the influential publisher of The New York Times who served from 1963 to 1992, has died at age 86, the newspaper reported Saturday.
  • Ex-NY Times CEO clashed with chairman's girlfriend-report (Sulzberger's private life)

    05/27/2012 5:33:03 PM PDT · by Libloather · 18 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 5/27/12
    Ex-NY Times CEO clashed with chairman's girlfriend-reportReuters – 6 hours ago REUTERS - Arthur Sulzberger Jr.'s new girlfriend and the New York Times Co's declining business led to the ousting of Janet Robinson as the newspaper company's chief executive in December. A New York magazine article published this week reconstructs the events that led to Robinson's departure after 28 years of service, working her way up from advertising sales to the corner office in 2004, becoming Sulzberger's most trusted lieutenant in the process. http://tinyurl.com/6oameoz The article is based on interviews with more than 30 sources described as "intimately familiar with...
  • Why Government can’t run a business. The Postal Service vs (gulp) The NY Times

    09/22/2011 9:42:35 AM PDT · by Corky Boyd · 13 replies
    Island Turtle ^ | September 22, 2011 | Corky Boyd
    The United States Postal Service has spread the alarms. It has run through a $12 billion federal loan that has kept itself afloat for the past two years and it is now looking for a bailout. It cites declining revenues because of the internet, the inordinate cost of its pension program and the inability to control labor costs because of no-layoff provisions in its union contracts. It wants to cut service to 5 days a week, possibly more and it is planning to slow the delivery of first class mail. It has talked about reductions in force of 120,000, but...
  • The Press at War ___ The patriot reporter is passé.

    11/26/2006 12:45:04 AM PST · by Lorianne · 6 replies · 458+ views
    City Journal ^ | Autumn 2006 | James Q. Wilson
    We are told by careful pollsters that half of the American people believe that American troops should be brought home from Iraq immediately. This news discourages supporters of our efforts there. Not me, though: I am relieved. Given press coverage of our efforts in Iraq, I am surprised that 90 percent of the public do not want us out right now. Between January 1 and September 30, 2005, nearly 1,400 stories appeared on the ABC, CBS, and NBC evening news. More than half focused on the costs and problems of the war, four times as many as those that discussed...
  • Mass. hysteria over New York Times execs' bonuses

    03/27/2010 11:01:16 AM PDT · by Behind Liberal Lines · 20 replies · 1,221+ views
    NEW YORK POST is a registered trademark of NYP Holdings, Inc ^ | 1:18 AM, March 27, 2010 | By KEITH J. KELLY
    Those paydays that New York Times Co. Chairman Arthur Sulzberger and President Janet Robinson received last year are once again coming back to haunt them. The Boston Newspaper Guild, which absorbed more than $10 million in pay and benefit cuts to members last year in order to save The Boston Globe, has lashed out at the Sulzberger and Robinson 2009 bonuses and are demanding their lost wages and benefits be restored... The Times Co. declined to comment. The company raised eyebrows earlier this month when it revealed in a company filing that the pair of execs got higher bonuses in...
  • New York Times Staffers Furious Over The Huge Raise Executives Gave Themselves

    03/26/2010 5:36:43 PM PDT · by george76 · 48 replies · 1,098+ views
    Business Insider ^ | Mar. 26, 2010 | Gillian Reagan |
    Some New York Times Co... staffers are boiling about their top executives' huge $12 million payouts in 2009. Chairman Arthur Sulzberger Jr.'s compensation more than doubled in 2009, to nearly $6 million. President and CEO Janet Robinson also boosted her earnings by 32%, to $6.3 million. During the same year, the New York newsroom lost 100 staffers to buyouts and layoffs, along with pay and benefit cuts at sister publications. "We watched our colleagues pack their boxes and he is making $6 million? It's a joke."
  • Sulzberger pinches double the pay (Corporate greed at the NY Times!)

    03/13/2010 7:40:12 AM PST · by jimbo123 · 17 replies · 570+ views
    NY Post ^ | 3/13/10 | KEITH J. KELLY
    Top executives at the beleaguered New York Times Company reaped hefty rewards last year, with Chairman Arthur "Pinch" Sulzberger more than doubling his total compensation to $6 million. CEO Janet Robinson got even more, reaping $6.3 million, a 31.9 percent hike. The pay numbers were disclosed in Securities and Exchange Commission filings yesterday. The increases come against a backdrop of declining ad revenue, layoffs, frozen pension plans, unpaid vacations and a 5 percent pay cut for most of the rank-and-file workers last year. "Our members are really unhappy with what is happening," said Bill O'Meara, president of the Newspaper Guild...
  • New York Times Company humiliates itself in public

    09/20/2009 2:05:36 AM PDT · by Scanian · 11 replies · 811+ views
    The American Thinker Blog ^ | September 19, 2009 | Thomas Lifson
    This just looks bad. Really bad. The New York Times Company has been required to reveal startling management incompetence, an inability to correctly apply its own executive compensation scheme to the top two figures in the company, overpaying the bosses. Publicly-traded corporations like the Times must file a Form 8K within four days of various events, so the details of the screw-up are now on the record. The company filed the 8K following the end of trading yesterday. A summary of the substance is here.