July 2012 Archive

Pierre Salinger

Camelot in the Provence

From Eugene Schulman: I found Ralph Blumenthal's article "Medieval French Village Echoes with the Voice of Kennedy's Camelot," IHT, July 12, 2002 of interest. Here is my version of the museum when I visited it some years ago.

‘NYT’ Reporter Detained At Nabi Saleh Demo – Colleague Says It Was Just ‘For a Bit’

By Philip Weiss: Today the Israeli army detained Ben Ehrenreich, a reporter for the New York Times Magazine, during the weekly demonstration in Nabi Saleh and later released him.

Covering Up Debacles: The Sandusky Affair and the Vietnam War

By John Grant: Life is overflowing with metaphorical material. Maneuvering through reality is a constant dialogue and negotiation...

Illustration by DonkeyHotey for The Politics Blog (Based on Images from the AP)

Our Mr. Brooks Has a Stinky Sad

By Charles P. Pierce: Moral Hazard, the Irish setter owned for photo-op purposes by New York Times columnist David Brooks, loves to watch the dog show from Westminster every ...

US Journalist Detained in Israel

By Al-Akhbar: An American journalist working for the New York Times was detained by Israeli forces while covering a protest in Palestine, but was later released.

Tom Friedman

Thomas Friedman’s Lessons for Anthropologists

By Daniel Lende and Greg Downey: Recently Gawker’s Hamilton Nolan wrote a spot-on critique of Thomas Friedman, the New York Times op-ed columnist –Thomas Friedman Writes His Only Column ...

Can’t Anybody Manage the N.Y. Times?

By Jon Friedman: Late on Dec. 15, the New York Times Co. announced that Chief Executive Officer Janet Robinson would exit.