September 2012 Archive


Words Matter

By Marie Burns: Lawrence Downes, who writes editorial about immigration for the New York Times, is perplexed about the use of the term “illegal” to describe ...

Mohammed Morsi at the United Nations General Assembly

New York Times Covers Morsi’s UN Speech Without A Word On Its Main Theme: Palestine

By Paul Woodward: Egypt’s newly elected president, Mohammed Morsi, gave an historic speech at the United Nations General Assembly yesterday. The focus of Morsi’s speech was Palestine ...

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu

NYT and Professor Netanyahu

By Peter Hart: At his United Nations address yesterday, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu held up a cartoonish drawing of a bomb, an odd way to illustrate ...


Costas Panayotakis on Greek protests; Jesselyn Radack on Obama, ‘free speech’ and whistleblowers

FAIR interviews Costas Panayotakis and Jesselyn Radack...

Cornell college

Responding to the NYT: Rethinking Our Relationship With Technology Through Campus-Wide ‘Deactivation Days’

By Kevin Burra: Last Wednesday, a piece titled "Last Call for College Bars" appeared in The New York Times Style section, about the effect that social media has had on the dwindling bar scene in college towns across the country.

Heather Ainsworth for The New York Times

NYT Editor Takes Fall for Cornell Miscues

By Erik Wemple: Journalist Courtney Rubin, working as a freelancer for the New York Times, alighted on Ithaca, N.Y., with a great story.