November 2012 Archive

Bradley Manning

Blanking Bradley Manning: NYT and AP Launch Operation Amnesia

By Chris Floyd: On Thursday, Bradley Manning, one of the foremost prisoners of conscience in the world today, testified in open court -- the first time ...

Atlantic Yards Project NYT

As Predicted, Times Reports On How Atlantic Yards Opponents Are Exhausted By Losses; Neglects To Cite Court Win, Other News Validating Critique

By Norman Oder: I can't say I didn't predict it, the New York Times feature headlined "Opponents of Atlantic Yards Are Exhausted by a Long, Losing Battle." The Times, I wrote last month, would report that opponents were diminished and disempowered.

Judi Rudoren

‘NYT’ Reporter Jodi Rudoren Gets a Social Network ‘Minder’ After Uproar Over Gaza

By Greg Mitchell: The new, and very acitve, New York Times public editor Margaret Sullivan, whose blog post Tuesday responded to my charges about the paper’s front-page caption on a ...

NYT Poetry

The New York Times Snubs Poetry

By Cameron Conaway: In its highly anticipated 100 Notable Books of 2012, The New York Times selected two books of poetry. That wouldn't be so bad, actually, if the subtitle ...

Clinton and Abbas

Abbas’ Useless Resolution

By Eugene Schulman: Over the past few days we have read in the New York Times, and elsewhere, about David Cameron, Britain's prime minister, declaring support for Palestine being accepted as non-member observer state in the UN General Assembly.

Turkish Prime Ministerr Recep Tayyip Erdogan and President Mohamed Morsi

A New “New Cold War” in the Mideast?

By Ira Chernus: Just when we thought it was safe for Americans to go out in a democratizing Middle East … Well, I guess we stopped thinking that a while ago. But now a lead story on the front page of the New York Times makes it official.

New York Times building

Times Bureau Chief in Jerusalem Will Now Have Her Facebook Entries Edited

By Glenn Greenwald: While in Gaza reporting on the recent Israeli attack there, Judi Rudoren, the Jerusalem Bureau Chief for the New York Times, wrote several Facebook entries that caused substantial controversy. The episode began when she wrote a Times article on the funeral of the Dalu family, ten of whom (including several small children) were killed when an Israeli bomb destroyed their house...

Paul Krugman

Please, Herr Krugman, May I Have Another? How America’s Favorite Liberal Stokes German Masochism

By Cameron Abadi: When Germans vote in next year’s national election, they will have the choice between two candidates who hold the distinction of having been repeatedly insulted by Paul Krugman.

Thomas L. Friedman

Thomas Friedman Has Some Dumb Ideas About Who Should Be Secretary Of State

By Jason Linkins: As most of you may know, Hillary Clinton will be stepping down from her current position as the U.S. Secretary of State, and ...

BBC director general Mark Thompson is pi

NY Times Editor Jill Abramson Distances Newsroom From In-House Criticism of New CEO

By Lucas Shaw: New York Times Executive Editor Jill Abramson distanced herself from her paper’s recent critiques of new CEO Mark Thompson on Tuesday, telling Business ...

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