November 2012 Archive

Why Doesn’t Israeli Press Office Share Byline For New York Times’ Gaza Coverage?

By Maureen Clare Murphy: A New York Times report on Israel’s assassination of Hamas commander Ahmed al-Jabari in Gaza today, “Israeli strike in Gaza kills the military leader of Hamas”, manages to both completely omit from the story any mention of the mounting civilian deaths in Gaza, and almost exclusively quotes Israeli military and intelligence officials — letting the perpetrators of today’s violence set the narrative.

NYTimes ratification

Guild Members Ratify Contract With The New York Times

By The Newspaper Guild of New York: Journalists, advertising professionals and other Guild-represented employees at The New York Times on Tuesday ratified a new contract that preserves a defined benefit pension plan and increases overall compensation over the next three years, the Newspaper Guild of New York said.