January 2013 Archive


How the New York Times Legitimizes the Stupid Party

By Marie Burns: In a straight news report appearing on page A-12 of today's New York Times, Jeff Zeleny and Jonathan Weisman explore Republican efforts “to ...


Davos and the Specter of Orwell

By Costas Panayotakis: Judging from Jack Ewing’s recent article in The New York Times, a specter haunts this year’s World Economic Forum at Davos, the specter of George Orwell.

Chuck Hagel

Only Part of the Story: The Smearing of Chuck Hagel

By Murray Polner: Not long after an advertisement was placed in the Times by the neoconservative Emergency Committee for Israel...


Foul Play in the Senate

By Bill Moyers and Michael Winship: The inauguration of a president is one of those spectacles of democracy that can make us remember we’re part of ...

New York Times' Quarterly Profits Falls 58 Percent

The Day After New York Times Buyout Day

By Michael Calderone: Although the New York Times buyout deadline of 5 p.m. Thursday has come and gone, the situation remains fluid. Winnie O'Kelley, deputy editor for Business Day, ...