January 2013 Archive

A Girl Reads the New York Times: Why Are All the Front-Page Articles By Men?

By Diane Wachtell: The paper of record can't find any women reporters?

Obama as Daniel Boone

By Norman Pollack: The January 26 edition of the New York Times has three items relevant to the issue of gun control, an editorial pleading for the restoration ...


US Drone War May Expand to Northwest Africa

By Al-Akhbar, AFP: The US military plans to expand its drone program to northwest Africa to bolster surveillance of Islamic militant groups, the New York Times reported Monday.


The Eritrean “Coup” That Never Was

By Thomas C. Mountain: The New York Times, Three Muniteers and a Savvy Technician...

Pharmaceutical Companies Lead the Fight Against the Free Market

By Dean Baker: The NYT tells us that biotech firms want the government to prohibit pharmacists from giving patients generic substitutes for biological drugs. This is a great ...

‘NYT’ Praises ‘Gatekeepers’ as Savior of Jewish Democracy, Overlooks ’5 Broken Cameras’

By Philip Weiss: A tale of two documentaries. The other day New York Times Jerusalem bureau chief Jodi Rudoren did a story about whether The Gatekeepers, the Oscar-nominated Israeli ...

Paul Ryan

The Financial Markets Agree With President Obama and Disagree with Paul Ryan

By Dean Baker: It probably would have been useful to remind readers that Representative Paul Ryan's claim that country is facing a fiscal crisis is sharply ...