August 2013 Archive

Today’s NYT DIFFS August 31, 2013

War, What Is It Good For? This article has been modified 2 times. World of Grief and Doubt After an Adoptee’s Death This article has been modified 3 ...


Note to the New York Times: ‘War is the Health of a Totalitarian State’

By Howard Friel: Speaking to tens of thousands of U.C. Berkeley students on May 21, 1965, Norman Mailer bellowed, “War is the health of a totalitarian state. And peace is its disease.”

Today’s NYT DIFFS August 30, 2013

A Revered Nameplate Makes an Encore This article has been modified 2 times. Li Avenges Loss to Robson at U.S. Open This article has been modified 2 times. Empty-Handed ...

MLK and Obama

MLK, Obama & War on Syria

Danny Schechter un-spins select stories from the day’s New York Times for his NYTX News Dissector video column. In today’s report Danny looks at Obama's ...

Today’s NYT DIFFS August 29, 2013

I.R.S. to Recognize All Gay Marriages, Regardless of State This article has been modified 2 times. Italian Friend Sends No. 4 Errani Out of U.S. Open This article ...


Where’s the Reporting, Where’s the Courage?

By Murray Polner: As war talk against Syria heats up, the Times reported on August 27 that, at a hastily called  high-level three-hour White House meeting, ...

Today’s NYT DIFFS August 27, 2013

Times Web Site Affected by External Hacking Attack This article has been modified 2 times. Not Easy to Hide a Chemical Attack, Experts Say This article has been ...


The NYT’s Evolving Drive to War on Syria

By Michael M'Gehee: In George Orwell’s classic dystopian novel 1984, Winston Smith, the protagonist, is a clerk for the Records Department at the Ministry of Truth.

Howard Friel

Record of the Paper: David Miranda & the NSA’s Warrantless Surveillance

By Howard Friel: The shocking detention of David Miranda by the British government is yet another lesson in the mission creep of these draconian counterterrorism laws...

Today’s NYT DIFFS August 26, 2013

Big Sean and Albert Heath and Friends Release Albums This article has been modified 2 times. Dollop of Romance Is Added to Intrigue at an Ex-Chinese Leader’s ...

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