Letter to David Carr, Ravi Somaiya, and The New York Times #Slacktavists

June 25, 2013   ·   0 Comments

Alexa O Brien

By Alexa O'Brien: Dear Mr. Carr and Mr. Somaiya, I expect that you will correct your recent article on the U.S. Investigation of WikiLeaks...


Bowing To Israel Lobby Group, ‘NYT’ Editors Neuter Reporters’ Assertion That Israel Is Nixing Two-State Solution

By Philip Weiss: I often speak of the pressure that the New York Times is under from rightwing supporters of Israel. What follows is further evidence of the editors' responsiveness...


NYT’s Gaza Flotilla Flop

By Peter Hart: You can learn a lot from reading the Corrections box in the New York Times–often because going back to read the story that is ...

Alright, What’s Up?

By Josh Marshall: I’m not sure what’s up with this. But earlier this evening the Times ran a story entitled “Behind Romney’s Decision to Attack Obama on Libya.” ...

Gore Vidal Mark Coggins Flickr

Best Obit Correction Ever: NYT on Gore Vidal

By Teddy Partridge: I suppose it’s entirely possible that Gore Vidal’s spirit is somewhere laughing at Our Nation’s Premier Newspaper today, but barring that eventuality, I ...

(Credit Benjamin Wheelock)

Thank You for Killing My Novel

By Patrick Somerville: The New York Times panned my book, then had to correct the review to fix all their errors. So why am I not angry?

Hurtigruten Iceberg

The Times Correction Glacier: Julian Assange

By Chris Spannos: Commenting in last Sunday’s New York Times, Public Editor Arthur S. Brisbane states that the paper is the closest thing, in the U.S., to a “newspaper of record.”

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei

Subject: Please Correct April 14, 2012 article, ‘Seeking Nuclear Insight in Fog of the Ayatollah’s Utterances’

I am writing to complain about the piece on the Iran nuclear talks that appeared in the New York Times over the byline of James Risen on Saturday, "Seeking Nuclear Insight in Fog of the Ayatollah’s Utterances," James Risen, New York Times, April 14, 2012

This photo of Israeli soldiers appeared on front page of New York Times yesterday. It was taken by Abbas Momani of AFP

Fact Checker Fact Checker Find Me A Fact

By Philip Weiss: The phones must have been ringing off the hook yesterday at the New York Times. For many readers of the paper of record were ...

John Fairfax

Tall Tales from the Crypt – Via the New York Times

By Marie Burns: In this week's installment of “Why the Gray Lady Sings,” New York Times public editor Art Brisbane explains what happens when a journalist makes a mistake. Short ...

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