The NY Times and the Neocons

July 3, 2014   ·   0 Comments


By Murray Polner: Ten Cheers for Margaret Sullivan, the Times’ gutsy and shrewd Public Editor who took on her employer for its one-sided opinion pages about Iraq since the sudden and unexpected appearance of the ISIS gangs.

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Bill Keller’s Center-Left Is the Reason We Are Growing Less Rapidly

By Dean Baker: Bill Keller gives us some holiday fun by getting almost everything completely wrong in contrasting the left-left...

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Bill Keller’s Call for Open Minds is Closed Minded

By Daniel Warner: “I hope that Congress can elicit from the president this week a clear and candid statement of America’s vital interests in Syria, and ...

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Bill Keller’s “Syria is Not Iraq”

From Murray Polner: Bill Keller’s simplistic “Syria is Not Iraq” (Times 0p Ed, May 6th) touches only lightly on his “reluctant hawk” role...

Former New York Times executive editor Bill Keller.

Pushing for War with Syria

By Robert Parry: Israel’s bombing raids into Syria appear to have shattered whatever restraint remained in Official Washington toward the United States entering the civil war on the side of rebel forces that include radical jihadist elements.

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Margaret Sullivan, an Ombud Who Cares

By Greg Mitchell: With criticism and debate over the Obama administration’s deadly drone policy at a high level, it’s easy to forget that this was not ...


The New York Times Names New Editors in Europe

By Kara Bloomgarden-Smoke: The New York Times named Dick Stevenson the new Europe Editor, based in Paris, and Alison Smale as the new Berlin Bureau Chief, they announced ...

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Bill Keller Breaks all the Guild Rules!

By Bob Somerby: Why isn’t this on the front page: Did we ever mention that we and Bill Keller share the old home town tie? In 1965, we ...

Whats a Dog For

NY Times Buries Serious Book About Dog Obsession, but Treats Editor’s Puppy Book as Great Lit

By Ron Howell: I recall that toward the beginning of her book The Puppy Diaries, Times top editor Jill Abramson mentioned a New York Magazine article by John Homans, which was titled ...


How The NY Times Views South Africa Since Mandela—How Should We?

By Danny Schechter: After serving as the editor of the New York Times, journalist Bill Keller moves onto a higher media order as an Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary‎ for the Times and the values it upholds.

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