December 14, 2013 · 0 Comments
By John R. MacArthur: A Times obituary misrepresents the career of a distinguished publisher.
By Ryan Grim and Jason Linkins: In the 24 hours since the tragic death of journalist and author Michael Hastings was first reported on Tuesday, those who knew him, worked with him, and covered his work have offered numerous remembrances of the man best known for his Polk Award-winning Rolling Stone piece, “The Runaway General.”
By Jack Mirkinson: The New York Times revised its Friday obituary of former New York City mayor Ed Koch after several observers noticed that it lacked any mention ...
By Diane Wachtell: The paper of record can't find any women reporters?
By Dean Baker: It is customary not to say bad things about people when they die, but that is not a reason to construct an alternative reality, as the NYT appears to have done in its obituary for James Buchanan.
By Fred Gardner: The NY Times arrived this morning with the magazine devoted to “The Lives They Lived,” an extra round of obits for those who exited in 2012. Guess who wasn’t mentioned?
By Amanda Lindner: Gerald Gold, an editor for the New York Times, lived to be 85 years old. Gerald Gold, an editor for The New York Times ...
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 ...
By Choire Sicha: Gore Vidal despised the New York Times through and through and would barely have stomached his obituary in that paper, as credit-giving and realistic and praising as it is.
By Fred Gardner: The most incisive political journalist of our time, Alexander Cockburn, died on Friday, July 19.Next Page »