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NYT Twitter Hypocrisy: Alex Jones ‘Dehumanizing,’ But Sarah Jeong’s Racism Is Fine?

August 13, 2018 by

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By Clay Waters ~ The New York Times announced August 1 the hiring of Sarah Jeong (pictured) to write about technology as a member of the paper’s editorial board. Hours later came revelations from Jeong’s obsessively anti-white and anti-police ravings on Twitter, and a subsequent defense of Jeong’s hiring from the paper. The paper’s hypocrisy […]

NYT Hails Argentina’s ‘Reproductive-Rights Movement,’ Even In Defeat: ‘Abortion Will Be Legal Soon’

August 11, 2018 by

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By Clay Waters ~ New York Times stringer Daniel Politi teamed with the paper’s Brazil bureau chief Ernesto Londono to cover a failed attempt in Argentina to legalize abortion in the first 14 weeks of a pregenancy: “Though Abortion Bill Failed in Argentina, a Movement Took Hold — A Narrow Loss Inspires Women.” The text […]

NY Times Uses Rahm Emanuel [!] To Slam Brett Kavanaugh as ‘Eager’ Anti-Clinton Partisan

August 6, 2018 by

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By Clay Waters ~ New York Times reporters Michael Shear and Adam Liptak’s review of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and his involvement in Ken Starr’s independent counsel investigation of President Bill Clinton, made the front page of Sunday’s edition. It conveniently served as a defense of the Clintons against the “puritanical” “hatred” of Republicans: […]

NYT Uses Racist Tweets From Then-17-Year-Old Pitcher To Smear Baseball Fans: ‘Unbridled White Id’

July 28, 2018 by

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By Clay Waters ~ New York Times sports columnist Michael Powell attacked Milwaukee Brewer’s pitcher Josh Hader from the front of Friday’s Sports section, for old racist social media posts recently unearthed from several years ago, written when Hader was 17: “As Baseball Gets Whiter, an Ovation Follows Racist Tweets.” Powell was unforgiving of the […]

NYT Treats Census Citizenship Query As Sinister, Ignores Presence On 2000 Form

July 26, 2018 by

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By Clay Waters ~ In Wednesday’s New York Times, Michael Wines targeted Commerce Secretary Wilbur L. Ross Jr.’s explanations for why the Trump administration added a question about citizenship to the 2020 census — or more accurately, re-added and expanded. In “A Question’s Murky Path Onto the 2020 Census,” Wines went on the warpath against […]

NYT ‘News’ Story Is Full-Page Ad For Latest Children’s Crusade Against Climate Change

July 23, 2018 by

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By Clay Waters ~ “Teenagers Fight Climate Change, From the Front — Meet the Leaders of a National Movement Called Zero Hour,” reads the headline. Is it a press release? An opinion piece? No, a full-page “news” story in Sunday’s New York Times, following the same laudatory tone and lack of journalistic rigor that characterized the paper’s […]

NYT Enthuses Over ‘Charismatic…Democrat In Combat Boots’ With ‘Rousing Speaking Style’

July 20, 2018 by

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By Clay Waters ~ New York Times reporter Trip Gabriel was clearly smitten with Richard Ojeda, a Democratic congressional candidate in West Virginia, who rose out of the Times-supported teachers strikes in that state. The gushing headline matched the story’s enthusiasm: “How to Flip Coal Country? Ask the Democrat in Combat Boots.” Ojeda is running […]