Politico Editor: Palin Trial Reveals NYT Publisher Is a Moral Coward

February 11th, 2022 10:16 AM

In the midst of all his fury hurled at Sarah Palin by Politico founding editor John F. Harris in his column on Monday, he made quite an interesting revelation. Namely that thanks to the discovery process made by Palin in her lawsuit against the New York Times, we now have documentation about the utter moral cowardice of the publisher of that periodical, A.G. Sulzberger.

New York Times Rips Trump's “Clannishness”

November 16th, 2016 4:41 PM
On the front-page of the November 12 edition of the New York Times, there was a story on how hiring is shaping up in the Trump administration. It noted that three of his children, Ivanka, Donald Jr. and Eric, and his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, were named to the transition team. “The Trump family, it is clear,” the news story said, “will wield unusual power in the composition of an administration…

NYT Brass Say Sorry for Blowing Vote, As Liberal ‘Narrative’ Crumbles

November 12th, 2016 7:01 PM
After Donald Trump’s victory shocked a media that was confidently and happily predicting a safe, historic win for Hillary Clinton, the New York Times seems to dimly recognize it has a credibility problem. Times media writer Jim Rutenberg noted in a front-page mea culpa on behalf of both his paper and his industry Thursday: “Most ominously, it came in the form of canceled subscriptions, something…

After Terror, NYT Changes Subject to Guns in PR-Stunt Page 1 Editorial

December 5th, 2015 9:27 AM
After the massacre by radical Islamists who killed 14 and wounded 21 more in San Bernardino, Calif., the New York Times took its tasteless grandstanding on gun control literally to the front, in a rare front-page editorial, "The Gun Epidemic" calling for bans on civilian ownership for certain types of rifles and ammunition. After joining the New York Daily News' anti-prayer brigade, the publicity…

NY Times Publisher Issues Statement: Jill Abramson Firing Was Due to H

May 18th, 2014 1:13 PM
Via Mediaite, we learned New York Times publisher Arthur "Pinch" Sulzberger Jr. issued a new statement Saturday on the controversy over the dumping of executive editor Jill Abramson. He said the issue wasn’t pay, but Abramson’s management style causing a loss of “the support of her masthead colleagues.” “Equal pay for women is an important issue in our country — one that The New York Times…

Following Abramson's Ouster, Another NYT Alum Concedes Bias: 'One of t

May 15th, 2014 6:00 PM
Although NewsBusters has documented The New York Times’s commitment to pushing a liberal agenda for years, it took a discrimination scandal inside the paper itself for the MSNBC network to air a liberal journalist admitting what everyone already knows but liberals are loath to confess: The Times has a left-of-center tilt, despite its dogged persistence in claiming to be objective. On the May…

NB Publisher Bozell to NYT's Publisher: What Did CEO Mark Thompson Kno

December 13th, 2012 11:25 AM
The shocking developments in the Jimmy Savile child sex abuse scandal at the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) raise disturbing questions about Mark Thompson, the former BBC director general who was named the new president and CEO of The New York Times Company in August.  Given what has come to light thus far, Thompson is at the very least "guilty of gross professional incompetence" and at…

Bozell Column: The Hiring Hypocrisy of The New York Times

November 13th, 2012 11:10 PM
Mark Thompson, a former director-general of the British Broadcasting Corporation, began his new job Monday as president and CEO of The New York Times. The lack of embarrassment was remarkable. Thompson claimed he was the worst kind of ignorant buffoon, knowing nothing about the massive sex-abuse scandal – and then its censorship – that’s rocking the BBC. Scotland Yard has been conducting a…