NYT Snarks on Kudlow's Faulty Predictions, But What About Krugman?

March 16th, 2018 11:10 AM
In Friday’s New York Times, Deborah Solomon and Kitty Bennett mocked President Trump’s new chief economic adviser Larry Kudlow, the conservative economist who will be the next director of the National Economic Council. There was yet another insulting NYT headline: “A TV Commentator Becomes a Presidential Adviser: Go to the Videotape.” The online headline was more blunt:…

How Can 'Mainstream' Media Figures Land on the List of 'Top 25 Journal

February 18th, 2010 2:55 PM
Liberal Tina Brown’s website The Daily Beast as another Top 25 list of journalists today – The Left’s Top 25. (Noel Sheppard noted their top conservatives last week.) Tunku Varadajaran, formerly of the Wall Street Journal editorial page, listed Jon Stewart as the most impactful journalist on the left.What stands out are the "mainstream" media figures on the list. There’s CNN host…

NY Times Critic: ‘Certain Radio and Television Hosts’ Fueling ‘T

August 15th, 2009 8:45 AM
New York Times Magazine critic Deborah Solomon conducted an all-over-the-map interview with Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, alternating between conservative "terrorism," lesbianism and Girl Scout cookies. At one point she wondered, "But do you think certain radio and television hosts are feeding intolerance and even terrorism?" Solomon’s interview,…

Times Watch Quotes of Note 2008 -- The NYT's Worst Quotes of the Year

December 18th, 2008 11:36 AM
The New York Times's embrace of Barack Obama's candidacy, and its fervent defense of him against John McCain's "racist" and unfair attacks, made 2008 a particularly bias-packed year for the paper. During the 2008 campaign Times bias often came with a smile, instead of a snarl, with the Times and the rest of the mainstream media having fallen hard for Obama's "historic"…

NYT Calls Opponent of Radical Islam a 'Radical Islamophobe

August 19th, 2008 4:07 PM
In her weekly Q&A session for the New York Times Sunday Magazine, reporter Deborah Solomon conducted a strongly hostile interview with Brigitte Gabriel, Lebanese-American journalist and opponent of radical Islam, while the headline blurb referred to Gabriel as a "radical Islamophobe." The blurb: The best-selling author and radical Islamophobe talks about why moderate Muslims are…

NYT Reporter: Swift Boat Vets for Truth 'Ugly Chapter' in U.S. History

August 4th, 2008 1:36 PM
Deborah Solomon, reporter for the New York Times Magazine, conducted her weekly Q&A this Sunday with Texas oilman T. Boone Pickens, ostensibly discussing his plan to reduce U.S. dependence on foreign oil by harnessing wind power. But Solomon, who admitted voting for Al Gore in the 2000 election, also posed hostile questions about Pickens's involvement in the 2004 campaign against Democrat…

N.Y. Times Magazine Publishes Charge That McCain's a Phony POW

June 16th, 2008 7:19 AM

NYT Reporter Aghast Matthews Hadn't Read Her Article

March 21st, 2008 9:37 PM
Somebody better break it to the New York Times: they might still be the paper of record in their own minds, but to the rest of the world they're just one more dead-tree joint struggling for attention.The Old Grey Lady's unjustified conceit was on display during this afternoon's Hardball, when one of its columnists was aghast that Chris Matthews had had the audacity not to have read her oeuvre.…

NYT 'Questions For' Writer Follows Hallowed 'Journalistic' Tradition

October 15th, 2007 12:45 PM
It's a tradition that goes back at least as far as the Vietnam War, when CBS edited and reshuffled the content of a TV interview with a US general to make it appear as if he believed that having wars from time to time was a necessary and good thing. CBS, operating in the days of Old Media's de facto monopoly, paid little if any price for its transgression. Someone on the order of a Bill Buckley…