Hypocrisy Alert: WashPost Puts Race-related Lawsuits on Page One -- Un

October 13th, 2013 7:02 PM
Media outlets see themselves as brave souls reporting on racial discrimination inside greedy corporations. On June 12, The Washington Post made a front-page story out of a suit against BMW and Dollar General by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission for “indirectly discriminating against African Americans by using criminal background checks to screen out workers.” At…

WaPo Buries Another Failed Green Energy/Jobs Venture to Page A

February 15th, 2013 6:06 PM
When a news story is too newsworthy to ignore but too embarrassing to the Obama administration to highlight, what's a liberal newspaper editor to do? Why, bury it, of course. That's what Washington Post editors did to Steven Mufson's February 14 story on an inspector general's report finding, surprise, surprise, that taxpayer monies on another Obama-hyped green energy project…

WaPo Buries 'War on Coal' to Page

September 19th, 2012 4:25 PM
Coal miners in the battleground states of Pennsylvania and Virginia are losing their jobs in part because of onerous federal regulations. But news of fresh layoffs by Alpha Natural Resources was shuttled to page A16 by Washington Post editors. According to Post staffer Steve Mufson, Alpha Natural Resources  will lay off 160 mineworkers and abandon eight mines in Virginia, Pennsylvania,…

WaPo Laments How 'Solyndra Fallout' Places Obama's Energy Secretary 'a

October 28th, 2011 3:42 PM
Poor Steven Chu. The Nobel Prize-winning scientist and Obama's Energy Secretary stands "at [the] center of [the] Solyndra policy storm," where he's learning "lessons in political science" according to Washington Post staffer Steven Mufson's 45-paragraph front-page article in the October 28 paper. Although the Post has done a decent job thus far in following the…

While WaPo Opts to Caricature Exxon, FinTimes Reports Biz Fundamental

May 2nd, 2008 5:37 PM
Big bad oil company ExxonMobil is "on the defensive in the face of consumer ire and congressional indignation" as it raked in a "huge" first quarter profit, Washington Post's Steven Mufson informed readers of his front page May 2 article.Mufson later noted that "[d]espite Exxon's colossal profit, the company's stock fell yesterday." Mufson blamed investors "…

The Washington Post Gives You Gas

April 13th, 2008 7:48 AM

WashPost Reporter Frets Taxes Off Table, 'No Matter How Sensible

January 27th, 2008 8:23 AM
“In Heat of Battle, Darman Put Taxes Back on the Table,” read the Saturday “Business” section headline over the “appreciation” piece, by veteran Washington Post reporter Steven Mufson, on the legacy of Richard Darman, the budget director who in 1990 arranged the deal which undermined George Bush's “read my lips: no new taxes” pledge. Darman passed away Friday, at age 64, after battling leukemia.…

WaPo Ignores Republican Criticism of Lack of Drilling in Energy Bill

December 7th, 2007 2:34 PM
Washington Post staffers Jonathan Weisman and Steven Mufson gaver readers of the December 7 paper an article on a "comprehensive energy bill" that passed the House of Representatives without delving into Republican criticism that the bill lacks any provision to produce or procure more energy domestically, such as from interior and off-shore natural gas and oil reserves. Weisman and…

WaPo Cites Highlights Ad Watcher's Complaints Against Oil Companies

September 28th, 2007 1:03 PM